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2020

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2019


100 Years of Arvada Parks Updated
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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...

2018

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2017

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2016


Fitzmorris Park Updated
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A new era of recreation launch in this neighborhood on June 23, 2018 at the Fitzmorris Recreation Center and Outdoor Pool Opening Celebration. Project Overview The City pursued a Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) “Inspire” Initiative planning grant in partnership...

2015


Britton Park Grand Opening Updated
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The public is invited to attend the opening of this great new addition to the City's park system! Britton Park Grand Opening Tuesday, October 13, 2015; 6 - 8 p.m. 69th and Eaton St. Britton Park Profile: Britton Park is a 6.9 acre site at 69th and Eaton. The park project contains shelters,...

Griffith Station Park Grand Opening Updated
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The public is invited to attend the opening of this great new addition to the City's park system! Griffith Station Park Grand Opening Wednesday, September 23, 2015; 6 - 8 p.m. 52nd Ave. & Carr Street Griffith Station Park Profile: Griffith Station Park is a 3.5 acre site at 52nd...

Park Updates 2015-2016 Updated
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2016 Lake Arbor, Tennyson Knolls, and Westree Parks  On June 20, 2016, City Council approved a resolution to proceed with renovation of older playgrounds at Lake Arbor Park  and Westree Park, and partial renovation of equipment not included in a prior renovation...

Blunn/Pioneer Master Plan Updated
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Blunn/Pioneer Master Plan Overview In the summer of 2015, the City began conducting a 30 year Master Plan for a 1,600-acre primarily undeveloped property located north of W. 64th Avenue, east of Highway 93, south of Leyden Road and west of Virgil Street. The Blunn/Pioneer Master...

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Candelas Development Parks Update, April 2014 Updated
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Located west of Indiana Street, north of S.H. 72 and south of Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, the Candelas development will include five parks, extensive trail improvements and two recreation centers. Maverick Mesa / (Candelas Park #3) The design for this park includes: access for a future...

Pomona Parcel Updated
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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...

History of Ralston-Central Park/Hoskinson Park Updated
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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...