For swimmers, there are several pools to choose from, both indoor and outdoor. Clark County has several locations that are open year round for your swimming pleasure. The county's information on all the aquatics is on their website click here. The City of Henderson also has many pools to choose from. They offer classes for all levels of swimmers, from babies to seniors including swim aerobics. The city is going to begin building yet another indoor/outdoor aquatic complex. You can check all the aquatic activities on Henderson's website here
Maybe you or your kids like to skateboard. There are many skateboard parks around Las Vegas. Two of the biggest parks are Desert Breeze Park in Clark County which is 20,000 square feet and Anthem Hill Park in Henderson which is over 26,000 square feet. They both accommodate all levels of ability from beginners to advanced. For the more advanced skateboarders, the new Hollywood skatepark is the place to be at 29,000 square feet. Just put on your helmet, grab a skateboard and have fun! There are other skate parks to choose from that can be found on Clark County's website.
What about dog parks? Well, there is quite a few in the Las Vegas area. Here is a list of all the parks available for your dogs to enjoy. dog parks
You like to walk or bike? Check out the River Mountain Loop Trail and a map of all the other trails that are available for you to use. River Mountain Loop Trail Clark County will have the largest public recreational shooting park due to open in the winter of 2008. You can check out the details here.
To get in touch with nature, you can hit the trails at the Wetlands Park. If you are a bird watcher, you can find them here. New bike and hiking trails along with picnic areas will be completed in 2008. Then by 2009, plans are to have a Nature Center with exhibits and classrooms. You can get all the information here.
Make sure you check out all the classes that are offered and the children and teen activities that are provided. You can feel safe knowing that your young children have a place to go before and after school. All the recreation centers have activities for all ages. There are also senior centers with activities and day trips. You can see what is going in Clark County Senior Centers or check out the activities at the Henderson Senior Centers