Lake Las Vegas’ Extreme Makeover

By Zoneil Maharaj

A water sports park brings new action and a touch of nightlife to the lake.

If you haven’t been to Lake Las Vegas in a while, it’s time you pay the Henderson gem a visit.

Lake Las Vegas Water Sports, which currently offers activities such as kayaking, paddleboarding and flyboarding, is transforming the lake into an extreme sports playland. Starting this summer, the company will add cable wakeboarding with jumps, boxes and rails, along with a floating skate ramp—a partnership with skate and streetwear giant Diamond Supply Co. They’re also converting the brick ledges and benches at the village waterfront into more of a hangout spot for afternoon picnics.

“We’re bringing life out here again,” says Lake Las Vegas Water Sports owner Trevor Pope. “A lot of people that live in Las Vegas don’t even know this is out here.”

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