Amenities Near The Lakes
The Lakes community is close to extraordinary shopping, dining and other amenities. The nearby Downtown Summerlin is a beautiful outdoor shopping area with over 100 stores, restaurants and entertainment venues. Across the street is the Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Las Vegas Aviators minor league baseball team, and City National Arena, the official practice facility of the Vegas Golden Knights major league NHL hockey team.
And nestled among these attractions is the award-winning and luxurious Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, featuring unrivaled aesthetics, highly-rated restaurants and bars, refined hotel rooms, world-class entertainment, upscale casino gaming and overall unapparelled quality of service.
The Lakes is also close to best-in-class medical facilities, varied places of worship, top-rated social clubs and a growing number of national and local organizations, making it a prime location to live.
Recreation Near The Lakes
If you’re a golfer, The Lakes is right next door to the members-only Canyon Gate Country Club, arguably the premier golf and country club in the greater Las Vegas area. The beautiful 18-hole Ted Robinson championship golf course has an excellent pace of play, and you can also enjoy the Family Entertainment Center, tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, wellness and swimming facilities, and a variety of dining venues suitable for all occasions. Canyon Gate offers three main categories of membership — Golf, Tennis and Social, so you can choose what’s right for you.
Nearby parks include the massive Desert Breeze Park with soccer and baseball fields, dog runs, picnic areas and a skate park. There’s also Old Spanish Trail Park, Spring Valley Community Park, Gardens Park, and more.
If you want larger recreational areas, The Lakes is extremely convenient to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, one of the city’s most picturesque backdrops and best places for hiking and mountain climbing. The gorgeous ruby and orange rocks attract visitors and hikers from around the world who want to experience this natural beauty that happens to be in your own back yard.
There’s also the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, better known as Mount Charleston, which offers opportunities for year-round fun including skiing and sledding in the winter. Mount Charleston features over 50 miles of maintained trails that wind through the Spring Mountains, along with seven picnic areas, four campgrounds, and additional remote areas for wilderness-based camping.
The Lakes Schooling
There are many educational options in Northwest Las Vegas, including some of the city’s finest private schools and top-rated public schools. Some of them near The Lakes include Herbert A Derfelt Elementary School, Clifford J. Lawrence Middle School, Spring Valley High School, SpringStone Lakes Montessori School, and Spring Valley Montessori School.