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This rainy spring is in many ways a welcome relief to Arvada and many Colorado cities that have experienced drought in recent years. However, the additional moisture also presents challenges for the City parks maintenance staff and our open space maintenance plans.
The City has recently received...
Parks Generated by New Development
New residential development in Arvada is required to help offset the recreational demands generated by new residents and contribute towards Arvada's Park System. New Arvada parks generated by Developer contributions include:
100 Years of Parks
In 1919, 100 years ago, Mrs. Clemency McIlvoy deeded her home and the three acres that surround it to the Town of Arvada with the understanding that it would become our first park, now McIlvoy Park (5750 Upham Street). This was an early contribution...
We are currently not accepting applications for the Parks Ranger Program.
Parks Ranger Program Overview
In 2018, the Arvada Parks staff and the Arvada Parks Advisory Committee launched a program to mobilize Parks Ranger volunteers along the Ralston Creek Trail from the Arvada Reservoir to...
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Pomona Parcel -- Overview
The City of Arvada has conducted the final of two public meetings at Little Elementary School as part of a public process to determine community desires for the future of the City-owned Pomona Parcel adjacent to Lake Arbor Community Park. The 28-acre parcel is...
This page is maintained as an historical view of the project.
Construction Update: October 2013
The park construction is moving ahead at a rapid pace. There was minimal damage from the flood event considering the volume of water that moved through the area; some irrigation lines were ruined...