LAS VEGAS (Feb. 28, 2017) – Skye Canyon, a 1,700-acre master-planned community in Northwest Las Vegas hosts its inaugural Fit Fest event on Sunday, March 19, 2017. A family-friendly fitness and active living themed festival; Fit Fest features Silent Savasana yoga led by renowned teacher Dray Gardner, fitness classes and demonstrations, food trucks, an artisanal market and an active lifestyle vendor expo with children’s activities. Held at Skye Canyon Park, Fit Fest is free and open to the public. The festival area is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Fit Fest activity schedule is below.)
The second annual Skye Canyon 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race that starts at 8 a.m. at Skye Canyon Park kicks off the day’s events. The race benefits Outside Las Vegas Foundation and is open to runners and walkers of all ability levels. While registration is not required for Fit Fest or Silent Savasana yoga, registration and pricing for the Skye Canyon 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race are available online at http://bit.ly/2gxAJyj.
The Fit Fest artisanal market features local vendors offering gifts and goodies such as Zeeta Body’s sprays and herbs, spice blends from Spicy Camel Trading along with items from The Pickled Pantry, Island Brittle and more. There will also be food and beverage offerings from local food truck vendors; Slidin’ Thru and 50 Shades of Green.
The outdoor expo offers guests a chance to learn about Skye Canyon’s homebuilders and outdoor adventure opportunities from groups like Desert Wildlife Refuge, Go Mt. Charleston, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, and Lee Canyon, among others. Other activities include a rock-climbing wall, mini-golf, and a children’s obstacle course.
|8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
|5k/8k Race and Awards Ceremony.
|9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
|Fit Fest: Farmers – Artisan Market and active lifestyle expo. Kids activities including rock climbing wall, mini golf course, and obstacle course
|10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
|Silent Savasana Yoga
|11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
|Food Trucks: Slidin’ Thru & 50 Shades of Green, Radio Remote with Mix 94.1
|11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
|Skye Cycle*, an upbeat and low-impact cardio class on Schwinn indoor cycling bikes
|11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
|Basecamp Blast*, a high-energy bootcamp style class mixing calisthenics and body weight exercises
|12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
|Danceworkz*, an energetic class mixing body sculpting movements with easy-to-follow dance steps for all levels
|12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
|Core Training*, a challenging class focused on strengthening, stabilizing and toning the core
*30-minute fitness class
Fit Fest also marks the one-year anniversary of Skye Canyon’s official grand opening. Skye Canyon recently rounded out phase one of development with the addition of Pardee Homes’ Keystone neighborhood to its line-up of homebuilders that includes Century Communities, Pulte Homes, and Woodside Homes.
“Fit Fest marks Skye Canyon’s one year anniversary. Bringing people together in celebration of the Skye Canyon lifestyle is a perfect way to thank our residents and the community for the success we have had this past year,” said Garry Goett, Chairman and CEO of Olympia Companies, developer of Skye Canyon. “Fit Fest brings to life Skye Canyon’s vision of our residents engaging in events that cultivate relationships with their neighbors and amenities that support a healthy and active lifestyle.”
For more information about Skye Canyon, visit www.skyecanyon.com.
About Skye Canyon
Skye Canyon is a 1,700-acre master-planned community in Northwest Las Vegas located on US Highway 95 at Skye Canyon Park Drive. Offering entry-level, move-up and luxury neighborhoods for individuals, couples, families and active adults who share a passion for outdoor activities, wellness, and immersive living, it is the first master-planned community to break ground in Las Vegas in nearly a decade. Skye Canyon includes unique amenities like Skye Canyon Park that features Skye Center, the community’s social hub with an open-air bistro and indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and Skye Fitness, a state-of-the-art workout facility and outdoor junior Olympic size swimming pool that is exclusive for residents. Among the many other amenities offered are designated bike lanes and an extensive network of hiking and walking trails. Shopping, office space, and gaming will be offered at Skye Canyon, which at build-out will include 9,000 home sites.
Skye Canyon is a product of leading developer Olympia Companies, joined by Stonehill Capital Management and Spectrum Group Management LLC. For more information visit www.skyecanyon.com or connect with Skye Canyon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.