Valleywide recreation briefs Sept. 3-9


PEDAL TO THE MEDAL RIDE SET FOR SEPT. 7

The fourth annual Pedal to the Medal bike ride to benefit Special Olympics Nevada is planned for Sept. 7 with the 50-mile ride starting at 7 a.m. and the 25-mile ride starting at 8 a.m. All racers will start from the West Career and Technical Academy, 11945 W. Charleston Blvd. Riders have choice of 25-mile route or a 50-mile ride with an optional timed climb of Mount Potosi.

The event also features a free bike rodeo, offering children and those with special needs the chance to learn safe riding practices and try out different types of bikes including adapted cycles for disabled riders.

Registration is $40 and includes the fully supported ride, event T-shirt, post-ride breakfast, swag bag and timing chip for those riding the 50-mile course. The ride is presented by Gaudin Porsche and benefits Special Olympics Nevada. Participants can register at pedaltothe medallasvegas.com. On-site registration will be available for last-minute riders.

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 or call or visit the property’s bowling alley.

RED ROCK 5K COMING SEPT. 14 TO ARROYO GOLF COURSE

The 2013 Red Rock 5K is planned for 8 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Arroyo Golf Course at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The annual event is dedicated to the memory of high school cross country legend Travis “T-Bolt” Boulton. The entry fee is $35. For more information, visit rynorunning.com.

GOLF POSITIVELY HELPS KIDS

The Foundation for Positively Kids, a local nonprofit that provides a continuum of medical care for medically fragile and special needs children, plans its annual Swing for the Kids golf tournament Sept. 16 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. All proceeds benefit medically fragile children in Clark County. The cost for a foursome is $750 or $200 for individual golfers. The cost includes 18 holes with a cart, an event T-shirt, a golf survival kit, breakfast and an awards luncheon. Golfers will also have a chance to win $1 million, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle from Las Vegas Harley-Davidson and a Toyota Highlander SUV from Centennial Toyota if they hit a hole-in-one on established holes. For more information, visit positivelykids.org.

or call 702-262-0037.

RACE IS SLATED WITH TOP NAMES

The seventh annual CLIF Bar CrossVegas is set for 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Gates open at 4 p.m.

Thousands of enthusiasts are expected to attend the largest cyclocross race in the United States, blending road bike speed with mountain terrain, forcing racers to jump on and off their bikes and run while carrying them over barriers and obstacles.

Tickets are $8 and available at eventbrite.com/crossvegas eventbrite.com/crossvegas. VIP tickets are $75. For more information, visit crossvegas.com.

HIKING EXPERT SET TO GIVE ADVICE AT windmill LIBRARY

Hiking expert and author Branch Whitney is scheduled speak about hiking in Las Vegas from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. For more information, visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6036.

RUN OR WALK TO HELP ALS RESEARCH

The 13th annual Walk n’ Roll and third annual 5K Run Benefit ALS of Nevada are set for 8 a.m. Sept. 21 at Police Memorial Park, 3250 Metro Academy Way. Registration is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. The opening ceremony is slated for 7:45 a.m.

The ALS event honors Lou Gehrig, A Hall of Fame baseball player who died from ALS in 1941. Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite baseball team’s jersey or hat. The event is wheelchair- and stroller-accessible.

The cost is $30 for adult (18 or older) walkers, rollers and runners and $20 per participant 5-17 years for the walk and run. Children 5 or younger are free. Prices increase the day of the event. Donations in addition to the fees will be accepted. For more information, call Megan Testa at 702-777-0500 or email admin@alsofnevada.org.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT HEALTH UNDERWRITERS

The Clark County Association of Health Underwriters and Club Blue LV plan to host the sixth annual Charity Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Arroyo Golf Course at the Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive.

Registration is set for 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. A barbecue lunch and charity raffle are set for 12:30 to 2 p.m. A portion of the proceeds is marked to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs.

The tournament offers prizes for the best team and raffle prizes. Foursomes can register at conta.cc/1dViCp0.

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 $125 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.

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 planned 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@lasvegas nevada.gov.

windmill LIBRARY PLANNING ZUMBA CLASSES in september

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is planning free Zumba fitness classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday starting in September. Classes are designed for those 13 or older. For more information, call 702-507-6036 or visit lvccld.org.

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. Sept. 27 and 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.

NEW SKY ZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK OFFERING PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

The new Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, 7440 Dean Martin Drive, No. 201, is offering dodgeball tournaments, skyrobics and jump programs for all ages. The park contains 151 trampolines, party rooms, a foam pit, a basketball court, a parents’ lounge and a cafe. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. General admission starts at $12. For more information, visit skyzone.com/lasvegas.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR JUNIOR BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Registration is underway for the Henderson National Junior Basketball league. Play is to begin Sept. 7 at Liberty High School, 3700 Liberty Heights Ave. To register, visit the league website at hendersonnjb.d4sportsclub.com.

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 healthy 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@lasvegas nevada.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 13-18 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.

CLASS AND LEAGUE REGISTRATION OPEN AT DULA GYM

Registration is open for classes and sports leagues at the Dula Gymnasium, 441 E. Bonanza Road. Fundamentals of basketball for children ages 4 to 6 is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays for $15. Basketball league for ages 7 to 10 is scheduled at noon Saturdays for $50. Three-on-three soccer for players ages 4 to 6 is scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturdays for $50. Leagues and classes begin Sept. 28, and early registration is recommended. Martial arts classes are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 10. Beginners classes for students 4 or older are scheduled at 6:30 p.m., and a combined class of beginners and intermediate students ages 7 or older is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per month. For more information, visit lasvegasparksandrec.com or 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 $27 for one to three days, $36 for four days and $45 for five days, per person.

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 is 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.

Only 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.

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.

YOGA CLASS AVAILABLE FOR NON MEMBERS

A yoga event — Beautiful Mind, Beautiful Body — is planned at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Life Time Athletic Summerlin, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd.

Taught by Jonny Kest, LifePower Yoga’s national director, the event is complimentary to members and open to nonmembers for $15.

Nonmembers can register by calling 702-228-2611.

GOLF RATES LOWERED FOR SUMMER

Golf enthusiasts can take advantage of long summer days with Golf Summerlin’s discounted rates at its three courses. Through Sept. 22, Golf Summerlin invites players to tee off at Highland Falls, 10201 Sun City Blvd.; Palm Valley, 9201 Del Webb Blvd.; or Eagle Crest, 2203 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Las Vegas residents and visitors are welcome to play at the summer rates, which range from $15 to $50 per round (including cart rental) and vary by time of day and course.

For more information, visit golfsummerlin.com or call 702-254-7010.

WOMEN-ONLY WALK TO BENEFIT WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN

A women-only walkabout, specifically designed for walkers (but also runner-friendly) is set for 8 a.m. Sept. 29 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road.

Each mile completed rewards participants with a special charm, symbolic of the journey into a state of well-being. The event will benefit Women’s Club of Summerlin.

Registration for the 5-mile event is $35 and $50 for 10 miles.

For more information or to register, visit desertskyadventures.com.

 

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