Dr. Mike’s Favorite Things

Castle Rock

Parent’s Night Out, The Rock Christian Church

  • http://www.therock.org/
  • In the Meadows
  • Safe, fun and convenient
  • Bouncy houses, floor hockey, movies, bingo, food and so much more fun

Union Bistro

  • http://www.unionamericanbistro.com/
  • Great food and drinks

Castle Rock Athletics

  • http://www.teamsideline.com/castlerock
  • This is a great way to meet other families with similar aged kids
  • Especially check out Little Tykes soccer and t-ball

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Storm Soccer Camps

  • http://www.coloradostorm.com/default.aspx?tabid=409251
  • And the amazing director, Katie Beaudoin

The Miller Activity Complex

  • http://www.crgov.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/Miller-Activity-Complex-MAC-110
  • Swimming, amazing indoor playground, archery and more

Summer Camp, Avid 4 Adventure

  • http://www.avid4.com/day-camps/colorado/castle-rock/
  • Kids can kayak, climb and have fun
  • A great way to spend a week during the summer

Family day hike near Castle Rock, Castlewood Canyon

  • http://dayhikesneardenver.com/castlewood-canyon-state-park-trails/

The Grange at the Meadows

  • http://www.meadowslink.com
  • Two amazing events:  Pumpkinfest and Easter Eggstravaganza

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Beyond Castle Rock

Air Force Athletics

  • http://www.goairforcefalcons.com/
  • Fun football games with flyovers by air force planes & Wings of Blue sky divers
  • Consistently nationally ranked hockey team
  • Many other sports including gymnastics, swimming, volleyball just to name a few

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North Pole

  • http://northpolecolorado.com/rates-dates/
  • Tons of fun for kids wanting to visit with Santa or enjoy the rides
  • Recommend visiting before Thanksgiving, warmer weather and fewer crowds

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The Santa Train

  • www.cograilway.com/santa-trains.asp
  • Sing carols, drink hot chocolate and smile

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YMCA of the Rockie, Estes Park

  • https://ymcarockies.org/
  • Make your reservation the first week of April for the summer
  • A variety of lodging is available and the activities are endless

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  • Ski lessons: Loveland Ski Area, 1/2 the cost of most other resorts, amazing staff
  • Favorite mountain town:  Breckenridge, winter or summer
  • Favorite ski mountain: Vail with an incredible variety of terrain


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Beach Vacation

  • Destin, Florida
  • www.visitflorida.com/en-us/cities/destin.html
  • AKA the Emerald Coast due to the color of the waters
  • Sugar-white sand beaches

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