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Aaron Gutierrez Scholarship Fund

Widefield School District 3 Parks & Recreation has been serving the Widefield/Security area for over 45 years. During this time our programs and activities have impacted thousands of lives. One of those lives was a young boy named Aaron Gutierrez. Unfortunately, in 1992 his life was cut short by Leukemia at the young age of 9. Aaron participated in a great number of the Parks & Recreation programs. His parents wanted his legacy and love for sports to continue through a scholarship program named in Aaron’s honor.

Since then the Aaron Gutierrez scholarship fund has helped individuals and families in our community who may not have the financial ability to participate in programs and activities. These programs and activities help individuals with confidence, skill development, team work, fair play, self-esteem, fitness, school, well-being and of course new friendships.

Andy Kissick Tennis Scholarship Fund

Andy Kissick was a tennis instructor for Widefield Parks & Recreation for over 30 years. One of his passions was to share the game of tennis with youth and adults alike. He was a kind and gentle soul who always had a smile on his face. In his memory, Widefield Parks & Recreation along with his wife, Barb, have created a scholarship fund to continue his legacy in helping people learn the sport of tennis. 


*Donations can be made at any time on our registration website or during business hours in our office:

Widefield Parks & Recreation
705 Aspen Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80911
(719)391-3515 ~ (719)391-3516

*Donations are tax deductible