Northeast Clark County Nellis & Creech Off Base Parent Guide

SCHOOLS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS RATED 10

Walter Bracken Elementary School

  • Travel Time:
  • Nellis AFB ETA: 17 min
  • Creech AFB ETA: 48 min
  • Additional School Assignments for Area:
  • J D Smith Middle – Rating: 2
  • Rancho High – Rating: 5
  • Parks in Area: Gary Rease Freedom, Douglas A. Selby, Hartke, Lions Memorial
  • Closest Library: Las Vegas

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS RATED 9

Jo Mackey Elementary School

  • Travel Time:
  • Nellis AFB ETA: 18 min
  • Creech AFB ETA: 47 min
  • Additional School Assignments for Area:
  • West Preparatory Academy (grades 6 – 12) – Rating: 4
  • Marvin M Sedway Middle – Rating: 3
  • Parks in Area: Kiel Ranch Historic, City View, Lubertha Johnson, Doolitle, Hartke
  • Closest Library: West Las Vegas or Alexander

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Somerset Academy of Las Vegas

  • Travel Time:
  • Nellis AFB ETA: 18 min
  • Creech AFB ETA: 44 min
  • Additional School Assignments for Area:
  • Don E Hayden Elementary – Rating: 6
  • Clifford O Pete Findlay Middle – Rating: 3
  • Legacy High – Rating: 3
  • Parks in Area: Seastrand Community, Eldorado, Sandstone Ridge, Tropical Breeze, Craig Ranch Regional
  • Closest Library: Aliante

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS RATED 8

C V T Gilbert Elementary School

  • Travel Time:
  • Nellis AFB ETA: 19 min
  • Creech AFB ETA: 45 min
  • Additional School Assignments for Area:
  • Theron L Swainston Middle – Rating: 2
  • Cheyenne High – Rating: 2
  • Parks in Area: Prentiss Walker Memorial, Kiel Ranch Historic, DooLittle, Nicholas E Flores Jr
  • Closest Library: West Las Vegas or Alexander

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HIGH SCHOOLS RATED 10

College of So. Nevada High School East

  • Travel Time:
  • Nellis AFB ETA: 15 min
  • Creech AFB ETA: 48 min
  • Additional School Assignments for Area:
  • Clyde C Cox Elementary – Rating: 4
  • Marvin M Sedway Middle – Rating: 3
  • Canyon Springs High – Rating: 2
  • Parks in Area: City View, Kiel Ranch Historic, Craig Ranch Regional, Hartke
  • Closest Library: Alexander

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CLARK COUNTY STORY TIMES

Story Time Weekly Schedule

MONDAY

Baby Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 18 months
  • TIME
  • 10:30am

Five and Under Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 10:30am

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TUESDAY

Toddler Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 18 months – 3 year olds
  • 18 months – 3 year olds
  • TIME
  • 10:30am
  • 11:30am

Preschool Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 3 – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 10:30am

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WEDNESDAY

Preschool Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 3 – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 11:30am

Five and Under Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 10:30am
  • 5:30pm

School-Age Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 6 – 11 year olds
  • TIME
  • 4:30pm

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THURSDAY

Baby Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 18 months
  • TIME
  • 11:00am
  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 11:00am
  • 6:00pm

School-Age Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 6 – 11 year olds
  • TIME
  • 4:30pm

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FRIDAY

Preschool Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 3 – 5 year olds
  • 3 – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 10:30am
  • 11:30am

Five and Under Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 10:00am
  • 1:00pm

School-Age Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • 6 – 11 year olds
  • 6 – 11 year olds
  • TIME
  • 4:00pm
  • 4:00pm

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SATURDAY

Five and Under Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 5 year olds
  • TIME
  • 12:30pm

Family Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 11 year olds
  • TIME
  • 12:00pm

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SUNDAY

Family Story Time

  • AGE RECOMMENDATION
  • Birth – 11 year olds
  • Birth – 11 year olds
  • TIME
  • 2:00pm
  • 3:00pm

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Story Time Locations

Alexander Library

  • Five and Under Story Time
  • Age Recommendation: Birth – 5 year olds
  • Day and Time:
  • Wednesdays at 5:30pm
  • Thursdays at 11:00am
  • Fridays at 10:00am
  • Description: Join us for a couple of books, a couple of songs, a flannel board story, and a craft!

