Waterparks in ARVADA with kids

Who’s ready for some water fun!? Being in The Centennial State…we certainly are! If you’re in Arvada and looking for some fun things to do with kids, there are a host of water parks and water attractions which are perfect. You certainly won’t be short of places to visit to cool off with the family - no matter what the age. 

Each family friendly water park has its own unique features, attractions and activities that make it special to visit with children, and they range from the adventurous and WILD, to the charming and simple.

You can find waterslides that twist and turn, buckets that will soak you, lazy rivers to take it easy and even areas just for those little water babies in the family. 

Whether that gorgeous Colorado sun has you searching for an outdoor adventure, or you prefer the indoor kind, there are PERFECT places to go for every family.

 So let’s get going and make a SPLASH in Arvada, Colorado! You know you’re ready! 

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  • Water World

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    (6 miles) Federal Heights

    42 amazing attractions in this splash-tastic water park - one of the biggest in the country! Get ready for a very wet family day out in Colorado!

  • Water Ways

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    (7 miles) Julian

    Water park fun for kids of all ages, as well as a cool 18 hole mini golf course and picnic spots!

  • Family FunPlex

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    (45 miles) Greeley

    Fully equipped water park with slides and features, water balloon battle ground, park with playground, miniature golf, game zone and more! An absolutely full day out, if you have the energy to do it ...

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  • Apex Park and Recreation District

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    (3 miles) Arvada

    Apex Park and Recreation District is located in northeast Jefferson County (northwest Metro Denver). This center encompasses Activity Centers,Indoor & Outdoor Pools and Fitness Facilities.

  • Xtreme Challenge Arena

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    (7 miles) Thornton

    A cluster of courses, classes and impressive challenges providing exhilarating, skill building, and super fun activities. Open play too!

  • Wheel Fun Rentals

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    (9 miles) Denver

    Our unique bikes, Surrey cycles & boats offer outdoor recreation & exercise for the entire family. Sunbathe or sightsee and let our knowledgeable, friendly staff answer all your questions. Ages 1-99

  • Cottonwood Farms

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    (15 miles) Boulder

    Lose yourself in the straw bale maze or in the 1 1/2 acre corn field maze. See the 1906 Case steam tractor and other farm equipment, and watch the calves, sheep, goats, chickens and Cole, the farm ...

  • Valmont Bike Park

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    (17 miles) Boulder

    An amazing 42 acres of FREE bike park in Colorado, with dirt jumps, slopestyle terrain and cross country courses!

  • Anderson Farms

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    (21 miles) Erie

    At Anderson Farms, enjoy the spectacular views of the Front Range, Longs Peak and the serenity of this country farm as the beautiful backdrop for your celebration. Take a hayride out to the pumpkin ...

  • The Colorado Horse Park

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    (31 miles) Parker

    The purpose of the Colorado Horse Park is to showcase the history and heritage of the West using the horse as the primary teaching tool through hands-on educational programming, museum exhibitions, ...

  • Kids On The Move

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    (48 miles) Windsor

    Kids On The Move offers weekly enrichment classes for children 18 months through 8 years of age. Classes are led by a pediatric occupational therapist in a structured yet playful format. The ...

  • Rollerland Skate Center

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    (54 miles) Fort Collins

    We provide a fun, safe and alcohol free environment for children and adults. We provide live D.J.'s, music and the best games. You're guaranteed to have a good time.

  • Mountain Whitewater Descents Rafting

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    (57 miles) Fort Collins

    Take a whitewater rafting vacation today. We offer rafting adventures on the Cache La Poudre River near Estes Park Colorado. Come see what river rafting in Colorado is all about. One of the many fun ...

  • Academy Riding Stables

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    (66 miles) Colorado Springs

    The whole family will enjoy Colorado horseback riding, guided by real cowboys who will point out some of the interesting red rock formations of the Garden of the Gods Park including; the Sleeping ...

  • Battlefield Colorado

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    (69 miles) Colorado Springs

    The first and only outdoor laser tag adventure park in Colorado, perfect for active kids over 7 years!

