City News


Recreation Center to Close for Annual Maintenance

posted Aug 3, 2016, 4:55 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 3, 2016, 4:59 PM ]


The Mesquite Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance, repairs, cleaning and special project work, August 28 - September 5, 2016 and will not be available for public use. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause,” said Zach Robison, Recreation Coordinator “these scheduled maintenance activities are essential and necessary to maintain a quality, clean and safe facility for our patrons.”  The Mesquite Recreation Center will re-open Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:00AM. 

Online registration will be available for most of our programs; we will be offering some classes at the Deuce facility for adult and youth programs. 

The Outdoor Pool will be open to the Public, Hours of operation on Labor Day weekend. 

LABOR DAY WEEKEND HOURS

FRI. SEPTEMBER 2nd - 12:00pm-6:00pm

SAT. SEPTEMBER 3rd  -12:00pm-6:00pm

SUN. SEPTEMBER 4th - Closed

MON. SEPTEMBER 5th -12:00pm-6:00pm 

(Please enter at the back pool gate for Labor Day Weekend)

 

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. 

Mammovan Coming to Mesquite

posted Jul 15, 2016, 10:22 AM by Aaron Baker



On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, the Nevada Health Centers Mammovan will be in Mesquite at Smiths Food and Drug, 350 N. Sandhill Blvd.  They will be offering tests from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

For appointments call Nevada Health Centers Mammovan at 1.877.581.6266.

It’s Wash Day at the Museum

posted Jul 11, 2016, 3:17 PM by Aaron Baker

On Saturday, July 16 from 10:30 a.m. to noon, residents will have the pleasure of doing pioneer-style chores. The activity will be held behind the Museum. This family-friendly activity will start with a short explanation and demonstration of how laundry was done during pioneer times. Then, roll up your sleeves and prepare to get wet, because folks will have a chance to try laundering clothes the old way. Participants will walk away with a greater appreciation of what was involved in keeping clean in the desert a hundred years ago.

For more information about this activity and the Museum, 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.

Sediment Transport Route

posted Jul 5, 2016, 11:23 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jul 7, 2016, 4:53 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

Sediment Transport Route

Notice to the General Public 

As part of the Town Wash Detention Basin Sediment Removal Project, sediment removed from the detention basin will be transported to the fill site at the southwest corner of the Falcon Ridge Parkway and Hardy Way Intersection.   

Please be advised that semi-truck and trailer traffic will be entering and exiting on Canyon Crest Parkway, Horizon Boulevard and Hardy Way.  Please refer to the Sediment Transport Route Map below for a visual graphic of the truck route. 

For more information regarding this project please contact Public Works at 702-346-5237.

 

Mesquite Recreation, Community & Senior Centers Facility Holiday Hours – 2016

posted Jun 27, 2016, 11:18 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jun 30, 2016, 4:19 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]



The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department would like to inform the community of our holiday hours schedule for the upcoming holiday that will affect The Mesquite Recreation Center and The Mesquite Community/Senior Center hours of operation.

 

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause; the hours of operation will go as followed:

 


*Mesquite Recreation Center Hours: 

·         Monday, July 4, 2016. Hours of Operation: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

§  Independence Day

 

 

*Mesquite Community/Senior Center Hours:

 

·         Monday, July 4, 2016. Hours of Operation: CLOSED

§  Independence Day

  

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. 

5th Annual Walk in Memory / Walk for Hope

posted Jun 27, 2016, 11:14 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jun 30, 2016, 4:18 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention and in partnership with The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department invites you to join us for the 5th Annual Mesquite Walk in Memory - Walk for Hope. 

The 3K (1.7 miles) walk begins at the Mesquite Recreation Center, West field, located at 100 West Old Mill Road; at 8:00 A.M. for Registration on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The walk will begin at 9:00 A.M. All walkers will walk around the Mesquite West Recreation Center Park Field path; the event will end at 11:00 A.M.

 Everyone is invited and there is no cost to participants. The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to partnering and collaborating with Local and State individuals and organizations for the development of this program. Through community walks, the Nevada Coalition for Suicide   Prevention hopes to generate awareness of suicide prevention and to raise funds in order to provide education and training in suicide prevention, intervention and support for survivors of suicide loss. 

All walkers are welcome to show their support. All donations are gratefully accepted. Contributions go to Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention to advance its mission. 

For more information on the Walk In Memory - Walk for Hope please call Pam Bruehl of The Mesquite Behavioral Health Center 702-346-4696 or the City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services 346-8732. 

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.

 

Six Candidates Advance to General Election

posted Jun 24, 2016, 9:06 AM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Jun 30, 2016, 4:13 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

During a special City Council meeting held on Wednesday, June 22, the Mesquite City Council voted 3-0 to advance the six highest votegetters from the Mesquite city council primary election to the general election on November 8, 2016. The candidates will vie for three at-large seats during the general election.

In alphabetical order, the candidates who will advance are David P. Ballweg, Mike Benham, Cynthia “Cindi” Delaney, George Rapson, David D. West and Brian Wursten.

Councilmembers Delaney and Rapson did not participate in the meeting, due to the fact that they are candidates.
For more information about the City of Mesquite, find us on Facebook or Twitter at GoMesquiteNV or visit City
 Hall at 10 E. Mesquite Blvd. City Hall is open Monday
through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mesquite City Manager Andy Barton to Hold Community Forum

posted Jun 15, 2016, 4:22 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jun 27, 2016, 11:19 AM ]


Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8:00 a.m., on Thursday, June 23. This open forum will be held at The Terrace Restaurant at Wolf Creek Golf Club located at 403 Paradise Parkway in Mesquite. This is an opportunity to ask questions, share your concerns or to just meet and visit with the City Manager.

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

Telephone number: 702-346-5297

Email address: jeastwood@mesquitenv.gov

 

Website address: www.MesquiteNV.gov

Museum Celebrating Fathers All Week Long

posted Jun 14, 2016, 4:44 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Jun 23, 2016, 4:51 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


The week preceding Father’s Day, June 14 to June 18, the the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will be giving the fathers in our lives a treat—Popcorn for Pop. Come by anytime during the week and pick up some popcorn at the Museum.

On Saturday, June 18, the Museum will be celebrating Father’s Day with root beer floats. So, drop by the Museum for a nice cold root beer float between noon and 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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.

POOL SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENTS

posted Jun 13, 2016, 11:30 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jun 23, 2016, 4:51 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]



POOL SAFETY  ANNOUNCEMENTS



ALL FLOATATION DEVICES MUST BE U.S. COASTGUARD APPROVED


ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 10 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT/GUARDIAN/SIBLING (16+) AND BE WITHIN THE SAME VICINITY AT ALL TIMES OR MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A SWIM TEST.


SWIM TEST REQUIREMENT IS POSTED ON THE OUTDOOR POOL RULES INFORMATION BOARD. 

(PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST BE PRESENT DURING SWIM TEST AND MUST SIGN A WAIVER ONCE TEST IS COMPLETED)

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