Happenings

Community Events

Resident rates are listed. Non-residents add 15%. 


Lock-in: Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War - Cancelled

Friday, March 22 | 7pm-7am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable sneakers and try to stay awake as we play through the night. Bring a sleeping bag, pillow, Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply strike darts (no mega darts). Protective eyewear is recommended. Dinner and snacks are provided. Wake up to a continental breakfast. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 151259-48. Ages 9-15; $36

Paint & Pizza Party: Superhero

Friday, March 22 | 5:30pm-9pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
A blank canvas awaits your child on this fun filled night. They can let their imaginations run wild and paint what they like or follow that night’s theme using a variety of painting utensils including brushes, glitter and sponges. Dinner and supplies are included. Register at least one week in advance using activity code 151298-01. Ages 5-12; $20

River Mountains Loop Trail Cleanup

Saturday, March 23 | 8am-Noon
Equestrian Park South, 1298 Equestrian Dr.
Join us for spring cleaning at the annual River Mountains Loop Trail Cleanup. Transportation is provided from the park to the trail. Hat, water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes and gloves are recommended. Youth (ages 5-12) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Teens (ages 13-17) must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian. Registration and orientation are from 8:00-8:30 a.m. Ages 5+; Free

City of Henderson Open Swimming Meet

Saturday, March 23 | Noon-3pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
We invite all competitive youth swimmers to compete in a four swimming strokes – front crawl (freestyle), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly – plus a 100 individual medley. It is strongly recommended that participants have swimming experience, whether through a recreational or private club. There is a limit of three event entries per participant per meet. The cost for these swim meet events is not included in the monthly session fees. You have until the second Thursday of each month before a swim meet to pay and register for your child’s events. Ages 5-17

$4.50 (1 event) 136042-06
$9.00 (2 events) 136042-07
$13.50 (3 events) 136042-08

Summer Basketball League

Our youth basketball league will help participants develop fundamental skills and learn good sportsmanship while having fun. Online, mail-in and drop-off registration: March 25 -May 15
Accepted at all recreation centers, the Sports office, and online.

Last Friday

Friday, March 29 | 6pm-10pm
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Join us in the heart of the Water Street District for a Friday night culinary experience paired with vendors, music and art. All ages; Free

Cosmic Swim

Friday, March 29 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
It’s a virtual galaxy of light and sound. Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, diving for glow gear and crazy cosmic swimming races. See how the water changes to a kaleidoscope of cool colors. Register using activity code 136317-02. All ages; $5

Your Child’s First Track Meet

Saturday, March 30 | 9:30am-11:30am
Arroyo Grande Sports Complex, Fields 5-8, 298 Arroyo Grande Blvd.
Whether your child aspires to be an Olympic athlete or is just looking for an excuse to run, jump and throw, we have the perfect event for them. This track-style event is designed specifically for kids of all abilities to enjoy a day in the park, testing their skills. Boys and girls can compete in up to 10 events that are based on track events seen in the Olympics. Top performers can win a medal for their age group and all participants will receive a track bib with a number on it. Bounce houses will be available for kids with extra energy to burn off. Bring the whole family out for Your Child’s First Track Meet. Registration ends March 28. Events: discus/ Frisbee throw, shot put/softball toss, javelin/football throw, high jump/consecutive jump ropes, long jump, standing long jump, 50-yard dash, hurdles, 4 base dash, 3 x 3 relay (teams of 3). Register using activity code 621221-00. Ages 5-11; $25

Whitney Ranch Aquatics Kid’s Triathlon

Saturday, March 30
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Our inaugural kids’ triathlon is for novices and experienced children looking to set goals and hang out with friends. Participants must provide their own bike with helmet, goggles, towel and athletic shoes. Competitions are divided into age-appropriate categories. Preregistration is required.

Ages 6-8 | 50-yard swim, 2-mile bike & 0.5-mile run
7:30am-9am | $5 | 136610-00

Ages 9-10 | 100-yard swim, 3-mile bike & 1-mile run
9:30am-11:00am | $5 | 136610-01

Ages 11-15 | 200-yard swim, 3.5-mile bike & 2-mile run
11:30am-1pm | $5 | 136610-02

Primary Municipal Election

Tuesday, April 2 | 7am-7pm
Registered City of Henderson voters may vote for any candidate on the ballot, regardless of party affiliation or the ward in which they reside, at any of the nine vote centers conveniently located throughout the city, no matter where they reside. For a list of vote centers, visit VoteHendersonNV.com.

