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Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, is scheduled to open for the summer season for all ages beginning June 13.

Times are from 6 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, adult lap swim; noon to 4 p.m. all ages; 4 to 7 p.m. adult lap swim; noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, all ages.

Daily fees are $1 for ages 4 to 17, $2 for ages 18 to 49, $1.50 for age 50 or older and free for children 3 or younger.

All-summer pool passes (valid through Labor Day) are $40 for individuals, $60 for a family up to eight people and $30 for an adult 50 or older.

Each pool will offer private, semi-private and small group swimming lessons. Private lessons are $100, semi-private lessons (two to three students) are $50 and group lessons (four or more students) are $25 for six 45-minute lessons.

Swim lesson sessions are scheduled to begin the week of June 13.

Each pool also will offer novice competitive swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water polo teams for swimmers ages 7 to 17 for $25 for the entire summer pool season.

From 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, there are limited lanes for adult lap swim only at Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road.

For more information, visit

5K/1-Mile event set for Saturday
at Fleet Feet Sports

The 4 Point 5K/1 Mile is planned for 7 a.m. Saturday at Fleet Feet Sports Las Vegas, 7575 W. Washington Ave., Suite 123.

Registration is $30. Register at

Race packets can be picked up from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday or beginning at 5:30 a.m. on race day at Fleet Feet.

The event benefits the Miss Greater Las Vegas & Miss Clark County Scholarship Program.

Ladies Night Out fundraiser set
for june 1 at Boca Park

Ladies Night Out, a fundraiser, is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. June 1 at MJ Christensen Diamonds, 8980 W. Charleston Blvd., in Boca Park.

The proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and involves neighboring businesses including the Hotel California and CupKates of Las Vegas, which will have samples on hand. Seated massages by Massage Envy will be available. Ladies Night Out is an evening of entertainment, food and Kahunaville rum drinks.

There is no cover charge. To RSVP, email director@komensouthernnevada
.org or call 822-2324 before Monday.

Summerlin Art Festival
calling for artisans

Artists who work in a variety of media and styles are invited to apply for participation in the 17th Summerlin Art Festival, scheduled for Sept. 24 and 25 at Summerlin Centre Community Park, 1800 S. Town Center Drive.

The free, annual outdoor festival attracts more than 20,000 art lovers. Past artist participants have included painters, jewelers, sculptors and fine craftsmen. More than 100 artists are expected to participate.

In addition to the artists, the festival also will feature live entertainment, chalk art and a variety of food and beverage options.

Additional information, including application information, is available at The application deadline is June 3, and the application fee is $25 for this juried show.

Nevada Desert Mermaids to perform

The Nevada Desert Mermaids synchronized swimming team plans to perform at 4 p.m. June 4 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The event is free for spectators.

For more information, visit nevada

Golf tournament nets $15,000
for Henry’s Place

The fifth annual Henry Prendes Charity Golf Classic was held May 7 at Palm Valley Golf Course and raised more than $15,000 for Henry’s Place, a camp facility for underprivileged youths in the Las Vegas Valley.

The camp is currently being developed in Cedar City, Utah. The foundation donated a portion of the proceeds to the Injured Police Officers Fund on behalf of fallen officers and their families.

Henry’s Place Foundation, a nonprofit organization, was formed in 2006 to honor Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Henry Prendes, who gave his life in the line of duty. The foundation currently is seeking partners for the building phase of the camp property.

For more information on Henry’s Place Foundation or to make a donation, visit

Open house to help those facing cancer

The Nevada Cancer Institute plans to host a special open house from 1 to 4 p.m. June 5 at its main campus, 1 Breakthrough Way (near Town Center Drive and the Las Vegas Beltway).

It will include workshops, activities and resources for cancer survivors, their families, friends and supporters. The event is free and will celebrate those who have faced cancer and won. Workshops include yoga, meditation and nutrition. Expect craft activities for the whole family. Survivors are invited to share their personal stories in a special scrapbook.

For more information, visit nevada

Day camps available at YMCA

The YMCA of Southern Nevada offers wallet-friendly solutions for families looking for child care and ways to stay active this summer. The YMCA is taking day camp registrations and selling Sizzlin’ Summer passes, which provide four months of unlimited access to its locations: the Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane; Durango Hills Community Center YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive; Centennial Hills Community Center YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive; and the YMCA’s newest location, the SkyView YMCA in North Las Vegas, 3050 E. Centennial Parkway.

YMCA day camp is for kids ages 5 to 15 and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 13 through Aug. 26. Free care for campers is available from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. and is provided for working parents. Weekly camp prices range from about $100 to $200, and a daily drop-in rate of $45 is available. No one is turned away because of an inability to pay. Financial assistance is available.

The Sizzlin’ Summer Pass provides unlimited access to the YMCA’s water parks, swimming pools, wellness centers and classes. Prices are $109 (individual) and $209 (family). For a list of amenities by location, visit

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