Las Vegas Sports and Recreation

Las Vegas Sports and RecreationLas Vegas isn't lacking when it comes to lots of things. Entertainment, nightlife, tour opportunities – but those are just a few areas that are a given in the Entertainment Capital of the World. Upon reading our list, you may be surprised at how much the city has to offer when it comes to sports and recreation. Get ready for thrills, fun, and sports action as you explore the destinations on this list.

 

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Pro Sports

Las Vegas 51s
Catch America's favorite pastime in action when you watch the Las Vegas 51s take the baseball diamond. This sports team made Sin City its home in the early 80s, and has earned several division titles since then. The 51s are a franchise of the Pacific Coast League and a Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Address: 850 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, NV 89101 - MAP
Phone: (702) 386-7200
Web: www.lasvegas.51s.milb.com

Las Vegas Wranglers
If you like the hard-hitting sports action of hockey, then you won't want to miss out on a Las Vegas Wranglers game. This East Coast Hockey League team has a couple of division titles under its belt but is still battling hard to win the famed Kelly Cup. Get your tickets to witness sports history in the making.

Phone: (702) 471-7825
Web: www.lasvegaswranglers.com

Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Experience the roaring engines and speeding cars of NASCAR at an event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This racing venue has been host to major races, including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the NASCAR Nationwide Series, and the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. You'll be revved up for action when you're in the crowd at this famous track.

Address: 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, NV 89115 - MAP
Phone: (702) 644-4444
Web: www.lvms.com

UNLV Rebels
No matter what sport you enjoy watching, the UNLV Rebels athletic teams are always competing for the top titles that their game awards. Basketball, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and softball are just a few sports that are represented by the school's athletic teams. Get your tickets for some front-row sports action.

Web: www.unlvrebels.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hit the trails at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. This Mojave Desert destination occupies over 195,000 acres and is one of the city's most popular areas for hiking, rock climbing, bicycling, and camping. Wear some comfortable shoes and keep your eyes peeled; you'll see wild burros, rabbits, ground squirrels, desert bighorn sheep, and a wide variety of native plantlife.

Web: www.blm.gov

Clark County Parks
For some fun in the sun away from the Strip, check out some of the Clark County Parks. Despite the entertainment and nightlife appeal of the city, Las Vegas has plenty of destinations where you can have some fun enjoying sports and recreation, from playgrounds to swimming pools, basketball courts, baseball diamonds and more.

Address: 2601 E Sunset Road Las Vegas, NV 89120 - MAP
Phone: (702) 455-8200
Web: www.clarkcountynv.gov

Hiking Las Vegas
From Red Rock Canyon, to Lake Mead and Mt. Charleston, Hiking Las Vegas is the best guide to utilize while planning your trek in the landscapes of Las Vegas. This guide provides a list of approximately 401 hiking and recreation trails for you to explore, all you have to do is choose one and be on your way!

Web: www.hikinglasvegas.com

Las Vegas Cyclery
Let the experts at the Las Vegas Cyclery take you on a trip through the city. The company offers a number of bike tours, including Mountain Biking Tours, Road Cycling Tours, and Hiking Tours for those who aren't so great on a bike. Get your wheels spinning for a journey with this bicycling recreation company.

Address: 8221 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89117 - MAP
Phone: (702) 596-2953
Web: www.lasvegascyclery.com

 

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Watersports

Lake Mead
Make a splash at Lake Mead! Water sports and recreation opportunities galore are waiting for you here. Boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, and sightseeing are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to outdoor fun at this beautiful lake. You'll be sharing the area with the lush desert plants and wild animals that occupy this popular recreation destination.

Phone: (702) 293-8990
Web: www.nps.gov

Lake Las Vegas Marina
Sneak away from the Strip for some fun and recreation at the Lake Las Vegas Marina. This gorgeous, 320-acre lake is snuggled in the mountains and features a marina where you can rent watercraft like boats, canoes, kayaks, and pedal boats for fun on the water. If you're looking to amp-up your experience with some luxury, book a yacht cruise.

Phone: (702) 568-8965
Web: www.lakelasvegas.com

Colorado River Raft Tour
Book a Colorado River Raft Tour for a watersports adventure that you won't soon forget. Plan for a day on the water because this 11-mile float down the river will definitely consume most of your day. Your trip begins and ends with you crossing the monumental Hoover Dam.

Web: www.city-discovery.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort
Hit the slopes at the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort. Beginner, intermediate and avid skiers can choose from 11 trails on the beautiful Mt. Charleston. Other amenities provided by the resort include the Big Horn Cafe and the Sports Shop. Equipment rental is also available, so you never have to worry about bringing your own gear.

Address: Highway 156, Mount Charleston, Nevada 89124 - MAP
Phone: (702) 385-2754
Web: www.skilasvegas.com

Rebel Adventure Tours
Extreme sports action is the main event with Rebel Adventure Tours. From 4-wheeling through the desert terrain in a Hummer, to ATV rides, helicopter tours, white water rafting and more, you'll have plenty of options for a high-adrenaline tour through the rugged landscapes surrounding Las Vegas.

Address: 713 E. Ogden Suite D, Las Vegas, NV 89101 - MAP
Phone: (702) 380-6969
Web: www.rebeladventuretours.com

Adventure Dome Theme Park
Get ready to scream on the wild rides at the Adventuredome Theme Park. This Circus Circus attraction occupies five acres of the famous hotel, and is home to over 25 rides like the Canyon Blaster rollercoaster. As you explore the park, you'll find a rock climbing wall, 18-hole miniature golf course, arcade, clown shows, Xtreme Zone, Pikes Pass, Virtual Reality Zone, Midway Games and carnival games.

