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Get up, get out and do something fun! Throughout the year you can find something fun, informative and healthy to enjoy at many of Omaha's parks. Browse the listings below to find a full list of all of Omaha Parks and Recreation's family-friendly activities and events going on right now! Click HERE to view our Fall Activities flyer!

OWL PROWL
An all-ages FREE event with crafts, hikes, outdoor games, and owls! Learn more about owls and other raptors with a presentation from Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery. 

September 27th from 6:30-8pm
Hummel Nature Center- 3033 Hummel Rd. 

RSVP online. 

HARVEST PARTY
Join the Sherman Center and Sherman Elementary School for the 2nd Annual Harvest Party! The School will serve the meal then head to Sherman Center for ice cream, music, activities, and garden produce to give away. This event is FREE to everyone!

October 10th from 5-6pm
Sherman Community Center- 5701 N. 16th St. 

HALLOWEEN FAMILY SWIM
Bring the whole family out to a fun night of swimming! 
Only $1 per person. Everyone must have appropriate swim attire. 

October 11th from 7-9pm
Mockingbird Hills Community Center- 10242 Mockingbird Dr. 

HUMMEL HARVEST NIGHTS
FREE fun for the whole family! These evenings include night hiking, campfires, Smore's, crafts, games, & other activities!

October 11th and 18th from 6-8pm
Hummel Nature Center- 3033 Hummel Rd.

RSVP Online.

HALLOWEEN DANCE
THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
Costume party for teens & adults with disabilities. 
$5 for members and $10 for non-members

October 18th from 6-8pm
Mockingbird Hills Community Center- 10242 Mockingbird Dr.

To Register, call Aimee Addison at Ollie Webb at 402-346-5220 ex. 19.

FONTENELLE FAMILY FISHING FRENZY
Join Omaha Parks and Recreation and Nebraska Game and Parks for a FREE fun family fishing experience! Learn about trout fishing and all there is to know about catching the BIG one. 

Saturday, October 19th from 10am-12pm
Fontenelle Park - 4407 Fontenelle Blvd.

All needed equipment will be provided. Win prizes for your day's catch!

For more information, contact Orentheian: orentheian.everett@cityofomaha.org or 402-444-4227.

SPOOKTACULAR
Join us and the library for a fun, friendly evening. Activities, snacks, and refreshments provided. 

October 23rd from 6-7:30pm
Florence Community Center- 2920 Bondesson St.

Register at Florence or on our website.

SPOOKTACULAR
Enjoy a not-so-spooky haunted stage, storytime, obstacle course, bounce house, and more at this FREE event! Partnered with Saddlebrook Library.

October 26th from 10:30am-12pm
Saddlebrook Community Center- 14850 Laurel Ave.

BENSON BOO BASH
Come celebrate Halloween with us, there will be games, a bounce house, and refreshments! FREE for all ages!

October 26th from 11am-1pm
Benson Community Center- 6008 Maple St.

TRUNK OR TREAT
Montclair Community Center, MTPG Neighborhood Association, and Montclair Elementary School are joining to host a FREE trunk-or-treat event! Put on your favorite costume and enjoy fun outdoor activities! All are welcome.

October 29th from 5:30-7pm
Montclair Community Center- 2304 S. 135th Ave.

TRUNK OR TREAT
Join us for FREE activities, crafts, games, fire engine, police mobiles and more! Register for the best boy and girl costume contest for ages 2-5! 

October 30th from 6-8pm
Adams Park Community Center- 3230 John Creighton Blvd.

TINY TOT HALLOWEEN
Partnered with OPL, enjoy an exciting storytime, crafts, games, and bounce house! For ages 5 and under! 
FREE

October 30th from 10:30am-12pm
AV Sorensen Community Center- 4808 Cass St.

 

 

News and Events

  • Glenn Cunningham Lake Public Notice

    2019-09-06 19:15:05

    Glenn Cunningham Lake Public Notice The City of Omaha, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, will hold a public meeting to seek input on a draft Environmental Assessment of additional recr ...

  • Big Papio Trail - Section Closure

    2019-08-16 17:56:52

    Omaha, NE (August 16th, 2019) - On Monday, August 19, 2019, a section of the Big Papio Trail between Towl Park and One Pacific place Park will be closed for three weeks so the Papio-Missouri River Natural ...

  • Riverfront Trail Closures

    2019-05-31 17:52:58

    Effective immediately, May 31, 2019, two sections of the Riverfront Trail will be closed.  A section of the trail from Crown Point Avenue & Ida Street to John Pershing Drive & the Minne Lusa Ditch along wi ...

  • Levi Carter Lake Boat Ramp Open

    2019-05-30 19:09:24

    Levi Carter boat ramp has been reopened as of June 19th, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Thank you for your patience during the closure.   

  • Trails, Parks & Other Closings

    2019-03-14 21:14:40

    Due to the increased water levels/flooding, the following trails/parks/lakes have been closed: Glenn Cunningham Lake is closed until further notice. This includes the lake, playground, trails and disc golf course. Bi ...