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Youth Soccer League

Our soccer league introduces young athletes to the world’s biggest global sport. The program helps to develop a wide array of skills, including passing, dribbling and footwork, playing various positions, and the importance of teamwork. The level of skill increases progressively by division, but new players are always welcome. Register June 4-August 6 at any recreation center or online.  Ages 5-18

 

Youth Volleyball League

Our volleyball league provides a positive team sports experience that helps to develop skills such as serving, receiving, passing, setting, rotation and teamwork. The program offers progressive skill development, providing opportunities for players at all skill levels an opportunity to excel, including those new to the sport. Register June 4-August 6 at any recreation center or online. Ages 10-18

8-Ball Partners

July 20, 9am-3pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Enter as a team or as an individual and draw for your teammate the day of the tournament. This is a double-elimination tournament with prizes awarded to first and second place finishers, courtesy of local sponsors. Light refreshments are provided. Registration is required and rules are available upon request. Register using activity code 383041-78. Ages 50+; $5

Movie in the Park – Moana

July 21, 8pmCornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.Join the City of Henderson and Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club for this special presentation of Moana shown on our giant inflatable screen. Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a fun-filled night with family and friends. Snacks will be available for purchase. All ages; Free

 

Cardboard Boat Regatta

July 21, Noon-6pm
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard and duct tape. The regatta is open to families, businesses, schools, youth groups, groups of friends, and nonprofit organizations desiring to build a boat and participate. This is a wonderful team-building experience, giving participants an opportunity to work together toward a common goal and have a lot of fun doing it. Awards will be given for the following:

“The Allure of the Seas” – Best Looking
“The Staten Island Ferry” – Carrying the Most People
“The World Is Not Enough” – World’s Fastest Yacht
“The Titanic” – Best Sinking Ship
“The Queen Elizabeth” – Best All Around

Boat races begin at 4:30 p.m. Open swim is noon-4:30 p.m. during boat check-in. Register using activity code 336536-00. Ages 8+; $5, daily admission for all other patrons

A Rad Tad Scavenger Hunt

July 25, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr.
Mascot Rad Tad went missing! Help find him before he hops away. Join in an adventure following Rad Tad’s trail in and around the pool to receive prizes and surprises. Those requiring lifejackets must have an adult within arm’s reach at all times. Register using activity code 336796-00. All ages; $5

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

July 27, 5:30pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot glow-in-the-dark events. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply strike darts (no mega darts). Dinner and snacks are provided. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153229-50. Ages 7-17; $15

Last Friday

July 27, 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. Free

Cosmic Swim

Friday, August 3 | 7:30pm-9:30pm
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 336317-02. All ages; $5

Summer Indoor Pickleball Classic

August 3-4
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Beat the heat and play in the fourth annual Summer Indoor Pickleball Classic. Games are played at Downtown Recreation Center in the gym. Whether a beginner or a seasoned pro, this tournament offers a variety of skill levels and competition that is sure to be a smashing good time. Space is very limited. All events follow a round-robin format with doubles play. USAPA rules apply. This non-sanctioned tournament is played 9am to midafternoon each day. Register July 2-27 at any recreation or online. $10 per person (residency rates apply)

Men’s Doubles • August 3 • 623197-53
Women’s Doubles • August 3 • 623197-54
Mixed Doubles • August 4 • 623197-55

Back-2-School Block Party

August 4, 8am-2pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
VVRC is partnering with the City of Henderson Police Department to host an indoor back-to-school celebration featuring resource information and back-to-school items for children in grades pre-K through high school from low-income families. Ages 3-17; Free

Blood Donation

Saturday, August 4 | 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+

Kids Night Out: Minute to Win It Madness

August 4, 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 in advance using activity code 153092-02. Ages 5-12; $20

Storyteller Shenanigans

August 9, 10am-11am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Led by a professional storyteller, children can sing, dance and play during a different adventure each month. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 151258-51. Ages 2-6, $8

Poolapalooza: Back-to-School Bash

August 11, 11am-6pm
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd.
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr.
Bring on the next school year with the Back-to-School Bash. Enjoy snacks, music, games, and fun for the whole family. Grab lunch from food trucks and learn about water safety and more City of Henderson summer fun. Get free daily admission to an activity pool with a donation of new school supplies for high school-aged students (Aug. 11 only). All supplies will be donated to Project 150, a local non-profit organization that assists homeless teens in our community. All ages; Daily admission,