Community Conversations

Wednesday, April 3 | 10am-11am
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Take this opportunity to provide feedback on our activities, programs, services, workshops, and special events. The manager and facility supervisors will answer your questions and provide updates. All ages; Free

Craft & Yard Sale

Friday, April 5 | 9am-1pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Sell your crafts, art, jewelry, and other items of interest. Registration includes one five-foot table and one chair outside on the patio. All items must fit on the table provided. No commercial items or vendors. It’s free admission for all ages to shop. Booths are $10 each and may be reserved using activity code 151061-79.

Sadie Hawkins

Friday, April 5 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Dad, dress to match with your daughter, and mom, match your son. Enjoy music, games and refreshments while you dance the night away. Each person attending must register by March 22 using activity code 151255-24. All ages; $10

Giant Garage Sale

Saturday, April 6 | 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Selling unwanted clothes, toys, books, and other items is a great incentive to clean out your closets and earn extra money. Each booth is $20 and equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Booth registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 151001-01. Only second-hand items may be sold. The sale starts at 7:00 a.m. All ages welcome to shop. Admission is free.

Recreation Part-Time Hiring Fair

Saturday, April 6 | 8am-1pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S Green Valley Pkwy. 
From working with children in our summer camps to keeping patrons safe at our pools, we’re looking for outstanding people to join our premier team. We need to fill hundreds of seasonal part-time positions in support of our recreation centers and aquatic complexes. Prior to attending, submit your application and select an interview time at cityofhendersonjobs.com. 

Jump Into Spring

Saturday, April 6 | 10am-Noon
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Jump into spring with fun activities such as bounce houses and interactive games. Cool down with a refreshing snack as supplies last. Register using activity code 151261-53. All ages; $5

Mighty Medley

Saturday, April 6 | 3:30pm-5:30pm
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Master the new inflatable obstacle course on the first Saturday of each month. There will also be an assortment of games and relays for ages 8-14. Register using activity code 136613-01. $5 per person

Kids Night Out: Rock Wall

Saturday, April 6 | 5pm-9pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Spend the evening learning how to climb the rock wall. Staff will teach you rock wall basics and lead fun games. Dinner is included. A parent/guardian will be required to sign a waiver at drop-off. Register at least one week in advance using activity code 641107-58. Ages 5-12; $20

Neon Nights

Saturday, April 6 | 5pm-10pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Don your neon apparel for a glow-in-the-dark party. Kids will enjoy a craft, dinner and bounce houses while parents get to enjoy a night out. Register using activity code 151299-49. Ages 5-12; $17.50

Kids Art in the Park

Wednesday, April 10 | 10:30am-11:15am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Join us for a puppet-making project. Snack and drink provided. Parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 151301-49. Ages 2-6; $5

Get Your Glow On

Friday, April 12 | 6pm-8pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Light up the dance floor and get your groove on with music and glow-in-the-dark dancing. Each person receives a glow-in-the-dark bracelet. Wear neon attire for the boldest impact. Snacks are provided (while supplies last). Register using activity code 153253-53. Ages 12-16; $5

Kids Night Out: Secret Garden Party

Friday, April 12 | 5:30pm-9pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Kids enjoy a fun-filled night of games and arts and crafts under our supervision, and parents can enjoy a quiet night out. Dinner is included. Register at least one week using activity code 151092-01. Ages 5-12; $20

Splash Into Spring

Friday, April 12 | 7pm-9pm
Henderson Multigenerational Competition Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Enjoy inflatable obstacle courses both on dry land and in-water, along with lawn games, open diving and a cannonball contest.  Register using activity code 136401-00. All ages; $5

Henderson Anniversary Tournament

Men’s - April 13 | Co-Rec - April 14
Held in recognition of the City of Henderson’s anniversary of incorporation, this tournament offers men’s and co-rec divisions of play. First, second and third place award packages are presented. Games are played at Arroyo Grande Sports Complex and Russell Road Recreation Complex. Register March 4-April 10 by calling the Sports Office at 702-267-5717. $225 per team

Vintage Market & Craft Sale

Saturday, April 13 | 7am-2pm
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1950 Silver Springs Pkwy.
Do you have a passion for things old and rusty or do you love home décor and finding a good bargain on clothes, toys, books, and other items? Whether you craft, upcycle or repurpose, this is the show for you. Each booth is $20 and equals two parking spots. Booth registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 151265-14. Booths are assigned randomly. The sale starts at 7:00 a.m. All ages are welcome to shop for free.

Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13 | 11am-1pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Join the Easter Bunny for the Glow Easter Egg Hunt that features games, prizes and bounces houses. Register using activity code 151303-48. All ages; $5

City of Henderson Open Swimming Meet

Saturday, April 13 | Noon-3pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
We invite all competitive youth swimmers to compete in a four swimming strokes – front crawl (freestyle), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly – plus a 100 individual medley. It is strongly recommended that participants have swimming experience, whether through a recreational or private club. There is a limit of three event entries per participant per meet. The cost for these swim meet events is not included in the monthly session fees. You have until the second Thursday of each month before a swim meet to pay and register for your child’s events. Ages 5-17

$4.50 (1 event) 136042-09
$9 (2 events) 136042-10
$13.50 (3 events) 136042-11

Snack & Splash Power Hour

Saturday, April 13 | Noon-1pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Enjoy your normal day’s program and drop-in activities with a more festive atmosphere during this special hour. There will be free cotton candy and popcorn, and lively music to enjoy. We will also announce and provide information on some fun and affordable upcoming kid and family events. All ages; Free

Cosmic Swim

Friday, April 19 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy..
It’s a virtual galaxy of light and sound. Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, diving for glow gear and crazy cosmic swimming races. See how the water changes to a kaleidoscope of cool colors. Register using activity code 136317-03. All ages; $5

Disco Dive-In

Friday, April 19 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
With the all new Disco Dive-In, enjoy an after-hours swimming experience with music, music videos, floats, strobe lights, popcorn, cotton candy, glow sticks, inflatable slides, and diving boards. Bring the family, friends, and fun to a night of aquatic disco. Register using activity code 136006-01. All ages; $5

Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

Saturday, April 20 | 7am-Noon
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Do you have some treasures or homemade craft items to sell for some extra money? Bring them to our new booth area at Heritage Park, sure to attract lots of curious folks. Each booth is $20 and equals two parking spaces. Booth registration is required one week before the sale using activity code 151266-78. All ages are welcome to shop. Admission is free.

Spring Carnival & Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20 | 9am-1pm
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Celebrate spring with our sixth annual Spring Carnival with carnival games, bounce houses and refreshments. Children can participate in the Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt by group: 1-3 yrs. at 10:00 a.m., 4-7 yrs. at 10:45 a.m., and 8-10 yrs. at 11:30 a.m. Parents, please be on time as the egg hunt starts promptly at the designated times. You must arrive by 9:30 a.m. to register for the egg hunt. Register in advance and pick up your egg-hunt wristbands on April 19, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Register using activity code 151256-36. Ages 1-10; $4 in advance, $6 day of event

Blood Donation

Saturday, April 20 | 10am-1pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Only one in 20 people regularly gives blood. Donating is safe, simple and saves lives. If you are 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, have not donated in the past 8 weeks (16 weeks for double red cell donors), are healthy, and not currently taking antibiotics, we welcome your blood donation. Register at bloodhero. com (use sponsor code BlackMtn) or call 877-827-4376. Ages 17+; Free

Egg Dive

Sunday, April 21 | 2pm-5pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Looking for something “eggciting” to do? Dive for hundreds of eggs that are hiding in our pool. Children compete against others their age to gather the most eggs for prizes and treats. All ages are welcome, but those requiring lifejackets must have an adult within arm’s reach during the event. Open swimming, arts and crafts, and snacks start be available at 2:00 p.m. Age-divided egg dives start at 3:00 p.m. Please bring a basket to hold your eggs. Register using activity code 136065-00. All ages; $5

Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 26 | 10am
Morell Park, 500 Harris St.
Henderson is celebrating Arbor Day and you are invited. Activities include a ceremonial tree planting, bucket demonstration, a play by Gibson Elementary School, and recognition of the annual Arbor Day fourth grade poster contest winners. For more information, contact 702-267-4000. All ages; Free

Last Friday

Friday, April 26 | 6pm-10pm
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Join us in the heart of the Water Street District for a Friday night culinary experience paired with vendors, music and art. All ages; Free

Unicorn Playdate

Saturday, April 27
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Bring your friends or meet new ones as you craft unicorn slime, create a unicorn horn masterpiece and play fun unicorn games. Take home all the crafts you created, along with a unicorn necklace in a unicorn drawstring backpack. Have your camera ready as the room will be decorated in all things unicorn! $10 for supplies is due to the instructor the day of event. Ages 5-12; $15
10am-11am | 153308-24
11:30am-12:30pm | 153308-25

Cat Fanciers Association Show

April 27 & 28 | 10am-4pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Las Vegas Cat Club presents a CFA-sanctioned cat show featuring more than 200 pedigreed cats and household pets from all over the world. Visit our vendors and find everything you and your favorite feline could possibly imagine. All ages
$6 (Spectator)
$5 (Senior/Military)
$20(Family of 4)

 

Sponsor An Event

Would you like to become a sponsor of one or more of our amazing events? Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to make your business or organization visible to event participants while showing your support for our events and services. It all starts with the City of Henderson 2018 Event Sponsor packet. If you have any questions regarding sponsorships, please call 702-267-4127 or email Sponsor@cityofhenderson.com. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.


Schedule is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.