General – This recreation center has many non-climbing features but is a little limited. It is decent for small kids, lines can be long to wait if you are not certified to belay; however, it can be a great supplement for family day with focus on water fun. Phone number – 303.424.2739 Location – 13150 W 72nd Ave, W of Ward, Arvada CO Parking - abundant Hours – updated Thursday 4-8, Friday 5-9, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-5; other hours based upon belayer availability; unlimited if you are certified to belay; for whole gym is quite long – 6a-9p weekdays, Sa 6a-9p; Su 10a-8p weekends Height of Wall – 25 ft Size of wall - perhaps 2000 sq ft Range of difficulty – 5.2-5.9, with eliminates possible Number of routes – updated "introduced a number of marked routes (around 30) and change one to three routes a week." Type of Wall - ? Leading - none Bouldering – not really Other training options – aerobic machines, weights, lap pool Other bonuses – pool, showers, skating Age limitations – must be 5 or older to climb Requirements to certify to belay – updated "We now offer a free belay cert test. We just ask that you come during our open wall hours so we have an attendant staffed. Once certified, you can come whenever the Apex Center is open." Rental equipment – harnesses available, no cost Daily rate – $6 for adults, $5 for kids, 3 and under free, skating extra Hidden costs – cost to certify to belay Hidden savings – punch cards available, also lower rates if you prove you are in North Jeff Co tax district Punch cards – available Memberships – available Classes – belay classes, updated "In addition to the belay class for beginners, we also now offer intro to climbing classes for chldren 5 to 12." Competitions – no Experienced climbers running wall? – not really Other – excellent swimming fun areas, great tubing run, body water slides, lap pool, adult & child hot tubs, ice skating (extra), aerobic & weight equipment, gyms. No chalk allowed. Oh yeah, don't trip on the fixed belay anchors on the floor.
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