Apex Park and Recreation District announces bond projects vendors
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 2000. Proceeds will fund the construction of six projects around the district.
The outdoor splash pad and renovated aquatics area at the Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Ave., is scheduled for completion in June. The architectural firm is Barker Rinker Seacat and the general contractor is Growling Bear. This project includes a 7,800 square-foot outdoor splash pad and renovations to the indoor center play pool and the upstairs “kids’ clubhouse.”
Improvements at Harold D. Lutz Sports Complex, 10664 W. 58th Ave., are estimated for completion in the third quarter of 2017. The architectural firm is DHM Design and the general contractor is ECI. This project includes a new 4 field baseball/softball pod complex with lighting, parking, restroom and concession.
The Apex Tennis Center, 6430 Miller St., will gain a new four-court indoor tennis facility with controlled access to the tennis complex. The eight outdoor courts will be renovated with post tension surfaces, new lights and fence. This project is slated for completion in the fourth quarter of 2017. The architectural firm is Sink Combs Dethlefs and the general contractor is Fransen Pittman.
At Long Lake Ranch, 17850 W. 64th Ave., improvements scheduled for completion in the 3rd quarter of 2017 include baseball/softball fields, including backstops, to complete the first 5 field complex; lighting for all five baseball/softball fields; a restroom/concession building; and two new synthetic multi-sport turf fields with parking and lights. The architectural firm is DHM Design and the general contractor is ECI.
At Fitzmorris Park Center/Pool, Independence St. and W. 62nd Pl., a new 8,500+ sq.ft. recreation center with a small weight room and community/aerobics area, along with a six-lane outdoor pool, is tentatively scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2018. The architect is Barker Rinker Seacat and the general contractor is Adolfson & Peterson.
The new Secrest Youth and Teen Center, 6820 W. 66th Ave., will replace the existing Secrest facility. The 21,521+ sq. ft. recreation center will include a small weight room, community/aerobics area, teen center, small gym, locker rooms and therapy pool. The current outdoor pool and inline hockey rink will remain. Its estimated completion date is the second quarter of 2018. The architect is Barker Rinker Seacat and the general contractor is Adolfson & Peterson.
For more construction updates, visuals and details, visit the Apex Park and Recreation District 2016 Bond Projects page or contact Katie Groke Ellis at KatieG@apexprd.org.