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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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Expanded Simms Street Recreation Center programs up and running for fall

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 | News

If you read about the new activities at the Simms Street Recreation Center, 11706 W. 82nd Ave., Arvada, it’s time to check them out! A wide array of fitness classes is now underway, with a unique and flexible option: Drop in to any currently scheduled fitness class, space permitting, for just $10 (non-res. $12). Call […]

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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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Community turns out for Secrest groundbreaking, community picnic

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 | News

On Tuesday, August 22, more than 100 community members and friends attended a neighborhood event to commemorate the official groundbreaking of the new Secrest Recreation Center, 6820 W. 66th Ave., Arvada. This multi-purpose center, scheduled for completion in summer 2018, is the most substantial of a group of six bond projects approved by voters in […]

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Liz Egetoe joins Apex PRD as new Skating Director

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 | News

Apex Park and Recreation District welcomes Liz Egetoe to the Apex Center Ice Arena as the new Skating Director. Liz joins the team with a wealth of experience and knowledge. She has been coaching since 1997, and has been a Skating Director since 2004. She is a Master Rated Program Director and Group Instructor with […]

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Neighbors, officials gather to celebrate Fitzmorris Recreation Center groundbreaking

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 | News

At 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 2, about 75 attendees gathered to mark a milestone in community collaboration: the groundbreaking ceremony for Fitzmorris Recreation Center, Independence St. and W. 62nd Pl. Before picking up their shovels, speakers from Apex Park and Recreation District, the City of Arvada and Jeffco Public Schools remarked on the dedication […]

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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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