For Immediate Release: Jan. 6, 2011
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
Birthday Celebration For Heritage Park Aquatic Complex Jan. 28
HENDERSON, Nev. — The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a dive-in movie event to celebrate the first birthday of Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd. The event will be held 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28. Admission is $1-$2 per person at the door, or register in advance at cityofhenderson.com (activity 136006-00). The event is open to all ages.
The celebration includes a dive-in movie, which gives patrons the chance to enjoy a family-friendly film on a big screen inflatable television as they relax poolside or in an inner tube. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
“In January 2010, Henderson residents joined us to celebrate the grand opening of Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, and now, one year later, we’re celebrating a year of service to the community,” said Angela Hester, Aquatics supervisor, City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. “In our first year, we’ve hosted thousands of swimmers, dozens of special events, swim meets, competitions, and even a performance by France’s Olympic synchronized swimming team. We have lots of great programs and events in store for the coming year.”
Open year round, the 41,523-square-foot Heritage Park Aquatic Complex features an indoor competition pool designed to meet U.S. Swimming and Nevada Interscholastic Athletics Association standards, as well as a warm water instructional pool. The complex is equipped with ADA accessible lifts, aquatic classroom, state-of-the-art timing and scoring system, and spectator seating for 600 people.
For additional information about the event or Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, call 267-2980 or visit cityofhenderson.com.
The nationally accredited City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department provides premium services through diverse and innovative parks, recreation and natural resource opportunities. It serves the community with seven recreation centers (including a facility for adults 50+), 11 pools, 52 parks, five skate parks, two sports complexes, more than 60 linear miles of trails, Acacia Demonstration Gardens, the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, and thousands of programs for people of all ages and abilities.