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The Features of University Hills

Bordered by I-25, Hampden and Colorado Boulevard, the University Hills nieghborhood is a residential neighborhood. Wide streets, schools, churches and the beautiful Eisenhower Park with its pool and recreation center lend a quiet suburban feel. Built post World War II, most homes are frame ranches but the area has seen some larger new homes built in the last few years. Bustling Colorado Boulevard on the west is home to movie theaters, stores, shopping and restaurants.

  • Bethany Lutheran Church
    4500 East Hampden Avenue
    Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113
    (303) 758-2820

  • First Spiritual Science Church
    3375 S Dahlia Street 80222
    (303) 756-3226

  • First Universalist Church of Denver
    4101 East Hampden Avenue 80222
    (303) 759-2770

  • Grace United Methodist Church
    4905 East Yale Avenue 80222
    (303) 756-1595

  • Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
    2400 South Colorado Boulevard 80222
    (303) 759-2522

  • Temple Sinai
    3509 South Glencoe Street 80237
    (303) 759-1827

  • Third Christian Reformed Church
    2400 South Ash Street 80222
    (303) 756-2121

  • Wellshire Presbyterian Churc
    2999 South Colorado Boulevard 80222
    (303) 758-2233

The High Line Canal, designated as a National Landmark Trail, was completed in 1883 to deliver irrigation water. Today, the canal is owned and operated by Denver Water. The canal trail has become a major recreational amenity in the Denver area, as people enjoy using the canal's trail for hiking, biking, jogging and horseback riding.

Eisenhower (Mamie Doud) Park
4300 E Dartmouth Ave


Park Facilities: Recreation Center, Grills, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables, Playground, Outdoor Pool, Restroom, Bike/Pedestrian Path, Football Field, Soccer Field, Horseshoe Pits, Tennis Court, Baseball / Softball Field, Flower Beds, Benches, Picnic Area


Magna Carta Park
3400 S Colorado Blvd

Park Facilities: Picnic Tables, Playground, Soccer Field, Benches, Bike/Pedestrian Path, Picnic Area

Eisenhower Recreation Center


4300 E Dartmouth Ave
Denver, CO

Eisenhower Recreation Center Facilities: Dance Space, Gym (Small), Lockers, Meeting Room, Pool (Outdoor), Showers, Weight Room

Private Schools

Colorado International School

This school has programs for children ages 3-5 and offers a school for children in 1st through 8th grade.

4100 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80222 
P: 720.424.9468

Iliff Preschool, Kindergarten, & School-Age Summer Camp

This school has programs for toddlers older than 12 months, early preschool over 2 years, preschool 3-4 years, pre-kindergarten 4-5 years, and kindergarten 5-6 years. It also offers a before and after school program and summer camp for children post-kindergarten to 12th grade.


4140 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80222
P: 303.757.3551

Denver Academy

Denver Academy is avaiable for school-age children from 1st through 12th grade.


4400 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80222
P: 303.777.5870

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Public Schools

Bradley International School

Bradley has a International Baccalaureate program, which has a A accrediation. Additionally, they offer Kaledioscope Corner, which is a before and after school tuition-based child care program. For more information, checkout Bradley's website or Denver Public Schools website.


3051 S. Elm Street

Denver, CO 80222

P: 720.424.9468

Hamilton Middle School

Hamilton offers two programs for childern to excel in, the PEAK (Platform for Excellence in Academic Knowledge Program) and the IPM (International Preparatory Magnate) program. The IPM program provides stepping stones toward the International Baccalaureate Diploma or any tough high school program. The PEAK program creates foundational skills for mastering and completing skills that exceed grade-level content.


8600 E. Dartmouth Ave.
Denver, CO 80231
P: 720.423.9500

Thomas Jefferson High School

Thomas Jefferson offers a variety of educational options including AP classes. The school also offers a variety of sports, arts, and a robotic programs for the youth.


3950 S. Holly Street
Denver, CO 80237
P: 720.423.7000

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Rec Center
High Line Canal
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