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Healthy Southern Nevada

posted Feb 3, 2017, 12:54 PM by Aaron Baker



Healthy Southern Nevada is intended to help community members and policy makers learn about the health of our community. As part of Healthy Southern Nevada, the Southern Nevada Health District funds a website with local health data, resources, best practices, news articles and information about community events. In keeping with the Southern Nevada Health District's mission and values, it is important that the site provides balanced information on a broad range of topics affecting the health of our community and highlights the assets in our community.  

For more information about Healthy Southern Nevada visit their website: www.HealthySouthernNevada.org

2017 DESERT COLOR DASH

posted Jan 31, 2017, 3:11 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Feb 6, 2017, 2:26 PM by Dirk Marshall ]




The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services along with the Elementary Schools PTO organizations is hosting the first annual DESERT COLOR DASH.  This event will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Hafen Park the event will be run along the trails system.

 

Join the DESERT COLOR DASH to build a stronger community, this is a family-friendly event open to the public and welcomes all members of the community and surrounding areas. There is a 5K Run or Walk and a 1 Mile Fun Run.

 

Come join us and have a great morning of fitness, fun and meeting new people. There is an event fee per person, please visit the City Web Page for more information. All proceeds will go to the help the Parent Teachers Organization (PTO) for Mesquite and Bunkerville Elementary school.

 

For more information about this event and possible volunteering please contact Sarah Leavitt 702-308-7563 or Shannon Hughes 702-208-0996.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for the Desert Color Dash online below. For more information and to stay connected via social media, visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

 






Hafen Park/Pond Fish Restocking Schedule

posted Jan 18, 2017, 11:58 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 18, 2017, 11:58 AM ]


For all of you fishing enthusiasts in the City, here is the restocking schedule for Hafen Pond Located at 450 Hafen Lane Park.  The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will be delivering Tuesday, January 24, 2017; we will be getting a shipment of 150LBS of Rainbow Trout from the Spring Creek Hatchery. The NDOW has notified us that all urban pond restocking will be in the early afternoon. 

For more information on restocking schedules and the time of year the hatchery changes Catfish is usually (April – September) and Rainbow Trout is (October – March) please call the Lake Mead Fish Hatchery (702) 486-6889 for specific times or changes. 

For more additional information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

13th ANNUAL HEART WALK

posted Jan 18, 2017, 11:53 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 18, 2017, 11:53 AM ]

February is coming and it is “Healthy Heart Month”! The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department and Mesa View Regional Hospital invite you to join us for the 13th Annual Mesquite Heart Walk.

 

The 5K (3.2 miles) walk begins at the Mesquite Recreation Center at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Mesquite Recreation Center East Gym. From 8:30 to a few minutes before the walk, we will have registration and a small warm up for the participants, sponsored by the Life Long Program in the gym.

 

The walk ends at the Mesa View Medical  Group, located to the left of the hospital.

 

Everyone is invited and there is no cost to participants.

 

Transportation back to the Mesquite Recreation Center will be provided by the Silver Rider Bus Company at no charge. Rides back will begin at 9:45am and will run until 11:30am.

 

For more information on the heart walk please call Beth Caplinger of the City of Mesquite Leisure Services Department 346-8732 or Doris Baeza of Mesa View Regional Hospital 345-4363.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Mesquite City Manager Andy Barton to Hold Community Forum

posted Jan 17, 2017, 3:26 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 17, 2017, 3:26 PM ]


Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8:00 am Thursday, January 26. This open forum will be held at Mesa View Regional Hospital located at 1299 Bertha Howe Ave. This is an opportunity to ask questions, voice your concerns or just meet the City Manager.  

Contact person: Joy Eastwood, Executive Assistant to Mayor and City Manager

Telephone number: 702-346-5297

Email address: jeastwood@mesquitenv.gov 

Website address: www.MesquiteNV.gov

“KICKS” FC MESQUITE SPRING SOCCER

posted Jan 10, 2017, 3:59 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 4:00 PM ]


FC Mesquite is proud to announce registrations for Youth Soccer for Boys and Girls ages 3 – 13 (the child can be 3-13 years old turning 4-14 during the soccer season which is 4-1-17 – 5-6-17). The program is scheduled to begin in the spring, April 1, 2017.  Registrations will be on-line through their affinity system. fcmesquite.com 

·       Registrations will start ASAP and run through – February 28, 2017.

·       Uniforms will be submitted for Final order on March 3, 2017.

·       There is an early bird discounts until January 31,2017

·       First Game April 1, 2017

·       fcmesquite.com (REGISTRATION)

The deadline to register is Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 6:30pm.  If spots are available after the registration deadline, those wanting to fill the available positions, spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The purpose and/or goals of the youth programs with-in the City of Mesquite Leisure Services Department and FC Mesquite, KICKS Organization is to provide a program where all kids can learn to play and then gain the confidence and desire to keep improving! The youth can learn the fundamentals of a sport and learn sportsmanship through participation. The ultimate goal is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude. 

The “KICKS” program relies on volunteer parents to make the magic happen!  If you would like to be a Coach, a Referee, Concessions attendant or Volunteer in any capacity with the League, please inquire with the Leisure Services Department, as there is a form you must fill out. We appreciate everyone’s involvement and dedication to the program and to the youth of the valley. 

If you are interested in finding information on CLUB Team tryouts and more KICKS info please visit their website:   www.fcmesquite.com and on www.facebook/fcmesquiteKICKS

 For more additional information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road

ADULT SPRING SOFTBALL LEAGUES

posted Jan 10, 2017, 3:49 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 3:50 PM ]



The City of Mesquite is currently taking team registration for all adult leagues. Registrations must be made in person at the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services Administrative Offices, located at 100 West Old Mill Road. Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware that you may only register one team and that no spots will be held over the phone. We cannot hold checks or cash for any reason, so please have your sponsor’s or personal check when registering.

 

  • Adult Co-ed Softball Fall League begins February 28, 2017. (Games played on Tuesday Nights) League includes a 10-14 games schedule (depending on the amount of teams signed up), and a post-season tournament.  Modified USSSA co-ed rules apply; players must be 16 or older to participate. Deadline to register a team is February 20, 2017 (Men will use wood bats and Women will use sanctioned composites bats)

 

  • Adult Men’s Softball Fall League begins March 1, 2017. (Games played on Wednesday Nights).  League includes a 10-14 games schedule (depending on the amount of teams signed up), and a post-season tournament.  Modified USSSA rules apply; players must be 16 or older to participate. Deadline to register a team is February 20, 2017

 

Late sign-ups will not be accepted for any of these sports and there will be no exceptions made after the deadline. 

 

A sport application/team registration form must be filled out by all team sponsor and/or coach before the deadline in order for your team to acquire a spot or position in any of the adult sports league ran by the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

 

Recycle your Christmas Tree’s

posted Dec 13, 2016, 2:59 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 2:59 PM ]


The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services is going to help you turn your tree into mulch during the Christmas Tree Recycle Program.

 

The Department of Athletics and Leisure Services is going to recycle your Christmas tree’s for FREE from December 27, 2016 to January 13, 2017.  “We are looking to becoming a greener community every day and by us recycling your Christmas trees and turning them into mulch can help the City save money and use the mulch were its needed”  said by Randy Laub, Parks Superintendent.

 

The location where the community can drop off there tree’s will be in the parking lot of Field # 3 of Pioneer Park Ball Fields.

 

We ask of the community that you make sure that all ornaments, lights and any metal of any kind are removed from the trees before the recycling process begins.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Virgin Valley Little League Baseball & Softball

posted Dec 13, 2016, 2:49 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Dec 13, 2016, 2:49 PM ]


Youth Baseball/Softball for Boys & Girls is scheduled to begin March 27, 2017, for Girls Softball and Boys Baseball ages 4 - 13.  The deadline to register is Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 5:00pm. Registrations are being taken now. If spots are available after the registration deadline, those wanting to fill the available positions Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

·                 Registrations. December 5, 2016 – March 4, 2017

·                 Skills Day/Combine, March 4, 2017 @ Virgin Valley High School Fields

·                 11:00AM Minors 8-10 Years Old, Boys & Girls

·                 12:30AM Majors 11-12 Years Old, Boys & Girls

·                 2:00PM Juniors 13-14 Years Old, Boys & Girls

·                 Player Draft Day, March 6, 2017 (Coach’s Only) Girls Softball

·                 Player Draft Day, March 7, 2017 (Coach’s Only) Boys Baseball

 

If there is any one that is interested in coaching, umpiring, concessions or volunteering please inquire with the Leisure Services Department or Virgin Valley Little League there is a form you must fill out, we appreciate everyone’s involvement and dedication to the program and especially the youth of the valleys’.

 

“The purpose of youth programs in the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services is to guide boys and girls through an organized program,” said Zach Robison, Recreation Coordinator. “Youth can learn the fundamentals of a sport and learn sportsmanship through participation. The ultimate goal is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude.”

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Dutch Oven Cooking with Sam

posted Dec 13, 2016, 12:40 PM by Aaron Baker

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum and Virgin Valley Historical Society are teaming up to host a Dutch oven cooking event. Local Dutch oven aficionado Sam Reber will share his knowledge and great Dutch oven cooking skills on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 1 to 3 at the Pavilion behind the Museum.

Come and learn one of the ways early settlers prepared their food. This is a free, family activity. Participants are encouraged to bring something to sit on.

For more information about this event and the Museum,call (702)346-5705, find us on Facebook at MesquiteNVMuseum or stop by the Museum at 35 W. Mesquite Blvd. The Museum is
open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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