City News


LITTLE LEAGUE OPENING NIGHT

posted Mar 23, 2017, 2:44 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 23, 2017, 2:45 PM ]


We would like to invite the entire community out to the opening night of the 2017 season of Little League Baseball/Softball games. Come get a hot dog and cheer on your children, friends or just come enjoy the atmosphere of the games.

 

It’s time to come out to the ball games here in Mesquite, Opening Ceremonies are on Monday (March 27, 2017) Evening at 5:00pm at Old Mill Fields.

 

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 this program is to guide boys and girls through an organized program, youth can learn the fundamentals of a sport and learn sportsmanship through participation,” said Dan Wright, League President. “The ultimate goal is to encourage skill development and foster a positive attitude” added Nicholas Montoya, League Vice President.

 

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.

 

Discounted Advanced Sale Carnival Ride Tickets MESQUITE DAYS 2017

posted Mar 21, 2017, 3:01 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 21, 2017, 3:03 PM ]




A limited number of advance sale tickets are available NOW during open hours at the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services Administrative Offices (Recreation Center) located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.   

Advance sale tickets will be on sale until 5 p.m., on Thursday, May 4, 2017, or until sold out. 

ADVANCE SALES TICKETS ARE CASH ONLY 

Save Money by purchasing the advance sale unlimited ride ticket. Each ticket is good for unlimited rides, for one person, one day, and any day of the event. The bearers simply takes the advanced sales ticket purchased at the Recreation Center, and then take the advance ticket to the carnival ticket box office and exchange it for one Armband. This price discount will not be available if you buy your arm band ticket at the carnival office. All house & Safety rules apply.

 

A limited number of Tickets are on Sale starting March 13, 2017 until 5:00 P.M. May 4, 2017. 

Please get your advance sales tickets while supplies last.

 

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 Days Special Event

posted Mar 15, 2017, 2:45 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 20, 2017, 11:06 AM by Tyson Kennedy ]


Light up the night!!!

Friday May 5th


Sports and Events Complex

1635 World Champion Way

Mesquite, NV


Race Information

5K run starts at 9 pm,

10K run starts at 10 pm

Register at the Mesquite Rec Center

(100 W Old Mill Road)

or online at: One80light.com

 

A light is required to run at this event

 

All entries include a T-shirt and a medal

 

Registration deadline : April 15th

All registrations after April 15th will be charged an extra $5


5K RACE COURSE

5K race starts at 9 PM

 

Price to enter

 

$30 WITHOUT ONE8Ø Light

$55 INCLUDES* ONE8Ø Light!!!

*ONE8Ø Light retails for $49


10K RACE COURSE

10K Race starts at 10 pm

 

Price to enter

 

$35 WITHOUT ONE8Ø Light

$60 INCLUDES* ONE8Ø Light!!!

*ONE8Ø Light retails for $49 

Please visit one80light.com for more info on this event

 


Mesquite City Manager Andy Barton to Hold Community Forum

posted Mar 14, 2017, 2:29 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 16, 2017, 3:56 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23. This open forum will be held at Scotty’s Bar and Grill at Falcon Ridge located at 1024 Normandy Lane. 

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

Telephone number: 702-346-5297

Email address: jeastwood@mesquitenv.gov

 

Website address: www.MesquiteNV.gov

Chief Christopher Completes International Professional Designation Process

posted Mar 8, 2017, 2:01 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Mar 16, 2017, 3:53 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

Fire Chief Kash Christopher of the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department has successfully completed the process that awards him the professional designation of "Chief Fire Officer" (CFO). The Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) met on February 7, 2017, to officially confer the designation upon Chief Christopher. Chief Christopher is one of only 1,210 CFO's worldwide.

The CPC awards the CFO designation only after an individual successfully meets all of the organization's stringent criteria. The process includes an assessment of the applicant's education, experience, professional development, technical competencies, contributions to the profession, and community involvement. In addition, All applicants are required to identify a future professional development plan.

Chief Christopher has a rich knowledge of the emergency services profession and has far surpassed critical core competencies for personnel serving in senior fire officer positions.

The CFO designation program uses a comprehensive peer review model to evaluate candidates seeking the credential.

The Commission on Professional Credentialing, an entity of the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc., (CPSE) administers the CFO Designation Program. The CPC consists of individuals from academia, federal and local government, and the fire and emergency medical services profession. To learn more about CPC, visit www.publicsafetyexcellence.org.

Chief Christopher has been a member of the Mesquite Fire and Rescue Department for almost three years.
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.

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS

posted Feb 27, 2017, 4:04 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 14, 2017, 2:30 PM ]


Summer is fast approaching and for those responsible young adults looking for certification of becoming a lifeguard, the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services has set up special times and dates with the City of St. George Aquatics Division and they are offering a Lifeguard Training Class. The class will run Monday through Friday, April 10 – 14, 2017 (Clark County School District, Spring Break).

 

Classes are scheduled for Monday – Friday from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. All times will be Mountain Standard Time. The classes will be held at the Sand Hollow Aquatics Center, Instructed by Michele Howells.

 

This class is American Red Cross approved the lifeguard training class which instructs and prepares participants on the knowledge and physical skills needed to respond to an emergency with in the aquatics area.  Class is limited to 20 students.

 

To attend the class, you must be able to complete a 300 yards swim using the free style stroke, breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes without using your hands and retrieve a 10 pound brick from a depth of 10 feet of water and swimming 25 yards with the brick. The swimming tests will be held the first day of class, please bring your swimming suits and a towel; every day. The deadline for registration will be April 1, 2017. There is a cost to register for the class, please inquire with the City of St. George Aquatics Division, (435)-627-4585.

 

There will be a recertification class for lifeguards looking to extend their skills for another 2 years. The course will be set up for Friday, April 14, 2016, 10:00AM. Please call Sand Hollow Aquatics to sign up for this Re-Cert.   

 

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. 

2017 Community Garage Sale

posted Feb 27, 2017, 3:48 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 2, 2017, 4:22 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services is hosting a Community Garage Sale. Don't throw that away your junk; it might be another person's treasure. 

 

Make plans to visit or come join the “Community Garage Sale” on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Mesquite Recreation Center upper parking lot.

 

Turn all those dust collectors into CA$H or come find a bargain.  The yard sale will start at 8 am. Interested participants must pre-register for tables and booth space (for a small fee). To reserve your space contact the Mesquite Leisure Services Department at 702-346-8732.

 

Monies collected from booth fees go to support the Mesquite Recreation Center Youth scholarship fund.

 

This event will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 8:00 – 12:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Recreation Center (100 West Old Mill Road).

 

Come join us and have a great morning of fun and meeting new people.  

 

For more information about this event please contact Beth Caplinger at the City of Mesquite Community and Senior Center at (702) 346-8732 ext: 4000 or email: bcaplinger@mesquitenv.gov

 


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 Mar 20, 2017, 11:06 AM by Tyson Kennedy ]




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 Mar 2, 2017, 4:15 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


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. 

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