Schedule a practice or plan a gathering at Castle Pines’ parks and fields
By Elean Gersack
Planning a team practice, family gathering, or party during the next few months? There are many great parks in Castle Pines available by reservation. The Castle Pines North Metro District manages Coyote Ridge, Daniel’s Gate, and The Retreat parks while the City of Castle Pines manages Elk Ridge Park.
Coyote Ridge, Daniel’s Gate and The Retreat Parks –
Soccer fields are available at all three parks and baseball fields are available at Coyote Ridge Park and The Retreat Park. Requests for spring practices will be accepted starting January 7. There is no field use fee for teams with members who reside in CPN.
CPN residents can reserve the picnic pavilions at Coyote Ridge Park for $25 per hour ($50 per hour for non-residents). The Retreat Park picnic area is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Visit www.cpnmd.org/reservations.php. Complete the online request form and return via e-mail to Patty Hoffman, firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan Nagel by e-mail email@example.com. Forms can also be faxed to 303-688-2529. For more details, call 303-242-3267.
Elk Ridge Park–
Elk Ridge Park, the newest and largest park in Castle Pines, is located just northeast of American Academy. It features a synthetic multi-purpose field, as well as three picnic pavilions. Field reservation applications for the spring will be accepted beginning on January 10, with assignments being announced during the first week of March. Fees for usage are $25/hour for two-hour blocks for half of the field and $50/hour for two-hour blocks for the full field.
Pavilion rentals at Elk Ridge are available on a first-come first-served basis and are primarily for residents in Castle Pines. All three pavilions can be reserved in two-hour time blocks with rates of $35 (large pavilion) and $25 (smaller pavilions). All three require a $100 deposit.
Visit www.castlepinesgov.com, click on “departments” and then on “parks & recreation” for more details and to download application forms and to review policies. Applications and deposits can be dropped off at the City of Castle Pines office, located at 7501 Village Square Drive, Suite 100. For more information, please contact Diane Spomer by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-705-0226.