Activities at DU and Around Denver

Minutes away from Downtown Denver, the University of Denver has activities for any summer conferencing guest. From catching a performance at the Newman Center to enjoying a cup of coffee close to campus during a break, we have it all!

Ritchie Center at DU

Ritchie Center

Located on the University of Denver’s campus, the Ritchie Center houses an ice arena, an Olympic sized pool, and a fitness center. Interested in group activities? Their field trip program allows you to customize your experience with just about any game or activity you can think of and all organized by trained professionals!

Outdoor Games

Outdoor Games

Outdoor games such as Volleyball, cornhole, and spikeball are available for your group to rent while on campus. Set up a game or two on one of our many green spaces on campus!

Newman Center

Newman Center

The Newman Center is a great option to catch live entertainment on campus. Visit their website to view the latest concerts, plays and film series happening on campus!

Chamberlain Observatory

Chamberlain Observatory

Have a night under the stars at the Historic Chamberlin Observatory in Observatory Park. The observatory frequently hosts events and viewings for the public where attendees can take a look at the sky through their Alvan Clark-Saegmuller telescope.

Movie Night at DU

Movie Nights
at DU

Indoor and outdoor movie nights are a staple of the summer conference experience. Ask your Event Manager for more details!

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Have a free moment while on campus for your summer conference?  There’s certainly no shortage of unique coffee shops, restaurants and museums around town.