News and Announcements

District Nets 11 Best of Arvada Awards

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 | Featured Posts, News

The votes are in and we’re so thrilled and grateful to the community! The annual “Best of Arvada” awards were announced today in the Arvada Press and the Golden Transcript, and the district earned a record 11 first-place honors. We are delighted that so many citizens look to us for a “best-of” experience in so […]

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Drop in for outdoor water fun at Paddleboard Playtime!

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 | News

Apex PRD’s Secrest and Lake Arbor outdoor pools will host free-form stand-up paddleboard fun every Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m., beginning Wednesday, June 7 and continuing through Wednesday, August 16. Bring your own board, or use one of ours (quantities limited).
This exciting new drop-in program offers a way to hone your skills, add […]

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Apex Simms Street Center earns top honors from Colorado Parent magazine

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 | News

Readers of a city-wide publication, Colorado Parent, just voted our gymnastics program at the Simms Street Center the number one family favorite! This popular activity appeals to more and more young participants each year, for good reason. It’s unmatched for quality, range of classes offered, affordability and fun. Thanks to all participants for their affirmation […]

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Apex Center CancerFit program participants are companions on recovery road

Posted on May 19, 2017 | News

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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“Legendary Ladies” entertain big crowd at Community Recreation Center

Posted on May 15, 2017 | News

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, […]

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Ice Arena staffer tells a fascinating life story

Posted on May 3, 2017 | News

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 […]

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Apex Park and Recreation District announces bond projects vendors

Posted on Jan 6, 2017 | News

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 […]

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Vision 2020 Citizen’s Review Committee Report and Recommendations

Posted on Jun 26, 2012 | News

To the Board of Directors
Apex Park and Recreation District
It is a great pleasure to present this 2012 Vision 2020 Review Committee Report for your consideration. The Committee has exercised due diligence in Moving Forward from our last report in 2005.
The observations contained herein are the result of approximately 162 hours of volunteer time over a […]

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