Clark County has announced additional cancellations and postponements of events and activities at its Parks and Recreation facilities due to continuing concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
The following programs are canceled until further notice out of an abundance of caution to help reduce the possibility of community spread of the virus:
- Beginning Monday, March 16, scheduled programs, field trips and activities at the Cora Coleman and West Flamingo senior centers and multigenerational facilities offering programming for seniors are cancelled. While these facilities will remain open at this time, scheduled programming for seniors is being suspended due to health professional guidance that people age 60 and older are at increased risk for contracting coronavirus and are advised to limit interactions. Additional facilities offering senior programming that is cancelled include: Cambridge Recreation Center, Indian Springs Community Center, Goodsprings Recreation Center, Mountain Crest Community Center, Moapa Valley Community Center, Paradise Recreation Center, Parkdale Recreation and Senior Center, Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center, Sandy Valley Community Center, Searchlight Community Center, Spirit Mountain Activity Center, Slim Kidwell Community Center in Cal Nev Ari, Walnut Recreation Center, Whitney Recreation and Senior Center, Winchester Dondero Cultural Center. Addresses and hours of operation are posted on the Community Center page of the Parks and Recreation Department’s website: https://tinyurl.com/vpuunor.
- All Parks and Recreation Department events with expected attendance of more than 250 people including Eggstravaganza at Whitney Park on April 10 and other Easter and spring holiday events.
- All rental agreements for events with expected attendance of more than 250 including those at Horseman’s Park, Tacos and Tamales at Desert Breeze Park on March 28, and Jazz in the Park at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, on May 9, 23, 16, 30 and June 6.
- The Clark County Fair in Logandale, Nev., April 8-12.
- Sport Tournaments/events that meet the 250 attendance threshold.
- Spring Corporate Challenge events
General inquiries about event and program cancellations can be directed to the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department at (702) 455-8200. Contact the department’s Sports Office for information about sports leagues by phone at (702) 455-8241 or email: [email protected]
Clark County officials are continuing to monitor the coronavirus situation in coordination with state, local and federal health officials and will keep the public advised of any updates. As a result of coronavirus concerns, Clark County has implemented additional cleaning and sanitizing efforts in all our facilities. Hand sanitizer stations have been added in some areas, and signage has been posted throughout county buildings encouraging regular hand washing, good cough and sneeze etiquette, and other recommended hygiene practices to limit the spread of viruses.
The Southern Nevada Health District’s website, www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus, is a recommended local resource for staying informed of the evolving coronavirus situation. Residents also can call the Health District’s Information Phone Line: (702) 759-INFO (4636), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Friday.