Jeffco Stadium and NAAC join Be The Light movement

Jeffco Stadium
(Dennis Pleuss/Jeffco Athletics)

LAKEWOOD — Jeffco Stadium and the North Area Athletic Complex will turn on their stadium lights this week.

Jeffco Stadium
(Dennis Pleuss/Jeffco Athletics)

Jeffco Stadium (6th Ave. and Kipling St., Lakewood) would have hosted the three-day, all-classification state track meets starting Thursday, May 21. The spring sports season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 61-year-old stadium will turn on its stadium lights at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday (May 21-23) to honor the state track meet, graduating Class of 2020 and student-athletes who missed out on the spring athletics season.

The North Area Athletic Complex (HWY 93 and 64th Pkwy., Arvada) will also join the statewide Be The Light campaign by turning on its lights at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday (May 21 and 22).