Block Party

Saturday, August 11 | Noon-3pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Join the staff and instructors of the Henderson Multigenerational Center/Aquatic Complex for an indoor block party. We will have games, prizes, entertainment and refreshments. Free rock wall, fitness room, gym and instructor demos will be available throughout the day. All ages; Free

Movie in the Park – Toy Story

August 18, 8:30pmMission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Dr.Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a fun-filled night with family and friends featuring a movie shown on our giant inflatable screen. Snacks will be available for purchase. All ages; Free

 

Desert Jam 3-on-3 Adult Basketball Tournament

August 18, 9am-3pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
To take part, wear proper basketball attire. We will present first and second place awards after the tournament. Register using activity code 623212-53. Ages 17+; $50 per team

Downtown Volleyball Challenge

August 24-25
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Bump, set and spike your way to the championship in the fourth annual Downtown Volleyball Challenge. This high-energy 6 v. 6 co-rec volleyball tournament is played on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoon. Registration is per team and must be made at the Sports office July 30-August 17. Teams are scheduled a minimum of three games. Teams must include at least two females on the court at all times. Team entry is $120.

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

August 24, 5:30pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot glow-in-the-dark events. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply strike darts (no mega darts). Dinner and snacks are provided. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153229-51. Ages 7-17; $15

Last Friday

August 31, 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

Giant Garage Sale

Saturday, September 1| 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 equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154001-00. Only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Jump for Fun

Friday, September 7 | 10am-11am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bouncing, sliding, climbing, and tumbling are examples of the fun kids have at Jump for Fun, which is held in our gym and features different jump houses each month. Children must wear socks. Register using activity code 154010-48. Ages 2-5; $3

Vintage Market & Craft Sale

Saturday, September 8 | 7am-Noon
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 equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154265-12. All ages are welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth

Grandparents Day Celebration

Saturday, September 8 | 11am-1pm
Downtown Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave.
Bring your grandchildren for a couple of hours of quality time in honor of National Grandparents Day (officially observed nationally on Sept. 10). There will be take-home crafts, music, food, and entertainment. Register using activity code 154243-58. All ages; $3

Back-to-School Bash

Friday, September 14 | 6pm-8pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Celebrate the new school year with us. Enjoy fun activities including inflatable bounce houses, interactive games, snacks, and music for the whole family. Register using activity code 154280-53. All ages; $5

Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

Saturday, September 15 | 7am-1pm
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. Just follow the balloons. Each booth is $20 and equals two parking spaces. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154266-78. All ages are welcome to shop. Admission is free.

Doggie Paddle & Play Day

September 15, 8am-1pm
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd.
Bring your favorite furry friend for a swim in the pool, which has a graduated entry so dogs can walk in and out as they please. All dogs should be dog (and people) friendly and must be checked in, along with proof of vaccination. Dogs must be leashed in the parking lot and outside facility areas. $10 per dog if registered in advance or $15 per dog if registered at the event. Human friends attend for free, but may not enter the water. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 702-267-2991 with questions. Registration is $10 per dog.

Dogs 40 lbs. & under
8am-9:30am | 436263-00

Dogs 41-89 lbs.
9:45am-11:15am | 436263-01

Dogs 90 lbs. & over
11:30am-1pm | 436263-02

Blood Donation

Saturday, September 15 | 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.

City of Henderson Open Swimming Meet

Saturday, September 22 | Noon-3pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
The City of Henderson is proud to introduce our first swimming open. We invite all competitive youth swimmers to compete in the four main swimming strokes: front crawl (freestyle), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. It is strongly recommended that the participants have club swimming experience, whether through a recreational club or private club. There are limited spots available, so please enroll as soon as possible using activity code 436042-00. Participants will be contacted one week before the meet to confirm participation and request desired heats (three maximum per participant). Once called and confirmed, participants will pay $4.50 per heat the day of the meet. Call 702-267-5875 for more information. Ages 8-14

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot glow-in-the-dark event. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply strike darts (no mega darts). Dinner and snacks are provided. Late pickup charges apply. Register at any recreation center or online.

Ages 7-10

Friday, September 28 | 5:30pm-9pm | $15 | 154229-48

Ages 11-17

Saturday, September 29 | 5:30pm-9pm | $15 |154229-49

Last Friday

Friday, September 28 | 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 music and art. Last Friday fosters community growth by bringing food, music, arts, a farmer’s market, crafts and entertainment to historic Water Street with something for everyone. See a live cooking challenge as two chefs battle on stage. For more information, visit justaddwaterstreet.com. All ages; Free

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.