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Activities For Kids

Breckenridge Gold Runner Coaster


Activities

Breckenridge Summer Fun Park
The snow-covered winter ski resort transforms into a summer playground at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Park for free in the Gondola parking lots in town and take the gondola to the base of Peak 8, where adventure is waiting for you! The Summer Fun Park has plenty of activities available for all ages. Find thrills on the Gold Runner Coaster or the TenMile Flyer Zipline as you race down the mountain with friends, all while enjoying the amazing views and great summer weather.

Breckenridge Kids Summer Day Camp
The Day Camp features a curriculum that focuses on science, nature, crafts and more, while teaching kids valuable outdoor skills. Open to children ages 5 to 12. Full-day sessions include lunch, and camp is run by CPR and first aid-certified counselors with a 1 to 10 ratio of counselors to campers. This camp is an official Colorado licensed camp facility. For more information: Visit the Summer Camp page or call (970) 453-5000.

Breckenridge Recreation Center 
The Breckenridge Recreation Center offers two climbing walls, an indoor pool and slide, basketball, racquetball and tennis courts and more. All services are available with the purchase of a one-day pass or punch card. (Kids 10 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult.) Speciality programs are also offered.
(970) 453-1734

Ice Skating 
Kids of any age can enjoy the Stephen C. West Ice Arena located on Boreas Pass Road. The ice arena offers an indoor and outdoor ice rink which are open for public skating seven days a week. Skate rental and instruction are available on-site.
(970) 547-9974

MiniMites Hockey 
Throughout the year, these daily hockey classes get kids under 6 years old out on the ice and having fun in skates.
(970) 547-9974

Eric's Arcade 
From Pinball to Ms Pac Man, Downstairs at Eric's Arcade provides a fun activity for older kids and is located right on Main St.

Carter Park 
Take your sled, your mittens and your friends to Carter Park, home to one of the only sledding locations in town. Located at the south end of High Street and adjacent to Breckenridge Elementary School.

Mountain Top Children's Museum 

With a new location, the Mountain Top Children's Museum offers children an opportunity to think outside the box and use their imaginations. "Where the Wild Things Are" is an example of interesting exhibits you'll find on your stroll through the museum. It's a perfect afternoon activity for learning and excitement for younger children. 
(970) 453-7878

Ski School

Breckenridge offers Ski & Ride school specifically for children 3-12 years old. Children gain confidence and skills to tackle the slopes and get to spend the day with the school mascot, Ripperoo! Daily rotating themes encourage fun-filled adventure and help to educate participants on topics such as mountain ecology and skier and boarder safety. Full and half-day lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced children are offered from Peak 8, The Village at Breckenridge and Beaver Run base areas.

Visit the Breck Ski and Ride School or call (888) LRN-2SKI for more information and to book a class today!

Child Care

Breckenridge Children's Centers
The Breckenridge Children's Centers entertain the youngest members of your family with fun-filled activities both inside and in the great outdoors. Our slope-side nurseries provide individualized care for your infant, toddler or pre-schooler under the watchful eyes of our trained staff. Reservations required.
Click here for more information and rates or call 888-LRN-2SKI

Breckenridge Recreation Center

Want to go workout but not sure what to do with the kids? Breckenridge Recreation Center offers "Bearly Big" childcare. While parent workout, professional childcare workers entertain the kids with numerous activities in world class facility. Childcare is provided for children ages 2mos - 6 years. Reservations are recommended.
(970) 453-1734

Kid's Night Out
The Mountain Top Children’s Museum, Inc. offers a Kid’s Night Out program packed full of projects, art antics, and crazy experiments. Come explore nature, create from loose parts and use your noodle to figure things out. Each evening is based on a theme that offers children opportunities to be creative, inquisitive and adventurous.
For reservations and more information call 970-453-7878.

Program is available:

  • Fridays 11/16- 12/14, Tuesdays and Fridays 12/18-4/18
    (No program 12/25 or 1/1).
  • Special extended New Year’s Eve program available.
  • Saturdays 1/19, 2/16, 2/23, 3/15, 3/22.

Summit Sitters
Summit Sitters offers in-home childcare for children of all ages. Day and evening care are available. Reservations required.
(970) 453-7097

Resort Sitters
We Provide quality babysitting at your location for any occasion. All sitters are at least 21 years old, CPR certified, and background checked. Day or night we want to make sure everyone in the family has a good time.
(970) 513-4445 or visit www.resortsitters.com

What makes Breckenridge a kid-friendly resort?


Breckenridge is Kid FriendlyWhen the kids have fun, everyone has fun. That’s the philosophy that’s pushed Breckenridge to the top of the list for families seeking kid-friendly ski trips.

We make it easy for children to enjoy every aspect of their vacation, on and off the mountain.

Below are just some of the ways that we’ve endeavored to make Breckenridge a kid-friendly resort.

The Ski & Snowboard School is designed for engagement

Our world-class instructors know how to capture your child’s attention and help them fall in love with skiing and snowboarding. All our lessons are engaging and fun, and most children walk away with friendships they won’t soon forget.

Weekly events that are fun for everyone

Adults shouldn’t be the only ones having a blast at our events throughout the week. Every event we offer, from Ullr Fest to our music and spring festivals, includes kid-friendly options like crafts, games and parades. Plus, many events like our annual Easter Egg Hunt are focused entirely on the younger set.

Ullr Fest KidsFamily-friendly restaurants to keep tummies full

Kids deserve good food, too, and several restaurants throughout Breckenridge cater to youngsters as well as they do adults. For breakfast or lunch, grab a bite at Columbine Café.

For a great dinner, try Empire Burger, Seven’s, Euro-Deli or Downstairs at Eric’s, which is a win for both parents and children alike.

Plenty of mountain fun; even off skis

You don’t have to be strapped into a snowboard or clipped into skis to enjoy some on-mountain family fun.

Take a ride on the Gold Run Alpine Coaster, the only of its kind in all of Colorado, and hold on as you sail through trees and snow. Or hop on the new TenMile Flyer Zipline.

Activities For Kids Around BreckenridgeTons of activities in town

If your little ones want a break from the mountain, there are a number of fun activities for them that don’t involve skis or a snowboard. 

For hands-on indoor play, take them to the Mountain Top Children’s Museum or the Breckenridge Recreation Center.

For your slightly older kids, a trip to Eric’s Arcade or a show at the Riverwalk Center will have them grinning from ear to ear.

Breckenridge is more than a ski town.

It’s a place where families make memories that will last them a lifetime, and we make sure that there are plenty of opportunities for family bonding experiences.

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