Parks And Recreation

About - Parks and Recreation

The award-winning City of Henderson Public Works, Parks and Recreation Department is accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and is committed to providing residents with a variety of life-enriching classes, workshops and events. These programs are hosted at 64 neighborhood and community parks, 11 aquatic facilities, and eight recreation centers (including two centers for adults 50+). Take a closer look to find out more about parks and recreation opportunities in your neighborhood.

Purpose Statement

To advance quality of life by providing, revitalizing and maintaining premier infrastructure, parks, facilities and diverse recreation experiences to meet existing and future needs of our community.

Accreditation

Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation AgenciesThe City of Henderson Public Works, Parks and Recreation Department is accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The department achieved accreditation in 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016.

Gold Medal Award

Gold-Medal-Award-Logo-2014The City of Henderson received the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in 2014 and 1999. The Gold Medal Award honors park and recreation agencies throughout the United States that demonstrate excellence in long‐range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development, and agency recognition. Each agency is judged on its ability to address the needs of those it serves through the collective energies of citizens, staff, and elected officials.

Contact Us

Parks and Recreation Contact Us

We appreciate questions, comments, and any other feedback that will help us serve you better.

The City of Henderson does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability in admissions or access to its activities, facilities, parks or programs. We welcome individuals of all ages and abilities to participate in our recreation programs. Should an individual need assistance to fully and safely participate in a program, please contact Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services in advance at 702-267-4065.

Department organizational chart

Black Mountain Recreation Center

599 Greenway Rd.
Henderson, NV 89015
 702-267-4070

Downtown Recreation Center

105 W. Basic Rd.
Henderson, NV 89015
 702-267-4040

Downtown Senior Center

27 E. Texas Ave.
Henderson, NV 89015 
702-267-4150

Henderson Multigenerational Center

250 S. Green Valley Pkwy. 
Henderson, NV 89012
 702-267-5800

Heritage Park Senior Facility

300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Henderson, NV 89015
 702-267-2950

Silver Springs Recreation Center

1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89074
 702-267-5720

Valley View Recreation Center

500 Harris St.
Henderson, NV 89015
 702-267-4060

Whitney Ranch Recreation Center

1575 Galleria Dr.
Henderson, NV 89014
 702-267-5850 

Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Planning

702-267-4000