2004 Athens Paralympic Games. Basketball. U.S. Paralympic Women's Basketball Team.

Things to do in July at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum





The museum is your top choice for fun things to do with the kids this summer in Colorado Springs

Looking for fun things to do with the kids in Colorado Springs during July? Located at the heart of downtown Colorado Springs – Olympic City USA – the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is the premier destination for all things Team USA. 

It’s the perfect place to have a fun and educational experience with the kids. From learning about the history of the Games to trying out the museum’s interactive experiences like the 30-meter dash and a virtual archery bow and target.

For family fun in Colorado Springs this summer, look no further than the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum! From athlete meet and greets to watch parties and more, see what’s coming up during July at the Museum below!

Grill & Chill with Chef Will

July 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Museum’s very own Chef Will for our first Grill & Chill. On the outdoor terrace overlooking Pikes Peak, Chef Will teaches you how to grill his churrasco steak tacos. He will also walk through how to make a special marinade that you’ll be able to bottle and take home with you for your next grilling experience!


Curator Collection with 3x Paralympian & Author Patty // MEMBERS ONLY

July 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join accomplished author, activist, and two-time gold medalist, Patty Cisneros Prevo, in a discussion about her new children’s book, “Tenacious: Fifteen Adventures Alongside Disabled Athletes”. The Lee & Low New Voices Award-winning book explores the athletic and life accomplishments of fifteen exceptional athletes who use adaptive equipment to achieve their goals. Patty is a three-time Paralympian in wheelchair basketball, bringing home two gold medals from the Games and seven National Wheelchair Basketball Association titles.


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Meet & Greet and Book Reading // Patty Cisneros Prevo

July 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Patty Cisneros Prevo is a 2x Paralympic gold medalist in wheelchair basketball and will be meeting with guests and signing autographs from 12-1 p.m. in the Atrium! The 3x Paralympian captained the 2008 Beijing team to the gold medal. Patty – who is also an author and disability advocate – will be doing a book reading from 1-2 p.m. in the Chapman Event Space from her latest book, Tenacious. The kids book explores the stories of 15 different athletes with disabilities.

Regular admission guests are welcome to meet Patty during the meet & greet and join the book reading.


U.S. Women’s World Cup Watch Party!

July 21 @ 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm

Calling all Team USA fans! Join us on Friday, July 21 for a watch party, as the U.S. takes on Vietnam in the FIFA Women’s World Cup! Your $15 ticket will include all-you-can-eat-pizza, lemonade, cookies and (hopefully!) a Team USA victory! Cash bar onsite. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. for the 7 p.m. match.


One Year Out // Paris 2024 Olympic Games Countdown Celebration

July 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Celebrate One Year Out to the Paris Games at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum on July 26! Enjoy athlete meet & greets, artifact demonstrations, and indoor curling.

Meet the Athletes: Be inspired by sports stars and Olympians who have represented our nation with pride.

Artifact Demonstrations: Discover iconic artifacts from past Olympic Games with expert curators sharing their stories.

Indoor Curling Experience: Try your hand at indoor curling and experience the thrill of this captivating winter sport.

Exclusive French-inspired Dishes: Indulge in Flame Cafe’s special Duxelle Fromage Burger, Salad Nicoise, and Tarte Flambe Pizza. Available only for this celebration!

Museum Ticket Package for Two

Looking for fun things to do with your friend or loved one? Now with our special Groupon ticket package for two, you can get two admissions plus two pizzas and two beverages at the Flame Café for only $59!

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About the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum offers an immersive and universally accessible look into the journey of Team USA’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Through interactive exhibits, innovative displays, and a comprehensive artifact collection, the Museum instills the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, and respect, as well as the Paralympic values of determination, equality, inspiration, and courage in every visitor. It honors yesterday’s legends with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame while inspiring tomorrow’s legends through entertaining activities and events. The USOPM is more than a museum but a life-changing experience that will continue to educate and inspire the public to take part for generations to come.

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