Colorado is filled with so many fun activities to do during the summer. Whether you want a chill afternoon visiting one of the many amazing distilleries. Or maybe you’re looking for a weekend getaway. No matter what you’re looking for, there is always something that you can do. But if you’re looking for a fun day with the kids, then you need to look no further. When you want to get out with the kids, heading to local waterparks is the perfect adventure.
Today, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite places to go when the weather is hot and we need a bit of a cool down. Remember to check weather conditions and if places are open before heading on out. And if you feel a weekend in Colorado isn’t enough, then find your next dream apartment here.
1) Bay Aquatic Park
Located in Broomfield, Colorado, Bay Aquatic Park is a great place to spend the day. Designed for families with children 13 and younger in mind, you’ll find plenty of great options for everyone. With two body slides, an inner tube slide, and racing slides, all of the older kids will be entertained for hours. But for the little ones, there’s the leisure pool with zero-depth entry, plus an interactive water play structure and a tot pool with slides for those under six.
2) Adventure Island
Adventure Island in Greeley, Colorado is an indoor waterpark that offers so many amazingly fun activities. Check out the warm water pool oasis that has a lazy river, zero-depth pool, and play structure for the littles. And if you’re looking for a bit more adventure, there are the massive indoor waterslides, though you have to be over 48 inches tall to ride. Plus, there’s a water basketball hoop that is a must to try out. And when you need a break, take a jaunt outside to the outdoor patio that’s perfect for an afternoon picnic.
3) Oasis Family Aquatic Park
If you’re looking for a day of fun in Brighton, Colorado, then look no further than Oasis Family Aquatic Park. Designed for the whole family, there’s so much to offer. From the lazy river with a zero-depth entry and tot pool with interactive play features for the little ones to the two exciting slides and a climbing wall in the dive well for the older ones. And when you need a snack, check out the full concessions stand.
4) Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center
Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center boasts one of the largest indoor hot springs pools in the country. With a family-friendly environment in mind, spending the day at these two hot spring pools is always going to be a blast. When you visit here, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do with the family. From the slide to the interactive play area, there is something for everyone. And if you’d rather get a workout in, be sure to check out the wide variety of classes held each day, such as water yoga.
5) The Splash at Fossil Trace
Designed with the family in mind, The Splash at Fossil Trace, you’ll find so many great things to do when visiting. The two slides for the bigger kids, the 180-foot tube slide and the 151-foot body slide. And for the littler kids, there’s the leisure pool with a zero-depth entry that includes a play structure, small slides, and a 500-gallon dump bucket. When the younger kids need a break from the pool, be sure to head over to the biggest sandbox in Jefferson County.
We may have only listed a handful of our favorite waterparks in Colorado. But this is by no means an all-exclusive list. There are far too many great waterparks to possibly name them all. Which waterpark is a must-visit on your list each summer? Head on down to the comments and let us know.
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