What are the best family oriented neighborhoods in LV? Parks, trails, YMCA, etc

Asked by Noelle Cheff, 59860 Fri Jan 24, 2014

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Robert Adams, Agent, Henderson, NV
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Please use this link to find crime reports for the various areas of the Vegas valley. It is illegal for a licensed agent to tell you one neighborhood is safer than another due to anti-steering laws. But these links will give you the answers directly: http://www.lvrealestatehelp.com/blog/attn-buyers-use-these-s…
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Joseph Saxton, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Thu Jun 26, 2014
I like the Providence area of Las Vegas. It's less expensive than Summerlin. It has great parks and running trails. It has a small town feel and is only about 20 minutes from downtown or the strip.
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Chad Roberts, Agent, Henderson, NV
Thu May 29, 2014
There are many parks across the valley. I am a Henderson professional and I can tell you there are a plethora of family parks with covered playgrounds, grassy areas, and dog parks. Often you will find a combo of the three in each location. Henderson also offers a community center with different locations. In addition, I also listed Clark County park information too.



Chad Roberts
Realty One Group
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Michael Marr…, , Las Vegas, NV
Thu May 22, 2014
Despite most people's initial perception, there are several very family friendly areas in Las Vegas. Lot's of parks! It's nice to always have space at one of the parks nearby to take our son on the weekends. If you are looking for a family oriented neighborhood, I assume you have children. I would definitely suggest looking at schools first. There are some decent, and not so decent schools. I'd be happy to give you my opinion with the private schools I have experience with. Seriously, no problem (I'm told I love to talk). Even if you don't need a loan for me to help you with, I can definitely give you my two cents. I couldn't be happier with the school I finally settled on.
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Marjorie Wal…, Agent, Henderson, NV
Sat Apr 19, 2014
There are so many great neighborhoods in Las Vegas/Henderson area. Everyone has different criteria to define the best family neighborhood. I usually advise my clients to check out CCSD (clark county school district) to view school ratings and reviews. This will help aid which school will work best for your childs needs and interests

As far as activities for the family, there is so many. We have clubs,sports programs, as well as many parks. Having myself relocated to Vegas from the East coast and having helped many families relocate I understand how many questions you can have. If I can be of any help in answering anymore questions, please feel free to email or call me. Have a great day!!
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Erick Tyler, Agent, Las vegas, NV
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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Matthew D'Er…, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jan 24, 2014
There are 2 main areas depending on hobbies, work, etc.
Summerlin or West of Rainbow.
Green Valley, Henderson.
Let me know what you're into, work location etc...and we'll set you up with properties that match your needs. We've lived in both areas over the last 35 years. We specialize with buyers and renters. Thanks, Kim - KimKellyReed@gmail.com
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Diann Tonnes…, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jan 24, 2014
Hi Noelle,

Both Las Vegas and Henderson are surprisingly family friendly! The city of Henderson actually has the most parks per capita, but there are quite a number of neighborhoods all over the Valley that have private parks, volley ball courts, tennis courts, sports courts, playgrounds and picnic areas. Some also include private clubhouse, pool and fitness facilities as well.

If you ask people that live here already, you will get a variety of responses about which is the best family oriented community. Personally I chose to live in the Anthem and Green Valley areas of town, while my best friend (much to my dismay since it is across town!) chose Summerlin.

It sounds like you have kids, so you might want to start by checking out the ratings of the schools first. You can do that at:


I can pretty much guarantee that once you locate the schools you would prefer your children to attend, that you can find a suitable neighborhood within that school district that will have the types of amenities that you are looking for.

In addition, you may want to check out our web site at: http://www.GreatLasVegasHomes.com. I have written descriptions of each major neighborhood in Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas, so that may also help you narrow down your choices.

Welcome to Las Vegas, and let us know how we can help you!

If you ask people that live here, you will get a variety of responses. Personally I chose to live in the Anthem and Green Valley areas of town, while my best friend (much to my dismay since it is across town!) chose Summerlin.
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Joanna McPar…, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jan 24, 2014
Hi Noelle,
Here are a couple of good links to get you stared.
If you want more information or to go explore any of them, just let me know.



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Lauri Bauer, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jan 24, 2014
Hi, there are a lot of great communities with ez access to parks, trails, hiking and to include close to a YMCA as well. I would like for you to give me a call so we can discuss what you are looking for and I will help you to become familiar with various communities that will work for you. Feel free to call me direct at 702-370-1072. You can also reach me via email at lauri365@aol.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Laura Bauer
Foundation Realty, Llc

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Christine Kr…, Agent, Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jan 24, 2014
I am a fan of Centennial Hills. Our team keeps a blog MovetoCentennialHills.com where I have written articles about the parks, family attractions, and our farm fresh family outings.

This area has been a wonderful place that I have enjoyed living with my family that has amenities for all ages from the kids to a great senior center.

Christine Kramar
Terri Gamboa Team - Realty One Group
(702) 910-9499
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Christopher…, Agent, Tarrytown, NY
Fri Jan 24, 2014
You can visit http://www.HomeFair.com and click on the city reports section for complete area stats and demographics. They also have a side by side zip code comparison feature as well. Another option would be http://www.ZipSkinny.com.

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