About our Westminster/Arvada Community

The Academy Early Childhood Education Center is a leading preschool and daycare facility with campuses conveniently located in Westminster and Arvada, Colorado. Located just miles away from Denver, The Academy Early Childhood Education Center offers full-time and part-time programs for children between the ages of 1 and 6 years.

Westminster and Arvada, Colorado

The Arvada and Westminster communities are located north of Denver and are both in Adams and Jefferson counties. The beautiful, mountainous regions are just a short drive from some of the country’s most scenic areas, including the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, North Table Mountain Park, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, and many more. With some of America’s most picturesque scenery, the Westminster and Arvada communities are terrific for families who enjoy the outdoors. Some choices for outdoor activities include hiking, rafting, mountain climbing, sledding, skiing, and anything else that involves fresh air and beautiful mountains.

For parents who are looking for easy hikes that children can enjoy, some often recommended trails include Clear Creek Trail in Downtown Golden, which is about a 15 minute drive from Arvada and a 23 minute drive from Westminster. The trail’s total length is just under two miles, offers plenty of shade, and is close to shopping areas.

Arvada and Westminster are in close proximity to a wealth of outdoor attractions and families can get there in just a few minutes.  In addition to outdoor activities, families can take advantage of the wide range of restaurants, movie theaters, and other entertainment options.

City of Denver Panoramic View on East. Denver, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, Applewood and Lakewood Colorado. American Cities Photo Collection.
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Nearby Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado, is one of the most dynamic cities in the United States. Well-known for its world-class nightlife and entertainment with the majestic Rocky Mountains in the background, Denver has something for everyone.

The Academy Early Childhood Education Center in Arvada and Westminster

Along with the surrounding activities in Westminster and Arvada, The Academy Early Childhood Education Center offers a variety of programs for children up to the age of 6.  During the school year, The Academy offers a dynamic and experiential learning environment designed specifically to foster critical thinking skills. School-time programs are provided for infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten ages.

When school is out, summer camp programs at The Academy are filled with fun and learning. Summer camps offer an innovative curriculum that strengthens your child’s intellectual and social skills.

Directions from Denver International Airport to our Arvada Campus

Denver International Airport is located at 8500 Peña Boulevard in Denver. From the airport, continue to Peña Blvd and follow Peña Blvd and I-70 W to CO-72 W/Ward Rd in Wheat Ridge. Take exit 266 from I-70 W and continue for 29 miles. Follow Ward Rd and CO-72 W/W 64th Ave for 3.5 miles and you will arrive at our Arvada campus at 6412 Fig Street.

Directions from Denver International Airport to our Westminster Campus

From the Denver Airport, continue to Peña Blvd for .07 miles and then take Colorado E470 N and I-25 S to CO-128 W/W 120th Ave in Westminster. Take exit 223 from I-25 S and continue for 27 miles. Afterward, continue on CO-128 W/W 120th Ave. Take W 112th Ave to Xavier Dr and you will arrive at our Westminster campus located at 5170 W 113th Ave in Westminster.