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Water Activities

From swimming lessons to fishing, there are many water activities to enjoy in Arvada.

Important: For sporting activities, including boating and fishing, all State of Colorado rules and regulations must be followed. To explore  fishing license requirements,  boating rules, and more visit the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.


Boats are only permitted at two lakes in Arvada: the Arvada Reservoir and Lake Arbor. For detailed information on boating in the City, visit Boat Usage on Lakes in Arvada


There are many places to fish in Arvada. Fishing is permitted at any Arvada lake or pond. Annual and daily passes for the Arvada Reservoir can be purchased at Arvada City Hall.

Fishing Tools


If you are looking for a swimming pool in Arvada, check out the  APEX Aquatics program for information on indoor and outdoor locations. Swimming is not allowed in lakes, ponds, or creeks in Arvada.

Splash Pad and Fountain

Ralston Central Splash Pad and the Olde Town Water Fountain operate May through September.