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Resident prices are listed. Non-residents add 15%.

 

 

Winter Youth Basketball

The City of Henderson’s youth basketball leagues are designed to guide participants ages 5-18 through an organized program and to develop the fundamental skills of the game while emphasizing enjoyment and good sportsmanship. Register Sept. 20-Nov. 13 at any recreation center or cityofhenderson.com/register.

Tots Trick-or-Treat Trail

Thursday, October 17 | 10am-Noon
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Dress your little ones in their Halloween costumes, and let them trick or treat in our center. Admission is free, but a donation of two canned food items to benefit the Henderson Salvation Army would be appreciated. Ages 1-5

3rd Annual Family Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Night

Friday, October 18 | 5pm-9pm
Wildhorse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Rd.
The City of Henderson and Wildhorse Golf Course are teaming up to turn the driving range and putting green into a glow-in-the dark golf adventure. Putt and drive in a fun environment that features a bounce house, Frisbee golf, raffle prizes, and driving instructions. Clubs are provided, although you can bring your own. A bucket of golf balls is $3-$5. Register using activity code 154285-00. All ages; $5

BOOgie Woogie Bash

Friday, October 18 | 6pm-8pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
BOOgie the night away in your spookiest Halloween costume. Bring a friend to enjoy dancing, a costume contest, carnival games, prizes, snacks, and refreshments. Register using activity code 154281-53. Ages 5-10: $5

Cosmic Swim

Friday, October 18 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
It’s a virtual galaxy of light and sound. Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, diving for glow gear and crazy cosmic swimming races. See how the water changes to a kaleidoscope of cool colors. Register using activity code 436317-00. All ages; $5

Princess Play Date

Saturday, October 19
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Your child and guests will create crafts and play fun games in our princess-decorated room. They’ll also receive a mini manicure and light makeup application that includes lip gloss and eyeshadow. Each child will bring home their goodies in a princess drawstring backpack.
Ages 3-4          9:45am-10:45am        $25      154341-00
Ages 5-12        11:30am-12:30pm      $25      154341-01
Ages 5-12        1:15pm-2:15pm          $25      154341-02

Memories & Melodies

Saturday, October 19 | 10am-11am
Downtown Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave.
Join Jim and Ginny Garnett as they take us on a stroll down memory lane to that magical time of Hula Hoops, flat tops, butch wax, glass milk bottles, and little candy buttons stuck on paper rolls. Through memories and melodies, storytelling and song, the ‘50s and ‘60s will be resurrected and relived. Dr. Seuss was right when he said, “We will only know the value of a moment when it becomes a memory.” Coffee and breakfast pastries are provided. Stay for the Sock Hop immediately following. Register using activity code 154325-58. Ages 50+; Free

Sock Hop

Saturday, October 19 | 11am-2pm
Downtown Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave.
Dance to music by Elvis, Buddy Holly, Paul Anka, the Platters, Marty Robbins, Everly Brothers, Coasters, Connie Francis, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Stevie Wonder, Tom Jones, Monkees, Beatles, and so many more. Do the stroll, bunny hop, hokey pokey, and freeze. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed. Contests include twist, Hula Hoop, jitterbug word cross, and trivia from TV shows, movies and music from the ‘50s and ‘60s. Snacks are provided. Register using activity code 154326-58. Ages 50+; $10

Zombie 5K Run

Saturday, October 19 | 6pm-8pm
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
The walking dead return to Henderson for another feeding. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween garb or as a member of the undead. Souvenir T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 300 participants. All fitness levels are welcome. Registration dates are listed below. Packet pickup is on Oct. 17 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Jimmy John’s (106 N. Stephanie St., Suite 130) or at Cornerstone Park from 5:00-6:00 p.m. the day of the event. Day-of registration is cash only.
154221-58
$25 July 23-Sept. 20
$35 Sept. 21-Oct. 18
$40 Day of

Zombie 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, October 29 | 6pm-8pm
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.. 
The walking dead return to Henderson for another feeding. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween garb or as a member of the undead. Registered participants will receive a T-shirt. Packet pickup is on Oct. 17 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Jimmy John’s (106 N. Stephanie St., Suite 130) or at Cornerstone Park from 5:00-6:00 p.m. the day of the event. Day-of registration is cash only.
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$15 July 23-Sept. 20
$20 Sept. 21-Oct. 19

Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

Saturday, October 19 | 7am-Noon
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Do you have some treasures or homemade craft items to sell for some extra money? Bring them to our new booth area at Heritage Park, sure to attract lots of curious folks. Each booth equals two parking spaces. Booth registration is required one week before the sale using activity code 154266-79. Free admission for all ages to shop. $20 per booth

Clean the World

Tuesday, October 22 | 10am-2pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
DRC is partnering with Clean the World to offer a mobile shower service for those living without shelter. Please join us every fourth Tuesday of the month. All ages; Free 

Art on the Patio

Wednesday, October 23 | 10:30am-11:15am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Your child will make a Halloween project and socialize on the patio, followed by open playtime on our playground. A snack and drink are provided. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 154334-49. Ages 2-6; $5

