Lake Havasu is a 45-mile long, water recreation mecca featuring boating, fishing, water skiing and a variety of choices for relaxation. Both city and state parks offer full service marina facilities. Lake Havasu City has an impressive recreation department that maintains an outstanding indoor aquatic activities center, community center and many neighborhood parks. Organized sports are offered to all age groups throughout the year. Golfers enjoy two 18-hole championship courses or may play either of two executive courses, all of which are open to the public.
Located on the Colorado River, Lake Havasu City combines the charm and friendliness of a small community with easy access to the metropolitan areas of Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. A growing community, the city is home to 50,000 full-time residents, with winter visitors adding another 15-20,000 seasonal residents between October and April.
Lake Havasu City is well-known for its beautiful weather. The desert climate features low humidity, with over 300 days of sunshine per year. For water enthusiasts, Lake Havasu is a recreation paradise. The 45-mile long, deep water lake provides ideal fishing conditions for black and striped bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish and trout. Boating, water skiing and jet skiing are also favorite pastimes. The great weather is also a plus for golfers, who can choose from a variety of playing venues, including two 18-hole championship courses.
Culture and the Arts are represented very well by such groups as The Lake Havasu Concert Association, MCC Performing Arts Series, Community Orchestra and Community Choir, Havasu Art Guild, and Grace Arts Live and Limon Carr Productions.
Lake Havasu Service Numbers
For emergencies only: Dial 911
Police administration: 928-855-4884
Mohave County Sheriff's Department: 928-453-0700
Fire administration: 928-855-1141
Poison Control: 1-800-POISON1
Job Hotline: 928-453-4329