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Apartment Living with Kids in Las Vegas: Five Tips for Families

November 1, 2023

Apartment Living

If you’re a family living in Las Vegas or considering making the move here with your kids, you might be wondering about navigating an apartment living with little ones in tow.

We understand that finding the right place to call home is crucial, especially when children are involved. It’s not just about having enough space; it’s about finding a community that nurtures growth, encourages play, and ensures safety.

So whether you’re a local exploring options or a newcomer seeking guidance, we’ve got some helpful tips and recommendations on Las Vegas apartments that could be your next perfect home.

1. Choose family-friendly communities

Opt for apartment communities that offer family-friendly amenities such as playgrounds, pools, and spacious living areas. These help keep your kids engaged and active and give you a chance to connect with other parents in the community.

Some communities even organize regular events and activities for families to participate in, which is a great way to build relationships and create lasting memories with your little ones.

Don’t forget to keep an eye out for parent-friendly amenities as well, like on-site daycare services or nearby schools and childcare centers. These can provide much-needed convenience and peace of mind for busy parents.

2. Proximity to schools

You know that choosing the right school is vital for your child’s education and well-being. Look for apartments near good schools so that commuting time is reduced, making life easier for both you and your kids.

Additionally, being close to schools means your kids can participate in extracurricular activities and attend events without having to travel too far.

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3. Safety first

Prioritize apartments in safe neighborhoods with good security measures in place. Some safety features that you should consider are gated or fenced communities, video surveillance, and lockable windows and doors.

You can further enhance safety measures in your apartment by installing additional locks, baby-proofing furniture, and teaching your kids about stranger danger. You should also consider researching crime statistics in the area and reading local news for any reports of criminal activity.

Las Vegas offers a wide variety of gated communities, secure apartments, and neighborhood watch programs to ensure that your family stays safe.

4. Local amenities

Consider proximity to parks, recreational facilities, and shopping centers for convenience and family activities. Being able to get to local amenities quickly is crucial for parents because, let’s face it, we need to run errands fast when kids need to be fed, entertained, or have an emergency bathroom break.

5. Utilize creative storage

We all know that kids come with a lot of stuff, and clutter can quickly take over your apartment. Look for apartments with ample storage space, such as built-in closets or extra storage units, to keep things organized and out of the way.

You can also add creative storage solutions like shelves and bins to maximize space in your apartment.

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Find family-friendly apartments in Las Vegas

For some of the best family apartments Las Vegas has to offer, Ovation is here to help you find the perfect fit. Take a look at some of these luxurious apartments that both you and your kids will love:

Aspire at Alper

Find your family’s dream home at Aspire at Alper in Henderson, NV. Our unique 1 and 2-bedroom apartments are nestled in Seven Hills, perfect for active families. Close to Sloan Canyon’s trails and a short drive from Las Vegas, it offers city thrills and natural calm.

Aspire at Paseo

Immerse your family in the vibrant lifestyle at Aspire at Paseo, a stone’s throw from Las Vegas. Nestled among parks and preserves, it offers easy access to top-notch shopping and diverse dining options. With a wealth of indoor and outdoor activities in Henderson, from the Clark County Museum to Lake Las Vegas and regular events, there’s always something fun for your family to explore.


Discover a luxurious family living experience at Elevate, nestled in the heart of scenic Henderson, NV, just 20 minutes from Las Vegas. These modern apartments, featuring elegant quartz countertops and lofty ceilings, are conveniently located near shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

With easy access to Rainbow Lake, Paseo Verde Trailhead, Reunion Trails Park & Amargosa Trailhead, your family can enjoy an array of outdoor activities within walking or biking distance.


Nestled in Summerlin, Madera offers a prime location for families seeking convenience and adventure, with easy access to mountain getaways, shopping, dining, and the vibrant Las Vegas scene.

With proximity to local attractions like Red Rock Canyon and downtown Summerlin, as well as nearby amenities — including Trader Joe’s and other popular retail spots — your family can enjoy an elevated lifestyle framed by stunning mountain vistas.

San Croix

Located near Summerlin in Spring Valley, San Croix apartments present a blend of comfort, convenience, and city life. Enjoy luxury living with easy access to local amenities and family-friendly activities.


Indulge in luxury at Viviani’s 1 to 3-bedroom apartments in Southwest Las Vegas. The family-friendly community boasts stunning mountain views, proximity to Red Rock Canyon National Park, and local attractions like Mesa Park and Siena Golf Club. Cap it off with seasonal fun at Cowabunga Canyon Water Park from late May through September.

Find your perfect fit with Ovation apartments

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Take a look at Ovation’s luxury apartments in Las Vegas to find the ideal family-friendly community for your growing family.

With a range of spacious floor plans, modern amenities, and convenient locations near top schools and local attractions, we are committed to helping families live their best lives in the heart of the city that never sleeps.