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Outdoor Summer Fun

The summer is not over yet. In fact, summer does not officially end until, Saturday, September 22. So, make sure and check out these fun outdoor summer activities in the neighborhoods where Extreme Community Makeover works.

West Colfax Neighborhood

Paco Sanchez Park

Paco Sanchez Park got an upgrade this past June. It has new playground equipment that allows kids to hang upside down, climb ropes and scale a 30-foot tower. The park is a great place to take the family. Plus, the park is close to public transit, trails and the newly built Corky Gonzales library. There will be future upgrades in the park that include a plaza and activity kiosk that will serve as a mini recreation center that will encourage festivals and food trucks.

Barnum Neighborhood

Off-leash Dog Park at Barnum Park

Denver is definitely a dog-lover city. The dog park is located on the west side of Barnum Park, near the playground and tennis courts. The dog park measures 33,000 square feet and has two separate areas for dogs to play for both high and low energy dogs.

Barnum Neighborhood

Barnum Pool and Splash Pad

Who doesn’t love getting cooled off in the pool during those hot summer days? Kids love the Barnum Pool and Splash Pad. Check out their summer schedule by clicking here.

La Alma/Lincoln Park

La Alma Pool

If you are closer to La Alma, then check out their pool. Denver has some of the best pools and recreation centers the state has to offer.

So, take advantage of the summertime in Denver. There are so many family-friendly activities to participate in. To learn about more activities in the city of Denver, click here.