APEX Community Recreation Center – Mar. 2020
60+ Spelling Bee
Thursday, March 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m. (check-in at 12:30 p.m.)
Exercise your mind as you challenge other spellers age 60+. Sponsored by Arvada Press/Colorado Community Media, Argyle, Brookdale, and others. This event is free, but we ask both spellers and spectators to register by 3/13. There are prizes for the top three spellers and refreshments for all.
Talk: Plains Native American Culture
Wednesday, March 18, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Join a speaker from Four Mile Historic Park as they share information about the Plains Native American culture. Enjoy looking at artifacts, learning about Native American sign language, and much more. Register early, $3.
Community Recreation Center Welcome
Wednesday, March 4, 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!
Wednesday, March 11-18, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of mosaic art in a fun new way. $10 material fee due at class. Register early, $29 (non-res. $35).
Tuesday Painting (mixed media) Tue., Mar. 3-Apr. 14, 12:30-3:00 p.m., $57 (non-res. $68)
Knitting and Crochet Tue., Mar. 10-Apr. 14, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $32 (non-res. $38)
Art Basics 101 Fri., Mar. 13-Apr. 30, 1:00-3:00 p.m., $39 (non-res. $47)
Scrapbooking and Card Making Mon., Mar. 16, 3:00-5:00 p.m., drop-in fee $4
Stained Glass Tue., Mar. 17-Apr. 14, 6:00-9:00 p.m., $70 (non-res. $84) plus $7 material fee
Pastels and Drawing Studio Mon., Mar. 30-Apr. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 (non-res. $65)
Watercolor Studio Thu., Apr. 2-23, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 (non-res. $65)
TV Viewing Options
Wednesday, March 25, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Learn about the various options and services available that allow you to watch your favorite TV channels at little to no cost. Discover services that best fit your needs and stop paying for packages and channels you never watch. Register by 3/20, $22 (non-res. $26).
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., Mar. 10-Apr. 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m., $42 (non-res. $50)
Intro to Line Dance Thu., Mar. 12-Apr. 30, 2:15-3:15 p.m., $42 (non-res. $50)
Public Transportation Training
Mondays, April 6-13, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Learn to confidently use public transportation (RTD) to expand your travel options. First session is a classroom discussion, and the second is a supervised outing with a Via travel trainer and meets at noon on 4/13. Register by 4/2, $7 (non-res. $9).
Computer & Devices Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer and devices in a small class setting. Topics include Clean Up Your Computer, Computer Basics, Word Processing, Windows, PowerPoint, iPhones, Android Phones, and One-on-One Training. Call 303-425-9583 for times and fees.
Learn a second language to keep your mind sharp! Novice to advanced classes begin the week of March 16. Call 303-425-9583 for times/fees.
Genealogy Level II
Mondays, March 2-30, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Learn how to utilize the Family Search Wiki and card catalog for your ancestor quest. Delve into newspaper research and immigration and naturalization studies. The last class meets at the Arvada Family History Center for more in-depth work. Register early, $32 (non-res. $38).
Thursdays, March 5-19, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Learn how to navigate Ancestry.com to dig into your family roots. Participants should have active Ancestry.com accounts to get the most out of this hands-on class, which is kept small for individualized help. Some computers are available or bring your laptop. Register early, $22 (non-res. $26).
Genealogy: Arvada Family History Center
Wednesday, March 4, 10:30 a.m.-noon
The Arvada Family History Center, located at the LDS Church, 7080 Independence St., is full of free genealogical resources. Join us there for a tour and learn how to access their computers and records to trace your roots. Register by 3/2, $7 (non-res. $9).
Healthy Heart & Bones
Wednesdays, April 8-May 27, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a light cardio workout for heart health, followed by resistance training using cardio machines and fitness tools. Stretching and balance work are incorporated. Register in advance, $55 (non-res. $66).
Foam Roller Workshop
Monday, March 2, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Learn to use a foam roller to prevent injury and improve mobility and flexibility. Foam rollers for class use are available to first 4 participants to sign up. Register in advance, $20 (non-res. $24).
Qigong Mon., Mar. 9-Apr. 27, 6:00-7:00 p.m., $56 (non-res. $67)
T’ai Chi Beginning Mon., Mar. 9-Apr. 27, 7:00-8:00 p.m., $56 (non-res. $67)
Yoga Tue., Mar. 10-Apr. 28, 6:30-7:45 p.m., $64 (non-res. $77)
Yoga Hatha Wed., Mar. 11-Apr. 29, 6:00-7:30 p.m., $56 (non-res. $67)
Yogalates Thu., Mar. 12-Apr. 30, 6:30-7:45 p.m., $64 (non-res. $77)
Thursday, March 5, 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 3/3 with payment, $4.
Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, March 11, 1:00 p.m.
Discuss “Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig. Drop-in fee $1.
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
Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Checks Wednesday, March 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Eyeglass Servicing Monday, March 9, 9:00 a.m.-noon
Grief Support Monday, March 16, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
BINGO Friday, March 27, 1:00 p.m.
Art for the Young at Heart Art Show
View show through March 18
Come enjoy the colorful creations of 20 artists age 50+ and school children from eight local elementary schools. Sponsored by Jefferson County Schools, Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, and the Crafty Seniors.
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.