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March 17, 2020
Following the recommendation of Governor Steve Sisolak regarding social distancing, the following closures are in effect:

  • Henderson City Hall will be closed to all visitors through the end of March. All essential city services will remain operational and online services will continue to be available. Police and Fire will work normal shifts.
  • All City Council and board and commission meetings are cancelled through the end of March.
  • Downtown Senior Center and Heritage Senior Center will be closed until April 13.
  • All City of Henderson recreation centers and pools will be closed until April 13.
  • All recreation center and pool programs and events are cancelled until April 13.
  • All sports leagues, programs and tournaments are cancelled until April 13.
  • All events at Henderson Pavilion are cancelled. 
  • Henderson Farmer's Market is cancelled until May 1. 
  • Henderson Games is cancelled. 
  • Safekey and Teen Scene are cancelled until April 13.
  • ABC ETC. and Little Learners preschool will remain open.
  • Spring/summer registration will begin at 6am on March 24 – online and mail in registration only.
  • Kids Zone for the week of April 6-10 is cancelled.
  • March On, March 24 and April 22 is cancelled.
  • Blue Ribbon Commission Leadership Day is cancelled.
  • Industrial Days, April 17-18, is cancelled.
  • Fire Station 99 Open House, April 25, is cancelled.
  • Nevada Women's Suffrage Celebration, May 2 is cancelled. 
Refunds will be automatically issued.  




Resident prices are listed. Non-residents add 15%.


Cosmic Swim: Lucky One - CANCELLED

Friday, March 27 | 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 136317-02. All ages; $5

Race Around the Ranch Youth Triathlon - CANCELLED

Saturday, March 28
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Our 2nd annual youth triathlon is for novices and experienced children looking to set goals and hang out with friends. Participants must provide their own bike with helmet, goggles, towel, and athletic shoes. Competitions are divided into age-appropriate categories. Register by March 21. All registered participants will receive a medal and T-shirt.
200-yard swim, 3.5-mile bike & 2-mile run
Ages 11-15 ▪ 7:30am-9:00am ▪ $20 ▪ 136610-00

100-yard swim, 3-mile bike & 1-mile run
Ages 9-10 ▪ 9:30am-10:30am ▪ $20 ▪ 136610-01

50-yard swim, 2-mile bike & 0.5-mile run
Ages 6-8 ▪ 11am-Noon ▪ $20 ▪ 136610-02

Parks and Recreation Part-Time Job Fair - Apply online - Job Fair is cancelled

Saturday, March 28 | 8am-3pm
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.  
Interviews will be available on a first come, first served basis, time permitting. Bring a photo ID. Applicants under the age of 18 must bring a parent or guardian with them. Applicants must be 16 or older by the time of the job fair. Hiring and drug screening occurs on site. Prior to attending, submit your application at cityofhendersonjobs.com. Positions include:
Aquatic Safety Instructor*
Recreation Assistants
Senior Recreation Assistants
Lifeguards*
Therapeutic Recreation Staff
     Program Assistant
     Assistant Program Specialist
     Site Leader
* Bring proof of your certification if you did not take a City of Henderson course

Your Child's First Track Meet - CANCELLED

Saturday, March 28 | 9:30am-11:30am
Arroyo Grande Sports Complex
Whether your child aspires to be an Olympic athlete or is just looking for an excuse to run, jump and throw, we have the perfect event for them. This track-style event is designed specifically for kids of all abilities to enjoy a day in the park, testing their skills. Boys and girls can compete in up to 10 events that are based on track events seen in the Olympics. Top performers can win a medal for their age group and all participants will receive a track bib with a number on it. Bounce houses will be available for kids with extra energy to burn off. Registration ends March 21 using activity code 621221-00. Events: discus/Frisbee throw, shotput/softball toss, javelin/football throw, high jump/consecutive jump ropes, long jump, standing long jump, 50-yard dash, hurdles, 4 base dash, 3 x 3 relay (teams of 3). Ages 5-11; $25

