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Parks Maintenance

Beginning Tuesday, April 14, at 8 a.m., the Parks Maintenance Division is offering free mulch to residents. The mulch is located in the West Arvada Dog Park/Birds Nest Disc Golf parking lots (17925 West 64th Parkway east of Highway 93 on 64th Avenue below the Arvada Blunn Reservoir). Loading will be the responsibility of the resident. Parks staff will not be on site to oversee or load the mulch. Please practice physical distancing (6 feet apart). The wearing of masks is recommended by public health officials. Mulch will be available while supplies last. 

Arvada Parks, Trails and Open Space Maintenance performs routine maintenance for city owned parks, trails, sports facilities, landscaped medians, city facilities, and Apex Park and Recreation District owned parks.

Maintains over 220 sites and 3,500 acres.

Program Descriptions

Park, Trail and Open Space Maintenance

Duties include maintenance of playground equipment, bridges, landscaping, turf grass and native grass, trees, planter beds, irrigation systems, herbicide and pesticide applications, snow removal of 240 routes, and general park clean-up. Parks maintains 57 playgrounds, 77 tennis courts/play courts, 2 volleyball courts, 32 soccer/football/lacrosse fields, 2 bocce ball courts, and 9 sports complex facilities.  Parks programs involving the community are Adopt-a-Trail, Arbor Day, Plant A Tree, July 4th fireworks display, Christmas tree recycling, lake recreation, and special event support. Learn more about Open Space Trails and Nature.

Park and Recreation Facility Maintenance

Apex Recreation and Park District schedules programs and manages all athletic facilities and practice facility use.  For further information, contact 303-424-2739. 

Pavilion Rentals: 

This service involves reserving park space and pavilion areas for a fee. Park pavilions can be reserved up to a full day on weekdays and weekend. There are 12 pavilions and one park area to rent. All reservations must be completed online.  For more information and to make your reservation, visit Pavilion rentals.


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