Apex offers a comprehensive recreation program for youth, from toddlers to teens. Call the Apex Field House at 303-431-9600 for more information on these programs and more. Preschool Youth Sports Indoor Soccer Coed Sports Camps Track and Field Martial Arts Judo and Tae Kwon Do Gymnastics, Dance, Cheerleading Ice Skating and Ice Hockey Swimming Youth Weight Training Therapeutic Recreation Tennis Day Camps and Summer Camps Arts and Crafts Teens The Secrest Youth Center, 6820 W. 66th Ave. - 303-403-2555. Free during after-school drop-in hours. At
It’s almost holiday break time for school-age kids. Bring them to winter break day camp at Secrest Youth and Teen Center, 6820 W. 66th Avenue. It’s a great place to enjoy active fun and burn off some of that pre-holiday energy and excitement! Camp features daily field trips and extended hours: 7:30 am to 6 pm. It’s in session December 23, 24, 26, 27, 30 and 31; January 2, 3, 6 and 7. The fee is $30 per day and
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The Apex Simms Street Center has a hands-on art program for everyone. Although there’s a range of student ages and backgrounds at the Janice G. Eckhardt studio, the teachers there offer a one-size-fits-all message: Feed your creativity! A formal background in art isn’t necessary to tap into the benefits, says pottery instructor Judy Iannacito. “Anyone can be successful, no matter what.” First-time students in Judy’s classes sometimes feel uncertain of their abilities, or even intimidated by the clay itself. Judy helps
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GeckosAges 5-9. For children who have never climbed before or want to learn. This class is 4 days and designed to teach the basics of climbing: How to properly fit the harness, as well as basic hand, foot and body positions used for any climbing style. Wednesday, 5:30- 6:30 pm Nov. 6-27 Dec. 4-18* Jan. 8-29 Feb. 5-26 Mar. 5-26 Four sessions - Res. $32 (non-res. $36) (*Except Dec. 4-18, 3 sessions - Res. $22 (non-res. $27)) Register for activity #176463 online or at Apex Center
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The community stepped up to help Apex PRD’s Campbell Cottages Preschool and several other youth programs replenish their supplies after the September flood wiped out everything in their basement. The staff and students at the preschool offer a big thanks to everyone who donated so generously. The supply drive went a long way toward restoring supplies for all kinds of activities – arts and crafts items, storage containers, dress-up clothes, seasonal supplies and all sorts of paper products.
Our children live in a hurry-up world of busy parents, school pressures and competitive sports that may leave our children stressed at the end of the day. Benefits of yoga for our youth Relieve stress Gain relaxation techniques Encourage self acceptance, compassion, kindness and discipline Celebrates creative expression, individual differences and community. Register by calling 303-424-7733, online. Kids Yoga - Ages 3-8 Kids 3-8 learn the basics of Yoga while still being KIDS. Class includes animal poses, games, posture, balance, strength and fun. Let your children play and work
Bring your kids to the Apex Center and give yourself some free time during the morning. Your Little Learner will spend time creating crafts, playing in our bounce house, listening to stories, and interacting with other children. Each month we will have a different theme that the kids will learn about ranging from space to gardens and everything in between. For ages 3-5. Res. $19 (additional children $16) Non-Res. $29 (additional children $26) Pre-Registration Required. Register for Little Learners
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Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2013 Apex PRD Father’s Day 5K! Results can be found at http://onlineraceresults.com/race/view_race.php?race_id=32987. Pictures can be found at http://apexprd.org/2013-fathers-day-5k-fun-run-car-show-pictures. Congratulation to Andrew Frerich and Ava Collister as the winners of the Fun Run. We had an issue with the database so if you notice an error in your gender or age in the results, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll get it corrected. Thanks!
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On Saturday, April 27, Secrest Youth and Teen Center, 6820 W. 66th Ave., was a festive, active and colorful place to be. Community members flocked to the annual free Bike Rodeo for a safe and solid start to the spring and summer cycling season, The event featured bike safety checks, safety skill-building activities, obstacle courses, free bike helmets, refreshments, bike decorating and more. All activities were free, thanks to sponsors Bicycle Village, Hi Country Wire and Telephone, Saunders Construction, The Goddard
For ages 8-14 Select Saturday nights during the school year (Sep.-May), 7-10:30 pm
Fun for kidsA great place to meet friends and hang out Dance room, live DJ, contests Inflatable slide and bounce house Gym games Prizes and contests
Great for parentsSafe, fun, supervised setting - 14-year track record Trained, adult counselors thoroughly screened through CBI Ratio of one counselor for every 15-20 kids Fee: $10 per child Check out the Kids' Nite Out Across America website at www.kidsniteout.org or call 303-287-5900 for Kids' Nite Out Info or call
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Parents, treat yourself to a night out, and treat your kids to an evening at the Apex Center! We're more fun than a babysitter and a lot cheaper. All activities are well organized, supervised, and include a monthly theme. The evening is geared toward ages 1 to 10 and includes toys and activities in the Apex Kids' Clubhouse, pizza in the party room, gym games, a G rated movie, and snacks. Pre-Registration is a must! Check in and pickup is
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[ Dec 6, 2013; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Jan 3, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Mar 7, 2014; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
On the first Friday of each month, bring the whole family to the Apex Center for an evening of fun that appeals to everyone – and at a bargain price of $10 ($12 non-res.) a person. The fee includes four hours of active recreation: swimming, ice skating, rock climbing, basketball, volleyball, family games, pizza and soft drinks, hot dogs and chips. Dinner is served from 5-6:30 pm and activities are from 5-9 pm. A great deal for a great time! Friday,
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Tiny Tigers KarateThis program teaches children to focus while developing balance, control, basic motor skills and respect for themselves and others.
Youth KarateThis program focuses on developing discipline, listening and social skills. These skills are developed through training drills, bag work, partner drills, and physical conditioning exercises designed to build a strong body and mind. Respect, integrity, perseverance, and self control are also emphasized.
Adult KarateA practical self defense art for stress relief as well as body toning through bag work, conditioning,
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Jay Charness has taught women’s self defense and children’s stranger awareness classes in Colorado for more than 10 years, helping thousands of woman and children to “Avoid Predators Everyday.” A.P.E. empowers students of all ages by teaching them hands-on skills and specific strategies that they can put in practice to stay safer. The old adage “knowledge is power” seems to get more true as time goes on. Everyone can benefit from a few basic guidelines that help them discern how to stay