For Tess Carruth, joining the new CancerFit class at the Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Ave., helped her on an important journey: “from being an audience member in my life to a participant.” Tess and her classmate Nancy Madsen, along with instructor Lisa Heaton, are partners in recovering fitness and energy following cancer diagnosis and […]
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Colorado’s history is well-populated by women of distinction, who enriched our heritage and made many significant contributions. To recognize and celebrate them, “Tea with the Legendary Ladies” was a delightful special event on May 10 at the Community Recreation Center. Nearly 200 appreciative folks heard their stories, told by presenters in costume and in character, […]
It’s spring…birdsong is in the air and, at the Apex Center and the Racquetball and Fitness Center, bird nests are on the premises.
For the past few years, a landscaped pond next to the center has been the nesting spot of choice for a pair of mallards. They’re back again this year for what will hopefully […]
Gene Chavez has worked mornings at the Apex Center Ice Arena front desk for nearly 16 years. But that’s just a small fraction of his very interesting life. The 87-year-old Arvada resident recently told his story to the Arvada Press. Some of his life’s highlights include attending several Super Bowls, serving in the Army with […]
Kick off your summer with the best recreation bargain around. Starting May 1, purchase a 3-month pass for the Apex Center, or even better, a three-month All Access pass for activities at six stellar Apex Park and Recreation District facilities, including both outdoor pools!
Passes are available from May 1 through May 29, and good for […]
If swimming is your activity of choice, we have a perfect – and very affordable – option. Get yourself a summer swim pass, good at Lake Arbor and Secrest outdoor pools and Meyers indoor pool. Passes are valid from May 29 through August 18.
You can purchase your summer swim pass now at Meyers Pool, 7900 […]
Jeff Wasinger, better known as “Coach Wass,” is a high school golf coach, instructor and lifelong devotee of the game. He’s also the ultimate ambassador for the sport of golf in general and Indian Tree Golf Club in particular. He has spent an impressive portion of his life at the facility, as a coach, employee […]
If the spring weather has put you in the mood for gardening, check out the one-day gardening classes at the Community Recreation Center: Container Gardening and Succulents on May 11, and Herb Gardening on May 18. For details, visit our online registration site.
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Soon after the 2011 opening of the Apex Simms Street Center, an artistic community was born. Today, this thriving and enthusiastic group creates, collaborates and shares their passion for fused glass. Kay Palmer, who coordinates the art program at the center, is a big fan of this unique medium. “It’s very forgiving,” she says. New […]
The first set of adult golf lessons starts Saturday, April 8 at Indian Tree Golf Club, 7555 Wadsworth Boulevard. For the April and May 4-week Saturday sessions, the start time is 9:00 a.m. Weekday adult lessons begin the week of May 15 and continue through September. Register at apexprd.org; for details, visit indiantree.apexprd.org or call […]
Once again, the Jeffco Aquatic Masters, based at George J. Meyers Indoor Pool, 7900 Carr Drive, Arvada, CO, distinguished themselves in a major competition. The Colorado Masters Swimming Association Short Course Championships was held March 24-26 at Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO. The Jeffco Aquatic Masters placed fifth out of 27 teams competing According […]
Nancy Bielak took first place honors in the annual 60+ Spelling Bee, held March 23 at the Community Recreation Center. This was her third year in a row to capture the first place trophy; to win the 2017 contest, Nancy correctly spelled “obsequious” in the 14th round of the competition.
The second place winner was Roger […]
A warm welcome to JoAnn Gould, who officially began work at Apex Park and Recreation District on March 6. JoAnn brings her considerable talent, expertise and experience to the district to serve as Deputy Director of Recreation Services.
JoAnn is an accomplished, successful leader in the parks and recreation profession, most recently at South Suburban Park […]
At its regular January 5 meeting, the Apex Park and Recreation District board of directors approved vendors for all six of the district’s upcoming bond projects. All vendors are on Colorado’s Front Range.
In May 2016, Apex Park and Recreation District voters approved the renewal of the $25 million bond that built the Apex Center in […]