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Hours for Uncle Wilber Fountain and other city spraygrounds changing

August 12, 2017 Updated: August 13, 2017 at 2:11 pm
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The Uncle Wilber Fountain provided a cool down from the heat in downtown Colorado Springs. (CAROL LAWRENCE, THE GAZETTE)

Splash while you can.

Colorado Springs' miniature water parks and fountains will close after Labor Day, the city said in a news release.

On Sunday, hours for the spraygrounds at Acacia Park, America the Beautiful Park, the Deerfield Hills Community Center and John Venezia Community Park will change.

The updated schedule from the city:

Uncle Wilber Fountain at Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Labor Day

Julie Penrose Fountain at America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive

Noon to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

Noon to 6 p.m. on Labor Day

Deerfield Hills Sprayground at Deerfield Hills Community Center, 4290 Deerfield Hills Rd.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Labor Day

The Watering Hole at John Venezia Community Park, Briargate Parkway and N. Union Blvd.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Labor Day

The fountains may also close due to technical difficulties or adverse weather conditions. Parents should note the sites do not have lifeguards.

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Contact Rachel Riley: 636-0108

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