Itty Bitty Beach Party June 21 in Apache Junction

The Itty Bitty Beach Party is 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave. in Apache Junction. “Come join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and the water safety instructors for this unique children’s event at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center,” according to a release. Water safety instructors will lead […]

‘Smallfoot’ Apache Junction’s June movie in the park

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its monthly free movie in the park, presented by SRP, on Saturday, June 8. Bring a blanket and your friends and family for an evening outside watching the family film “Smallfoot” at Flatiron Community Park, 100 N. Apache Trail in downtown Apache Junction. In “Smallfoot,” Migo […]

Summer open gym offered May 28-July 19 in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is again holding its summer open gym program.   Children can participate in arts and crafts, sports, board-game tournaments, fitness games and more. The Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, and Cactus Canyon Junior High School, 801 W. Southern Ave., sites offer a wide variety of structured activities and […]

Apache Junction announces Cowboys and Cuties event

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Cowboys and Cuties, a father-daughter dance to celebrate Father’s Day. This event will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday June 8 and pre-registration is required. To make this event happen, a minimum of 30 participants is required to be registered by June 4. The fee is $8. […]

Rock-painting party hosted by Apache Junction Parks and Recreation

A rock paint party is to be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Apache Junction Parks and Recreation, 1035 N. Idaho Road. “We will have an open-house-style paint party. We will supply two rocks per person (up to 100 people), paint, some old brushes and all the other supplies you will need,” according to […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission meets May 1

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission on May 1 will be updated on city policies including the recently added code of conduct. City Attorney Joel Stern is slated to also discuss the conflict of interest law, open meeting law, parliamentary procedure and the public record law at the meeting that begins at 6 p.m. […]

Apache Junction to host walk/run to benefit AJHS swim team

The Apache Junction Junction Parks and Recreation Department and Apache Junction High School are teaming for a walk/run series that will benefit the AJHS swim team. This event — which begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4 with check ins starting at 8 a.m. — is part of an ongoing series that donates proceeds to […]

The saga of Prospector Park’s Otter, a lost dog

Determined Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department staffers needed a month to rescue an injured puppy near Prospector Park last summer. Otter now has a happy life with her forever family. It took awhile. She even has a new four-legged friend, but the journey getting there was a bit treacherous, even with a little help […]

Summer youth basketball offered in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is offering recreational basketball camps, youth leagues and parent/tot basketball this summer. Basketball leagues, ages 6-11 There will be two leagues for boys and girls ages 6-11. Ages 6-8 will play on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road. Ages […]

‘Peter Rabbit’ Apache Junction’s April movie in the park

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation department will be hosting its monthly free movie in the park event on Saturday, April 13. Bring a blanket and your friends and family for an evening outside watching a family movie. The free event will be held at Flatiron Community Park, 100 N. Apache Trail. The April movie […]