Recreation Briefs


The North Las Vegas Recreation Division has announced its "Get Moving! Get Healthy!" campaign, which aims to encourage healthy exercise and social activities through the division’s programs and sports.

Each month, the Recreation Division will launch an online video highlighting a recreational, social or sports program offered at Silver Mesa Recreation Center, 4025 Allen Lane, or Neighborhood Recreation Center, 1638 N. Bruce St.

Featured first is the Recreation Division’s martial arts class offerings. The campaign also will highlight activities from its Social Seniors and after-school programs.

To see the video, visit cityofnorthlas

To see all recreation center offerings, click on Parks and Recreation from the Departments and Services drop-down menu at the top of the city’s home page or the Recreation Activity Signup link in the left-hand margin under the Online Services menu.


The SoBe Ice Arena at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive, is set to hold its 10th annual Armed Services Hockey Association Hockey for Heroes event Thursday through Sunday. Twenty-two teams from around the world made up of members of the military, police and fire will compete nearly 24 hours daily, but there will be breaks.

For exact times, visit armedservices


Project D.I.R.T. tent camping for those 22 or older with developmental disabilities is planned from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Advance registration is required. The cost is $30 per person and includes meals and a tent. Bring your own sleeping bag. For more information, call 702-229-8100.


A paralympic sport free activity night for kindergartners through grade 12 is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at Rancho High School, 1900 Searles Ave. Register at the main school entrance.

For more information, call 702-229-4796 or email


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


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 outings, sports events and leisure education classes. Call 702-229-5177 to be placed on the activity schedule mailing list or e-mail


Rainbow Youth Soccer League’s spring 2013 season early sign-ups are planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17. The cost is $100. Bring a wallet-size photo and a copy of the applicant’s birth certificate. For more information, visit


The GEICO EnduroCross high-octane racing event is set for 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave.

Introduced to the United States in 2004 as a single, stand-alone event, the Maxxis National EnduroCross grew to a three-round series in 2007. To celebrate its success in 2008, GEICO EnduroCross expanded to a six-round series playing to key markets across the United States. For 2012, EnduroCross has expanded to eight rounds, including ESPN’s X Games. Top off-road racers from the United States and Europe are scheduled to participate.

Tickets are $37 and $47 and can be purchased at 702-284-7777 or at


The MS Run the US 2013 Relay, which is slated for April 16 through Sept. 17, 2013, and will be divided into 22 segments, is seeking 14 running partners to take part in each leg of this coast-to-coast run. Each segment covers approximately 140 miles of running over six days. All proceeds raised will support multiple sclerosis research.

The relay is scheduled to begin in Los Angeles in mid-April and wrap up in New York City five months later. In between, participants will take on a 140-mile leg of the cross-country journey, where they will run approximately 20 to 30 miles daily over five to six days. Only 14 slots are available.

Recruiting will continue through Dec. 31.

For more information or to apply to be a running partner, visit


The city of Las Vegas has launched its new online registration system, RecTrac, which offers customers an easy way to participate in recreation activities, city sports leagues and Safekey.

By visiting recreation.lasvegas, customers can browse listings as a guest or log on as a registered user to enroll in programs and activities offered by the city. Customers can also call 702-229-2330 or come into a recreation center to register and pay during normal business hours. Safekey payments can be made online, by phone at 702-229-3399 or at the Safekey main office, 1651 S. Buffalo Drive.

Programs and activities that require prerequisites or age verification may not be eligible for online registration.

Those who already have an account through the city’s previous online registration system will need to use the phone number they gave when they opened the account for the user name. The password will be the primary account holder’s last name. Those needing to open a new account should follow the instructions on the website.

For more information or for any questions on the new system, call 702-229-2330, or e-mail myclvrectrac@ for assistance.


A "Souper" Family Swim Day is planned from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road. This all-ages event involves canned food donations in order to receive a free pool open swim day pass. Regular fees apply without a donation. For more information, call 702-229-6309.


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. It is closed today, Monday and Nov. 22-23.

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


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. There is no practice Nov. 22. For more information, call 702-229-4796.


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.


Girls on the Run of Las Vegas is looking to start a team of girls in third through fifth grade in northwest Las Vegas and Summerlin. The group forwards a youth development program, where girls meet twice a week for discussions regarding empowerment, self-confidence and healthy living. The group incorporates stretching, games and running during that time. At the end of the 12-week program, the entire Las Vegas chapter gets together for a 5K race.

Between eight and 15 girls are needed to form a team. For more information, contact council director Stephanie Lasure at 917-455-2121 or stephanie@, Elisabeth Daniels at 702-366-5348 or elisabeth@girlsontherun or Viveca Rehman Grinstead at 702-496-7082 or viveca@girlsontherun

For more information, visit

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