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Monday - Friday         8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday    4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday                     8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Child Watch Rules and Policies 

Have kids but want to work out? No worries! Kids ages 3 months to 8 years can utilize Common Ground's Child Watch program while the legal guardians work out.  This babysitting program has staff watching / playing with the kids for a max of 2 hours.  Please remember to check our Child Watch Rules and Policies before using the program.  

More information, please contact Amanda English
amanda.english@cityofomaha.org  /  402-444-4227

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News and Events

  • Heartland of America Park Closing 12/2/19

    2019-11-25 19:28:25

    HEARTLAND OF AMERICA PARKIn preparation for the Riverfront Revitalization Project's next phase, Heartland of America Park will be closed for all users as of 6:00 AM on Monday, December 2, 2019.  The park will r ...

  • Bathrooms on North Side of Zorinsky Lake Closed

    2019-10-09 14:48:00

    The bathrooms on the North side of Zorinsky Lake, east of 168th Street, are closed due to a lift station. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience in advance. If you have any questions, please ...

  • Riverfront Trail Closure - 9/25

    2019-09-25 13:53:05

    RIVERFRONT TRAIL CLOSURE A section of the Riverfront Trail on the MUD property between the trail-head parking lot on the south to the pump building on the north will be closed starting on Wednesday, September 25, 2 ...

  • Riverfront Trail Closure - 5/31

    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 al ...

  • NP Dodge Park CLOSED Due To Elevated River Levels

    2019-03-14 15:27:04

    (Omaha, NE – March 14th, 2019) – Due to heavy rains and the rising levels of the Missouri River, the City of Omaha Parks Department will be closing NP Dodge Park effective immediately.  Facility ...