Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – April 2016

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, April 6, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!

Downsize: Trim Your Treasures Expo
Wednesday, April 27, 8:30-11:30 am
Is your home full from decades of collecting antiques, stamps, or just general stuff? Learn from local businesses how to downsize and distribute your belongings. A talk “Sellers Beware: Estate Sales and More” is at 9:30 am. This event is free, please call to register, (303) 425-9583. Businesses call (303) 467-7197 for vendor fees and details.

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, April 12-May 17, 1-2 pm,
Beginner and continuing students enjoy the benefits of yoga, including improved strength, balance, and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

Hatha Yoga
Monday, April 11-May 23, 1-2:30 pm, or Wednesday, April 13-May 25, 6-7:30 pm, or Fridays, April 15-May 27, 9:30-11 am
This gentle approach to yoga explores breath, movement and relaxation. Register in advance, $56 ($67 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

Zumba Gold
11:45 am-12:30 pm, Wednesdays, ongoing
Exercise to a Latin beat from a chair. You will be surprised what a workout you get. Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneaker card.

Beginning Creative Writing
Mondays, April 11-May 9, 11 am-12:30 pm
Discover how to express your stories so that others find them interesting. Get feedback, whether you write for yourself, friends, or publication. Bring a sample of your writing to class. Register $35 ($42 non-res.) by April 5.

Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. April topics include One on One Gadget Help, iPad, Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Art Classes

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., April 4-25, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., April 7-28, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Fundamentals of Watercolor, Thurs., April 7-28, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Knitting and Crochet, Tue., April 12-May 17, 10:30 am-noon, $29 ($35 non-res.).
  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Apr. 12-May 17, 12:30-3 pm, $45 ($54 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross Painting, Thurs., Apr. 14, 12-5 pm, $57 ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.

Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, April 28, 1-2:15 pm
Taking care of a loved one can be exhausting and overwhelming. You are not alone. Come share ideas, resources and learn to take care of yourself. The group is free and meets the 4th Thursday of every month at 1 pm. It is facilitated by Senior Reach and sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

Medication Review, Friday, April 1, 1-4 pm
Bring your pill bottles (prescription, over-the-counter & supplements) for CU School of Pharmacy students to review your medications and check that you are taking them in the most beneficial manner. Free, sign up for a 20 minute time.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, April 7, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 4/5, with payment $4.

Intermediate Bridge
Mondays, April 18-June 27 (no class May 30), 9-11:30 am
Learn to make the most of your cards as a declarer and defender. Develop opening bids, responses, and rebids. Students must have at least basic knowledge of the Standard American Bidding System. Register $45 ($54 non-res.) by April 15.

Charlie’s Dance
Tuesdays, April 5-May 17, 7-8:30 pm
Learn the two-step, swing, waltz and more in this fun dance class. Register in advance, singles $39 ($47 non-res.), couples $63 ($76 non-res.).

Intro to Line Dance
Thursdays, April 7-June 23, 2-3 pm
Are you new to line dance? Learn the vine, the rocking chair, and many other steps to get you dancing. Register in advance, $48 (non-res. $58).

N’ Balance
Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 12-May 19, 11:40 am-12:30 pm
Reduce your fall risk and fear of falling through basic balance and strength exercises. Register in advance, $60 ($72 non-res.), limited to 8 people.

Medicare 101
Monday, April 18, 7-8 pm
Is Medicare a mystery to you? Learn the basics of Medicare and what resources to turn to as you maneuver the Medicare maze, presented by State Health Insurance Program, underwritten by Centura Health LINKS. Free, but please register in advance.

T’ai Chi and Qigong
T’ai Chi is mindful movement that can improve flexibility, balance, and reduce stress. Discount available for SilverSneakers.
Beginning T’ai Chi, Monday, April 4-May 23, 7-8 pm, $48 ($58 non-res.).
T’ai Chi Continuing, Wednesday, April 6-May 25, 7-8 pm, $48 ($58 non-res.).
Qigong, Monday, April 4-May 23, 6-7 pm, $48 ($58 non-res.).
Therapeutic T’ai Chi, Wed., April 13-May 25, 9:30-10:30 am, $39 ($47 non-res.).

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, April 13, 1 pm
Discuss “Bel Canto” by Ann Patchett. Drop-in fee $1.

FREE

  • Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks ,Wednesday, April 6, 9:30-11:30 am
  • Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, April 11, 9 am-noon
  • Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, April 21, 1 pm
  • Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, April 28, 11 am
  • Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, April 28, 1 pm
  • BINGO, Friday, April 29, 1 pm

Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD in Arvada, CO, has a wide range of public parks and recreation facilities that offer such activities as pickleball, tennis, golf, swimming, and much more. Founded in 1956, Apex PRD supports adult fitness and kids health for those in Arvada, Denver, Wheat Ridge, Golden, and beyond.
Apex Center, 13150 W. 72nd Ave.


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