$154,000 landscape-maintenance contract, other items before council June 4-5

A $154,017.98 contract for landscape-maintenance services at 13 locations including freeway exits will be discussed June 4 and voted on June 5 by the Apache Junction City Council. The Monday work session and Tuesday council meeting begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. The landscape-maintenance services […]

AJ Parks and Recreation’s Summer Open Gym program offers children’s activities

Parents can start planning summer activities for children with Apache Junction Parks and Recreation’s Summer Open Gym program will be held 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday-Friday, from May 29 to July 20. Children in first to eighth grades can participants in a variety of structured activities and games including arts and crafts, sports, board game tournaments, […]

Disney-Pixar’s ‘Coco’ to be shown free May 19 at Movie in the Park

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating National “Kids to Parks Day” with a free Movie in the Park event on Saturday, May 19. Grab a blanket and friends and family for an evening outside watching the movie “Coco” at Flatiron Community Park, 100 N. Apache Trail in downtown Apache Junction. The animated […]

Apache Junction to host We Run For Fun club

The We Run For Fun club is gearing up for a summer of games and activities in Apache Junction with the goal helping children ages 9-13 learn a plethora of skills and abilities. Those who attend the six-week club will have the chance to learn goal setting, pacing, proper hydration and how running can keep […]

Kids to Parks Day proclaimed for May 19

Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy has proclaimed May 19 as Kids to Parks Day. The proclamation asks residents to take children to a neighborhood, state or national park on May 19, the eighth Kids to Parks Day organized and launched by the National Park Trust. “Kids to Parks Day empowers kids and encourages families to […]

Apache Junction Multi-Generational Center offers discount for teachers May 5-11

Teachers and staff of Apache Junction schools can show their staff ID for a limited time and receive 15 percent off an Apache Junction Multi-generational Center membership for themselves or a member of their immediate family. This deal for new, renewal or extension of memberships is non-transferable, non-refundable and only available May 5-11 at the […]

Golf league tees off May 8 in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Golf League will begin in May and run for 13 weeks. The golf league is available for both men and women, and scoring will help to establish the handicap each player will use to score their weekly play. The league will be on Tuesdays starting May 8 at Apache […]

Apache Junction soccer players can learn British soccer skills

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with Challenger Sports to bring the popular soccer camp to Prospector Park, 3015 N. Idaho Road, on June 4-8. With programs for ages 4-11, local players have an opportunity to share a fun, positive and educational camp experience centered around a daily regimen of foot skills, moves, […]

Apache Junction, Queen Creek officials stress water safety

Preventing drowning incidents is a year-round effort that is especially on people’s minds as summer approaches and thoughts turn to swimming pools and the lakes and rivers near Apache Junction, Gold Canyon and Queen Creek. There have been no drowning incidents in 2018 in the Apache Junction, Gold Canyon and unincorporated Pinal County areas that […]

Lifeguard training, karate, other classes in Apache Junction

Recreation classes offered by the Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department include the following: Junior Guard Training: The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department’s junior lifeguard class for ages 11-15 is designed to teach basic rescue techniques, assist in enforcement of pool rules and regulations during open swim, aquatic facility operations, and help assist in […]