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COMMUNITY 9 cityofhenderson.com 9 City Parks and Recreation Centers The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department provides premium services through diverse and innovative parks, recreation and natural resource opportunities. It is one of only 20 agencies throughout the country to earn both accreditation by the National Recreation and Park Association (2001, 2006 and 2012) and the National Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management (1999). Through its nationally acclaimed Parks and Recreation Department, Henderson provides residents more parks and recreation facilities per capita than any other community in Southern Nevada. The City is home to 63 parks, with several more under construction. In addition to open grass areas and playgrounds, features include walking courses, dog parks, skate parks, splash pads, and lighted sports fields. The city maintains more than 2,900 acres, including 103 athletic fields, 53 tennis courts, and ten swimming pools. Parks offer the community opportunities for active and passive recreation, including team sports, hiking and picnics. The Parks and Recreation Department also operates eight recreation centers featuring gymnasiums, multi-fitness centers and racquetball courts. Thousands of specialized programs are offered each year including aquatics, therapeutic recreation, youth enrichment, special events, outdoor recreation, sports leagues, and tournaments. Adults 50+ can take advantage of fitness initiatives, health screenings, nutrition programs, volunteer opportunities, and wellness services. School children benefit from the before- and after- school Safekey youth enrichment program and the out-of-school time Kids Zone/Teen Zone program, hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department at all Henderson public elementary and middle schools. In partnership with the Department of Utility Services, the Parks and Recreation Department also operates the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, the only bird preserve located in Southern Nevada, and home to thousands of migratory waterfowl and numerous resident desert birds. Activity Pool Adult Open Basketball Amphitheater Bocce Diving Boards/Stands Event Space Game Room Indoor Track Kids Corner Lap Lanes Multi-Fitness Center Open Gym Open Rec Pickleball Racquetball Courts Racquetball Challenge Courts Restrooms Rock Climbing Wall Shower, Locker Room Seasonal Pool Wading Pool Wallyball Year-round Pool A Black Mountain Recreation Center/Aquatic Complex 599 Greenway Rd. (at Horizon Dr.) n n n n n n n n n n n n B BMI Pool 105 W. Basic Rd. (Lead St. & Van Wagenen St.) n n n n n n B Downtown Recreation Center 105 W. Basic Rd. (Lead St. & Van Wagenen St.) n n n n n n n n n n n C Downtown Senior Center 27 E. Texas Ave. (at E. Army St.) n n D Henderson Multigenerational Center/Aquatic Complex 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy. (at Paseo Verde Pkwy.) n n n n n n n n n n n n n n n E Heritage Park Aquatic Complex 310 S. Racetrack Rd. (at Burkholder Blvd.) n n n n n F Heritage Park Senior Facility 300 S. Racetrack Rd. (at Burkholder Blvd.) n n n n n G Silver Springs Recreation Center & Pool 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy. (at N.Valle Verde Dr.) n n n n n n n n n  n n n H Valley View Recreation Center 500 Harris St. (at Basic Rd.) n n n n n n n I Wells Pool 1640 Price St. (Moser Dr. & Merlayne Dr.) n n n n J Whitney Ranch Recreation Center/Aquatic Complex 1575 Galleria Dr. (south of Russell Rd.) n n n n n n n n n n n n n n K Henderson Convention Center 200 S. Water St. R n


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