Fit Families Mud Run in Apache Junction set for Oct. 20

The Fit Families Mud Run has appropriate obstacle race courses for the whole family to participate together. Hosted by the Apache Junction Parks & Recreation, the Fit Families Mud Run allows families to experience the obstacle race courses together on Saturday, Oct. 20, with the first wave going at 9 a.m., according to a press […]

Fall pickleball leagues offered in Apache Junction

The city of Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering its annual fall adult pickleball leagues. Deadline to register a doubles team is Monday, Oct. 15, or until full, according to a release. Leagues are doubles play and separated by self-rated skill levels. Since leagues are based on players’ skill levels it doesn’t matter […]

Adult golf league offered by Apache Junction parks and rec

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Golf League is the perfect excuse to head to the course for 13 weeks of golf  – 12 weeks of league play plus a one-week tournament. The golf league is available for men and women, and scoring will help to establish the handicap each player will use to score […]

Youth football to begin in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering youth flag football leagues this fall for boys and girls. There are two leagues available (ages 6-8 and 8-11). The latter two play on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Saturdays at Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Road. The city is also offering the Parent/Tot Football program […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation to host co-ed softball leagues

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is offering adult co-ed softball leagues this fall at Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Road. League games will play Tuesday nights starting Nov. 6. Leagues are double header format (minimum 12 game guarantee) with a single elimination tournament for all teams. League runs approximately eight weeks, according to […]

Jill Ruot gains national recognition for aquatic professionalism

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation coordinator Jill Ruot is a nationally recognized aquatics professional. She is named the September “Competitor AOAP Aquatic Professional of the Month” by the Association of Aquatics Professionals, a nationally recognized agency, according to a press release. The monthly recognition is a recurring feature of AOAP, naming a member of the […]

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation to host Avengers: Infinity War in park

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Movie in the Park event, showing Avengers: Infinity War at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The screening is free and open to people of all ages. The event will be at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail, according to a press release. Those who plan […]

Donors thanked for contributions to Apache Junction programs

Local organizations, businesses and individuals who have donated money to the city of Apache Junction were thanked at a recent council meeting. “This is the quarterly presentation of donors to the Friends of Apache Junction and various city programs,” Heather Patel, grants administrator for the city of Apache Junction, said. Since November 2016, a total […]

Apache Junction panel to discuss off-leash dog park location, funding ideas Sept. 5

The volunteer commission tasked with making a recommendation to the city council on where an Apache Junction off-leash dog park could be located is meeting Sept. 5 to discuss the matter. The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Apache Junction […]

AJ Parks & Recreation’s Fit Family Bingo Night is Aug. 24

All ages are invited to the free Apache Junction Parks & Recreation’s Fit Family Bingo Night on Friday, Aug. 24. The event advertised as “not your Grandma’s Bingo” is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, according to a press release. Open for families with kids of all ages, there will be plenty […]