Princess Play Date - CANCELLED

Saturday, March 28
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Bring your friends or meet new ones as you create crafts and play fun games in our princess-decorated room. They’ll also receive a mini manicure and light makeup application that includes lip gloss and eyeshadow. Each child will bring home their goodies in a princess drawstring backpack. Ages 4-13; $25
10am-11am ▪  151341-00
11:30am-12:30pm  ▪  151341-01
1pm-2pm  ▪  151341-02

Blood Donation - CANCELLED

Saturday, March 28 | 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 currently taking antibiotics, we welcome your blood donation. Register at bloodhero.com (use sponsor code BlackMtn) or call 877-827-4376. Ages 17+; Free

Upscale Craft Sale - CANCELLED

Friday, April 3 | 9am-1pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Sell your crafts, art, jewelry, and other upscale items of interest. Registration includes one six-foot table and one chair outside on the patio. All items must fit on the table provided. No commercial items or vendors. It’s free admission for all ages to shop. Booths are $10 each. Register using activity code 151061-79.

Popcorn Ball Series: Easter Egg Hunt - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 4 | 10am-1pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Join us in the popcorn ball pit as we search for eggs. Children can participate in the egg hunt by group: 1-3 yrs. at 10:15 a.m., 4-7 yrs. at 10:45 a.m., and 8-10 yrs. at 11:15 a.m. Activities and games are included. Register using activity code 151365-53. Ages 1-10; $5

Giant Garage Sale - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 4 | 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Selling unwanted clothes, toys, books, and other items is a great incentive to clean out your closets and earn extra money. Each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Booth registration is required at least one week in advance (activity code 151001-01) and only second-hand items may be sold. The sale starts at 7:00 a.m. All ages welcome to shop. Admission is free. Booths are $20 each.

Kids Night Out: Rock Wall - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 4 | 5pm-9pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Spend the evening learning how to climb at the rock wall. Staff will teach you the rock wall basics and lead fun games. Dinner is included. A parent/guardian will be required to sign a waiver at drop-off. Register at least one week in advance using activity code 151092-01. Ages 6-12; $20

Mighty Medley - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 4 | 3;30pm-5:30pm
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Master the Mighty Medley inflatable obstacle course, the monthly adventure you and your family have been waiting for. All swimmers are subject to a swim test and must be able to swim 25 yards without assistance to attempt the obstacle course. Register using activity code 136613-03. Ages 5-16; $5

Spring Break Mania - CANCELLED

Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Experience the ultimate spring break while participating in various activities including kickball, laser-tag and dodgeball! Snacks are provided as supplies last. Ages 7-15
2pm-4pm
All activities $5 each.

Kickball  |  Monday, April 6  |  151366-48
Indoor Soccer | Tuesday, April 7 | 151366-49
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament | Wednesday, April 8 | 151366-50
Laser-tag | Thursday, April 9 | 151366-51
Dodgeball  |  Friday, April 10  |  151366-52

Viva Fest 

April 7-12
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
The 2020 VIVA Fest (Vegas International Variety Act Festival) is America’s only circus/variety act competition. It features an international professional competition, youth competition, shows, and activities open to the community. The VIVA Fest is a great chance to run away with the circus! For tickets and more information, visit thevivafest.com.

Cosmic Swim: Splash Into Spring - CANCELLED

Friday, April 10 | 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 136317-03. All ages; $5

Vintage Market & Craft Sale - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 11 | 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. Free admission for all ages to shop. Vendors: Each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 151265-14. Booths are $20 each.

