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Lakewood, CA

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Lakewood, Colorado is located west of Denver, and is home to approximately 142,000 people. It’s a unique community in that, until 1969, it had no municipal government, despite being organized for over 80 years within the county. Lakewood embraces a healthy, natural lifestyle and prides itself on supporting award-winning sustainability efforts. Like much of Colorado, Lakewood experiences dramatic winters and warm summers, and the area draws many winter sports enthusiasts with its reliable snowfall. In 2011, it was one of 10 cities named an “All-American City” for its community spirit, civic involvement, and cooperation between neighbors, government, and businesses.

Getting Around in Lakewood, CA

A mostly suburban community, Lakewood is accessible by the larger Denver bus network, RTD, which connects to the rest of the Denver – Aurora area . There’s a dedicated city ride program (called Lakewood Rides) for seniors and disabled residents. Most of the city drives or bikes for their commute, since there is no concentrated downtown area.

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"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Lakewood is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.54%
  • 19.27%
  • 2.4%

Lakewood Heritage Center at Belmar Park

<p>The Lakewood Heritage Center at Belmar Park is a town staple. Located near the city commons, the Heritage center has historical buildings and museums for a glimpse into the townÕs roots, such as working farm equipment and restored historical vehicles, and buildings from the townÕs Art Deco period. But it also gives the town a space for performances and fairs, as it hosts a ÒConcerts in the ParkÓ series, as well as the popular Apple Cider Days. With shopping centers nearby, itÕs a great place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Lakewood while still staying close to home.</p>

Colorado Mills

<p>Colorado Mills is a modern shopping development in the town, featuring 91 stores. Complete with theaters, kidsÕ activities, and high-end designer shops, Colorado Mills can be a full day of entertainment for everyone in the family. ItÕs one of the largest commercial developments in the town, making it a big draw for visitors, and bringing restaurants and nightlife into this peaceful town. And as an outdoor mall, shoppers can stroll through stores while still enjoying the beautiful Colorado landscape which surrounds Lakewood.</p>

Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park

<p>One of the favorite Lakewood family activities is Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park. The park opened in 2012, bringing with it over 20,000 square feet of bouncy floors and walls. Kids and adults alike have a hard time resisting the draw of trampoline dodgeball, trampoline basketball, wave trampolines, foam pits, and even a mechanical bull. ItÕs become a popular party location for kids, but also for local corporate events. ThereÕs an Earthquake Kids zone for smaller children, and an arcade for less high-flying fun.</p>