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Bike It or Hike It

April 1-May 31
Explore our many miles of trails by bike or on foot and snap a selfie in front of any City of Henderson trail sign, including trailheads, kiosks, interpretive signs, and signs on paths or trails within our parks. Like or follow Henderson Sports & Recreation on Facebook or Twitter, then post or Tweet your selfie using the hashtag #bikeitorhikeit2017. Enter as many times as you’d like, but each selfie must be unique. You could win weekly prizes of gift cards valued at $25-$50 or even the grand prize of a Giant Escape bike, valued at $600. The more times you enter the more chances you have to win. See BikeHenderson.org for official rules.

Dive-In Movie: Peter Pan

May 25, 7:30pm-9:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool,  250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Go for a swim or relax poolside while enjoying the movie on our giant inflatable screen. Register online using activity code 336562-00 or at any recreation/indoor pool. All ages; $5

Slide Into Summer

June 9, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Anthem Hills Park, 2256 N. Reunion Dr.

Get ready to Slide Into Summer! Bring a towel and appropriate swimwear because you will get wet! We'll have a giant slip and slide, bounce house, lawn games, and sun safety tips. Register online using activity code 336361-00 or in person at any indoor pool or recreation center. You may also sign up at the event if space is available. $7 per person, all ages.

Jump for Fun

June 9 | 9:30am-10:30am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bouncing, sliding, climbing, and tumbling are examples of the fun kids have at Jump for Fun, which is held in our gym and features different jump houses each month. Children must wear socks. Ages 2-5; $3

Teen Sports & Fitness Night

June 9, 6pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
It’s a night of after-hours sports and fitness. Play basketball, wallyball and racquetball, or challenge your friends to some friendly Wii sports games. Snacks are provided. Wear tennis shoes and athletic clothing. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153230-48. Ages 10-15; $9

Get Your Play On! Lock In

June 9, 7pm-7am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Try to stay awake as we play throughout the night. Bring a sleeping bag and pillow. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. Register using activity code 153238-48. Ages 9-13; $36

Movie in the Park - Cars

June 10, 8:30pm
Capriola Park. 2155 Via Firenze
Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a fun-filled night with family and friends featuring a movie shown on our giant inflatable screen. Register using activity code 153220-58. All ages; $5


Picnic in the Park

June 15, 11am-12:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
If you’d like to pet a goat or rabbit and see a turtle up close, then join us as we meet and greet real animals at our petting zoo in the park. Bring a sack lunch and a blanket to sit on. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 152233-48. Ages 2-6; $8

Run of the Rec

June 16, 5:30pm-10pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bring your friends for an evening of pizza, bounce houses, wallyball, racquetball, pool, table tennis, and gaming systems. We’ll also show a movie on our giant inflatable screen. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153231-48. Ages 10-15; $13.50

Summer Hiking Series – River Mountains Loops Trail

June 17, 8am-10am
Mountain Lake Park, 1020 Golda Way
Join us for a 4-mile hike along the River Mountains Loop Trail. This is a great way to get in shape while exploring the trail. Dress for the weather. Teens (14-17 years) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Register using activity code 641071-59. Ages 14+; Free

Henderson Fire Station 95 Open House

June 17, 11am-2pm
Fire Station 95, 2300 Pebble Rd.
Meet your neighborhood firefighters, check out firefighting apparatus, tour the station and learn how to Get READY! Stay READY! for emergencies.

World's Largest Swimming Lesson

June 22, 9am-10am
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 Galleria Dr.

Thousands of people around the world are simultaneously participating in The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson to spread the word that swimming lessons save lives. The event, held in partnership with the World  Waterpark Association, also serves as an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson. Anyone can take part and possibly make history. Attend and receive a certificate valid for free swim lessons for a child ages 6 months to 4 years. Priority registration and skills testing for the Learn-to-Swim program will also be available. Register in advance online (336729-00), at any recreation center/indoor pool, or at the event. All ages; free.

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

June 23, 5:30pm-10pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot, glow-in-the-dark obstacle course. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply the ammo. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153229-48. Ages 10-15; $15

Olympic Day

June 24, 6pm
Whitney Mesa BMX Track, 1575 W. Galleria Dr.
Take part in a free day of BMX racing in celebration of Olympic Day. This event helps to promote Olympic values and participation in the sport across the globe, regardless of age, gender or athletic ability. A USA BMX membership is not required to participate. Enroll at the track between 6pm and 7:30pm. The action begins immediately after. 

