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Valleywide recreation briefs for Oct. 8-14


SHOOTING COMPLEX PLANS PUMPKIN SHOOT

The Clark County Shooting Complex’s fourth annual Pumpkin Shoot is planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the complex, 11351 N. Decatur Blvd. The event is a 30-arrow 5-spot competition. Trophies for first-third place are planned for youths and adults. There are no age restrictions, and equipment is provided. For more information, call 702-455-2002.

INDOOR BOOT CAMP PLANNED MONTHLY AT LIBRARY

Certified personal trainer Judy Paris plans a weekly indoor boot camp at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The class is set to include cardio, stretching, strengthening (exercises such as pushups, squats, lunges, etc.), and core work and balancing.

It is recommended that participants bring a yoga mat and towel and drink plenty of water before class.

The class will be in the library’s multipurpose room Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23 and in the board room Oct. 12 and 19.

The classes are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 702-507-3631.

YOGA SESSIONS PLANNED IN THE PARK

Mark Balfe-Taylor of Hot Yoga Revitalized has set a schedule for yoga in the park. All classes are traditional Yin yoga, last about 75 minutes and are free and open to the public.

Dates are 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Community Park, 10588 Marketwalk Place; 10 a.m. Thursdays at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive; and 5:15 p.m. Fridays at Lone Mountain Discovery Park, 4445 N. Jensen St.

Come dressed for cool temperatures.

For the schedule, location and maps, visit hotyogarevitalized.com.

CITY OF LAS VEGAS TO OFFER ARTHRITIS EXERCISE PROGRAM

The city of Las Vegas is set to offer residents suffering from arthritis a way to stay fit. Thanks to a $4,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Associationand the Arthritis Foundation, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the city’s East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., is set to offer the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program.

The program is scheduled from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for six weeks by instructors certified and trained by the Arthritis Foundation.

The classes are suited for anyone that is interested in preventing or managing arthritis but also for those looking for a regular, low-impact exercise program. The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is expected to be offered at other centers in the coming months. For more information, contact Bernard Preston at 702-229-4904.

CHEFS FOR KIDS GOLF TOURNAMENT PLANNED AT PAINTED DESERT

The third annual Chefs for Kids charity golf tournament is planned at 7 a.m. Oct. 13 at Painted Desert Golf Course, 5555 Painted Mirage Drive. Registration deadline was Oct. 6.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Chefs for Kids program is a joint effort of the American Culinary Federation Chefs of Las Vegas and Cooperative Extension. Chefs for Kids Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to eliminating malnutrition and hunger in children through education and awareness.

Awards for winning team, longest drive and closest to the pin on a par-3 hole are planned. Hole sponsorships are also available.

For more information, contact Harvey Blankfeld at 702-203-1165 or email info@brownblankfeld.com, Joel Stelzner at 705-595-5250 or Shelly Brown at 702-596-6330.

NATIONAL NURSES HEALTH INSTITUTE 5K PLANNED

The National Nurses Half Marathon or 5K race is set for 5:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area following the organization’s speakers series the previous day. Volunteers are needed. The cost is $55 by Sept. 30 or $65 after Oct. 1 for the 5K (3.1 miles) and $70 by Sept. 30 or $80 after Oct. 1 for the half-marathon (13.1 miles).

For more information, contact Helene Neville at at heleneneville@hotmail.com or 480-299-5748.

ROCKIN’ WALK PLANNED AT TPC SUMMERLIN

The fourth annual Rockin’ Walk is slated for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. All attendees must park at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, and take the free shuttle.

Choose a 1-mile, 2.5-mile or 5-mile option. The event benefits Goodie Two Shoes.

Early sign-ups register at reduced rates. For more information, visit goodietwoshoes.org.

SHRINERS GOLF TOURNAMENT PLANNED FOR OCTOBER AT TPC SUMMERLIN

The 2013 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament is planned for Oct. 14-20 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is an official PGA Tour event. The 2013 tournament is set to feature more than 130 PGA Tour professionals competing for a $6 million purse, with a winner’s share of $1,080,000. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The event’s fourth annual Women’s Day luncheon, Kick Off Your Heels, is planned for Oct. 15. It will be catered and feature a guest speaker. Tickets are $25 per guest. The luncheon sold out in 2012, so early purchases are encouraged.

