Upcoming Spring Parks & Rec Events
Wild in Our Town - Free Environmental Education Event

Wild in Our Town


Lions and turkeys and bears, oh my! Learn about local wildlife at this free, public education program. Natural resource staff and law enforcement representatives will provide interesting wildlife facts and answer questions.

Real wildlife displays will be on-hand. Open to all ages. No registration required. 

5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25
Town Hall Council Chambers
100 Wilcox St. 

Learn more about this free environmental education event >>


Basics of Bird Watching - Free Class

Basics of Bird Watching - Part I


Are you new to birding in Castle Rock? Wondering where to begin or where to go? Join the Natural Resource Specialist for this free educational indoor class. Learn bird identification, choosing and using binoculars and field guides, finding local birding spots, and so much more. There will be an outdoor field trip on May 12 in Part II of this program.

Not recommended for children under 8. Preregistration is recommended by email or by phone at 720-733-2294. 


7-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9
Philip S. Miller Library
100 S. Wilcox St. 

This free class will teach you bird watching basics >>

Guided Bird Watching Walk - Free Environmental Program

Guided Bird Watching Walk - Part II


Join the Town's Natural Resource Specialist for an early morning walk in search of migratory songbirds and birds of prey along the East Plum Creek Trail in Downtown Castle Rock. This two-hour walk is designed to advance the birding skills discussed in the indoor program, but attendance in Part I is not required.

Not recommended for children under 8. Please bring your own binoculars. Pre-registration is recommended by email or by phone at 720-733-2294. 

8-10 a.m. Saturday, May 12
Festival Park
300 Second St. 


Experience a guided bird watching walk with the Town's Natural Resource Specialist >>

Climb4Change - Race up the Challenge Hill at Philip S. Miller Park to benefit a good cause

Climb4Change


Make a difference and Climb4Change! Proceeds from this annual event benefit Castle Rock's Adaptive Recreation program for youth and adults with disabilities. This year's race will be held Saturday, May 12 at the Challenge Hill at Philip S. Miller Park. 

Register for the race that best fits you!
8 a.m. - Power Hour
9:25 a.m. - Trail Race
10:15 a.m. - Race to the Top
10:45 a.m. - Run4Fun

Climb to make a difference and register today! >> 

Tri the Rock Youth Triathlon

Tri the Rock Youth Triathlon


It's waiting for you. All you have to do is try! This year's annual triathlon for youth ages 5 through 14 will be held Sunday, May 20. Distances vary and depend on age. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at Butterfield Crossing Park and Pool.

New this year are the Tri the Rock training camps, and returning is the ever-so-popular First Timer Clinic, a great introduction for new athletes. 

Learn more about this awesome youth competition >>


Castle Rock Parks & Recreation
parks@CRgov.com | 303-814-7444 | 1375 W. Plum Creek Pkwy

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