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Recreational Passtimes
By Geoff Dempsey

Golf Courses

Angel Park Golf Club
(Public) 36 holes, four courses, including the Cloud Nine, the Mountain and the Palm. Fees seasonal. Call four hours and prices on the lighted driving range and putting course. 702-254-4653.

Badlands Golf Club
(Public) 9119 Alta Dr. at Rampart. Designed by Johnny Milller. 27 holes with a spectacular view of Red Rock Canyon. Clubhouse, golf shop and driving range. Fees are seasonal. 702-242-4653.

Black Mountain Country Club
(Semi-Private) 500 Greenway Rd. in Henderson, 18 holes, par 72; driving range, restaurant/lounge. Fees: $52 for weekdays and $57 for weekends or holidays including cart. Call for summer rates. Make tee times four days in advance. 702-565-7933.

Boulder City Golf Course
(Public) 1 Club House Dr., Boulder City, 18 holes, par 72, driving range, clubhouse, snack bar. Fees and hours vary. Call 702-293-9236 for information.

Craig Ranch Golf Club
(Public) 628 West Craig Rd. in North Las Vegas, 18 holes, par 70, driving range, pro shop, snack bar. 9 holes-$9, $13.50 with cart; 18 holes-$15, $23 with cart. 702-642-9700.

Desert Inn Golf Club
Four distinct tees to accommodate all skill levels. 18-hole, par 72 course. Pro shop, club rentals. Hours and prices vary. Call 702-733-4290 for information and reservations.

Desert Rose Golf Course
5483 Clubhouse Dr., 18 holes. Championship course, pro shop, restaurant, club rentals, driving range, pro instruction. Call for green fees. 702-431-4653.

Las Vegas Golf Club
(Public) 4300 W. Washington, 18 holes, par 72, driving range, pro shop, coffee shop, cocktail lounge. Fees: locals- 9 holes $12, $17.65 with cart; 18 holes $19, $28 with cart; non-residents- 9 holes $22, $27.65 with cart; 18 holes $37, $46 with cart. 702-646-3003.

Las Vegas National Golf Club
1911 E. Desert Inn Rd., 18 holes, par 72, driving range, pro shop, cart and club rental, restaurant & lounge. Fees are seasonal. 702-796-0013.

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Course
(Public) 10325 Nu Waiv Kaiv Blvd., 20 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Play 36 holes on a solitary expanse of desert. Fees are seasonal. 800-711-2833.

Legacy Golf Club
(Public) 130 Par Excellence Dr. at the corner of Green Valley Parkway and Wigwam, 18 holes, par 72, driving range, pro shop, lounge, restaurant, club rental. $115 on weekdays and $125 on weekends, $80 for residents. Rates include mandatory cart. 702-897-2187.

Los Prados Country Club
18 holes, par 70. Pro shop, club house, restaurant and bar, cocktail lounge, electric carts. Fees: $40 on weekdays; $45 on Fri.-Sun.; after 12 p.m. twilight rate is $25. 702-645-5696.

North Las Vegas Community Course
(Public) 324 E. Brooks Ave., 9 holes, par 3, snack bar. Fees: Mon.-Fri. - $5, adults; $4, seniors; $4.50, high school students and younger; $6.50 on weekends and holidays. Night golf is available Mar. 28-Nov. 13 from 5 p.m.-midnight, with the last tee time at 10 p.m. Fees: Mon.-Fri. - $6.50, adults; $5.50, seniors & students; $7.50 on weekends and holidays. 702-633-1833.

Painted Desert Golf Club
18-hole championship course. Pro shop, driving range, snack bar. Call for green fees and reservations. 702-645-2570.

Primm Valley Golf Course
(Public) in Primm, Nevada, just 35 minutes south of Las Vegas off I-15. A championship course, par 71, 18-hole putting green, driving range and clubhouse. 702-679-5510.

Rhodes Ranch Golf Club
(Public) 7881 S. Durango, just minutes from the Strip. An 18 hole, par 72 championship course designed by Ted Robinson. It is covered by majestic water and rolling fairways. Fees are seasonal. 702-270-4665.

Tournament Players Club At The Canyons (Public) 9851 Canyon Run Dr. in Summerlin. A par 71, 18-hole course. Excellent practice facilities, full service grill, men’s & women’s locker facilities, customized outings and walking options are available. Also the co-host of the Las Vegas Senior Classic. Open seven days a week. 702-256-2000.

Wildhorse Golf Club
(Public) Located in Green Valley, 18 holes, par 72, golf shop, driving range, lockers, snack bar and the Wildhorse Zuni Café. Fees are seasonal. 702-434-9000.

Horseback Riding

Cowboy Trail Rides/Red Rock Canyon Riding Stables
Get away from the city and enjoy horseback riding in beautiful Red Rock Canyon--only 30 minutes from Downtown or the Strip. Morning, afternoon and sunset rides. Ask about our Mustang viewing. 702-3-TRAILS or 702-387-2457.


Complete spa & workout facilities. Circuit training equipment from Life Fitness, whirlpools, sauna and tanning. Panthermal treatments available for women only. Facility fee is $20 for guests and non-guests. Massage by appointment. Hours, 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. daily. 702-739-4111, ext.4366.

Caesars Palace
Complete spa & health club facilities for men & women, including steam room, sauna, whirlpool, massage, exercise room, solarium, lounge. Facility fee is $18 per visit. A three-day pass can be purchased for $39. 702-731-7776.

The Desert Inn
A full-service fitness area with whirlpool and Jacuzzi. Facility is $20 for guests, $25 for non-guests. Open Mon.-Fri. from 6:30 a.m.-8p.m. & Sat.-Sun. from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 702-733-4571.

Lifecycles, Cybex equipment, step machines, heated pool & sundeck, treadmills, men & women's jacuzzi and saunas, massage by appointment. Facility fee: $12. 702-369-5007.

Imperial Palace
Cardio and weight equipment, steam, sauna, lockers, toiletries and complimentary juice. Massages, tanning, body wraps and packages available by appointment. Open daily 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Facility fee: $10. 702-731-3311.

The Oasis Spa offers steam rooms, saunas, indoor whirlpools, lockers, robes and complimentary juices. Extensive weight room and cardio equipment including lifecycles and treadmills. A trainer is always on duty. $20 a day. Open daily from 7 a.m.-7p.m. 702-730-5720.

MGM Grand
Steam, sauna, hot & cold whirlpools and fitness equipment. A cardio/weight training area. $20. Get massages, facials, manicures and a menu of specialty body treatments. Open to the public Mon.-Thur. Hours are 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 702-891-3077.

Monte Carlo
A full-service men's and women's spa with a 2,000-sq.-ft. exercise room featuring state-of-the-art equipment. From Sun.-Thur. The spa is open to the public for a $14 facility fee. 702-730-7777.

State-of-the-art equipment & free weights. Spa includes whirlpools, sauna, massages, facials & body scrubs. $10 for facility use. Open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 702-794-9441.

Weight room, cardio equipment, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room. Facility fees are $15. Other services include Swedish massages, European facials, herbal wraps and salt glows. Open daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 702-739-2680.


The Desert Inn
Four lighted courts. Free for guests, $10 for non-guests. 702-733-4577.

Las Vegas Hilton
Six tennis courts (four are lighted). Free for hotel guests. 702-732-5111.

Monte Carlo
Three lighted tennis courts. $10 per hour for guests, $15 per hour for non-guests. 702-730-7777.

Two lighted courts. Free for guests, $10 for non-guests. 702-734-5110.




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