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General park questions: 702-267-4017 | General trail questions: 702-267-4050 | Park hours: Daily from 6am-midnight Reservation hours: 8am-11:30pm | Trail hours: Daily from 5am-11pm (unlit trails are dawn to dusk) | For a complete list of parks and amenities, see page 48. BSA Archery Merit Badge Explore archery while earning your merit badge. Our staff guides you through completion of the merit badge requirements. You must be willing to read the merit badge booklet and do the required preparatory work before the workshop. Registration is required two weeks in advance. AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 11-17 F 3:00-5:00 pm 10/23 $20.00 644082-58 RECREATION BMX Our newly renovated BMX courses have different levels for all ages to ride and enjoy. Please see below for more information on times, days, and what each park has to offer. You must have a valid City of Henderson Participant ID card (p. 47), which may be purchased at any City of Henderson recreation center. Schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather and special events. Arroyo Grande Pump Track & BMX Dirt Jump Park The BMX dirt park at Arroyo Grande Sports Complex offers different skill-level trail-style jumps and an OUTDOOR asphalt pump track that can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels. The dirt jumps start with rollers to practice pumping and manualing. The next level consists of tabletop jumps to give riders the opportunity to jump without the fear of not clearing the jump all the way to the backside. Finally, there are two lines of doubles that increase in distance for more advanced riders. Daily admission is $5. For hours of operation, visit cityofhenderson.com and search “BMX.” Location: Arroyo Grande Sports Complex (off Santiago Boulevard) Whitney Mesa BMX Track The Whitney Mesa BMX facility lets riders try their luck at racing against other riders of similar age and skill level on a wide-open, downhill BMX track. The facility incorporates two additional riding areas consisting of a pump track designed for endless riding as well as a pump/jump track that includes a wall ride for an added degree of difficulty. Whether you ride a strider, BMX bike or mountain bike, come out and enjoy the competition. Daily admission for practice is $5. For hours of operation, visit cityofhenderson.com. Location: Whitney Mesa Recreation Area &Race Information You must be a USABMX member to participate. Membership is available during registration and PARKS race days. Daily racing admission is $10. For hours of operation and race days visit cityofhenderson.com and search “BMX.” Races take place immediately following registration. 70 HENDERSONHAPPENINGS | Fall 2015 | September-December CANINE Canine programs are held at Bark Park at Heritage Park. Agility 1.0 This beginner class offers a positive step-by-step introduction to the obstacles found in the exhilarating dog sport of agility. Dogs learn how to run through tunnels, single jumps, double jump, tire jump, and weave poles. Dogs attend every class. Proof of vaccines required. Price is per dog. Instructor: Michael’s Angel Paws Trainer AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 7+ M 7:15-8:15 pm 09/14-10/12 $40.00 654023-58 7+ M 7:15-8:15 pm 10/26-11/30 $48.00 654023-59 Agility 2.0+ Take your agility to the next level. Pet guardians learn how to read, navigate and run their dogs through various agility courses. Teams learn how to work together through use of body language, including turns and hand cues, to navigate increasingly complicated obstacle courses. Agility 1.0 is a prerequisite. Dogs attend every class. Proof of vaccines required. Price is per dog. Instructor: Michael’s Angel Paws Trainer AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 7+ M 6:00-7:00 pm 09/14-10/12 $40.00 654024-58 7+ M 6:00-7:00 pm 10/26-11/30 $48.00 654024-59 HIKES & WALKS Homeschooler Hikes We have some great hikes planned just for homeschoolers. Each hike is held on a different trail and includes an outdoor learning opportunity. Dress for the weather and bring water. Registration is required and each hiker must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian. Snakes Discover which snakes call Nevada home. We explore a portion of Amargosa Trail and see what we can find. Location: Hidden Falls Park top parking lot AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 5-10 Th 9:00-10:00 am 09/24 $7.00 644016-58 Desert Plants The City of Henderson’s urban forester Lisa Ortega talks about the many plants that call the desert home and why they are needed in a desert habitat. Location: Acacia Demonstration Gardens AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 5-10 Th 9:00-10:00 am 10/22 $7.00 644016-59 Trail Safety Weather in the desert changes all the time. Join us to learn about basic safety rules and what first aid supplies you’ll need to carry while hiking in the desert. Location: Hidden Falls Park top parking lot AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 5-10 Th 9:00-10:00 am 12/03 $7.00 644016-60 Biking Henderson Bike a minimum of 250 miles (adults and teens ages 15+) or 50 miles (ages 5-14) over three months. Reach your goal and receive a Dri-Fit Bike Henderson T-shirt. For every quarter (three months) you sign up for and complete your miles, you earn a different colored shirt. Cost is per quarter, per person. AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 5+ M-Su 5:00 am-11:00 pm Oct.-Dec. $15.00 644084-58 Trail Sampler This trip includes a visit to three trails and trailheads while exploring the area. Transportation is provided. Bring plenty of water and wear weather-appropriate clothing. Sturdy shoes, hats, water, and sunscreen are recommended. No pets are permitted. Youths ages 10-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Registration is required. Location: Downtown Recreation Center AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 10+ Sa 8:00-10:00 am 12/12 $7.00 644023-58 Fall Hikes & Walks Join us for three fall hikes/walks on paved Henderson trails. The walks vary in length and are a great way to get in shape while exploring our trails. Sign up for one, two or all three. Dress for the weather. Teens (14-17 years) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Registration is required. River Mountains Loop Trail & Wetlands Trail Connector (4 miles) A bus ride is included, so be sure to arrive on time. Location: Mountain Lake Park AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 14+ Sa 8:00-11:00 am 09/19 Free 644071-58 St. Rose Parkway Trail: Siena Heights to Executive Airport (7 miles) Location: Siena Heights Park AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 14+ Sa 8:00 am-noon 11/14 Free 644071-59 McCullough Hills Trail (8 miles) A bus ride is included, so be sure to arrive on time. Location: McCullough Hills Trailhead, 295 E. Mission Dr. (near E. Horizon Ridge Parkway) AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 14+ Sa 9:00 am-1:00 pm 12/05 Free 644071-59


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