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SilverSneakers at Apex: 25 years, 10,000 members and growing!

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 | News

October 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the very successful SilverSneakers program, a health insurance benefit that encourages a proactive, social approach to good health and fitness for older adults.
Apex Park and Recreation district currently boasts more than 10,000 SilverSneakers members, and to celebrate the program’s 25th anniversary, more than 40 students attended a special […]

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Santa House collection drive is up and running at Apex!

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 | News

It’s time to brighten the holidays for local children in need! You can donate new unwrapped toys, knit gloves, scarves and socks to the Santa House by bringing these items to any Apex PRD facility from now through December 8.
The 12th annual Santa House is organized by the Arvada-Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth (AWRSAY), […]

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Fall, winter indoor youth soccer leagues on the horizon

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 | News

Our dynamic youth soccer leagues for boys and girls teams U8-U19 is starting soon! Enjoy the top notch indoor soccer facility at the Apex Field House where games are held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Fall leagues run Nov.-Dec. and winter leagues run Jan.-Mar.
Register now for the fall league by calling 303.431.9600. Winter league registration open […]

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Featured Participant – Duane Youse

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 | News

Duane Youse is a long-time Arvada resident for whom community service is a way of life. He has contributed in many ways for many decades to Arvada’s well-being, but in recent years, the Apex PRD family knows him best through his involvement with Santa House.
Now gearing up for its 12th year, this beloved holiday collaboration […]

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Apex PRD receives award for financial reporting excellence

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 | News

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has recognized Apex Park and Recreation District for its 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Continuing a track record of more than two decades, Apex PRD has once again received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting – the highest form of recognition in the area of […]

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Kids’ yoga program at Apex Center celebrates their energy, joy and spirit

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 | News

Yoga and kids? They go together beautifully. The Apex Center offers yoga for two age groups: 3-8 and 9-15. Each is tailored specifically to engage young minds and bodies. The 3-8 year-olds learn about breathing, focus and balance while building motor skills and confidence. During class, they’ll also do an art project to tune in […]

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The active life is second nature for this RFC “regular”

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 | News

Don Eaton knows the benefits of preparing for downhill ski season. That’s why he works out weekly with Apex Personal Trainer Holly Benson at the Racquetball and Fitness Center. Don is 92 and looking forward to hitting the slopes this year in great condition. His favorite resort is Breckenridge, particularly the long run that’s punctuated […]

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Apex PRD offers nearly 20 choices at five facilities for fall, winter camps

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 | News

Sports, science, skateboarding, art, family fitness, engineering and fun – we’re excited to present the biggest fall, Thanksgiving and winter break camp season ever! There’s something for every age and interest, and more choices than ever before.
New this year, the Apex Center hosts a full-day winter break camp! In addition, the popular Secrest full-day Thanksgiving […]

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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 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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