Jump for Fun

July 7 | 9:30am-10:30am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bouncing, sliding, climbing, and tumbling are examples of the fun kids have at Jump for Fun, which is held in our gym and features different jump houses each month. Children must wear socks. Ages 2-5; $3

Teen Sports & Fitness Night

July 7, 6pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
It’s a night of after-hours sports and fitness. Play basketball, wallyball and racquetball, or challenge your friends to some friendly Wii sports games. Snacks are provided. Wear tennis shoes and athletic clothing. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153230-49. Ages 10-15; $9

Get Your Play On! Lock In

July 14, 7pm-7am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Try to stay awake as we play throughout the night. Bring a sleeping bag and pillow. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. Register using activity code 153238-49. Ages 9-13; $36

Family Bike Ride

July 15, 8am-9:30am
Equestrian Trailhead, 1298 Equestrian Dr.
Enjoy a relaxing family bike ride along Equestrian Park South Trail. Meet in in the parking lot at Equestrian Trailhead. Registration is required using activity code 643017-58. Ages 6+; $7

Henderson Fire Station 86 Open House

July 15, 11am-2pm
Fire Station 86, 1996 E. Galleria Dr.
Meet your neighborhood firefighters, check out firefighting apparatus, tour the station and learn how to Get READY! Stay READY! for emergencies.

Picnic in the Park

July 20, 11am-12:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
If you’d like to pet a goat or rabbit and see a turtle up close, then join us as we meet and greet real animals at our petting zoo in the park. Bring a sack lunch and a blanket to sit on. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 152233-49. Ages 2-6; $8

Run of the Rec

July 21, 5:30pm-10pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bring your friends for an evening of pizza, bounce houses, wallyball, racquetball, pool, table tennis, and gaming systems. We’ll also show a movie on our giant inflatable screen. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153231-49. Ages 10-15; $13.50

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

July 28, 5:30pm-10pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot, glow-in-the-dark obstacle course. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply the ammo. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153229-49. Ages 10-15; $15

Family Film Fun Night – Finding Dory

July 28, 6:30pm-8:45pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Join your neighbors for food and games at Family Film Fun Night. Finding Dory will be featured on our giant inflatable screen. Games are available 30 minutes prior to show time. Register using activity code 153236-53. All ages; $5

 

Movie in the Park – E.T.

July 28, 8:30pm
Capriola Park. 2155 Via Firenze
Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a fun-filled night with family and friends featuring a movie shown on our giant inflatable screen. Register using activity code 153220-59. All ages; $5

 

Rock the Wall

July 29, 8am-3pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Want to test your skills on the climbing wall? Each climber is assigned a one-hour climb time in their age bracket to earn as many points as possible in this Red Point format climbing competition. A meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on July 28 at our rock wall where you can learn about the rules and ask questions about the format. At the climb, awards are presented after each age bracket is completed. Register early as space is limited. $13

Ages 8-10 | 8am-10am | 253444-24
Ages 11-13 | 10am-Noon | 253444-25
Ages 14-16 | 1pm-3pm | 253444-26

Cardboard Boat Regatta

July 29, Noon-6pm
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool,  250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
The regatta challenges you to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard and duct tape. It’s open to individuals, duos, families, businesses, schools, youth groups, groups of friends, and nonprofit organizations wishing to build their own unique boats. Awards are presented in several categories, including: Allure of the Seas--best looking, Staten Island Ferry--carrying the most people, The World Is Not Enough— world’s fastest yacht, The Titanic--best sinking ship, Queen Elizabeth--best all around.

Open swim is noon-4:30 p.m. during boat check in. Boat races begin at 4:30 p.m. Register using activity code 336595-00 at cityofhenderson.com or in person at any recreation/indoor pool. $5 per person, ages 8+. Daily admission applies for spectators and other non-boat building guests.

Summer Hiking Series – McCullough Hills Trail

July 29, 11pm-1am
McCullough Hills Trailhead, 295 Mission Dr.
Take part in a 2-mile midnight hike during the scheduled Delta Aquariid meteor shower.  Dress for the weather. Teens (14-17 years) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Register using activity code 643071-60. Ages 14+; $7

Sponsor An Event

Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to reach existing and potential customers, support your customers' community, and engage with an active audience. 
Act today to receive maximum value and recognition by downloading the 2016 Sponsor Packet. If you have any questions, please call 702-267-4035 or email. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.

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