Bear Creek Lake Park is an ideal outdoor classroom. The programs we offer are hands-on experiences designed to provide a positive and fun outdoor learning environment for all participants. We have many different habitats that will enhance any group’s educational experience. The Park Naturalist can introduce a variety of natural resources to enhance environmental education in your curriculum. Families can also take advantage of our many programs and learn about the great outdoors all year long.View the complete calendar of programs and events. The Events feature to the right displays upcoming events for the next 30 days.
Group programs for schools, preschool, homeschools, daycares, senior assisted living centers and boy/girl scouts include:
The visitor center at Bear Creek Lake Park offers an array of educational displays and exhibits, informational brochures and a wealth of other environmental information. Stop by and check out our educational displays!
Public Programs for all park visitors include:
To schedule a program call 303-697-6157 or email.
Registration for programs is now available online!
Rugged Maniac is returning to the Denver area for our fourth annual event. Join us at Thunder Valley Motocross Park for a course with 25 epic obstacles designed to push you to your limits! You’ll face towers of stacked shipping containers, underground tunnels of mud, a massive water slide and some new surprises that will make this course one rugged gauntlet of glory! Each runner gets a high-quality Rugged Maniac t-shirt, free professional race photos, a beer (if over 21) and access to the festival, which includes a mechanical bull, adult bounce houses, a foam dance pit, and rockin’ music! Grab your friends and register now before your preferred start time sells out!”
For more information visit www.ruggedmaniac.com
Senior Naturalists is a new program this year! Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of Bear Creek Lake Park through hands-on education, programs and hikes. Five individual sessions are available. Ages: 55 and over.Fee: $5/session; park entrance fee is waived.Registration deadline: The Monday before each session.For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.
Da Bears Join us for this new program specially designed for young children. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. Four individual sessions are available. Ages: 3-5Fee: $5/session; park entrance fee is waived.Registration deadline: The Monday before each session.
For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org