Las Vegas Parks & Recreation

Las Vegas boasts some of the most beautiful parks and recreation facilities in the state. In this blog we feature some of these parks and attractions in the greater Las Vegas area that you may never know existed.

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Las Vegas is on its way to becoming a major destination for national sporting events. On April 9, we saw the grand opening of the new Las Vegas Ballpark, a state-of-the-art, 10,000 seat stadium for the Las Vegas Aviators, Minor League Baseball Team. This is exciting news for Downtown Summerlin which also houses the City National Arena and training facility for the Golden Knights.

Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin

Designed in line with the Summerlin master-planned community, the Las Vegas Ballpark will be an invaluable venue for concerts, festivals and other sporting events. 

Other features and amenities of the ballpark include:

  • 22 suites
  • Party Zones & decks
  • Kid's zone
  • Bars
  • Swimming Pool
  • Breathable mesh seats
  • In-seat wait service

Go See a Game

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Lee Canyon Ski Resort, Las Vegas

When you think about all the activities you could possibly do in Las Vegas, spending a day at a ski resort, isn't the first thing that comes to mind. Imagine lounging poolside at one of the Strip hotels, and then in under an hour's drive you're skiing or snowboarding down a double diamond hill in Lee Canyon. Alas, that's Vegas in all it's diversity.

With an average annual snowfall of 161 inches and over 300 days of sunshine, these aren't the worst conditions you could pick for a ski resort. Lee Canyon is located in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and opens early December to April for the winter season. 

Lee Canyon is perfect for all ages, and makes a great family outing. Just bundle up the kids up and head over for an afternoon of fun in

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Pools & Community Centers in Summerlin, Las Vegas

Pools in Summerlin, Las Vegas

What do Summerlin homeowners do to beat the summer heat? Find a place to have fun in the water, of course. While there are many Las Vegas homes with pools nothing beats gathering at one of the local community pools or water parks with friends and family.

Summerlin real estate is conveniently located near dozens of village and neighborhood parks for fun and relaxation in the outdoors, many of them including pools. When residents want to venture out from their Summerlin homes with pools they have a wide variety of watery options to choose from, both Summerlin resident-only and public.

Community Centers

Club Ridges (Exclusive for The Ridges)

Residents of The Ridges have exclusive access to

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Big News for Summerlin & a New Home for the Las Vegas 51s

Las Vegas Ballpark Rendering

Now that it’s official, Downtown Summerlin has announced a major new development, and the Las Vegas 51s will have a state-of-the-art stadium to call home.

The Howard Hughes Corporation, which owns controlling interest in the Pacific Coast League team, announced it will build a new baseball stadium on an eight-acre parcel right by the practice arena for the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. It will be located just west of S. Town Center Dr. and north of W. Sahara Ave, close to plenty of Summerlin real estate and amenities.

The estimated cost for the 10,000-seat stadium, which will be called Las Vegas Ballpark, is $150 million, and it should be ready in 2019. Howard Hughes Corp. already struck

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Las Vegas Raiders StadiumFor those of you following the progress of the proposed Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas, it looks like it's almost a done deal. After a week of deliberation, Nevada Senate passed a deal that could clear the way.

The big hurdle was, of course, money. Everyone wanted the stadium, it would be great for Las Vegas, create hundreds of jobs and boost our tourism and convention industry, but with a $1.9 billion price tag, no one was jumping up to cover the cost. More specifically, a remaining $750 million that was proposed to be subsidized by public funding.

After the senate session last week, these were the terms that were agreed upon:

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson will contribute $650 million

Raiders will kick in $500 million

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Oakland Raiders Las Vegas stadium renderingLooks like momentum is gathering for the Oakland Raiders to possibly make the move to Las Vegas in what could become the second big pro sports franchise for the gambling capital of the world.

While it’s still a long way off and nothing is finalized, the wheels are certainly in motion for the Raiders to join the NHL expansion franchise (which is still to be named) as Vegas’ two major sports teams. So far, the Raiders have applied to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to trademark the “Las Vegas Raiders” name. Also too, applications have been made for other items and merchandise for naming rights of the franchise in Vegas.

Raiders owner Mark Davis had originally planned on moving the Raiders from Oakland to Los Angeles, but the NFL denied the

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