Child Care

Child Care

Peak 8 Children’s Center
(970) 453 5000
Located at the Peak 8 base area behind the top Gondola terminal. The center has four classrooms for children ages 8 weeks to 5 years old. This center is open year round. The Peak 8 Children’s Center entertains 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. Weekdays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Breckenridge Recreation Center 
(970) 453-1734
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.  See the following link for more information:

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

Mountain Sitters
(970) 331-1763
Mountain Sitters offers in-home childcare for children of all ages. Day and evening care are available. Reservations Required.

Children’s Activities

Breckenridge Recreation Center
(970) 453-1734
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.)

Might Mite Climbing Wall
(970) 453-1734
If your kids are climbing the walls, bring them down to the Recreation Center for Mighty Mite Climbing. This program is for kids ages 4-6 years offering them a unique challenge, physical activity and great fun!

Ice Skating
(970) 547-9974
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.

Carter Park
300 South High Street, Breckenridge
Located at the south end of High Street and adjacent to Breckenridge Elementary School. 

Mountain Top Children’s Museum
(970) 453-7878
The Mountain Top Children’s Museum offers children an opportunity to think outside the box and use their imaginations. It’s a perfect afternoon activity for learning and excitement for younger children.


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