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Omaha Parks and Recreation provides year-round spaces for birthday parties, family reunions, business meetings and other gatherings. A variety of rooms, pavilions, shelters, and community centers are available for rent. Inflatables/bounce houses are NOT allowed in City of Omaha Parks.

Park Pavilions & Weddings
Host your event at one of seven park pavilions, complete with kitchen facilities or reserve space for your special day at any park, including our popular wedding sites. 

Outdoor Shelters
Picnic shelter reservations can be made for Lake Zorinsky, Elmwood Park, Walnut Grove and Miller's Landing. All others may be used on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Open Space Permits
With over 225 parks to choose from, you can find the perfect place to hold your community event. Schedule your festival, corporate or family event along the beautiful Missouri River and the Lewis & Clark Landing, Heartland of America Park, Miller's Landing, or other city park.

Community Centers
Choose between one of 15 community center locations around Omaha. Call the individual location for more details and pricing.

Ice Rink
Motto McLean Ice Arena is available for rental and can be reserved for your next event. 

Rent one of 18 indoor and outdoors pools for your next birthday party or event.

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 ...