  • Springs Trampoline Park

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    (69 miles) Colorado Springs

    Wall to wall trampolines, with slam dunks and dodgeball at this FUN indoor trampoline park in Colorado Springs!

  • Laramie River Dude Ranch

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    (90 miles) Jelm

    Pony rides for kids. Not only do they get a chance to learn about horses, but they get out of the arena with a trained wrangler leading their horse from the ground. It's a great start for new ...

  • Downtown Aquarium

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    (5 miles) Denver

    A great aquarium experience, but with the option of dining in their restaurant - which is like being underwater! A very fun experience!

  • Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center

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    (6 miles) Westminister

    Butterflies, both tropical and local, are their specialty! The Tropical Conservatory is home to thousands of butterflies from around the globe.

  • Denver Zoo

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    (8 miles) Denver

    Over 4,000 animals for kids to learn about at Denver Zoo, that aims to create a better world for the animals through human understanding, with feedings, shows and more!

  • Zippity Zoo Barnyard

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    (44 miles) Loveland

    Who's ready for barnyard fun!? Farm animals, tasty foods and family friendly fun await you at this working farm!

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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    (72 miles) Colorado Springs

    America's ONLY mountain zoo is ready and waiting for your family to explore it! This great Colorado zoo has hundreds of animals in a stunning setting. Perfect for a sweet, fascinating, and ...

  • Childrens Museum of Denver

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    (5 miles) Denver

    Amazing hands-on adventures and discoveries for kids in this interactive museum, where they can create, learn, play and explore! Great creative fun in Denver, Colorado for the family.

  • The Colorado Railroad Museum

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    (6 miles) Golden

    Lose track of time year round at the Depot Museum featuring over 100 engines, cabooses and coaches. Frequent train ride opportunities throughout the year for guests to ride behind a vintage steam ...

  • Denver Firefighters Museum

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    (7 miles) Denver

    Follow the bootprints of a firefighter on a tour of the Museum. Learn about the equipment firefighters used, how firefighters used horses and dogs to help fight fires, see real fire trucks and ...

  • Denver Art Museum

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    (7 miles) Denver

    There's a lot to see and do at this Denver art museum, from world-class art collection to special events, to kid-friendly areas and activities!

  • History Colorado Center

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    (7 miles) Denver

    A rich, family friendly experience designed to ignite imaginations of all ages about Colorado history, through exhibits, media and artifacts.

  • The Molly Brown House Museum

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    (7 miles) Denver

    The mission of Historic Denver's Molly Brown House Museum is to accurately portray the story of Margaret Tobin Brown within the context of her lifetime through ongoing research, artifact collection, ...

  • Denver Museum of Miniatures- Dolls and Toys

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    (8 miles) Denver

    Featuring displays of mansions in miniatures, toy cars, giant teddy bears, a tiny circus, antique, international and iconic dolls and special temporary exhibition, the museum will amaze you. ...

  • Denver Museum Of Nature and Science

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    (9 miles) Denver

    A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe, respectively.

  • Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

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    (9 miles) Golden

    Transport back to the old west with this Buffalo Bill Museum with memorabilia from the life of one of the world's most infamous outlaws. Great family fun with Wild West Show, and Old West artifacts.

  • Dinosaur Ridge

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    (10 miles) Morrison

    Dinosaur fun at Dinosaur Ridge, Colorado! Kids can learn all about these amazing prehistoric creatures, and even touch footprints!

  • Wings Over the Rockies

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    (12 miles) Denver

    If your looking for high flying aerobatics, loud airplanes, and fun for the kids, come join us this summer when we attend air shows and fly-ins through out Colorado. We offer a variety of hands on ...

  • WOW Childrens Museum

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    (14 miles) Lafayette

    Unique learning experiences for kids at this Colorado museum, with hands-on experiences for kids aged 1 to 11!

  • Leanin Tree Museum of Western Art

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    (19 miles) Boulder

    Come sit on the bronze donkey, or bronze saddle in our Outdoor Sculpture Garden. Come inside to see all the crazy cowboy humor inside the Museum. Both are FREE.