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Apex Park and Recreation District

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 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  

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

Other Recreation Partners

In addition to Apex PRD, the following districts and recreational establishments serve areas in Arvada: