Preschool teacher celebrates 35 years with district

Cathy Schlein, Head Teacher/Director at Apex PRD’s Lake Arbor Preschool, has taught somewhere between 1500-2000 children in her tenure with the district. Last week, she was recognized for 35 years of service. On a recent chilly fall morning, she interacted with a group of a dozen or so 3-year-olds with enthusiasm, interest and energy. “I… More >

Fitzmorris Recreation Center launches with a splash and a flourish

On Saturday, June 23, Apex Park and Recreation District’s new Fitzmorris Recreation Center officially opened to the public. Following welcoming remarks from representatives of Apex PRD, the City of Arvada, Jeffco Public Schools and community/neighborhood organizations, a ribbon cutting and group cannonball launched the opening-day party. Guests toured the facility, took part in free fitness… More >

Apex Personal Trainer Completes National Board Certification

Congratulations to Nicole Keating, Personal Trainer at the Apex Center, was recently awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors. Nicole’s other professional credentials include a BS degree in Kinesiology, certification as a Personal Trainer by the American Council on Exercise and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is also certified… More >

Apex PRD instructor earns national award

On June 19, the Apex Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada CO, hosted a luncheon for Margaret Agnew, Apex PRD fitness instructor and winner of the SilverSneakers National Instructor of the Year Award. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading community fitness program, serving more than 15 million older adults at more than 14,000 facilities throughout… More >

Apex Park and Recreation District Announces Preliminary Board Election Results

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Apex Park and Recreation District announced preliminary results for the election of three members to the District’s Board of Directors. Liz Tomsula received 407 votes, Stephanie Allen received 406 votes and Ken Harrell received 337 votes. These three were the top vote-getters in a field of nine candidates. Other candidates… More >

Community celebrates Apex Tennis Center opening

On February 17, the newly renovated Apex Tennis Center, 6430 Miller Street, Arvada, CO, hosted a grand opening celebration from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. This long-awaited major upgrade to an award-winning facility was approved by voters in a 2016 bond election, and it’s the first of six bond projects to be completed in 2018. “We’re… More >

Jeffco Aquatics Masters attend two December meets

The Jeffco Aquatics Masters, based at George J. Meyers Pool, had a fun and active December, participating in two meets: the CU Buff meet on December 2, hosted at Meyers, and the Denver Athletic Club Short Course Meters Championship on December 9. JAM members participating in the CU Buff meet were Steve McDanal, Bill Holcomb, Robert… More >