Sports and Recreation
Rocky Mountain High Colorado
With consistent sunshine, mild temperatures, and a semi-arid climate, Aurora brings residents year-round outdoor adventure. Coloradans can often golf and ski virtually year-round.
The city oversees 6,000 acres of open space and natural landscape for its citizens to enjoy; 1,800 acres of land dedicated to parks including skateboard, inline skating, bike and disc golf parks; tennis and basketball courts; soccer, baseball, football and rugby fields; and traditional playgrounds and picnic areas.
The city of Aurora is consistently ranked in the top ten for healiest cities by Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazines. According to both magazines, cities were named best due to research covering health, fitness and quality of life. The rankings were determined through valuable sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Census Bureau, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Labor, Nielsen-Claritas, and Simmons-Experian. Contributors took into consideration included per capita occurrence of cancer, gym memberships, air quality, obesity and crime rates.
Aurora residents can play at several reservoirs open year-round, tee up at numerous public golf courses and enjoy the many recreation centers and swimming pools. For more information visit the city's "Things to do" page.
Colorado is also home to every major spectator sport franchise. Check out our teams via the links on your right.