Children's Hospital Colorado

Children's Hospital Colorado Opens New 20,000-Sq. Ft. Broomfield Therapy Center

Children's Hospital Colorado | August 01, 2012

New facility includes expanded speech-language, learning and physical therapy services, comprehensive audiology services and a sensory park

The front of the Broomfield Therapy Care building at its opening.

Children's Hospital Colorado today welcomed the first patients to its newly relocated Children's Colorado Therapy Care, Broomfield facility at 8401 Arista Place (the corner of Arista Place and Uptown Avenue) in Broomfield, Colo. Previously located on 103rd Avenue in Westminster, Colo., the new 20,000-square-foot facility includes expanded speech-language, learning and physical therapy services, as well as comprehensive audiology services and a sensory park.

"Children's Colorado is very appreciative of Scottish Rite Foundation of Colorado and the Daniels Fund for their generous contributions towards this beautiful new facility," said Jim Shmerling, president and CEO of Children's Hospital Colorado. "With it, we further our ongoing commitment to providing the pediatric services our families need close to home."

Services provided at the new Therapy Care, Broomfield

  • Audiology (including an audiology booth)
  • Concussion Clinic Neuropsychologists
  • Expanded deaf and hard-of-hearing services
  • Expanded learning services
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Speech-language pathology

Pediatric therapists at Therapy Care, Broomfield evaluate and provide therapy for infants, toddlers, school-age children and adolescents, and provide individualized treatment goals and plans. Therapists utilize advanced treatments and innovative equipment in a kid-friendly environment to help maximize each child's developmental and functional potential.

New sensory park open to patients and the community

A girl balances on a large ball while a therapist holds her up.
Angelika, our first patient

Created in partnership with the City and County of Broomfield, the sensory park is open to patients, their siblings, families and the community. It is an easily-accessible park and features sand play elements, auditory & musical elements, swings, sensory play panels, spinning features and an accessible ramped play structure.

The new facility, which cost approximately $1.2 million to outfit, is anticipated to see more than 22,000 patient visits in the first full year of operation.