Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – April 2015

Downsize: Trim Your Treasures Expo
Wednesday, April 15, 8:30-11:15 am
Is your home full from decades of collecting antiques, teacups, stamps, coins, or just general stuff? Learn from local businesses how to downsize and distribute your belongings. This event is free, please call to register, (303) 425-9583. Businesses call (303) 467-7197 for vendor fees and details.

Art Classes:

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., Mar. 30-Apr.20, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Fundamentals of Watercolor, Wed., April 1-22, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., April 2-23, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Recycle Art, Wed., 1-3:30 pm, April. 8, $10 ($12 non-res.)
  • Knitting and Crochet, Tue., April 14-May 19, 10:30 am-noon, $29 ($35 non-res.).
  • Art Basics 101, Fri., April 17-June 5, 1-3 pm, $39 ($47 non-res.).
  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Apr. 14-June 2 (no class 5/5-12), 12:30-3 pm, $43 ($52 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross Miniatures, Tue., 5:30-8:30 pm, Apr. 21, $42 ($50 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.

Zumba Gold
Wednesdays, ongoing, 12:45-1:30 pm
Exercise to a Latin beat from a chair. You will be surprised what a workout you will get. Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneaker card.

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, April 14-May 19, 1-2 pm
Both beginners and continuing students can gain the benefits of yoga, including improved strength, balance, flexibility and posture, while quieting the mind. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

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

The Journey of the Caregiver
Mondays, April 6-27, 2-3 pm
The role of caregiver can be one of the most rewarding, but also the most challenging. Learn about resources and how to cope with the ups and downs. Register by 4/1, $12 ($14 non-res.).

Genealogy: Attacking the Box
Monday, April 20, 10-11:30 am
Tackle that box of genealogical stuff, and learn from Larry Dodge what to archive, what to share, and what you can give away or toss. Register by 4/15, $6 ($7 non-res.).

Stories, Pictures and Heirlooms
Wednesday, April 15, 9-10 or 10:30-11:30 am
What distinguishes an heirloom form junk or makes a picture cherished for generations? Join Karen Brady and explore linking items to their stories. This is a free class, in conjunction with the Downsize Expo, but space is limited, so register early.

Yogalates
Thursdays, April 16-May 21, 6:15-7:30 pm
Experience the benefits of both Pilates and Yoga, such as stress reduction, enhanced flexibility, and muscular strength. Register in advance, $56 ($67 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, April 2, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 3/31, with payment $4.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, April 1, 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!

Book Club
Wednesday, April 8, 1 pm, $1 drop-in.
“The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman

Medicare 101
Monday, April 20, 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.


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.

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