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Excursions

Get ready for affordable, family-friendly excursions to popular destinations. Feel free to give us a call at 702-267-5707 with any questions. Scroll to the bottom of this page for excursion guidelines and helpful information.

Register online or at any recreation center.




 


Desert National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, November 11
$14 ▪ 609020-14
Encompassing six major mountain ranges and seven distinct life zones, Desert NWR showcases the
abundance and variety of nature that can be found in Southern Nevada, all just a short drive from Las
Vegas. Enjoy exploring and learning about the area on a short walk, followed by a volunteer project and time at the visitor’s center. Bring a sack lunch. Depart 8:00 a.m. from DRC. Ages 8-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Ages 8+

Campout at Mount Charleston - Cancelled

Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19
$75 · 609020-05
Have you been interested in camping but don’t know where to start? This introductory overnight campout is for you. Learn how to set up a tent, start a fire and cook a meal outdoors. Hiking and camp games will be led by staff. Cost includes roundtrip transportation to Mount Charleston, all equipment, lunch, dinner, s’mores, and breakfast. Depart from DRC at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and return at noon on Sunday. Register/cancel by July 1, 2020. Minimum of 8 participants required. Ages 5+

La Jolla Beach Day - Cancelled

Saturday, August 8
$100 · 609020-06
Enjoy one last day of summer at the beach. La Jolla’s grandeur is nowhere more evident than along its coastline, where you’ll find some of the most breathtaking beaches in California. A long, wide beach with soft sand, clean water and gentle waves, La Jolla Shores is an ideal spot for families, whether your interest is sunbathing, swimming, surfing or seals. Enjoy the surf and sand as well as shopping and scenery. Youth 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes round-trip transportation. Depart at 4:30 a.m. from HPSF and 5:00 a.m. from HMGC. Depart La Jolla by 7:00 p.m. Register/cancel by July 23. Minimum of 35 participants required. Ages 3+

Kids Campout at Mount Charleston - Cancelled

August 15-16
$75 ▪ 609020-12 
This kids-only campout will teach them how to set up a tent, start a fire and cook a meal outdoors. Hiking, games and crafts will be led by staff. Cost includes round-trip transportation to Mount Charleston, all equipment, lunch, dinner, s’mores, and breakfast. Siblings/relatives will have the option to share a tent. Depart DRC at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and return at noon on Sunday. Register/cancel by Jul. 31. Ages 8-14

Full-Day Deep-Sea Fishing - Cancelled

September 18-19
$340 ▪ 609020-13
Join us for a full-day deep-sea fishing trip off the coast of San Diego. Fish aboard a 75-ft. sport fishing boat. Price includes bait, rod and reel, tackle, and fishing license. This is a good trip for the more experienced angler. An adult must accompany participants under the age of 18. A valid passport or passport card is required for each passenger. The boat leaves the wharf at 5:30 a.m. and returns at 5:00 p.m. Depart from SSRC at 11:00 p.m.; Depart San Diego by 6:00 p.m. Register/cancel by May 15. Ages 12+


 Excursion Guidelines

  • Registration is open and ongoing for all excursions. Reserve your spot today! Register in person at any recreation center, senior center or indoor pool, or online using the activity codes listed.
  • If you need wheelchair accessible transportation, call us at least two weeks prior to the excursion at 702-267-5707.
  • Children MUST be accompanied by a registered parent/guardian in order to participate. See each excursion description for details.
  • Excursions may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met by the registration deadlines listed.
  • Excursion departure/arrival sites:
    • Downtown Recreation Center (DRC), 105 W. Basic Rd.
    • Heritage Park Senior Facility (HPSF), 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
    • Henderson Multigenerational Center (HMGC), 250 Green Valley Pkwy.
    • Silver Springs Recreation Center (SSRC), 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.

    Return times are approximate. Schedule subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.