Address: 2880 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 - MAP
Phone: (702) 794-3939
Web: www.adventuredome.com

Fiesta Sobe Ice Arena
Strap on your skates and slice the ice at the Fiesta Sobe Ice Arena. The NHL regulation size ice rink hosts youth and adult hockey leagues, skating lessons, and public free-skate. If you're not so good on the ice, check out the arcade on-site while you wait for the next lesson opening.

Address: 2400 N. Rancho Dr., N Las Vegas, NV 89130 - MAP
Phone: (702) 631-7000
Web: www.fiestarancholasvegas.com

Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix
From fun on the go-kart track, to thrills on the rides, the Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix is guaranteed recreation fun for everyone. After racing a go-kart, try rides like the New Dive Bomber, the Tornado Twister, and the Dragon Roller Coaster, or spend an hour or two exploring all the fun that's housed in the arcade.

Address: 1401 N. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89108 - MAP
Phone: (702) 259-7000
Web: www.lvmgp.com

Mario Andretti Race Car Rides
NASCAR races aren't the only thing to experience at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. When you're headed to the famous speedway, be sure to check out the Mario Andretti Race Car Rides. You'll get to experience "first-hand, REAL racing excitement" on a ride in a full-size Indy race car. NASCAR is a sport with plenty of naysayers, but you'll find out why they consider driving these cars a sport after you go on a racing adventure here.

Address: 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, NV 89115 - MAP
Phone: (877) RACE-LAP
Web: www.andrettiracing.com

Pole Position Raceway
Arrive & Drive at the Pole Position Raceway. This indoor karting facility is the place to satisfy your need for speed by competing in races like the Ironman, Team Endurance, or Elimination. If you bring the kids and find that they have a passion for racing, check out the youth racing camps and driving clinics available to keep their interest alive.

Address: 4175 South Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89103 - MAP
Phone: (702) 227-7223
Web: www.polepositionraceway.com

Richard Petty Driving Experience
Get behind the wheel at the Richard Petty Driving Experience. Fans of NASCAR will appreciate getting the chance to feel the power of 600 horses as they ride-along with a professional driver. Your full-speed NASCAR experience will top out at 165MPH.

Address: 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, NV 89115 - MAP
Phone: (800) 237-3889
Web: www.drivepetty.com

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline
If you consider jumping a sport, head to the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park for some bouncy sports action. This all-trampoline play center has incorporated favorite sports with a trampoline playing field, and also hosts fitness classes and open jump nights, where you're free to jump like crazy until midnight.

Address: 4915 Steptoe St. Ste. 400, Las Vegas, NV 89122 - MAP
Phone: (702) 436-6887
Web: www.skyzone.com/lasvegas

Vegas Indoor Skydiving
Enjoy the extreme sports feel of jumping out of a plane without ever having to at Vegas Indoor Skydiving. You'll experience the feel of free falling during a simulated skydive in a safe environment. Trampoline floors and padded walls secure your safety as you jump into the wind tunnel, after you endure some brief training of course.

Address: 200 Convention Center Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89109 - MAP
Phone: (702) 731-4768
Web: www.vegasindoorskydiving.com

Zero G Experience
Forget gravity! Experience weightlessness on a flight with Zero G Experience. The modified Boeing 727 will take to the skies and perform a series of parabolic arcs so that you will be free from the ties of gravity, and free to float, flip, and soar like you're in outer space. It's truly an out-of-this-world extreme sports experience.

Phone: (703) 894-2188
Web: www.gozerog.com

 

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Leisure

Red Rock Lanes
Experience the "Largest Luxury Bowling Center in Las Vegas" and knock down some pins at Red Rock Lanes. This bowling alley is home to 72 state-of-the-art lanes, four pool tables, an arcade, a full-service lounge and more. Stick around for Cosmic Bowling, where fog machines, special lighting effects, fun music, and glow-in-the-dark lanes set the stage for a night of bowling fun.

Address: 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89135 - MAP
Phone: (702) 797-7467
Web: www.redrocklanes.com

Orleans Bowling Center
Polish your bowling ball and take your talents to the Orleans Bowling Center. 70 lanes, an arcade, a bar and grill, and a full-service pro shop are just a few of the amenities you'll find at this bowling alley. Find out why the Las Vegas Review Journal has named the Orleans Bowling Center the "Best Las Vegas Bowling Alley" numerous times in the last decade.

Address: 4500 West Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103 - MAP
Phone: (702) 365-7400
Web: www.orleanscasino.com

Las Vegas Cue Club
Show off your poolshark skills at the Las Vegas Cue Club, the "largest billiard hall" in the city. Established in 1964, this pool hall and bar is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and houses 39 tables. Foosball, an arcade, video poker, a pro-shop, and a jukebox are all amenities here.

Address: 953 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104 - MAP
Phone: (702) 735-2884
Web: www.lvcueclub.com

Mickey's Cues & Brews
Beer and billiards are on the menu at Mickey's Cues & Brews. Another 24/7 Vegas destination, Mickey's is home to 24 pool tables, a beer and wine bar, theater seating around a 60-inch TV that's always playing the hottest sporting events, and TVs throughout for maximum sports viewing opportunities. Families are welcome here until 10pm, then Mickey's is exclusive for those 18 and up.

Address: 7380 S Eastern, Las Vegas, NV 89123 - MAP
Phone: (702) 361-2060
Web: www.mickeyscues.com