Q: How do I join the Makerspace?
A: Click on "Join The Fun" and follow the directions posted. It will redirect you to Join It, our membership management site, where you will choose a membership level and set up payments through Stripe.
Q: Do you offer tours of the facility?
A: Yes! You can go to Visit Us page and fill out the "Come Visit Us" google form with reason for visiting being "Take a Tour" and choose a date/time that works best for you.
Q: How do I pay for a class I wish to attend?
A: For PPM Members: Classes can be rsvp'ed and paid through Meetup.
For Non-PPM Members: Several classes are offered to community members (Non-PPM members) at a higher cost. (PPM Members receive a general 50% discount on all classes). Therefore, those who are not members cannot rsvp for classes through Meetup because pricing is fixed for members. If you are interested in taking a class listed on the Classes webpage, please contact us directly! We will work with you to get rsvp'ed for the class and paid.
Q: Is the Makerspace open to the public?
A: No. Pikes Peak Makerspace is open 24/7 to paid members only. We do offer tours by schedule, have classes that accept non-members, and hold some events throughout the year that are open to the public.
Q: Are children allowed to join the makerspace?
A: Unfortunately, children under the age of 18 are not allowed to join the makerspace. You need to be 18 years or older in order to have a membership with us.
Q: Are people at the Makerspace cool?
A: Of course we are! We are super friendly, helpful, and love to meet people from all backgrounds and levels of making experience!
Q: Where can I find a list of tools that are present at the Makerspace?
A: You can view a list of all the equipment that Pikes Peak Makerspace owns and maintains here.
Q: I want to make sure I can use the tools I need at the makerspace. Can I reserve equipment?
A: Yes, you can! Up to 24 hours in advance, you are able to reserve equipment on some of our more popular machines like the BOSS laser cutter, the CNC machine, the Zing laser cutter, and more! Click on the Reserve Equipment page to setup a reservation.