- TripBuzz found 326 things to do with kids in or near Lakewood, Colorado, including 316 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Littleton, Golden, Aurora and Denver.
- From Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park to Lucky Strike Lanes, the Lakewood area offers 90 different types of family activities, including: Trampoline Parks, Hiking Trails, Aquariums and Bowling.
- The fifth largest city in Colorado, Lakewood has a population of over 100,000 people and is only 15 minutes west of Denver. So close to the skiing capital of the country, skiing and snowboarding are a big part of Lakewood's culture with cross country ski trails available. The city hosts many annual events including Rockin Block Party, Cider Days, and a summer concert series.
At Panorama Park, visitors can play a game of soccer on the multipurpose field or enjoy a picnic under a covered pavilion. The playground area has wood chip flooring, and features a climbing structure with slides, monkey bars, and more.
With amenities for children and youth of all ages, Discovery Park is a great way to get the kids outside and active. Features include a skate park, playground, splash pad, walking trails, sports field, and a wet sand play space.
Initially known as Colorado's Ocean Journey, Downtown Aquarium now, is a local aquarium and restaurant which features a range of interactive exhibits such as the horseshoe crab tough tank, the stingray touch and feed tank and many different ecosystems.
Operating over a land space of 63 acres in the middle of downtown Denver, Elitch Gardens Theme Park is the only downtown theme and waterpark in America. It is open from May through October and has live entertainment, dining, shopping, and 50 different rides.
With a theme park, water park, and live entertainment from new teen stars, Elitch Gardens has something for everyone. The park hosts school trips, company picnics, and offers season passes for fun throughout the whole summer.
72% 18 votes
4005 Kipling Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 MoreLess Info
A community run and operated facility, Wheat Ridge Recreation Center promotes health and wellness amongst residents. Along with a lap pool and walking track, an array of fitness classes, racquetball court and gymnasium are also available.
Situated on 10 acres, Tanglewood Sports Park & Prospect West Tennis Courts features facilities for tennis, bocce ball, baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse. The park also offers picnic areas, children's playgrounds and a putting green.
Rather than an established space, Lewis Meadows is an open concept public park. The primary feature of the park is a trail that is kept more natural than a simple concrete path with focus on the grass and flowers native to the area.
As an annual event, Zoppe Italian Family Circus provides entertainment like acrobatics, juggling, horseback riding, and magic shows. One of the main attractions is a trained dog that can jump through hoops.
The Pepsi Center is home to the National Hockey League's Colorado Avalanche, the National Basketball Association's Denver Nuggets and the National Lacrosse League's Colorado Mammoth. The venue is also used for concerts and wrestling events.