The Community Roundtable was a success! Thanks to Emily Patterson, Chandi Aldena of The Trust for Public Land, and their team for helping us get the ball rolling in bringing this vision to life for the Southeast Colorado Springs community.
We came up with different ideas on what public access looks like on the grounds of Solid Rock Christian Center. The list included a playground, gazebo, stage for music venues, pickleball court, full basketball court, dog park, and an open space for outdoor movie nights in the park.
The Trust for Public Land works to protect the places people care about and to create close-to-home parks, particularly in and near cities, where 80 percent of Americans live. Their goal is to ensure that every child has easy access to a safe place to play in nature. Today, nearly 10 million Americans live within a 10-minute walk of a park or natural area protected by The Trust for Public Land.