APEX Community Recreation Center – Jan. 2020

Community Recreation Center Welcome

Wednesday, January 8, 9:30 a.m.

Discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. Reserve your space for this free event, 303-425-9583. Bring friends, enjoy snacks!

There’s No Place Like Home Expo

Wednesday, January 29, 8:15-11:30 am

Learn about in-home services to keep you or a loved one at home and about housing options if you are considering a new place to call home. Breakout sessions include “The Art of Neighboring” at 9:15 a.m., and “To Reverse Mortgage or Not” at 10:30 a.m. The event is free to the public; register at 303-425-9583. Service providers call 303-467-7197 for vendor information/fees.

Coffee Talk: History of the Academy Awards

Wednesday, January 22, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Journey back in time to the influential, controversial, and occasionally funny past of

the Academy Awards. Review the Academy from its inception to the present including the nomination process, celebrated movies, and noteworthy speeches. Register by 1/17 with payment, $5.

Art Classes:

Pastels and Drawing Studio Mon., Jan. 6-27, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)

Tuesday Painting (mixed media) Tue., Jan. 7-Feb. 18, 12:30-3:00 p.m., $57 ($68 non-res.)

Watercolor Studio Thu., Jan. 9-30, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)

Art Basics 101 Fri., Jan. 10-Feb. 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m., $39 ($47 non-res.)

Knitting and Crochet Tue., Jan. 14-Feb. 18, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $32 ($38 non-res.) 

Acrylic Painting Wed., Jan. 15-Feb. 5, 6:00-8:00 p.m., $58 ($70 non-res.)
Scrapbooking and Card Making Mon., Jan. 20, 3:00-5:00 p.m., drop-in fee $4

Stained Glass Tue., Jan. 21-Feb. 18, 6:00-9:00 p.m., $70 ($84 non-res.) plus $7 material fee

Bob Ross Painting Thu., Jan. 23, noon-5:00 p.m., $57 ($69 non-res.) plus $5 material fee


Dance, Dance, Dance!

There are a variety of classes to keep you moving to the music; register in advance.

Charlie’s Dance (social dance) Tue., Jan. 7-Feb. 25, 7:00-8:30 p.m., $42 ($50 non-res.)

Tap Dance 01 Beginning Wed., Jan.8-Apr. 8, 5:00-6:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.).

Tap Dance 02 Intermediate Wed., Jan.8-Apr. 8, 4:00 -5:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)

Tap Dance 03 Advanced Wed., Jan.8-Apr. 8, 6:00 -7:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)

Tap Dance 04 Advanced Intermediate Mon., Jan. 6-Apr. 6, 3:30-4:30 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)

Tap Dance 05 Advanced Performing Mon., Jan. 6-Apr. 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)

Broadway Dance Thu., Jan. 9-Apr. 9, 1:30-2:30 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)

Intro to Line Dance Thu., Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 2:15-3:15 p.m., $42 ($50 non-res.)


Fitness/Wellness Classes

Yoga Tue., Jan. 7-Feb. 25, 6:30-7:45 p.m., $64 ($77 non-res.)

Yogalates Thu., Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 6:30-7:45 p.m., $64 ($77 non-res)

Qigong Mon., Jan. 13-Mar. 2, 6:00-7:00 p.m., $56 ($67 non-res.)

T’ai Chi Beginning Mon., Jan. 13-Mar. 2, 7:00-8:00 p.m., $56 ($67 non-res.)

Yoga Hatha Wed., Jan. 15-Mar. 4, 6:00-7:30 p.m., $56 ($67 non-res.)

Computer & Devices Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer and devices in a small class setting. Topics include Computer Basics, Intro to Windows, Word Processing, and One-on-One Training. Call 303-425-9583 for times and fees.

Starting Your Memoir
Friday, Jan. 31, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Get started writing about your life. Learn where to start, how to organize, what to include, and how to express yourself. Register by 1/29, $8 (non-res. $10).

Foam Roller Workshop
Monday, January 6, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Learn to use a foam roller to prevent injury and improve mobility and flexibility. Foam rollers available to first 4 participants to sign up. Register in advance, $20 (non-res. $24).

Bridge: Play of Hand
Mondays, January 6-March 9, 9:00-11:30 p.m.
Focus on declarer’s play: learn methods of developing tricks, eliminating losers, and planning your play. Review bidding principle and guideline of the defense. Knowledge of basic bridge is needed. Register in advance, $52 (non-res. $62).

Bunco Bash
Thursday, January 9, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 1/7 with payment, $4.

Genealogy Level I
Mondays, Jan. 20-Feb. 10, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
FamilySearch is a free computer resource to help you discover your roots. Learn to “build” your tree and explore the U.S. Federal Census Records. The last class meets at the Family History Center. Register early, $32, ($38 non-res.).

Spanish Classes
Learn a second language to keep your mind sharp! Novice to advanced classes begin the week of January 7. Call 303-425-9583 for times/fees.

Billiard Lessons
Mondays, Jan. 6-Feb. 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Learn how to play billiards or brush up on your skills…all levels welcome. Pick up the basic game and maybe a fancy move or two. Register in advance, $36 (non-res. $43).

Specialized Fitness Drop-In Classes
Drop-in fee $4.25 ($5 non-res.) or one scan of your membership pass.
Zumba Fitness 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mondays, ongoing
Zumba Gold (seated) 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Wednesdays, ongoing 
Zumba Fitness 12:30-1:30 p.m., Wednesdays, ongoing 
Pilates Mat Class 12:45-1:45 p.m., Tuesdays, ongoing
Dance Fusion 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Thursdays, ongoing

Celebrate Senior Friday Club

Friday, January 10, 12-12:30 pm
A free open house to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, golf, mahjongg, pinochle, Hand and Foot, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes.

Stock Show – Wild West Show
Sunday, January 19, 2:45-7:00 p.m.
Stroll around and visit booths, view animals, and take in the Wild West Show. Fee includes transportation and entrance fee. Register in advance, $25 (non-res. $33).

Art Shows
January 2-30, “Quilt and Wall Hanging Exhibit.” Come browse to warm your soul.
February 3-March 18, “Art for the Young at Heart,” featuring local elementary school art, side-by-side with adult art age 50+. Adult art is due Jan. 28-29. Call 303-425-9583 for details.

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, January 8, 1:00 p.m.
Discuss “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeymoon. Drop-in fee $1.

Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Checks Wednesday, Jan. 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Eyeglass Servicing Monday, Jan. 13, 9:00 a.m.-noon
Grief Support Monday, Jan. 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
BINGO Friday, Jan. 31, 1:00 p.m.

Craft Carousel Gift Shop

Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Are you looking for the perfect hand-crafted gift? Visit the Gift Shop located in the Community Recreation Center featuring handmade items from over 100 consignors, including purses, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts, and much more.

Community Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO  80003