Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (PARAB)

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Regular Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • 1st Monday of every month
  • Via ZOOM / TBD

If the 1st Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will either be the following Monday or canceled. Please email the ADA Coordinator if you need special assistance attending a meeting. You may also call 719-685-2554.

Agendas & Minutes

  1. Skyler Beck

    Parks and Recreation Director
    Phone: 719-492-0293

  2. Roy Chaney

    Deputy City Administrator
    Phone: 719-499-1642


  • Danu Fatt, Chair
    Term expires: February 28, 2025
  • Tim Bresnahan, Vice Chair
    Term expires: February 28,2025
  • Christina Grow, Secretary
    Term expires: February 28, 2024
  • Colin McAllister
    Term expires: February 28, 2025
  • Danielle Rogge
    Term expires: February 28, 2025
  • Rebecca Wood
    Term expires: February 28, 2024
  • Vacant, Regular Member
  • Jenna Gallas, Alternate Member
    Term expires: February 28, 2025
  • Jan Johnson, Alternate Member
    Term expires: February 28, 2025
  • Nancy Fortuin, City Council Liaison
  • Roy Chaney, Deputy City Administrator, Staff Liaison
  • Skyler Beck, Parks and Recreation Director, Staff Liaison 
  • Staff Directory

City Council appoints members to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. To apply for an appointment, send an Application for Board Membership, a letter of interest, and a resume and/or statement of qualifications to the City Clerk.

Moasic with Flowers and BirdMission Statement

The mission of the Park and Recreation Advisory Board (PARAB) is to ensure day-to-day procedures that protect and maintain the natural environment of our parks using best practices that support a resilient and sustainable system that is welcoming, clean, and safe. PARAB will engage and educate the public by supporting dynamic, healthy, and diverse activities while stewarding the natural resources that are the foundation of the parks.

Vision Statement

Manitou Springs' park and recreation will connect people and the natural environment for the health and well being of all.

PARAB Parks & Trail Map

The Parks (PDF) and Trails (PDF) of Manitou Springs provide a link with the town's past, accentuate the beauty of its natural setting and afford a multitude of leisure-time activities for residents and visitors alike.

Manitou Springs has many parks and trails. Check out the OpenStreetMap which details parks, trails, mineral springs, and more. Zoom in and see details or zoom out to see the whole area

Standard Operating Procedures 

Click here to view PARAB's Standard Operating Procedures.

PARAB Grant Program

PARAB awards up to $500 to individuals and up to $1,000 to groups for local projects, leisure activities and recreational opportunities. Learn more and apply now.