Daily and weekly tickets and ticket packages for the 2013 tournament can be purchased online at shrinershospitalsopen.com or by calling 702-873-1010.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT PEDIATRIC RESEARCH

The second annual Scherr Madness Golf Tournament is set for 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at Red Rock Country Club’s Arroyo Course, 2250 Red Springs Drive.

The tournament is hosted by Drs. Scott and Rebecca Scherr, and all proceeds go to support pediatric research and Camp Oasis, a camp for children and teens living with inflammatory bowel disease.

Registration begins at 7 a.m., and golf entry includes breakfast, swag bag, golf, two drink tickets, raffle prizes, on course games and specialty drinks and more. For more information, visit online.ccfa.org/scherrmadnessgolf2013.

JUNIOR GIANTS HOST BASEBALL WORKSHOP

Las Vegas Junior Giants, an area youth baseball organization, have scheduled an educational workshop at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave. Presenters will include Jimmie Ray Kennon Sr., Lana Kennon and Johnnie Williams. For more information, contact coach Gene Tate at 408-515-7489.

GOLF EVENT TO HELP T-BALL PROGRAM

The EPA T-ball program and the Las Vegas Junior Giants are planning the ninth annual Golf Classic, set for a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start Oct. 26 at Angel Park Golf Club, 100 S. Rampart Blvd. Foursomes are $500, couples are $250 and singles are $125.

Mail payments to: Gene Tate at 5337 Lambrook Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130.

Resister online at angelpark.com or call 702-254-4653.

For more information, call 702-839-4561 or 408-515-7489.

YOGA LESSON PLANNED AT SPRING VALLEY LIBRARY

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., is planning a seated yoga lesson for all ages at 2 p.m. Nov. 22. Seated yoga is helpful for those who have trouble standing, completing floor exercises or perform repetitive desk work. For more information, call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.org.

LAS VEGAS CENTERS OFFERING VOLLEYBALL PLAY

The city of Las Vegas offers recreational volleyball opportunities at several of its sports and community centers.

The Dula Gym, 441 E. Bonanza Road, is forming an adult league for men and women 18 or older. League play is set from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Team registration is $100. For more information, call 702-229-6307.

The Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., is registering teams for a coed adult volleyball league set to play from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Team registration is $150 per team, with a $10 referee fee per game. For more information, call 702-229-6359.

The Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., is registering teams for a men’s 4 versus 4 league that set to play from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Registration is $100 per team and is open to those 16 or older. There will be no referee fees. The league start date is open. The center offers volleyball skills classes and leagues and open games. Middle school and high school girls are invited to participate in free volleyball classes from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Fridays that are sponsored by the Police Athletic League of Southern Nevada. The center also offers volleyball boot camps for ages 12-20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for $5 per person. A $5 volleyball boot camp is offered from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays for ages 12-14 and from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages 15-22. Ages 14-22 can enjoy open volleyball games from 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays at a cost of $2 per person. For more information, call 702-229-2488.

The Chuck Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road, has scheduled an adult women’s volleyball league. The center will open registration for the next league Dec. 9 to Jan. 9 for a Thursday night league set to play Jan. 9 through March 6, 2014. Team registration will be $120 with $10 per game. For more information, call 702-229-6563.

Outdoor sand volleyball leagues are playing at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. New leagues are scheduled to form next spring for games that begin in April. For more information, call 702-229-1642.

SIGN UP FOR STATION BOWLING LEAGUES

Station Casinos are accepting applications for their 2013-14 fall/winter bowling leagues. League play is available at Red Rock Lanes inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.; Santa Fe Bowling Center inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive; Strike Zone inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road; and Texas Star Lanes inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. For more information, visit stationcasinoslanes.com.

HUMANA GUIDANCE CENTERS SPONSOR WALKING GROUPS

Humana Guidance Centers are offering free walking groups led by a certified personal trainer. The program aims to positively affect seniors’ health by motivating and engaging them to take action and improve their fitness level and mental outlook by learning the proper walking and stretching techniques.

Participants will receive a free pedometer and at the end of each outing can upload their steps at a Guidance Center computer kiosk or at home to tracks steps taken, distance and calories burned.

In Summerlin, the walking group is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Locations vary. For more information, call the Summerlin Guidance Center at 702-380-6170.

LEISURE CONNECTION SOCIAL GROUP OUTINGS PLANNED EACH MONTH

Leisure Connection for those 22 or older with developmental disabilities is a social group that plans outings each month. The outings are geared to assist high-functioning adults with social skills and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, lunch/dinner, sports events and leisure education classes. Call 702-229-5177 to be placed on the activity schedule mailing list or email jwinder@lasvegasnevada.gov.

REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR SPORTS AND RECREATION PROGRAMS

The North Las Vegas recreation division’s activity schedule of classes, sports and recreation programs is available.

Registration can be conducted online at cityofnorthlasvegas.com or in person at the Silver Mesa Recreation Center, 4025 Allen Lane, and the Neighborhood Recreation Center, 1638 N. Bruce St. A list of offerings is available on the website.

The city’s recreation division offers a variety of activities for adults and children, including personal training at the gym, adult and child dance classes, gymnastics, ceramics and martial arts.

Each of the programs encourages healthful exercise and social activities.

NEW A.G.E. EVENTS FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES PLANNED

New A.G.E. for those 22 or older with developmental disabilities is set from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The program offers a variety of activities and special events that promote individuality, self-esteem and independence.

The cost is $21 for one to three days, $28 for four days and $35 for five days each week.

For more information, call 702-229-5177 or e-mail jwinder@lasvegasnevada.gov.

SUMMER RECREATION EVENTS OPEN FOR YOUTHS AND TEENS

The Dula Gym’s Summer Open Recreation for youths and teens ages 10-18 is set to be open noon to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays at 441 E. Bonanza Road. Youths can attend Fridays and Saturdays when the gym is available. The recreation periods include open gym and weekly competitions in games and sports and are free with RecPass for participants 18 or younger with parent/guardian approval.

Strength training for ages 13 to 18 is planned from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Registration for strength training is limited. For more information, call 702-229-6307.

ADAPTIVE RECREATION PROGRAM PLANNED FOR THOSE 7 TO 21

The Lorenzi Adaptive Recreation Program for those ages 7 to 21 with disabilities is set from 1 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. Participants can enjoy a new recreation experience every week, community outings, sports, games, arts and crafts, swimming and movies.

The cost is $75 per child for the week and $70 for each additional child in the family. Registration for this program is set to open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday

For more information, call Andrea Anzalone at 702-229-4903 or 702-229-6358.

WHEELCHAIR ACTIVITIES OFFERED AT FREMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL

Wheelchair athletes open gym and wheelchair basketball practice for those ages 14 to adult are available from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Fremont Middle School, 1100 E. St. Louis Ave. The fee for open gym is $2, and the fee for basketball is $20. For more information, call 702-229-4796.

QUAD RUGBY PRACTICE OFFERED WEEKLY

Quad rugby practice for players ages 14 to adult is available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road. There is a $20 monthly fee. For more information, call 702-229-4796.

MAT PILATES OFFERED EACH SATURDAY

Complimentary Pilates mat classes are planned for 9 a.m. Saturdays at A Body In Balance, 2595 S. Cimarron Road, Suite 106.

The benefits include increased core strength, muscular endurance and flexibility, better body composition and spine health.

Eight positions are available for the free class. Call 702-269-9100 to register. For more information, visit abodyinbalancelv.com.

WORKOUT SESSIONS PLANNED AT TIVOLI VILLAGE

A Fit Fannie Workout is planned at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the DavidBartonGym at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The class is complimentary, and guest passes to the gym will be available. Stroller Strides are planned at 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at Tivoli Village.

Stroller Strides is a 60-minute total body workout that moms can do with their babies, taught by certified fitness instructors with specialized training. Visit tivolivillagelv.com or davidbartongym.com.

YOGA CLASS FOR ALL FITNESS LEVELS SLATED AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

Free seated yoga stretch classes with Carol Dickman of stretch.com are scheduled for 2 p.m. the second Friday of the month at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., and the third Friday of the month at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive.

The seated yoga sessions are free and open to the public. They are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

For more information, call 702-507-3458.

CAMPGROUND REOPENED AT RED ROCK

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s developed campground has reopened as cooler temperatures begin.

Red Rock Campground is located within the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area approximately two miles east of the visitor center on state Route 159 (West Charleston Boulevard) and is the only developed campground within the conservation area.

It features 71 individual campsites and seven group campsites. Individual sites are $15 per site per night, and group campsites are $40 per site per night. Reservations for the group campsites are required and can be made by calling 702-515-5371 or visit rrc_reservations@blm.gov.

TAI CHI CLASSES SCHEDULED

A free tai chi class is planned for 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Atria Sunlake, 3250 S. Fort Apache Road. The class is offered to Atria residents, and the public is invited to join in.

Call 702-256-6500 for more information.

 

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