Trunk or Treat

Thursday, October 24
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.Henderson’s premier safe trick-or-treating event returns for an evening of festive fun. Put on your costume and follow the trick-or-treat trail in our parking lot where we pass out treats (or tricks) from the trunks of our festively decorated cars. The event includes a variety of activities, entertainment and a costume contest. A set number of tickets are available for each time. Early purchased tickets will be available for pickup at the center on Oct. 21-23. All ages
$3 in advance/$5 night of event
4:30-6:30 pm   154027-00
7pm-9pm          154027-01

Haunted at the Ranch

October 25 & 26
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr.
There is something spooky happening at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center and Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex. Dress up in your favorite costume and join the community for two evenings of spooky fun with a collection of carnival games, bounce houses, craft stations, and a trick-or-treat trail. The event features a spine-tingling haunted house tour (and an alternate version for younger children). Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Enter the event through WRRC.
$5 in advance/$7 night of event
Friday, October 25 | 6pm-9pm | 436614-00
Saturday, October 26 | 6pm-9pm | 436614-01

Spooky Sports Fall Festival

Friday, October 25 | 5pm-9pm
Aventura Park, 2525 Via Firenze
Scare your friends on the court during this costume volleyball tournament. Played on the grass courts at Aventura Park. Teams compete 6 v 6 with three games guaranteed. Girls and co-rec divisions offered for U12, U14 and U19 age groups. This great event also features a fall festival on the multi-purpose fields including music, bounce houses, games, and food. $15 per person for the volleyball tournament. Register using activity code 154284-00. Ages 10-18

Pet Trick-or-Treat 1-Mile Walk

Saturday, October 26
Heritage Bark Park
Show off your pet’s Halloween costume at our second annual Trick-or-Treat 1-Mile Walk. Bring a trick-or-treat pail and walk your leashed pet along the Heritage Park Trail, stopping at our stations along the way to collect dog treats. Visit the agility dog park to see if your pet is interested in trying out some tricks. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and best human/pet costume combo during each session. Canned pet food will be collected for the Meals on Wheels program. Registration is per pet and includes treats and a special gift for your four-legged friend.
$5 in advance/$10 day of event
Dogs 25 lbs. & Under
10am-11am | 154350-58

Dogs 26 lbs. & Over
11am-Noon | 154350-59

Spooktacular Felines Cat Show

October 26 & 27
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
This multi-ring show features rare and common cats presented by The International Cat Association in partnership with City of Henderson and Cats And Sin City. To register your cat, visit tica.org. Spectator admission is $6.50 for adults and $4 for senior adults and children (children under 5 are free) and is paid at the door. Visit catsandsincity.com for more information.
Saturday, October 26 | 9am-5pm
Sunday, October 27 | 9am-4pm

Spooky Birds

Monday, October 28 | 5:30pm-7pm
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.
Dress up in your Halloween costume and learn about spooky birds, make a craft, and trick or treat along our walking path. Watch out for things that go bump in the night. Register using activity code 664046-00. Ages 4-10; $7 in advance/$10 day of event

Drive-in Theater Extravaganza

Friday, November 1 | 6pm-8:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Join us for a fun night at our indoor drive-in theater. Get creative with your kids and decorate a car made from a box to bring to the event. Awards will be given for most original and detailed “car.” Mary Poppins Returns will be shown promptly at 6:15 p.m. Snacks provided as supplies lasts. Register using activity code 154343-48. Ages 4-12; $5

Veterans Banquet

Friday, November 1 | 6pm-10pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
The City of Henderson will recognize veterans who live, work and play in the Henderson community when they join us for dinner and tributes honoring our heroes. Register using activity code 154349-53. All ages; Free

Craft & Yard Sale

Friday, November 1 | 9am-1pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Sell your crafts, art, jewelry, and other items. Registration includes one five-foot table and one chair outside on the patio. All items must fit on the table provided. No commercial items or vendors. It’s free admission for all ages to shop. Register using activity code 154061-79; $10 per booth

Giant Garage Sale

Saturday, November 2 | 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Selling unwanted clothes, toys, books, and other items is a great incentive to clean out your closets and earn extra money. Each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Booth registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 154001-02. Only second-hand items may be sold. Free admission for all ages to shop. $20 per booth

Kids Night Out: Fanciful Fall Feast

Friday, November 8 | 5:30pm-9pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Kids enjoy a fun-filled night of Thanksgiving games and arts and crafts while parents enjoy a quiet night out. Dinner is included. Register at least one week in advance using activity code 154092-02. Ages 5-12; $20

Holiday Vintage Market & Craft Sale

Saturday, November 9 | 7am-2pm
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.
Get your holiday shopping off to a great start with a variety of unique and original gifts. Discover bargains on clothes, toys, books, and other items. Each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly Registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 154344-12. The sale starts at 7:00 a.m. Free admission for all ages to shop; $20 per booth

