Enjoy amazing views of Pikes Peak and one of the area's only swimming beaches. Rent a board at the beach house or bring your own equipment. Please note, paddleboards do need a permit and daily passes are available at the boat launch kiosk for $5 per vessel. Season passes are available for $50 at the Sertich Ice Center.
Located just southwest of the intersection of Lake Avenue and S. Nevada Avenue., Stratton Open Space offers 318 acres of open space, trails, and wildlife habitat for Colorado Springs. The site is free and open to the public.
Located just 40 minutes south of Colorado Springs, Lake Pueblo offers warm water, mild winds and 60 miles of shoreline for water activities. Access the park with a daily $8 pass or $80 season pass.
Please note - All fees, permits and information are subject to change.
Where to Take a Class
Dragonfly Paddle Yoga takes the art of balance to a whole new level with guided yoga classes on stand-up paddleboards. These classes take place year-round both indoors and out depending on the season. For even more fun, try out their Paddle GLOWGA classes for a colorfully illuminated sunset experience on the water.
SUP Colorado Springs offers a basic lesson with each paddleboard rental and makes getting on the lake a breeze. Take a SUP yoga class Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The company is the only one working directly with the City of Colorado Springs and also donates a percentage of proceeds to local community programs.
UpaDowna hosts SUP programs that encourage participants to get off the couch and get on the board! Paddleboarding has been offered by UpaDowna since 2014 and is something that people of all ages and skill levels can participate in.