For Immediate Release: July 6, 2011
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
City of Henderson Offering Early Safekey and Teen Scene Registration
HENDERSON, Nev. – The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is offering early Safekey and Teen Scene registration for the 2011-2012 school year. Safekey and Teen Scene are before- and after-school programs hosted by the City at all Henderson public elementary and middle schools.
Early registration will be available from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 17-19; from 10 am. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20; and from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 24-26 at all City of Henderson recreation centers. They include Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.; Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.; Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.; Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.; Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.; and Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Early registration will also be available from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27 at a Back To School fair hosted at the Galleria At Sunset Mall, 1300 W. Sunset Rd.
All early registration must be made in person. It gives parents the opportunity to complete all the necessary paperwork for each child prior to the start of the school year and pay for as many weeks as they wish in advance.
Safekey is a before- and after-school recreational enrichment program held at all Henderson elementary schools and is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. It features a variety of crafts, games and special activities as an alternative for kids while their parents work.
Teen Scene is an after-school program for teens in grades six through eight. It is designed to provide a safe, supervised environment for teens while their parents work. Structured with teens’ interests in mind, the program includes arts and crafts, sports, field trips, homework assistance, special events, and activities that promote confidence and self-esteem.
Both programs follow the Clark County School District’s 9-month calendar. Discounts are available when enrolling more than one child from the same family.
For additional information, visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4100.
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+), 11 pools, 52 parks, five skate parks, two sports complexes, more than 60 linear miles of trails, Acacia Demonstration Gardens, the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, and thousands of programs for people of all ages and abilities.