Parker is an ideal community for a young couple just starting out, a big family or a place to retire, it has it all.
From the award winning Douglas County School district, to regional shopping destinations just minutes away and the Denver International Airport just 20 minutes away Parker has everything you are looking for. Hometown events happen year round with free concerts and moves in the park, wine walks, Parker Days summer festival, a Christmas Carriage Parade, Farmers Market May through October and a newly emerging arts district in downtown featuring the PACE Center.
Park Meadows Mall has all of the big anchor stores you are looking for like Dillards, Crate and Barrel, J.C. Pennys, and Macy’s with big box stores right here in the Town of Parker including: Kohls, Target, Best Buy, Hobby Lobby, Costco and Petsmart. You’ll also find unique gift boutiques, consignment shops and clothing boutiques throughout town.
Douglas County Schools are some of the best in the national with innovative programs, charter schools and homeschool support. There are also two private high schools in Parker including Ave Maria and Lutheran High School. If you have little one’s you can choose from top notch Montessori pre-schools, Christian pre-schools and many more.
Colleges and Universities in Parker include:
- Arapahoe Community College – Arapahoe Community College has a campus in Parker at The University Center at Chaparral High School. 303.797.4222
- The University Center at Chaparral – The University addresses a broad spectrum of educational needs by offering individual classes, certificate programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
- Rocky Vista University of Osteopathic Medicine – 8401 South Chambers Road Parker, CO (303) 373-2008