- TripBuzz found 318 things to do with kids in or near Arvada, Colorado, including 300 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Littleton, Golden, Denver and Wheat Ridge.
- From My Gym Children's Fitness Center to Arvada Skatepark, the Arvada area offers 92 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Children's Play Area, Movie Theaters and Recreation Centers.
- Established in 1870, Arvada is a suburb of Denver. The city serves as a commuter town, with many residents driving to jobs in Denver and Boulder. The focal point of the city is the historic downtown area, which is in the National Register of Historic Places. the city hosts different annual events, including the Chocolate Affair and the Arvada Winter Market.
Greeley Recreation Center is 105,000 sq ft and includes a fitness facility, racquetball courts, indoor pool, rock climbing wall, two gymnasiums and a 25 yard indoor pool with diving well. They also have banquet rooms that can be rented.
Housed in Beaux-Arts style gallery building, this site contains exhibits on bicycles, the formation of Union Colony, and Horace Greeley's presidential campaign. The Greeley History Museum also contains a research center.
Commonly visited by exercise and sports enthusiasts, Mountain View Sports is an equipment rental company owned and operated by local residents. Equipment that can be rented includes skis, snowboards, snow blades, and many others.
Centennial Village Museum is a local historic village complete with old building structures and gardens with the guides dressed in period costumes and offering informative insights about the local history.
Located on Lake Granby, Stillwater Campground is part of the Arapaho National Recreation Area and offers tent and RV camping sites. The campground is used for fishing, swimming and boating and provides shower and restroom facilities along with drinking water.
Named after the dinosaur bones that were discovered during its construction, Fossil Creek Park, has activities for children of all ages. The park features a splash pad, playground areas, sports fields, dog park, and Fossil Creek Lake.
With over five thousand acres of trails, Snow Mountain Ranch provides guests the opportunity to find any adventure amidst the snow-covered wilderness. Visitors can choose to camp through the lodge or enjoy a day trip of skiing and snowshoeing.
Leading fishing expeditions to Lake Granby, Fishing with Bernie provides visitors with the opportunity to catch Rainbow and Kokanee trout. During the winter, the guides lead ice fishing trips where they drill holes into the ice to fish from.