Lakecrest Park

AddressE. of Simms St. on 84th Ave., Arvada, 80005
QuadGolden, 1965 (1980)
SectionS29, T2S, R69W
Elevationc. 5650
SourceNorth Jeffco Park & Recreation District Files; "The Denver Post," May 4, 1992.
OtherNorthey Park.
Initialdate1993-07-28 00:00:00-06
Latestdate1994-08-09 00:00:00-06
HistoryLakecrest Park was introduced by the City of Arvada in 1985 as a park/school facility, and was dedicated a year later. By 1992, the park's name had been changed to Northey Park, which was dedicated with a monument in May. Mike Northey was an Arvada Police officer who was killed in a job-related accident in 1979. A native of Harrisburg, Pa., Northey was 25 years of age when he was killed.