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Adventure is closer than you think! Discover parks, events and programs in the spotlight this season!

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Nature Nook

Join us for class to learn about insects, trees, and animals while doing a craft, singing songs, and exploring outside! Geared toward 3-6 year olds, but all ages welcome!

Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:00a.m. - 10:45a.m.
January 7th-May 14th
Fee: $1.00 drop i
n per child (2 and older)

MOMS groups/Homeschool groups welcome! Please RSVP to Christine at


Itty Bitty Hummel Day Camp

A week for the little ones to experience camp just like the big kids! A great opportunity to hike the trails, make crafts, do water activities, play games, and more! For ages 3 years to Kindergarten

Monday- Friday 9:00am- 11:30am
August 10th- 14th
Fee: $35 per camper








News and Events

  • Aksarben-Elmwood Park Neighborhood to Celebrate Playgro ...

    2015-05-19 19:07:40

    Aksarben-Elmwood Park Neighborhood to Celebrate Playground Fundraising SuccessThe Aksarben-Elmwood Park Neighborhood Association, City of Omaha Parks and Recreation Department, and Omaha Parks Foundation will celebrate t ...

  • Benson Park Grand Opening Celebration

    2015-05-14 23:22:06

    Summer is right around the corner, it’s the ideal time for opening the new, fully accessible sprayground, playground and fishing pier at Benson Park! The public is invited to participate in the dedication and ribbon-c ...

  • Baseball Themed Run/Walk Will be Held on Father’s Day ...

    2015-05-12 19:39:33

    Omaha Parks Foundation is set for the 5th Annual Road to Omaha® Run presented by Northwestern Mutual June 21, 2015 Baseball Themed Run/Walk Will be Held on Father’s Day Morning— A Home Run for Dad! (Omaha, NE) ...

  • Spring into Summer at Zorinsky Park

    2015-05-04 15:21:24

    The Omaha Parks and Recreation Department is in full swing prepping for its busy season. On Friday, May 8 at Zorinksy Park, the department and other community organizations will be showcasing their offerings for the warm ...

  • New Day Camps Added

    2015-05-04 15:15:33

    This summer, Omaha Parks and Recreation has added four new day camps for kids that have completed 1st through 7th grade. Camp Benson7002 Military Ave. Week 1: Monday-Tuesday, July 6-7, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  FREE ...