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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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Coach, employee and long-time player inspires, welcomes young golfers

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 | News

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 […]

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Congratulations to the 60+ Spelling Bee winner and still champion!

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 | News

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 […]

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JoAnn Gould joins district’s management team

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 | News

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 […]

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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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