Frozen Play Date

Bring your friends or meet new ones as you craft frozen slime, create your own crown or tiara, and make snow. We will also play games such as pin the nose on Olaf and toss the rings on Sven. Take home all your crafts in a Frozen drawstring backpack. Have your cameras ready as the room will be decorated in all things Frozen.
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Saturday, November 9
Ages 3-5 | 9:45am-10:45 am | 154319-24
Ages 6-12 | 11:30am-12:30pm | 154319-25
Ages 6-12 | 1:15pm-2:15pm | 154319-26

Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Saturday, November 16
Ages 3-5 | 9:45am-10:45am | 154319-03
Ages 6-12 | 11:30am-12:30pm | 154319-04
Ages 6-12 | 1:15pm- 2:15pm  | 154319-05

9-Ball Doubles

Friday, November 15 | 9am-3pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Enter as an individual and draw for your teammate the day of this double-elimination tournament. If available, prizes will be awarded to first and second place finishers. Light refreshments may be provided. Registration is required and rules are available upon request. Register using activity code 154292-78. Ages 50+; $5

Cosmic Swim

Friday, November 15 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
It’s a virtual galaxy of light and sound. Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, diving for glow gear and crazy cosmic swimming races. See how the water changes to a kaleidoscope of cool colors. Register using activity code 436317-01. All ages; $5

Be Kind Extravaganza

Saturday, November 16 | 9am-11am
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
Help us spread the message of kindness and the value of kind acts. Games, activities and a bounce house will be available at this positive and inspirational event. We will collect canned food, non-perishable items and new, unopened hygiene products (toothpaste, deodorant, etc.) for local charities. Receive a raffle ticket for each item donated to win one of many great prize baskets. All ages; Free

Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll

Saturday, November 16 | 10am-2pm
Along Paseo Verde Parkway
We’ll close part of Paseo Verde Parkway so the community can take to the streets on bicycles, skates, scooters, or on foot. Enjoy live performances, activities for all ages, interactive demonstrations, and health, fitness and bicycle vendors along the route. Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll is a car-free way to bike, walk, skate and play! All ages; Free

Veterans Resource Fair

Saturday, November 16 | 11am-2pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
This event brings together organizations with information that may impact veterans, such as VA advocates from many different veterans associations, representatives who can provide you with the latest information on housing, drug and alcohol assistance, and benefits information. Shuttle service from DSC will be provided. Ages 50+; Free

Mighty Medley

Saturday, November 16 | 3:30pm-5:30pm
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Master the inflatable obstacle course on the first Saturday of each month. There will also be an assortment of games and relays for all ages. Participants must pass a swim test to use the obstacle course. Register using activity code 436613-02. Ages 8-14; $5

Color Me Kind 5K Run & 1-Mile Walk

Saturday, November 16 | 9am-11am
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
Help spread kindness with a splash of color and run for a cause to benefit the Josh Stevens Foundation. Participants will be doused with a different color of paint at each kilometer to create a kaleidoscope of fun. Everyone receives their own color packets, giving them a chance to sprinkle a little more kindness along the route. Souvenir T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 300 participants. All fitness levels are welcome. Registration dates are listed below. Packet pickup is at on Nov. 14 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Jimmy John’s (106 N. Stephanie St. Suite 130) or at Cornerstone Park from 8:00-9:00 a.m. the day of the event. Day-of registration is cash only. Ages 5+

5K Run - 154180-58
$25 July 23-Oct. 17
$35 Oct. 18-Nov. 15
$40 Day of event

1-Mile Walk - 154287-58
$15 July 23-Oct. 17
$20 Oct. 18-Nov. 16

Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

Saturday, November 16 | 7am-Noon
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Do you have some treasures or homemade craft items to sell for some extra money? Bring them to the booth area at Heritage Park, sure to attract lots of curious folks. Each booth equals two parking spaces. Booth registration is required one week before the sale using activity code 154266-80. Free admission for all ages to shop; $20 per booth

Fall Festival

Saturday, November 16 | 5pm-8pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Our first ever Fall Festival will feature a DJ, turkey “shoot,” petting zoo, games, activities, and more! Register using activity code 154345-53. All ages; $5

Thanksgiving Luncheon

Wednesday, November 27
The City of Henderson is hosting its annual Thanksgiving luncheon featuring traditional holiday fare. Meals are $5 per person under the age of 60 and a $2.50 suggested donation for the ages of 60+. Ages 50+
10:30am-12:30pm | Heritage Park Senior Facility
11am-1pm | Downtown Senior Center

Cranberry Slam Pickleball Classic

November 29 & 30
Whitney Mesa Recreation Area
There’s no better way to burn off those Thanksgiving calories than by participating in our fifth annual Cranberry Slam Pickleball Tournament. For more information, visit pickleballtournaments.com (future tournaments page). Play begins at 8:30 a.m. each morning. Brackets are based on age and skill for competitive and enjoyable matches. Register by November 17.
$15 per player; includes a shirt (residency rates apply)
$10 per event, per player
Men’s Doubles | Nov. 29 | 624198-00
Women’s Doubles | Nov. 29 | 624198-01
Mixed Doubles | Nov. 30 | 624198-02



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