Stapleton Central Park First Sunday Monthly Fly

Formerly the site of Denver's ORIGINAL International Airport, Stapleton Airport has been redeveloped into residential and commercial subdivisions. Martin Luther King Blvd. was extended across the former entrance to the long ago removed Terminal eastward across where there were once runways. Cement debris from the demolished tarmac are the base buried under the grassy hills in the center section of Stapleton's Central Park. A straight sidewalk with light posts runs west to east, mimicking a Runway. The one remaining structure that identifies that this was an Airport is the Control Tower. The adjacent parking garage structure was being demolished when this was written in April, 2011.

This field has been the site of Denver's One Sky One World (OSOW) kite festival on the 2nd. Sunday in October since the fly was moved from Sloans Lake to Stapleton in 2008. 

Team iQuad visited us for the 2010 OSOW. Please see our past Meetups on here for more.

We first attempt to fly on the East side of the park, at Beeler St.parking area, and "iQuad" pond, OR if there's soccer, we can go to the grass slopes and center pavilion area near the playground, which is a quarter mile west of Beeler going west on MLK.  

Join or login to comment.

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good. Wind was a bit scarce for my current quiver, but the company was great and any day with a kite in hand is better than a day doing some other crap.

    January 7, 2013

  • Paul G.

    Looking forward to meeting Dave for the first time. Regardless of the wind, we will have a blast!

    Perhaps we will see Ted, Alan or Roland again after their extended absence.

    January 2, 2013

6 went

  • Roland G.
    Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • Paul G.
    Co-Organizer
    Event Host
  • Howard B.
    So Many Kites! So Little Time!
  • Alan C.
    Assistant Organizer
  • A former member
    +1 guest

This Meetup is community funded

$2.00/year

Member dues are used to:
  • Cover Meetup costs
  • Encourage more engaged members
  • Have a reserve fund
  • Provide supplies or equipment

Voluntary

Members are not required to pay dues, but are encouraged to chip in.

Cancel dues at any time.

Dues are billed each year.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sometimes the best Meetup Group is the one you start

Get started Learn more
Katie

I'm surprised by the level of growth I've seen since becoming an organizer, it's given me more confidence in my abilities.

Katie, started NYC ICO

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy