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Aquatics Job Fair
April 26, Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
We’re looking for some great lifeguards. If you’re upbeat, enjoy working with the public and want to be part of a premier team, then maybe we’re looking for you. We have seasonal and year-round positions available and are flexible in working around your school schedule. There are 140 jobs to fill, including lifeguards, water safety instructors, senior recreation assistants and recreation assistants. Arrive ready for an interview and in-water skills test. It is highly recommended that you complete an online application in advance at cityofhenderson.com (click Human Resources). Ages 16+ Free
April 26, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.
Celebrate Earth Day and International Migratory Bird Day with walks, tours, and hands-on activities for all ages. The event promotes conservation, stewardship and a love for the great outdoors. All ages. Free
Birding Under the Stars
May 17, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.
Birding Under the Stars is a nighttime birding experience featuring a staff-guided tour to observe nocturnal birds and other wildlife. Participants must arrive 15 minutes early to check in, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 8+ $14 per person. Register online using activity code 663020-00 or at any recreation center.
Super Summer Safety Fair
May 30, Henderson Multigenerational Center/Aquatic Complex, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
The event is being held simultaneously at Southern Nevada Child Drowning Prevention Coalition partner pools across the Las Vegas valley to educate parents, guardians and day care providers about infant and child safety in and around the water. Those attending between 3pm and 6pm will receive free admission to the activity pool between 4pm and 8pm Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by an adult within arm’s reach at all times. All ages. Free
Slide Into Summer
June 7, Anthem Hills Park, 2256 N. Reunion Dr.
School’s finally out, so now it’s time to slide into summer with the City of Henderson Public Works, Parks and Recreation Department. Bring a towel, because you will get wet! Activities include a giant slip and slide, mini slip and slide for the little ones, bounce house and lawn games. Food will be available for purchase. All ages. $5 Register online using activity code 336311-00 or at any recreation center.
World’s Largest Swimming Lesson
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd. (activity code 336209)
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy. (activity code 336502)
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy. (activity code 336318)
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd. (activity code 336203)
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr. (activity code 336709)
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr. (activity code 336629)
Be part of a Guinness World Record attempt for the world’s largest swimming lesson! .An estimated 25,000 people around the world on five continents will simultaneously be taking part. Participating parents may receive a certificate valid for free swim lessons (while supplies last) for a child ages 6 months to 4 years. Funding is provided through a grant from the Southern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council. All ages. Free
Early registration is recommended at any recreation center/indoor pool or online at cityofhenderson.com/parks.
June 20, Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Get set for an evening of music and fun, including diving for glow gear and cosmic swimming races. Check out the pool as the water “changes” color. All ages $5 per person.
Register online using activity code 336317-00 or at any recreation center or indoor pool.
Parents Night Out—Aquatic Style
June 20, Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Need an evening without the kids? Let them take part in our aquatic-themed Parents Night Out. They’ll enjoy games, swimming and dinner (pizza, drinks and dessert). Children must be able to swim at least one length of the pool comfortably. Ages 8-12 $10 per person. Register online using activity code 336630-00 or at any recreation center or indoor pool. .