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HEALTHY HENDERSON 86 HENDERSONHAPPENINGS | Spring 2016 | April-May Healthy Henderson is the City of Henderson’s innovative fitness, health and wellness program that encourages people to get fit and stay healthy. It is a rewarding way to achieve your health and fitness goals through exercise, educational and recreational classes and workshops, special events, and wellness activities. Stay up to date on all Healthy Henderson activities, programs and events by emailing COHHealthyHenderson@cityofhenderson.com or visiting cityofhenderson.com (type “Healthy Henderson” in the search box). Rewards Program If you’re ready to get healthy, stop by your local recreation center or pool and see the front desk for information about obtaining a membership for fitness centers, pools and racquetball courts. Membership packages are listed on page 87. A membership is not required to participate in the rewards program. As a program participant, you will receive a rewards card that allows you to accumulate points redeemable for a reward. Be sure to get your card stamped each time you participate in fitness activities including: • Work out in our fitness centers • Lap swim in our pools • Hit the racquetball or wallyball court • Enroll in a fitness, aquatics or health and wellness class or workshop • Attend a Healthy Henderson-sponsored special event or activity The City of Henderson reserves the right to alter, amend, vary, change, or discontinue the rewards program at any time without prior notice. Indoor Tracks Our indoor tracks can help you come in from the cold and avoid high winds … and they’re free to use with a Participant ID card (p. 49). Fourteen laps around the Henderson Multigenerational Center track equals one mile; 12.5 laps at Downtown Recreation Center is one mile. Multi-Fitness Centers All City of Henderson recreation and senior centers (except Silver Springs) feature a multi-fitness center with treadmills, stationary bicycles, stair steps, and resistance weight machines for a total body workout. They are open during center hours. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver on file signed by a parent/guardian (must be present). Participants ages 13-15 must be accompanied by a parent in order to work out. Bring a workout towel. You can pay as a daily drop in ($4 for adults, $3 for youth, seniors, veterans) or purchase a membership (p. 87). Contact your nearest recreation center for more information or visit cityofhenderson.com to take a virtual tour (open the Happenings drop-down menu, click on Recreation Centers, then select a center). Racquetball Courts Play racquetball or wallyball on one of our courts. Players under the age of 18 must have a waiver on file signed by a parent/guardian. Players ages 7-12 must be accompanied by a parent. All recreation centers (except Henderson Multigenerational Center) offer racquetball courts. Check with your local center for availability. (p. 49) EVENTS Bike It or Hike It Explore Henderson’s many miles of award-winning trails by bike or by foot during this eight-week challenge. Tweet or post a selfie in front of any city trail signage using #bikeitorhikeit for a chance to win great prizes such as gift cards and a hybrid bike that can be ridden on roads and trails. Find a trail that’s right for your biking or hiking level or visit them all. Submit multiple unique entries to increase your chances to win. For complete contest rules, visit BikeHenderson.org. AGE DAY TIME DATE COST All M-Su 5:00 am-11:00 pm lit trails 04/01-05/31 Free Dawn to dusk on unlit trails Lighten Up Henderson Spring Into Action Challenge Our fifth annual weight-loss challenge is for anyone 13 years and older who lives, learns, works, or plays in Henderson. The 8-week challenge supports efforts to lose weight and get fit. Participate as an individual or join a team (four members) and work together to lose weight and set a course for a healthy lifestyle. The team and individual with the highest percentage of body weight lost will win. All participants are entered in a raffle for a chance to win a grand prize. Weigh in at Crazy Spokes on April 9 or during the week of April 11 at our recreation centers. Registration and weigh in is required by April 16. An award ceremony is set for June 11 at Whitney Ranch Recreation Center with free pool admission included for those who attend. Weight-loss Challenge Location: City of Henderson recreation centers AGE DATE COST CODE 13+ 04/09-06/04 $5.00 153179-00 Awards Ceremony Location: Whitney Ranch Recreation Center AGE DATE COST 13+ 06/11 FREE Crazy Spokes Crazy Spokes features an exhilarating 30-mile ride along the River Mountains Loop Trail, or a family fun ride. Wear a wacky shirt or costume and go! Plus, you can spring into action at the Healthy Henderson Fair to weigh in at the community weight-loss challenge. Check out safety and bike demonstrations, obtain valuable information from health care providers and fitness professionals, and participate in activities for all ages including the inflatable obstacle course and bounce houses. Complimentary bike valet available. Location: Henderson Events Plaza Healthy Henderson Fair AGE DAY TIME DATE COST All Sa 9:30 am-2:00 pm 04/09 Free Family Fun Ride (per person) AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE All Sa 10:30 am 04/09 $5.00 682002-58 30-Mile Ride AGE DAY TIME DATE COST CODE 10-17 Sa 10:00 am 04/09 $10.00 682002-59 18+ Sa 10:00 am 04/09 $20.00 682002-60


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