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Kids Top 10 Activities in Loveland, CO

Loveland is a quintessential family community offering fun for all ages. Whether you are enjoying Loveland’s natural beauty through outdoor trails and parks, or attending a show at the Budweiser Events Center or Rialto Theater Center, you can capitalize on several child-friendly activities.


#1: All Aboard the Train
Take a tour of North Lake Park on the Buckhorn Northern Railroad, a miniature, authentic replica of an actual steam train. For only 75 cents per ride, spend a day riding and playing at the park.  Choo choo choose your trip every summer then head to Lake Loveland Swim Beach nearby.

Foundry Tour

#2: Fun at the Foundry
As a small art community, Loveland is home to two working bronze foundries that make sculptures seen around the world. Bring the family and see the lost wax process for yourself with an art foundry tour Tuesdays and Thursdays. You might even see some familiar characters. Book your tour during a bronze pour and try to spot some of our favorite toys.

#3: Flip on Entertainment
Paddles, leaderboards and a whole lot of family fun are at your fingertips at The Flipside in downtown Loveland. The four-way Pac-Man table is a great family game for all ages.

#4: Spy Sculpture
Join the Loveland Museum’s Explorers Club and go on an I Spy Scavenger Hunt at Benson Sculpture Garden. Download from their website, complete and share your creations on social media using hashtag #lovelandmuseumkids. Don’t miss the new Animal Safari adventures available and find the sheep.

#5: Play at the Park
Amazing parks are found across Loveland. Kick the soccer ball at Loveland Sports Park, skate at Mehaffey Park or just enjoy playground and picnic time at any parks including Dwayne Webster Veterans Park. Bring your picnic near the Big Thompson River at Fairgrounds Park for a scenic view then splash in the water area.

Loveland Laser Tag

#6: Escape to Fun
Challenge your mind and participate in quests in an escape room or tag, climb and win all while enjoying family time at Loveland Laser Tag Fun Center. Teenager guests love it here. Ninja your way through a laser maze at LLT.

#7: Cast a Line

Hit the water for a family-friendly fishing outing, fun in the pool and on the lake. Float down the lazy river at the Chilson Recreation Center, hit the waterslide at Winona Pool, or swim at Boyd or Carter Lake. Take the kiddos to North Lake Park for fishing


#8: Travel to New Worlds
Explore Zimbabwe and get some fresh air and playtime outdoors. Chapungu Sculpture Park is a 26-acre natural area with 82 sculptures and open space to enjoy as a family. Kids love climbing the hill near the stage. Find it in The Children section of the park.

#9: Say ‘Hay’ at Sylvan Dale
Join a wagon sing-along or hayride at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch. Go horseback riding or have fun on a horse lead around ride. End the day with s’mores and Cowboy Campfire songs – all when you stay for a western adventure. Don’t miss sunsets from Eagle Ridge or the campfire area.


#10: It’s Showtime!
Create lifelong memories as soon as the lights go up as Disney on Ice, the Harlem Globetrotters and the Colorado Eagles and more take center stage at the Budweiser Events Center. Don’t miss Chuck a Puck night with the Colorado Eagles.