Aurora is Colorado's third largest city. With 290,000 residents, Aurora is the second most populous city in the metro area and the third most populous city in Colorado. Aurora is also the closest city to Colorado's Denver International airport, which is about a 15-minute drive from the centre of the city.
Three public reservoirs -- Aurora, Cherry Creek and Quincy reservoirs -- providing boating, sailing, fishing, swimming, bicycling and picnicking opportunities.
Eighty parks and seven public golf courses
More than 8,000 recreation programs offered annually