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Benson Community Center



6008 Maple St.
Supervisor: Shane Wampler

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday     Wednesday 
Saturday     Sunday        
9:30a.m.-7:30 p.m
9:30a.m.-7:30 p.m

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Center registration is required for anyone who wishes to use the Parks and Recreation facilities. Registration requires the following information: name, date of birth, current address, current phone number, photo taken at time of registration, and guardian information for youth.

To make an account/register for activities online click here: HERE

Benson Park Pavilion
Interior photo of the open floor plan.
Benson Park Pavilion
An interior photo featuring the fully equipped kitchen.
Benson Park Pavilion
Chairs and tables are provided when renting out the facility.
Benson Park Pavilion
A close up photo of the stage available inside the Pavilion.
Benson Park Pavilion
Outside photo from the deck looking out to the lagoon.
Benson Park Pavilion
An outside photo featuring the beautiful wrap around patio that is fully accessible.
Benson Community Center staff
Belly dancing classes hosted weekly
Benson Day celebration
Benson Boo Bash line
Benson's Boo Bash cuties

News and Events

  • Trails, Parks & Other Closings

    2019-03-14 21:14:40

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

  • 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 ...

  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge - OPEN

    2019-01-25 17:29:16

    Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge CLOSED The Bob Kerrey Bridge is back OPEN to the public. We thank you for your patience. If you have any questions regarding the bridge, please call 402-444-5900. 

  • 144th Street Trail Closure

    2018-11-09 16:54:58

    144th Street Trail Closure (Omaha, NE) – November 9th, 2018 - The east portion of the 144th Street Trail between West Maple Road and Eagle Run Drive will close on Monday, November 12, 2018 so that MUD can work on a wa ...