The community parks located within the District boundaries are owned by the City of Arvada but are operated and maintained by the District for a finite period. Each park is located no more than a half-mile away from each home and offer everything from tot lots and playgrounds, multi-purpose turf fields, outdoor basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball & softball fields, climbing boulders and fitness stations. Each park is unique but together they offer something for everyone. Residents of the District may reserve park facilities through the District reservation system. Non-Residents must make reservations through our Lifestyle Director. All park rentals are subject to City of Arvada parks rules and regulations and any special events that may have alcohol served must obtain the appropriate City permits. Please review the park rental policies and procedures for more information. If you have more questions about park facility rentals please contact our Lifestyle Director at (720) 625-8080.
Cimarron Park is conveniently located next to Candelas Swim and Fitness Club at Townview and offers the perfect setting for outdoor recreational activities and events. Cimarron Park offers a playground including a climbing structure and swings. Picnic tables and benches facing the mountains and the park make the ideal spot to enjoy the sweeping views offered at Candelas. The park includes a multi-purpose turf field and amphitheater. The turf area allows space for an impromptu touch football game or for a picnic on a warm sunny day. During the warmer months, the park is alive with excitement and hosts community events such as our Candelas Easter Egg Hunt, Candelas Fall Festival, and Candelas Movie Night under the stars. The bandstand/park shelter may also be reserved for parties and special events. Now open.Make a Reservation >
Foxtail Pond Park
Designed with serenity in mind, Fox Tail Pond Park offers a large pond surrounded by native grasses and boardwalks. The vast open space landscape and endless mountain views make Fox Tail Park the perfect place to enjoy bird watching or to catch a glimpse of some of our resident population of deer and elk.
The park shelter and picnic tables may be reserved for your special events. Now open.Make a Reservation >
Sarah George Park
Sarah George Park, one of largest parks in the Candelas Community, hosts spectacular open space views. With two multi-purpose turf fields, baseball field, pavilion, fitness stations and ample picnic tables, this park has something to offer everyone. Now open.
Maverick Mesa Park
Maverick Mesa Park will offer a large playground including a climbing structure and swings. Picnic tables and benches facing the mountains and the park make the ideal spot to enjoy the sweeping views. The park includes a multi-purpose turf field and amphitheater. Now open.
Haystack Plateau Park
Future completion of this park will include amenities such as park shelter, playground with swings and two tennis courts.
Adjacent to our new recreation center opening in 2017, this park offers a park shelter with picnic tables, two soccer fields, a softball field, a full outdoor basketball court and playground structure with swings.
Explore candelas recreation & amenities
Click on any of the Candelas Recreation & Amenities areas below to learn more about the community and make a reservation.
Swim & Fitness Clubs
The two Swim & Fitness Clubs offer sparkling pools, fitness rooms with state-of-the-art exercise equipment as well as poolside barbecue areas and indoor-outdoor gathering spaces for celebrations of every kind.
Candelas Swim & Fitness Club at Townview
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Candelas Swim & Fitness Club at Parkview
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Candelas offers 193 acres of on-site open space, and it’s all surrounded by 11,500+ acres of protected public lands that await your discovery. There’s also a National Wildlife Refuge next door, a protected natural habitat that’s home to deer, elk, owls, white pelicans and more than 300 other species. Just beyond are the many open space lands of the Front Range and the Rockies.Learn More >
The community garden at Candelas is a place where people can join together to enrich the land, their lives, and each other. The garden will be committed to producing sustainably raised, seasonal fruits, and vegetables—all sorts of great-tasting organic goodness. While cultivating new friendships, the garden will blossom with appreciation for our bounty.Learn More >
A total of 13.5 miles of recreational trails meander all throughout Candelas, ideal for taking a walk, jog, bike or horseback ride. Explore within Candelas, or enjoy direct access to open space lands and trails at the gateway of the Rockies. The trails lead to White Ranch Park, and beyond to Rocky Mountain National Park, a wilderness area with at least 60 mountains exceeding 12,000 feet.Learn More >