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 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 >

A Magical Special Night With Santa

December 14 was a night to remember with Santa – the Apex PRD Therapeutic Recreation Department hosted a night for people with special needs to have Santa all to themselves. The quiet yet festive event was held at Indian Tree Golf Club, where tables were set up with snacks, crafts and slime to play with…. More >

Featured Participant – Duane Youse

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… More >

Apex PRD receives award for financial reporting excellence

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… More >