When You're Here, There's Always Something to Do
Enjoy an Elevated, Colorado Lifestyle at Sterling Ranch . . . All Year-Round
Sterling Ranch boasts a number of amenities right outside your front door. From beautiful green open spaces to the Sterling Center, a community gathering place that hosts trivia nights, a coffee shop and brewpub, our residents have plenty of options when it comes to recreating, coming together, and pursuing an authentic Colorado lifestyle. When you live here, you experience the feel of a quaint small town with all the walkable conveniences of an urban environment. There’s truly something here for everyone. Check out our growing list of things to do in and near Sterling Ranch.
One-of-a-Kind Location That Elevates Your Life
Have a ball, right here at Sterling Ranch
Open Spaces and Pocket Parks
Preserving green spaces for our residents to enjoy is one of our highest priorities. You can find a number of parks and miles of trails throughout the neighborhood (more than 30 miles when complete!). So, get out your running shoes, hiking boots or bikes; grab your kiddos; and enjoy some outdoor time without having to jump in the car.
The Sterling Center
No need to drive out of town — you have access to your everyday needs right here at Sterling Ranch! The Sterling Center is our very own gathering place, hosting a number of vital neighborhood businesses including a coffeehouse, a brewpub, a credit union, a family dentist, an ophthalmologist and UCHealth primary and urgent care, along with Steadman Hawkins physical therapy. The Sterling Center is also regularly teeming with community events and rotating food trucks serving up unique eats.
Whether you need a cup of java on your way to work or want to host a PTA meeting, our very own Atlas Coffee, located in the Sterling Center, offers delicious drinks, scrumptious food and a welcoming space to gather with others.
Grist Brewing Company
A unique beer selection is the cherry on top when it comes to Grist, our neighborhood anchor for all things social. This brewpub loves bringing the community together by hosting a variety of fun events and inviting local food trucks for residents to enjoy on a weekly basis.
Sterling Ranch’s First Rec Center: The Overlook Clubhouse in Providence Village
The Overlook Clubhouse in Providence Village is a special gathering place where our residents enjoy the great room, which includes a beautiful fireplace, dressing rooms and a catering kitchen. Opened in October 2020, this amazing place includes a fitness center, an outdoor pool and two outdoor pavilions that can be reserved for private parties, picnics, special occasions, gatherings and outdoor events. As you can imagine, a lot of laughter, splashing around and family togetherness happens here.
Savor special moments with a myriad of attractions nearby
You won’t have to go very far for your next workout or entertaining night out — Sterling Ranch is only a few miles from sublime state parks, boutique fitness facilities, world-class shopping and dining and so much more!
The Great Outdoors
Nature is calling and at Sterling Ranch we are quick to answer its call with a number of beautiful state parks, open spaces and mountain resorts close by. Get to the state parks with your Colorado State Parks pass — provided with every Sterling Ranch home*.
Stop over at:
Chatfield State Park for lake activities such as stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, boating and fishing
Roxborough State Park for hiking, mountain biking and bird watching
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms for its kid-friendly activities, beautiful views, summertime butterfly watching, outdoor concerts and autumn corn maze
Get active . . . Colorado style:
Climb a 14er Colorado is home to 58 mountain peaks that rise over 14,000 feet, called “fourteeners” by the locals. Love a challenge? Choose one that fits your preparedness level and go for it! Within a couple hours’ drive you’ll find Mount Evans, Grays Peak, Pikes Peak and more. Ski or snowboard Whether you’re into cross-country or downhill riding, Colorado offers a plethora of slopes for any kind of snow bunny. Check out Winter Park, Arapahoe Basin, Beaver Creek or Vail Ski Resort for some world-class play-in-the-snow recreation.
Boutique fitness studios are all the rage these days, and for good reason. They offer specialty classes that combine fitness trends into unique heart-pumping workouts, all while providing a fun, sociable experience for those attending. Sterling Ranch is in proximity to a number of these studios, so grab a friend and get your sweat on.
If you’re into boot camp–style, high-intensity interval workouts, check these out.
These studios all deliver soul-stretching, deep breath–provoking yoga experiences.
Love to dance? These barre/ballet-type classes target every part of your body.
Build your core strength, optimize your posture and sculpt your muscles at these modern, boundary-pushing Pilates studios.
Theater and the Arts
When it comes to the arts, the Denver-Metro area boasts major talent and diversity. Below are some exceptional art and music venues for you to check out.
Enjoy a variety of exhibits year-round and make sure to note the museum’s unique architecture — it was built with no right angles!
Denver Center of the Performing Arts Complex
The country’s largest arts complex, this unique collection of venues features local entertainment, national broadway tours and educational programs for businesses and individuals.
Red Rocks Amphitheater
Enjoy your favorite bands and musicians at this one-of-a-kind, nationally celebrated outdoor music venue.
Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater
Listen to hits at this spacious outdoor music venue featuring performances by today’s and yesterday’s favorite artists.
Museum of Outdoor Arts
This museum features landscape design, sculpture and architecture.
Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton
Great place to visit and see a play or a musical featuring local talent.
Want a creative night out or a daytime adventure? Check out some options near Sterling Ranch.
Use your wits and solve puzzling clues to win the game inside this crazy-fun “escape room.”
Get your heart pumping inside this wacky, vibrant glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course.
Moe’s Original Bar B Que Bowling
This place combines bowling with finger-licking-good BBQ.
Simulate a once-in-a-lifetime skydiving experience.
Cooking Classes at Uncorked Kitchen and Wine Bar
From weekly cooking classes with your kids to decadent date nights mastering French cuisine, this place has it all.
Calling all foodies! Sterling Ranch and the surrounding area is a mecca for fine dining, ethnic foods and so much more.
Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar
Spoil yourself with a fine-dining experience with an Italian twist.
The Melting Pot
This romantic spot is a fondue lover’s favorite.
Get a taste of the Mediterranean with an American twist.
Enjoy handmade pastas and pizzas together.
Platte River Bar and Grill
Known for its large patio and beautiful views, this place offers an extensive bar menu and hosts live musicians.
This is Sterling Ranch
Sterling Ranch is Douglas County's premier new home community located at the base of the breathtaking Rocky Mountain Foothills near Highlands Ranch and Littleton. Colorado-inspired homes in an awe-inspiring Colorado location.
This is Sterling Ranch.