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Las Vegas Library

  • Baby Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Thursdays at 11:00am
  • Toddler Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Tuesdays at 11:30am
  • Preschool Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Wednesdays at 11:30am
  • Fridays at 11:30am
  • Five and Under Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Fridays at 1:00pm
  • School-Age Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Thursdays at 4:30pm
  • Family Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Saturdays at 12:00pm
  • Sundays at 2:00pm

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Sunrise Library

  • Baby Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Mondays at 10:30am
  • Toddler Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Tuesdays at 10:30am
  • Preschool Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Fridays at 10:30am
  • Five and Under Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Wednesdays at 10:30am
  • School-Age Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Wednesdays at 4:30pm

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West Las Vegas Library

  • Preschool Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Tuesdays at 10:30am
  • Five and Under Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Thursdays at 6:00pm
  • Saturdays at 12:30pm
  • School-age Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Fridays at 4:00pm
  • Family Story Time
  • Day and Time:
  • Sundays at 3:00pm

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NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT

Paintball

Vegas Xtreme Paintball

  • Address:
  • North Las Vegas, NV 89031
  • Phone:
  • Description:
  • Exciting, new, clean paintball field. Best paintball facility on the West Coast. See their Facebook page for additional information as well.
  • Operational Hours:
  • Mon & Tues: Closed
  • Wed – Fri: 3pm – 8pm
  • Sat & Sun: 9am – 5pm
  • Pricing:
  • Click here

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National Parks

Desert National Wildlife Range

  • Address:
  • Las Vegas, NV 89166
  • Phone:
  • Description:
  • Desert NWR is the largest refuge outside of Alaska. At 1.6 million acres, there are plenty of places to explore.
  • Operational Hours:
  • (Visitor Center) Thursdays – Mondays: 8am – 4:30pm
  • Refuge and trails are open 7 days a week

Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge

  • Address:
  • Phone:
  • Description:
  • At only 116 acres in size, the Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge offers the opportunity to explore the outdoors with very little effort.
  • Operational Hours:
  • September – May, Friday – Sunday: Sunrise – Sunset
  • September Hours: 9am – 4pm

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State Parks

Valley of Fire State Park

  • Address:
  • Moapa, NV 89040
  • Phone:
  • Description:
  • Valley of Fire is Nevada’s oldest and largest state park, dedicated in 1935. Ancient trees and early man are represented throughout the park by areas of petrified wood and 3,000 year-old Indian petroglyphs. Popular activities include camping, hiking, picnicking and photography. The park offers a full-scale visitor center with extensive interpretive displays.
  • Operational Hours:
  • Daily from Sunrise to Sunset
  • Pricing:
  • $10 per vehicle

Public Parks with Splash Pads

Alexander Villas Park

  • Address:
  • Las Vegas, NV 89115
  • Phone:
  • Amenities:
  • Splash pad | Picnic Facilities | Softball | Basketball Courts | Playground | Walking / Running Paths | Fitness Course | Restrooms

Craig Ranch Regional Park

  • Address:
  • Las Vegas, NV 89032
  • Phone:
  • Amenities:
  • Splash pad | Walking/Jogging Paths | Multiple playgrounds | Multiple covered picnic and group areas | Baseball diamond | Basketball courts | Volleyball courts | Skate park | Dog park | WiFi | Barbeque grills

Douglas A. Selby Park and Trailhead

  • Address:
  • Las Vegas, NV 89110
  • Phone:
  • Amenities:
  • Splash pad | Playground | Lighted synthetic turf soccer field | Basketball court | Large and small dog runs | Picnic Shelter | Information kiosk on the Las Vegas Wash Trail

Tropical Breeze Park

  • Address:
  • North Las Vegas, NV 89081
  • Phone:
  • Amenities:
  • Splash pad | Off-street parking | Restrooms | Picnic areas | Barbeque Grills | Walking/Jogging Trails | Soccer Field

NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT

Bowling

Silver Nugget Bowling

  • Address:
  • 2140 N Las Vegas Blvd
  • North Las Vegas, NV 89030
  • Phone:
  • Description:
  • The Silver Nugget Casino bowling center is perfect for leagues, parties or open bowling, with prices starting at just $1 a game! Senior tournaments in the mornings and Cosmic Bowling on the weekends make for a fun, relaxed experience, while arcade games make the Silver Nugget’s 24-lane AMF bowling facility a good-time destination for all ages. Hungry? Thirsty? Combo meals at Snack Alley start at just $3.50. There are even arcade games for kids of all ages to enjoy!
  • Operational Hours:
  • Click here for hours and rates. Scroll down.

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