We're proud to report that our April forum was a resounding success! The
event, entitled "A Guide to the Summer Season”, featured presentations by
Henderson Fire Chief Steven Goble, Communications and Marketing Supervisor
Kim Becker and Urban Forester Lisa Ortega.
For those of you who couldn't attend, or maybe just need a little
reminder, we've compiled a list of the top ten takeaways:
Pool Safety- Simple rules to be safe around water:
The ABC & D’s of Drowning Prevention.
A is for: Adult Supervision
B is for: Barriers (for your pools)
C is for : Classes (swim lessons and CPR)
D is for: Devices (PFDs/life jackets and rescue tools)
more drowning prevention tips
1. 2. Firework Safety during the 4th of July celebration-
firework safety tips and information on
2. 3. Check
Your Seats in the Heat Campaign - Remember never to leave your kids or
animals unattended in a parked car. The Fire Department recommends tying a
reminder ribbon inside your car so you’ll remember to check your backseat.
Learn to Swim classes for children, teens and adults are offered through
the Parks and Recreation Department. For a full list of classes, take a
look at the
Henderson Happenings brochure.
5. Summer Camps available through the
Parks and Recreation Department, these
camps are offered for children ages 5-12 and teens ages 12-15. They are
designed to entertain and enrich Henderson youth when school is not in
6. Senior Services–
Heritage Park Senior Facility and
Downtown Senior Center. There are a variety of activities, wellness
services, classes and nutrition program for residents’ ages 50 years and up.
7. Splash Pads/ Pools-
Seasonal pools and
splash pads are offered Memorial Day through Labor Day.
8. Park and Picnic Reservations- Need a
place to hold a special event, birthday party or a summer barbeque?
Individuals and groups may pay to reserve a specific
picnic area. To make a reservation you may call (702) 267-5707.
Landscape care -
Learn proper techniques to
trees and shrubs.
Turf Care: Do not fertilize in the summer. Fertilize in May and
early December. Treat nuisance weeds with pre-emergent spray in the
months of March and September.
Plan for the right tree at the right place. Know what the mature
height and size of the tree will be by knowing the branch spread, trunk
diameter and tree shape.
information on the regional plant list, tree selection, pruning, and other
horticulture information please visit
Southern Nevada Arborist Group and the
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.
AlertID uses the newest online
technology to create instant, two-way communication between citizens and
federal, state and local authorities. This information focuses on crime,
terrorism and natural disasters that can threaten the safety of your family
and community. This service is entirely FREE. For more information, you may
contact Sharon Traver at (702)433-4337.
The City of Henderson is committed to providing
resources to make your summer safer and more enjoyable. For more information
on any of the above mentioned items, feel free to contact our panelists:
Also, a big thank you to First
Choice Tree Service for providing two $125 gift certificates!
forward to seeing you at our next forum in August!
Henderson Pavilion Concerts & Events
The Henderson Pavilion will host a number of
concerts in the next few months. Please expect a higher volume of traffic
around the venue and surrounding areas including Green Valley Parkway and
Paseo Verde Parkway. Slight delays may occur during the following dates and
May 18-19, 7pm-11pm - The Phantom of the
June 1, 6am-1pm - Roseman University
June 1, 7pm-11pm - Charlie Chaplin’s Modern
For more information, visit
HendersonLive.com or call the
Cultural Arts & Tourism Department at (702) 267-2171.