Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Oct. 2015

Free Resource Roundup Expo
Wednesday, October 14, 8:30-11:15 am
Come connect with services and resources that can enhance your golden years. Receive free giveaways, snacks and door prize opportunities. Service providers call 303-467-7197 for vendor information and fees.

Bunco Bash, Thursday, October 1, 1-3 pm
Halloween Bunco Bash, Thursday, October 29, 1-3 pm
New and veteran players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Costumes are welcome for the Halloween Bash. Register with payment ($4) the Tuesday prior.

33rd Annual Craft Fair
Friday, November 6, 6-8:30 pm, Saturday, November 7, 9 am-3 pm
Shop ‘til you drop at over 50 tables of handmade gifts. Admission is $2 or free if you bring school supplies for us to distribute to local children in need.

Mind Fitness
Mondays, October 9-30, 10-11:30 am
Like the rest of your body, your brain needs exercise too. Come challenge your mind with various brain games. Register in advance, $12 ($14 non-res.).

Public Transportation Training
Monday, October 5 & 12
Learn how to safely and confidently use accessible public transportation (RTD) to expand your travel options. October 5th is a classroom discussion from 2-3:30 pm; and October 12th is a supervised outing using public transportation, time will be discussed at first class. Register in advance, $6 ($8 non-res).

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

Spanish Classes
Learning a second language can keep your mind sharp! Beginning to advanced Spanish classes begin the week of October 12. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Art Classes:

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., Oct. 19-Nov. 9, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., Oct. 22-Nov. 12, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross Painting, Thurs., 12-5 pm, Oct. 22, $57 ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, October 27-December 8, 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.

T’ai Chi
Beginning: Mondays, October 5-November 23, 7-8 pm
Continuing: Wednesdays, October 7-November 25, 7-8 pm
These 8 week classes take you through the Yang Simplified 24 Posture Short Form. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

Zumba Gold
Wednesdays, ongoing, 11:45 am-12:30 pm
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.

Elderlaw 101
Thursday, October 8, 6-7:30 pm
Bring your questions on wills, trust, power of attorney and more as attorney Karen Brady discusses these common legal issues. Register in advance, $5 ($6 non-res.).

Free Medicare Classes

  • Medicare 101, learn important basic information, Monday, October 19, 7-8 pm
  • Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans, Monday, October 26, 7-8 pm
  • Medicare Changes 2016, Monday, November 2, 7-8 pm
    Is Medicare a mystery to you? Learn the basics & about resources to help you maneuver the Medicare maze, presented by State Health Insurance Program, underwritten by Centura Health LINKS. Free, but register for each topic in advance.

Caregiver Resources Talk
Monday, October 12, 1-2:15 pm
Are you providing care, but find each day brings new challenges? Come learn what support and resources are available. Getting support can make you a better caregiver and keep you from burnout. Register by 10/5, $2, or free with SilverSneaker scan.

Just Blue?
Tuesday, October 6, 8:30-11:15 am
Are you just blue or is something really eating at you? Stop by a free informational and screening table where professional counselors from Jefferson Center share resources.

Volunteer Opportunities
Wednesday, October 21, 1-2:30 pm
Come learn how you can become a valuable volunteer team member of the Community Recreation Center. Register in advance for this free meeting.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, November 4, 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!

Craft Carousel Gift Shop – 303-467-7198
Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Are you looking for the perfect hand-crafted gift? Visit the Gift Shop located in the Community Recreation Center featuring a variety of handmade items from over 100 artisans, including scarves, hats, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts & much more.

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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