Meridian Ranch July Get Outside

Get Healthy, Get Outdoors: Recreation Hotspots at Meridian Ranch

Summer is a special time in Colorado, especially for recreation enthusiasts. Statewide there are tons of activities and scenic places to explore, but when you live at Meridian Ranch, adventure is just beyond your doorstep.

Playing outside is fun for the whole family, and it’s also a great way to find health and wellness. In fact, studies show that time spent outdoors:

  • Relaxes the body,
  • Reduces stress;
  • Alleviates anxiety;
  • Boosts mood levels;
  • Elevates Vitamin D absorption (strengthening bones); and
  • So much more!

Want to experience the benefits of an active lifestyle? Check out this list of recreation hotspots in the community that make finding health in the outdoors accessible, convenient, and oh-so enjoyable.

Antler Creek Golf Course

According to scientists, green spaces have a positive impact on physical and mental wellness for people of all ages. And if there’s one thing Antler Creek Golf Course provides, it’s green spaces. The fairways at El Paso County’s finest public (and affordable!) course are suitable for golfers of every skill level. Professionals and newbies alike are challenged at each hole and are wowed by the beauty of the course as it artistically winds through our dynamic Colorado terrain. Book a tee time today and swing, putt, and drive your way toward better health.

Local Trails, Parks & Open Space

When you live at Meridian Ranch, adventure awaits. Walk the dog, teach your firstborn to ride her bike, or train for a half-marathon on the 24 miles of neighborhood trails. Falcon Regional Park boasts three baseball fields and a dog park. Challenge your body on the fitness equipment at WindingWalk Park, or watch the kids gleefully tower the many playground structures peppered throughout the community. Many acres of native grasslands and open space allow for spectacular views and serene reflection time. Today is a great day to explore the park or trail closest to your home—or discover one new to you!

Outdoor Pool at Meridian Ranch Rec Center

Summer isn’t complete without some splash time under the sun. Because of its inviting beach entry design, squeal-inducing slide, and designated lap lanes, the heated outdoor pool at the Meridian Ranch Rec Center is a family favorite during the warmer months. Feeling inspired by the upcoming Olympics? Hit up the lap lanes for some serious cardio. Need swim lessons? Certified instructors are available to help you reach your goals. The outdoor pool at Meridian Ranch is a must-visit hotspot for summertime fun and fitness.

Hiking, biking, swimming, golfing . . . how do you like to find wellness in the outdoors?

Meridian Ranch is committed to providing recreational opportunities for its residents to bolster a happy, healthy community. From its plentiful access to trails, parks, pools, and fairways, there’s always something to do under our vibrant Colorado sky. New home sites are coming soon! Visit us today and discover a community that supports your active lifestyle.