Spring Carnival & Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 11
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Celebrate spring with our seventh annual Spring Carnival at the Ranch with carnival games, bounce houses and refreshments. Children can participate in the Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt by group: 1-3 yrs. at 10:00 a.m., 4-7 yrs. at 10:45 a.m., and 8-10 yrs. at 11:30 a.m. Parents, please be on time as the egg hunt starts promptly at the designated times. You must arrive by 9:30 a.m. to register for the egg hunt. If you register in advance (activity code 151526-36), you can pick up your egg-hunt wristbands at the center from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on April 10. Ages 1-10; $5 in advance, $7 day of event

Egg Dive - CANCELLED

Sunday, April 12 | 2pm-5pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Looking for something “eggciting” to do? Dive for the hundreds of eggs that are hiding in our pool. Children compete against others their age to gather the most eggs for prizes and treats. All ages are welcome, but those requiring lifejackets must have an adult within arm’s reach during the event. Open swimming, snacks, and arts and crafts start at 2:00 p.m. Age-based egg dives begin at 3:00 p.m. Please bring a basket to hold your eggs. Register using activity code 136065-00. All ages; $5

Once Upon a Preschool Prom

Friday, April 17 | 4pm-6pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bring your prince and princess to the magical dance. Dress as your favorite Disney character; villains are also welcome. Refreshments will be served as supplies last. Find Cinderella’s missing shoe and win a special prize. Register using activity code 151360-48. Ages 3-5; $10

Fantastic Swap Meet

Saturday, April 18 | 7am-Noon
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Do you have some treasures that you would like to sell for some extra money? Bring them to our new booth area at Heritage Park. Each booth equals two parking spaces. Booth registration is required one week before the sale using activity code 151266-79. All ages are welcome to shop. Admission is free.

Earth Day Recycled 5K Run - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18 | 9am-11am
Water Street District
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day at this run/walk. Participants will receive unused “recycled” bibs, T-shirts and medals from previous 5Ks. Ages 5+
151367-58
$10 through April 17
$20 day of event

Earth Day Recycled 1-Mile Walk - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18 | 9:05am-11am
Water Street District
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Participants will receive unused “recycled” T-shirts from previous walks. Ages 5+
151368-58
$5 through April 17
$10 day of event

Health Is Wealth

Saturday, April 18 | 9am-1pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
This educational event will provide information on preventive care, holistic approaches, fitness, and nutrition. Raffle prizes will be awarded throughout the day. Ages 18+; Free

Blood Donation

Saturday, April 18 | 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 currently taking antibiotics, we welcome your blood donation. Register at bloodhero.com (use sponsor code BlackMtn) or call 877-827-4376. Ages 17+; Free

Frozen Play Date

Saturday, April 18
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Bring your friends or meet new ones as you craft frozen slime, create your own crown or tiara and make snow. We will also play games such as pin the nose on Olaf and toss the rings on Sven. Take home with all your crafts in a Frozen drawstring backpack. Have your cameras ready as the room will be decorated in all things Frozen. Ages 4-13; $25
10am-11am ▪ 151319-00
11:30am-12:30am ▪ 151319-01
1pm-2pm ▪ 151319-02

Junior Jumpers

Tuesday, April 21 | 11am-Noon
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Get active and let loose. Bring your child to our bounce house playtime in the gym. Children must wear socks and parent(s) must be present. Register using activity code 151356-39. Ages 2-6; $3

Arbor Day Celebration - CANCELLED

Friday, April 24 | 10am
Morrell Park, 500 Harris St.
Activities include a ceremonial tree planting, bucket demonstration, a play by Gibson Elementary School, and recognition of the annual Arbor Day fourth grade poster contest winners. All ages; Free

Frozen Play Date

Saturday, April 18
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Bring your friends or meet new ones as you craft frozen slime, create your own crown or tiara and make snow. We will also play games such as pin the nose on Olaf and toss the rings on Sven. Take home with all your crafts in a Frozen drawstring backpack. Have your cameras ready as the room will be decorated in all things Frozen. Ages 4-13; $25
10am-11am ▪ 151319-24
11:30am-12:30am ▪ 151319-25
1pm-2pm ▪ 151319-26


Schedule is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.

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 2020 Special Event Sponsorship Opportunities packet.