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2021

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2020


New Park Updates Updated
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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: Olde Town...

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


Arvada Parks Ranger Program Updated
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We are currently not accepting applications for the Parks Ranger Program.Parks Ranger Program OverviewIn 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 Ward...

2017


Health-Based Park Concept Updated
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Project Overview The City of Arvada and Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) are working together to develop a new park  in the Arvada Ridge area which seeks to meet identified public park service gaps and support higher education curriculum at the RRCC Arvada Campus.   One of the...

2016

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2015 and Older


The City of Arvada's Re-Dedication of Memorial Park Updated
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The City of Arvada Park Advisory Committee invites you to the Re-dedication of Memorial Park Wednesday, August 27, 2014; 5:30 p.m. Memorial Park 8151 West 59th Avenue Arvada, CO The ribbon cutting will be followed by an exhibit of how to play disc golf as well as a demonstration by a...

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...