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How To Make New Friends In Denver

Peyton Garcia
Peyton Garcia
Posted on October 5, 2022   |   Updated on July 12
Denverites enjoying a game of kickball at Cuernavaca Park. (Hyoung Chang / Denver Post / Getty Images)

Denverites enjoying a game of kickball at Cuernavaca Park. (Hyoung Chang / Denver Post / Getty Images)

Making new friends can be hard. Looking for a way to meet new people in Denver? Here are a few places to start:

🏐 Sports

Kickball at Cuernavaca Park, volleyball at Number Thirty Eight, cornhole at Odell Brewing — there’s no shortage of adult rec leagues to join around Denver, just check out Volo Sports for a list of great options.

💚 Volunteering

What better way to meet like-minded people than supporting a cause you all care about? VolunteerMatch is a great way to find local opportunities. (Also, this newsletter! I highlight different ways to give back to the community every Tuesday in the Help Your Neighbors section.)

⛰️ Adventuring

If you’ve come to Colorado, it’s probably a safe bet that you’re interested in our great outdoors. Consider joining a group like the Colorado Mountain Club, where you’ll get together with other outdoor lovers to hike, volunteer, and even take classes.

📱 Online

Meetup.com is a popular online social platform that helps you find your people. Whether you’re looking for other musicians, young professionals, D&D pals, or fellow yogis, there is almost certainly a group waiting to welcome you!

📚 Books

Tattered Cover offers a number of book club groups that cover a variety of genres and meet monthly to socialize and discuss.

All that is just the tip of the friendship iceberg. In fact, I highlight new local events every day in this newsletter! So keep tuning in and dip your toes in the pool of friendship possibilities 🌈

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