Apex PRD Instructor Spotlight: Yvonne Dowlen

Meet Yvonne Dowlen, Apex Center ice skating instructor. She’s been skating for over 40 years, and her spirit and charisma have enhanced the lives of her students and co-workers At age 84, Yvonne is teaching ice skating AND ice skating for the sheer joy of it! Yvonne learned to ice skate at age 13 with… More >

Voters Elect Three New Apex PRD Board Members

On Tuesday, May 4, 2010, voters elected three new members to the Apex Park and Recreation District Board of Directors. Jim Whitfield received 415 votes, Bob Loveridge received 328 votes and Ken Harrell received 263 votes. The three were the top vote-getters in a field of six candidates. Other candidates were T.O. Owens with 221… More >

Apex guest, volunteers share the Easter holiday spirit

Chuck Bird, age 73, is an Arvada resident and a long-time SilverSneakers participant at the Apex Center. He collects Easter supplies all year to create baskets, which he then donates to needy children. Since he began the basket donation project three years ago, he has increased his donations ten-fold, and this year, with the help… More >

Get off the Couch with Pilates

Get off the Couch, with Councilmember Mark McGoff, is a show that gets you enthused about exercising and getting in great physical shape. On this show, learn about the Pilates program at the Apex Center. Apex Fitness Coordinator Terrell Goodson gives Mark some insight on Pilates and the Pilates classes at the Apex Center, 303.424.2739.

Apex Center guest loses 90+ pounds, one pedal at a time

“Just keep pedaling.” Sean McGaughey has been giving himself those simple (but not easy!) words of advice for just over a year. Since then he’s become a regular at the Apex Center, lost more than 90 pounds, and finished the Bolder Boulder and the Denver Marathon. Sean’s journey is inspiring, not only because of his… More >

TR Holiday Musical Wows the Crowd

December 3, 2009 was a magical night…the First Annual Holiday Extravaganza Musical, performed by a group of special needs participants in Apex Park and Recreation District’s Therapeutic Recreation program at the Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd. The performance started with the whole group arriving on stage with presents to put under the Christmas Tree…. More >

Classic costumes ruled at annual Halloween Carnival

What was “the” Halloween outfit to wear this year? Here’s the scoop from trend-spotters at the Apex Halloween Carnival last Friday: 1. Toddlers—you can’t go wrong in a dinosaur suit. 2. Feel like a drama queen? Bring on the gown, tiara, magic wand and sparkles. 3. Extra energy is OK if you’re a superhero. 4…. More >

A little bit of snow can't stop us

Apex Park and Recreation District is open today, Thursday, October 29 for drop-in activities. However, some classes have been cancelled or postponed, including our preschools. We recommend you call the facility where your class is held to check its status, or call Guest Services at 303.424.2739.