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Excursions

Get ready for affordable, family-friendly excursions to popular destinations. Feel free to give us a call at 702-267-5707 with any questions. Scroll to the bottom of this page for excursion guidelines and helpful information.

Register online or at any recreation center.




 


Disneyland OR California Adventure

Saturday, December 7
$195 · 609019-12
Choose between a day at Disneyland or California Adventure Park. Price includes round-trip transportation and unlimited use of all park attractions. Children must be at least 3 years old by the date of the trip, no exceptions. A registered parent/guardian must accompany children ages 3-13; teens ages 14+ may travel unescorted if registered by a parent/guardian. Depart DRC at 4:00 a.m., SSRC at 4:30 a.m. Depart Disneyland at 8:00 p.m. to return to SSRC by 1:00 a.m. and DRC by 1:30 a.m. Register by Nov. 27.

Grand Canyon Railway’s Polar Express

Saturday, December 7
$100 | Ages 3-15 · 609019-23 | Ages 16+ · 609019-24
Every winter the Grand Canyon Railway’s Polar Express comes to life on a journey from the nighttime wilderness of Williams, Arizona, to the enchanted beauty of the “North Pole” where Santa Claus and his reindeer are waiting with a keepsake present for every good boy and girl. You’ll be smiling from ear to ear as you watch children’s faces light up when the train arrives and enjoy hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies while listening to this timeless story. There will be a stop for dinner on your own before the train ride. Depart at 11:30 a.m. from HMGC and noon from HPSF. Depart Williams by 7:00 p.m. to return to HPSC at 10:30 p.m. and HMGC at 11:00 p.m. Register/cancel by Nov. 22. Minimum of 30 participants required.

Snowshoe Hike: 3-4 Miles

Saturday, January 18
$35 · 609020-00
Join us for a fun filled winter adventure on the Bristlecone Loop Trail at Mount Charleston. We will snowshoe 3-4 miles round-trip, depending on trail conditions. Snowshoes and trekking poles will be provided. Please dress in layers and bring water and snacks. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Depart 7:00 a.m. from DRC. Minimum of five participants required. Ages 12+

Snowshoe Hike: 6-7 Miles

Saturday, February 1
$42 · 609020-01
Join us for a fun-filled winter adventure on the Bristlecone Loop Trail at Mount Charleston. We will snowshoe 6-7 miles round-trip, depending on trail conditions. Snowshoes and trekking poles will be provided. Please dress in layers and bring water. Lunch will be provided. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Depart 7:00 a.m. from DRC. Minimum of five participants required. Ages 12+

Dana Point Festival of Whales

Saturday, March 14
$120 · 609020-02
Explore the realm of the California gray whale and see dolphins, sea birds and other marine wildlife. Take a 2-hour tour with onboard naturalists with years of local whale watching experience provide an informative tour. There’s also time to explore seaside shops and restaurants. Travelers ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult. We’ll stop for breakfast on your own. Manual wheelchairs only, no electric wheelchairs. Price includes roundtrip transportation and boat admission for the cruise. Depart at 3:00 a.m. from HPSF and 3:30 a.m. from HMGC. Depart from Dana Point at 5:00 p.m. to return to Henderson. Register/cancel by Feb. 26. Minimum of 35 participants required. Ages 6+

Mount Charleston Hike & Lunch

Saturday, April 25
$40 · 609020-03
Enjoy a moderate 2.75-mile hike on the Eagle’s Nest Loop trail near Kyle Canyon. There is some moderate elevation gain. After the hike, enjoy lunch (included) at the Mount Charleston Resort. Register/cancel by April 10. Minimum of 10 participants required. Depart from DRC at 9:00 a.m. Ages 14+

LEGOLand 3-in-1

Saturday, June 20
$190 · 609020-04
Your ticket includes admission to LEGOLand, Sea Life Aquarium and LEGOLand Water Park. Price includes round-trip transportation and unlimited use of all park attractions. LEGOLand is best suited for children ages 3-12 who must be at least three years old by the date of the trip, no exceptions. A registered parent/guardian must accompany children ages 3-13; teens ages 14-17 may travel unescorted if registered by a parent/guardian. Depart DRC at 5:00 a.m. and SSRC at 5:30 a.m. Depart LEGOLand at 7:00 p.m. to return to SSRC by midnight and DRC by 12:30 a.m. Register/cancel by June 5. Minimum of 35 participants required. Ages 3+

Campout at Mount Charleston

Saturday & Sunday, July 18 & 19
$75 · 609020-05
Have you been interested in camping but don’t know where to start? This introductory overnight campout is for you. Learn how to set up a tent, start a fire and cook a meal outdoors. Hiking and camp games will be led by staff. Cost includes roundtrip transportation to Mount Charleston, all equipment, lunch, dinner, s’mores, and breakfast. Depart from DRC at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and return at noon on Sunday. Register/cancel by July 1, 2020. Minimum of 8 participants required. Ages 5+

La Jolla Beach Day

Saturday, August 8
$100 · 609020-06
Enjoy one last day of summer at the beach. La Jolla’s grandeur is nowhere more evident than along its coastline, where you’ll find some of the most breathtaking beaches in California. A long, wide beach with soft sand, clean water and gentle waves, La Jolla Shores is an ideal spot for families, whether your interest is sunbathing, swimming, surfing or seals. Enjoy the surf and sand as well as shopping and scenery. Youth 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Price includes round-trip transportation. Depart at 4:30 a.m. from HPSF and 5:00 a.m. from HMGC. Depart La Jolla by 7:00 p.m. Register/cancel by July 23. Minimum of 35 participants required. Ages 3+

 

 


 Excursion Guidelines

  • Registration is open and ongoing for all excursions. Reserve your spot today! Register in person at any recreation center, senior center or indoor pool, or online using the activity codes listed.
  • If you need wheelchair accessible transportation, call us at least two weeks prior to the excursion at 702-267-5707.
  • Children MUST be accompanied by a registered parent/guardian in order to participate. See each excursion description for details.
  • Excursions may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met by the registration deadlines listed.
  • Excursion departure/arrival sites:
    • Downtown Recreation Center (DRC), 105 W. Basic Rd.
    • Heritage Park Senior Facility (HPSF), 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
    • Henderson Multigenerational Center (HMGC), 250 Green Valley Pkwy.
    • Silver Springs Recreation Center (SSRC), 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.

    Return times are approximate. Schedule subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.