Lafayette is nestled in the rolling hills of Colorado’s magnificent Front Range. It is a community of about 26,000 who all know that location is one of Lafayette’s major assets. Located just minutes from Boulder and a short distance from Denver, Lafayette offers proximity to these metro cities that will offer entertainment and amenities that will excite anyone.
There are many cultural and recreational opportunities found in Lafayette. Examples include the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center includes a gymnasium, racquetball courts, running track, dance studio, fitness atrium and 3-pool aquatics area with waterfalls and water-slide and an outdoor in-line skating area. Lafayette has 20 neighborhood parks. Waneka Lake has boat rentals, picnic facilities and a jogging-fitness trail and LaMont Does Park includes an outdoor swimming pool, picnic and play areas, tennis courts, and athletic fields. Our championship Indian Peaks Golf Course designed by Hale Irwin is rated one of the finest golf courses in the nation by Golf Digest Magazine. Not to mention the many festivals that are held annually including the Quaker Oatmeal festival and the Peach Festival.
Local Tip: Check out Post Brewing Company and Restaurant for some great beer and fried chicken
Other exciting amenities in Lafayette include the YMCA which contains an indoor ice-skating/hockey rink, gymnasiums and a fitness center, the Cultural Arts Center, Miner's Museum, Senior Services, Outdoor Classroom and Coal Creek/Rock Creek Corridor. Many choices await area residents when it comes to arts and entertainment. Big name performers, theater, museums, amusement parks, the symphony and opera present a never-ending array of things to do and see all year long...and all within a short drive from Lafayette. If shopping is what you are looking for Lafayette has a variety of shops to choose from whether it’s the major retail or quite specialty shops you can find it in Lafayette.
You will discover a forward thinking and growing community that takes pride in its small town atmosphere. Lafayette is close enough to the city but far enough away to keep the distinct home town feeling and that quality of life that we all treasure.