Valleywide recreation briefs for June 19-25, 2014


FOURTEEN NEVADA SOCCER TEAMS TO HEAD TO TOURNAMENT

The Nevada State Cup, sanctioned by the Nevada Youth Soccer Association, has planned 14 local teams to head to the Far West Regional tournament in Albuquerque, N.M., on June 16-22.

The Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex in Las Vegas was the location for three days of the state’s top teams competing for the State Cup. Fifty-six teams played for the 14 top spots by age group. The winners from the tournament move on to represent Region IV at the US Youth National Championships, held in Germantown, Md., July 21-27.

For more information, visit nevadayouthsoccer.org.

PILATES STUDIO OFFERS MEGAFORMER CLASSES

The Pilates Studio Las Vegas, 3655 S. Durango Drive, now includes the Megaformer. Taught by master trainer Gracie Martinez, owner of The Pilates Studio, the 45-minute Megaformer classes are designed to work multiple muscle groups simultaneously to develop core strength and muscle endurance.

Classes are available daily at the studio, and those interested can sign up online at thepilatesstudiolasvegas.com.

FENCING CAMPS PLANNED BY RED ROCK FENCING CENTER

Introduction to Fencing Camps for ages 5 to 9 and 9 to 15 are planned from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Red Rock Fencing Center, 8352 W. Warm Springs Road.

Participants will learn sportsmanship, the art and skill of fencing and have fun in the process. Fencing teaches focus, determination, coordination and thinking skills. Participants should bring their own lunch, but equipment will be supplied.

Camp fees are $200 per week with an early drop-off fee (7:30 to 9:15 a.m.) of $20 per day. The camp offers a 20 percent discount for siblings.

For more information, visit redrockfencingcenter.com, email staff@redrockfencingcenter.com or call 702-222-1901.

TOURACADEMY OFFERING GOLF INSTRUCTION

The TOURAcademy, which provides personalized golf instruction and skill development programs for golf enthusiasts of all ages and ability levels, recently launched new golf training programs and junior golf programs.

The local TOURAcademy location is TPC Las Vegas, 9851 Canyon Run Drive. For times and fees, visit pgatourexperiences.com or call 800-766-7939.

RAINBOW YOUTH SOCCER SIGNUPS UNDERWAY

Additional signups for the 2014 fall Rainbow Youth Soccer League are planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 and 28 and July 12, 19 and 26 at Villa Pizza, 3385 S. Durango Drive. The cost is $120, and a birth certificate and wallet-size photo are required. Signups include 10 games, a uniform and a picture plaque.

For more information, visit ryslsoccerleague.com.

YOUTH SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULED

A camp for children is planned this summer at Life Time Athletic Summerlin, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd.

Called Powered Summer, the event is set to run through Aug. 22. Each week is to have a new theme and field trip, such as a Mission: Possible week and a trip to the bowling lanes at Red Rock Resort.

The cost for children is $200 per child, per week.

For more information, call 702-228-2611.

HENDERSON OFFERS WORLD’S LARGEST SWIM LESSON

The city of Henderson is preparing for the world’s largest swimming lesson at 8 a.m. June 20.

Henderson is joining the international event that is designated to raise awareness about child safety in and around the water.

The free event is set to take place at the Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road; the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway; and the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

MASTER GARDENERS PLAN MONTHLY TOURS

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners plan guided tours monthly at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The tours are free and open to the public.

The Demonstration Gardens contain more than 500 species of desert-appropriate landscape plants, including trees, shrubs, perennials, palms, cacti and agaves. Plants are identified by botanical and common names. The grounds are open for self-guided walks from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

To join the monthly tour, meet in the courtyard by 10 a.m. on the specified date. Walking shoes, water, hats or other appropriate items are suggested. Groups (five or more people) are requested to call Ann Edmunds, program coordinator, at 702-257-5587 at least two weeks in advance.

For more information, email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5555.

CENTENNIAL HILLS ACTIVE ADULT CENTER OFFERS WEEKLY SENIOR FITNESS CLASSES

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center plans to offer 25 weekly fitness classes for adults 50 or older from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

Classes include yoga, cardio dance and tai chi. Cost is $15 per month and includes use of the YMCA weight room and indoor lap pool for a limited time.

For more information, call 702-229-1702.

NEIGHBORHOOD REC CENTER OFFERS SENIOR ACTIVITIES

The Neighborhood Recreation Center, 1638 N. Bruce St., offers senior activities for adults 55 or older from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Daily leisure activities, classes and monthly trips are offered to Social Senior members who pay a $3 annual membership fee. For more information, call 702-633-1492 or 702-633-1600.

WEEKLY CLASSES AVAILABLE IN CENTENNIAL HILLS

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, offers 29 weekly aerobics, tai chi cardio dance and yoga classes led by a team of four instructors. Registration is required. Call 702-229-1702.

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, BLM PLAN FEE-FREE DAYS FOR 2014

The National Park Service is offering opportunities in 2014 to enjoy national parks without paying an entrance fee. Those dates are Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday; Sept. 27, National Public Lands Day; and Nov. 11, Veterans Day weekend.

In Nevada, Death Valley National Park and Lake Mead National Recreation Area are slated to participate. For more information, visit nps.gov.

The Bureau of Land Management-administered Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area also is slated to participate in fee-free days Sept. 27 and Nov. 11. For more information, visit blm.org.

 

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