All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities in the current Beyond the Neon guide, go online to www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Find/recreation.htm. Most activities require advance registration. Register today to build your healthy lifestyle!
Spring Celebration and Foster Connect (all ages)
Saturday, April 6, noon to 4 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road, (702) 229-8100.
Families will enjoy a spring celebration with amusement rides, jump houses, crafts, games, farmers’ market, community vendors, music and much more. Interested families will be able to receive information on becoming a foster family.
Summer Themed Specialty Camp Registration (ages 6-15)
Thursday, April 11, 8 a.m. registration packets are available for pick up.
Thursday, April 11, 5 p.m., registration opens for Summer 2012 alumni at Mirabelli.
Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m., open registration at both sites in person. No online registration.
Cost: $115 per week for the first child; $110 each additional child from the same family.
MirabelliCommunity Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., (702) 229-6359.
VeteransMemorialLeisureServicesCenter, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, (702) 229-1100.
Two community centers will offer themed specialty camps with additional activities, cooking, and/or field trips from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, beginning June 10. A few specialty camps have higher prices. Mirabelli special camp list is available online.
For more information on summer camps, call 229-6175.
Summer Camp Registration (ages 6-15)
Registration opens Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m. in person at the following sites.
Cost: $75 per week for the first child; $70 for each additional child from the same family.
Lorenzi Adaptive Summer Camp, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-6358.
CimarronRoseCommunity Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, (702) 229-1607; ages 6-11 only.
DoolittleCommunity Center, 1950 N. J St., (702) 229-6374.
EastLas VegasCommunity Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.
StupakCommunity Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., (702) 229-2488.
Camps will be offered from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, beginning June 10; Lorenzi Adaptive camp will begin at 7:30 a.m. For more information on summer camps, call 229-6175. No online registration.
Ward 6 Free Shredding Event
Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to noon.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.
Bring your documents that need to be shredded. Complimentary shredding takes place in the Centennial Hills Community Center Active Adult Center parking lot. Limit of five boxes per vehicle.
Dula Gymnasium Indoor Pickleball Tournament (ages 18+)
Friday, April 19, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $15 if registered by April 5; $20 if registered after April 5.
Dula Gym, 441 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6307.
Enter the Inaugural Promotional Pickleball Tournament. Four indoor courts will host Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles and 50+ groups with A and B divisions. This is a double-elimination tournament. Minimum registration of four teams per division with a guarantee of three matches. First-place winners will receive awards. Please call 229-6307 for more information and registration flyer.
Ward 6 Free Movie in the Park – “Odd Life of Timothy Green”
Friday, April 19, 6:30 p.m.
Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive, Buffalo and Deer Springs.
Enjoy the PG-rated family film, the “Odd Life of Timothy Green” in the park. Bring a blanket or folding chair to be more comfortable. For more information, call (702) 229-5463.
Ward 1/Ward 2 Free Shredding Event
Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. to noon.
All AmericanSportsPark, 1551 S. Buffalo Drive
Bring your documents that need to be shredded. For more information, call (702) 229-4645.
Mayor’s Health Walk (all ages)
Saturday, April 27, 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Free admission and open to the public
Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. at Buffalo Drive.
For more information, call (702) 229-6720.
Lorenzi Adaptive Recreation Program (ages 7-21 with disabilities)
Monday-Friday, 1 to 6 p.m. Closed school district staff development days and holidays.
Cost: $27 for 1-3 days; $36 for 4 days; $45 for 5 days, per person.
EastLas VegasCommunity Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.
Participants will enjoy a new recreation experience every week, community outings, sports, games, arts and crafts, swimming, movies, friends, and all around fun. Contact Andrea Anzalone at 229-4903 or 229-6358 for information and to register.
Leisure Connection (ages 22+ with developmental disabilities)
Leisure Connection is a social group. Community outings are planned each month to assist high-functioning adults with social skills and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, lunch/dinner outings, sports events and leisure education classes. Call (702) 229-5177 to be placed on the activity schedule mailing list or e-mail email@example.com.
New A.G.E. (ages 22+ with developmental disabilities)
Monday-Friday, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Closed school district staff development days and holidays.
Cost: $21 for 1-3 days; $28 for 4 days; $35 for 5 days each week.
CentennialHillsActiveAdultCenter, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Call 229-5177 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for registration packet and more information. The program offers a variety of activities and special events that promote individuality, self-esteem and independence
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Quick reflexes will be front and center as the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department hosts its 7th Annual Senior Warm-up Open Table Tennis Tournament 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 3-4 at Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St. Participation is open to players ages 45+.
Entry is $15 per player, per event: singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Entry packets and online registration are available at cityofhenderson.com/parks (activity code 624106-48 for singles, 624106-49 for doubles, and 624106-50 for mixed doubles) or in person at Valley View Recreation Center by Oct. 1. Entries may be accepted after Oct. 1 pending space availability. Registration is not accepted at the event.
The tournament format is round robin, with two players from each round advancing to the single elimination stage. Medals will be awarded based on the number of entries. All USTA Table Tennis rules apply, and proper dress code is expected.
“Table tennis is a sport of intense concentration, quick reflexes, and outstanding hand/eye coordination,” said JoAnn Nesti, Recreation program coordinator, City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. “This tournament typically attracts some of the finest players in the Las Vegas Valley who appreciate a great match and strong competition.”
For additional information, call 267-4060.
The nationally accredited City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department provides premium services through diverse and innovative parks, recreation and natural resource opportunities. It serves the community with seven recreation centers (including a facility for adults 50+), one senior center, 11 pools, 54 parks, five skate parks, two sports complexes, more than 66 linear miles of trails, Acacia Demonstration Gardens, the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, and thousands of programs for people of all ages and abilities.