2018 Sports Facilities Guide Colorado Springs, Colorado

By Sponsored Content, May 29, 2018

Colorado Springs wins the gold for your next sports competition or event. Known as Olympic City USA, the region offers amazing backdrops such as Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Park. Paired with its state-of-the-art venues, fields and event centers, the area is an obvious choice for planners. At 6,035-feet above sea level, the area boasts mild temperatures and 300+ days of sunshine a year. An array of activities and flexible venues mean plenty to do before and after the whistle blows.

Broadmoor World Arena

Broadmoor World Arena

Broadmoor World Arena is the premier entertainment and sports venue in the Pikes Peak region. It serves as home to Colorado College Tigers Hockey, The Broadmoor Skating Club, and high-profile events such as Cirque Du Soleil, Disney On Ice, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Professional Bull Riders, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and The Original Harlem Globetrotters. The concourse around the arena provides additional space for vendor booths. The large parking lot is a great location for car club events and other outdoor activities.

Quick Facts
Total Space 101,500 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space 19,500-sq.-ft. arena floor
Meeting Rooms On-Site Yes
Union Facility No
Permanent Seating 8,500
Ceiling Height 79 ft.
Column-free Yes
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive  3,500
Dot Lischick, General Manager

Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Memorial Park is a multi-use city park just minutes from central downtown Colorado Springs. With beautiful views of Pikes Peak, park amenities include baseball, softball, soccer and football fields, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, Sertich Ice Center, a 40,000-sq.-ft. skate park and two half-pipe structures.

Memorial Park

Quick Facts
Distance From Downtown 1.5 miles
Permanent Lighting Yes (some fields)
Parking On-Site Yes
Permanent Restrooms Yes
Permanent Seating 1,000 at baseball/softball fields
Number of Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 4,000

Cheryl McCullough, Director of Sports & Special Events

Destination Facts

Surrounding Area Hotel Rooms 14,500
Restaurants 200+
Sports Venues 35
Largest Indoor Venue Broadmoor World Arena
Largest Outdoor Venue Memorial Park
Closest Airport Colorado Springs Airport

Recently Hosted

> ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships
> Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon
> Colorado High School Activities Association Cross Country State Championships

What’s New

> The DoubleTree by Hilton has finished renovating their meeting space totaling over 25,000 square feet and is currently finishing renovations on guest rooms, lobby and expanded bar.
> Dronespace, the world’s first indoor drone racing location has opened in Colorado Springs.
> COS Airport adding direct flights to Seattle, Minneapolis and San Antonio in April 2018.

Key Indoor Venues

Broadmoor World Arena
Norris Penrose Event Center
Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center

Key Outdoor Venues

El Pomar Youth Sports Complex
Memorial Skate Park
Monument Valley Pickleball Courts


Cheryl McCullough, Director of Sports & Special Events