Sun City Summerlin is located in an ideal location, mere minutes from the glamorous action of downtown Las Vegas and the fabled Strip, but it nestles against the Spring Mountain Range, at an altitude of over 3,000 feet. Among the 7,779 homes (which include single family, garden villas and patio homes) are extensive green belt areas, three 18-hole golf courses and extensive recreation facilities.
In addition to the 3 Billy Casper / Greg Nash golf courses and 3 restaurants, there are 4 social and recreation facilities: Mountain Shadows, Desert Vista, Sun Shadows and the Pinnacle. They incorporate outdoor and indoor pools with spas, 14 tennis courts, 2 paddle tennis courts, craft rooms, card rooms, social halls, a 312-seat theater, exercise rooms with the latest hydraulic exercise equipment, 8 bocce ball courts, 1 racquetball court, miniature golf course and a softball diamond. More than 80 resident-organized social and recreational clubs cover a wide variety of interests.
The immediate area surrounding Sun City Summerlin has seen phenomenal growth, with convenient shopping, banks, two public libraries, major grocery chains, two new hospitals, neighborhood entertainment resorts, many restaurants and other golf courses. Public bus transportation goes through Sun City Summerlin and a reduced senior fare makes it convenient to reach any Las Vegas destination.
Sun City Summerlin is a 55-year, age-restricted community organized in the City of Las Vegas, by Del Webb Corporation in 1990. It is one of the nation’s premiere adult communities. The master-planned development is home to over 12,500 residents from all parts of the United States and other countries.
The community is organized into a community association, Sun City Summerlin Community Association, Inc. The Association’s purpose is, with reasonable governance and rules, to provide for the care and maintenance of the facilities in a cost effective manner, and to create an atmosphere which encourages new and old residents to maintain the active lifestyle they have sought by moving to the community.