In many cities, parks and recreation is managed by the city government. In Arvada, parks and recreation is managed by the Apex Park and Recreation District (Apex PRD), a special district established by Colorado statute. Apex PRD, founded in 1956, is managed by an executive director and elected board of directors.
Apex Sports and Classes
From adult sports and leagues to art and hockey, Apex PRD provides a wide range of recreational activities and classes for all ages. Visit apexprd.org/activities/ to find game schedules, program details, and much more.
Apex Facilities and Field Rentals
Apex manages community and family recreation centers, swimming pools, and outdoors sports fields across northeastern Jefferson County. They provide opportunities for renting fields for soccer, lacrosse, rugby, baseball, softball and more. Explore all of their facilities at apexprd.org/facilities/.
City and Apex Partnerships
There are a handful of sport complexes around Arvada, owned by the City and Managed by Apex PRD. These include Harold D. Lutz Sports Complex, Stenger Soccer Complex, Long Lake Regional Park, Youth Memorial Complex, and Pioneer Park. Learn more about these facilities by visiting apexprd.org/facility/outdoor-field-rentals/.
Additionally, the Fitzmorris Neighborhood Pool and Recreation Center is a shared project between the City, Apex and the Jefferson County School District.
Other Recreation Partners
In addition to Apex PRD, the following districts and recreational establishments serve areas in Arvada:
- Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District (Southwest Adams County)
- Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA (Arvada, CO)
- Prospect Recreation and Park District (Northern Jefferson County)
- by City Manager