Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s men’s league basketball is finishing its second round of play on Tuesdays and Thursdays through February. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. in the new gymnasium.
Those itching for a day trip should consider Chloride, Arizona, less than 100 miles south from Boulder City.
Youth floor hockey season begins
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park is a nonprofit organization providing a safe haven for indigenous and exotic animals that have been abandoned, neglected or abused. Located along one of the most scenic sections of Route 66 in Arizona, it offers a pleasant and educational experience for all ages and is worth a few hours of anyone’s time.
Men’s basketball league starts
Bowl of Fire within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is very similar to the fiery red sandstone formations in Valley of Fire State Park, with occasional outcroppings of yellow, pink and orange, but it is more remote and offers much more solitude.
Temple Bar, part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona, makes a superb winter getaway for a day or for several days of camping, boating, fishing, exploring the area’s back roads and enjoying the night skies. You will find solitude there, at the campground and out on the water.
Boulder City’s Parks and Recreation Department recently hosted the first holiday dodgeball tournament and raised $240 for Emergency Aid of Boulder City.
The Rings Trail in the Mojave National Preserve in California offers an exciting descent down a narrow and steep slot canyon, using metal rings bolted into the rock along two sections.
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Badwater Basin, at 282 feet below sea level, is famously the lowest point in the United States and therefore one of the main attractions in Death Valley National Park. The desert area in eastern California draws visitors from around the world.
Turkey Shoot Winners
Grapevine Canyon, in the southern end of Lake Mead National Recreation Area just north of Laughlin, is one of our finest petroglyph sites in Southern Nevada.
The life and commitment of local softball enthusiast Daniel McMahon was celebrated at Hemenway Valley Park on Oct. 18 when a softball field was dedicated in his memory.
Ready. Aim. Gobble. Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department will hosts its annual Turkey Shoot from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14.