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Youth Baseball/Softball Leagues

City of Henderson youth sports leagues are designed to deliver world-class programs that enrich children’s lives and teach fundamental skills while emphasizing fun and fair play. For more information, call 702-267-5717 or visit cityofhenderson.com/sports. Register December 24-February 20.

Lighten Up Henderson Weight Loss Challenge

January 12-March 23
Our eighth annual weight-loss challenge is for anyone (ages 13+) who lives, learns, works, or plays in Henderson. The eight-week challenge supports efforts to lose weight and get fit and sets a course for a healthy lifestyle. The individual in each of four age categories with the highest percentage of body weight lost wins a Nutri Ninja Pro Blender and one-month fitness room membership. Age categories include: 13-17 yrs.; 18-49 yrs., 50-64 yrs., and 65+ yrs. Enroll and weigh in (see date/locations at cityofhenderson.com) to receive a three-month fitness room membership, one personal training session, and three pool passes. Registration is $65 (available Jan. 12-20). Save $5 when you register at the Healthy Henderson Fair Jan. 12.

Blood Donation

Saturday, January 19 | 10am-1pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Donating blood 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

Cosmic Swim

Friday, January 25 | 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 136317-00. All ages; $5

City of Henderson Open Swimming Meet

Saturday, January 26 | 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) 136042-00
$9.00 (2 events) 136042-01
$13.50 (3 events) 136042-02

Winter Sports Classic

This is the annual kickoff softball tournament for the Henderson area for which teams travel from around the region to participate. The tournament features men’s and co-rec divisions of play, with first, second and third place awards presented in each division. Bats are provided. Register December 18-January 23. Men’s division plays January 26 and Co-Rec plays January 27. $225 per team.

Henderson Senior Summit

Tuesday, January 29 | 8:30am-Noon
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Looking to find your passion or ready for some new challenges in life? Our event includes a keynote speaker, informative presentations and booths to help set you on your course and provides information on a wide range of 50+ topics. Hosted by the City of Henderson and sponsored by Nevada AARP, the summit includes breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m. followed by speakers beginning at 9:00 a.m. Register using activity code 151260-78. Ages 50+ Free

Heartbreak Pickleball Classic

The fourth annual Heartbreak Pickleball Classic features round robin play with divisions based on skill and age to give all opponents a chance to participate in competitive matches. USAPA rules apply, but this is a non-sanctioned recreational tournament. Tournament play begins at 9:00 a.m. and runs until early-afternoon, dependent upon registration. The tournament is held at the Black Mountain Pickleball Courts. Register December 18-January 28. $10 per event, per player.

Men’s Doubles | February  1 | 621197-58
Women’s Doubles | February 1 | 621197-59
Mixed Doubles | February 2 | 621197-60

Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Dance

Friday, February 1 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Dad, now is the time to sweep your daughter off her feet. Enjoy music, games and refreshments while you dance the night away. Make your daughter’s Valentine’s Day a memorable one by escorting her to this enchanting dance. Pictures are available for purchase (cash only). Each person attending must register. Please register early using activity code 151038 as this popular annual event fills quickly. Walk-ins the night of the event will not be accepted. Ages 3-12; $10

Disco Dive-In

Friday, February 1 | 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 136006-00. All ages; $5

Warm Hearts, Warm Feet

February 1-28
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Warm your heart this chilly season by donating new socks for the less fortunate people in our community. Drop off new socks to VVRC’s designated sock donation box during the month of February. Donated socks will be dispersed to local churches for distribution to those in need. All ages; Free

Recreation Part-Time Hiring Fair

Saturday, February 2 | 8am-3pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
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. Bring a resume, if you have one, and be prepared for an interview, time permitting. Must be at least 16 to apply. Applicants under 18 must bring a parent with them.

Basketball & Beats

Friday, February 8 | 5pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Have you ever wanted to learn to DJ? This event will feature a DJ lounge where you can do just that. Join us for basketball activities and music. There will be various games, contests and raffle giveaways. Register using activity code 151297-48. If you’re a coach for the City of Henderson youth basketball leagues, please contact Sports at 702-267-5717 to reserve a room for your end-of-season celebration (standard costs apply). All ages; $5

Whitney Winter Racquetball Showdown

February 8 & 9 | 8am-Noon
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Grab a partner and get ready to show off your skills in this double-elimination tournament. All matches are self-ref. Copies of the rules can be picked up two weeks before the tournament. A continental breakfast will be served on Saturday. Register by February 1 using activity code 151305-36. Ages 18+; $10 per team

Vintage Market & Craft Sale

Saturday, February 9 | 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. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 151265-12. Booths are assigned randomly. The sale starts at 7:00 a.m. All ages welcome to shop for free.

Cupid’s 5K Fun Run

Saturday, February 9 | 9am-11am
Whitney Mesa Recreation Area, 1661 Galleria Dr.
Cupid is in town and will be visiting Whitney Mesa. Run or walk along the Whitney Mesa Trail with your loved ones. The first 300 participants are guaranteed a T-shirt and a medal. The Whitney Mesa archery range will be open from 10:00 a.m.-noon and free for all registered 5K participants. Ages 5+
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$25 – December 18-January 5
$35 – January 6-February 8
$40 - Day of event

Cupid’s 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, February 9 | 9:15am-10am
Whitney Mesa Recreation Area, 1661 Galleria Dr.
Cupid is in town and will be visiting Whitney Mesa. Run or walk along the Whitney Mesa Trail with your loved ones. Registered participants will receive a T-shirt (no medals for 1-mile participants). Ages 5+
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$15 - December 18-January 5
$20 – January 6-February 8
$20 - Day of event

Daddy & Me Valentine Ballet & Tea

Saturday, February 9 | 10am-Noon
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Make this a special Valentine’s Day for daddies and daughters by participating in ballet instruction followed by a tea party with light refreshments. This daddy/daughter date will combine parent-child bonding time with physical exercise and musical movement. Suggested attire: Valentine’s Day best, tennis shoes for dads, ballet slippers for kids. Price is per person. Register using activity code 151296-48. Ages 5-10: $17

Block Party

Saturday, February 9 | Noon-3pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Join the staff and instructors of the Henderson Multi­generational Center/Aquatics 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

Snack & Splash Power Hour

Friday, February 15 | 4pm-5pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Enjoy your normal day’s programming and drop-in activities with a more festive atmosphere during the special Snack & Splash Power Hour. There will be free cotton candy and popcorn, and lively music to enjoy. We will also be announcing and providing information on some fun and affordable upcoming events for the children and family. All ages; Free

Mother of All Garage Sales

Saturday, February 16 | 7am-Noon
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Feeling thrifty? Join your fellow swap monsters and walk along the Events Plaza to find items that catch your eye. Each 10’x10’ space is $20 and assigned randomly. Booth registration is required prior to Feb. 8 using activity code 151304-00. Only second-hand items may be sold. The sale starts at 7:00 a.m. Admission is free.

Blood Donation

Saturday, February 16 | 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

Recreation Part-Time Hiring Fair

Saturday, March 2 | 8am-Noon
Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. 
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. Bring a resume, if you have one, and be prepared for an interview, time permitting. Must be at least 16 to apply. Applicants under 18 must bring a parent with them.

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.