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A Summer of fun awaits you at Omaha Pools this season. From doggie dips to dance parties we have everything you need for an exciting and affordable summer! Don't forget to follow us on Facebook,Twitter, and Instagram for more events and discounts this summer!

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Lifeguard Competition
The Lifeguard Competition, hosted by the City of Omaha's Aquatic Department, is a chance for lifeguards to show off their skills.  A variety of stations will be offered including rescue relays, CPR and first aid scenarios, rescue skills, scanning, endurance, and more. Spectators are welcome to attend this awesome event.  Bring your lawn chair and come support your Nebraska teams as they educate the public of lifeguard awareness.     

Calling all lifeguards...bragging rights up for grabs! Grab a team and register.  Top 3 finishing teams will received "Champion" t-shirts and the 1st place team will have bragging rights for the ENTIRE year. Enjoy some team spirit by dressing up and win the spirit competition!  Once registered, the competition manual will be emailed to your team. GOOD LUCK!
Friday, July 12th   6pm - 9pm
Cost:  $10.00 per team (max 5 lifeguards per team)
Event location:  Hitchcock Pool 5025 South 45th Street  Omaha, NE  68117
Registration Deadline:  Monday, July 8th  
Info:  Max of 5 lifeguards per team / must have 2 females / only 1 LGI  allowed/ All guards must have lifeguard certifications from recognized lifeguard program
All registered teams are encouraged to dress up as a team to be recognized for most spirited!

All Aquatic Facilities Welcome!!
Teams will demonstrate American Red Cross Lifeguard and Professional Rescuer skills.
Additional Information:  Amanda English at amanda.english@cityofomaha.org 402-444-4227 or Shane Wampler at shane.wampler@cityofomaha.org  402-444-5184


 

Events at all pools this summer:

June 14th               Dance Party at Roanoke
   Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Friday, June 14th from 2:00pm - 5:00pm  with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

June 16th                Dive with Dad 
   
 Take your Dad out for a swim on Father's Day Sunday, June 16th.  Your dad is 1 in a million!  Celebrate your dad with a fun day at the pool!  Dad's get in FREE with one paid child admission.

June 22nd               Dance Party at Elmwood
   Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Saturday, June 22nd from 2:00pm - 5:00pm  with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

June 23rd                Dance Party at Gallagher
   Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Sunday, June 23rd from 2:00pm - 5:00pm with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

July 4th                  Red White and Bubble
   Kick off your 4th of July celebrations with some fun in the sun at a City pool near you!  $1.00 admission person.  All pools will close at 5:00pm.

July 7th                 Dance Party at Oak Heights
   Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Sunday, July 7th from 2:00pm - 5:00pm with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

July 12th               Dance Party at Hitchcock
Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Friday, July 12th from 2:00pm - 5:00pm with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

July 14th               Lets CAN Hunger
     Let's help fill the Little Pantry at Sherman Community Center. Bring 2 non-perishable food items for one free admission to any City pool on Sunday, July 14th.

July 19th              Dance Party at Miller
     Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Friday, July 19th from 2:00pm - 5:00pm with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

July 21st           Dance Party at Zorinsky
Get your groove on at the pool with a dance party!  Sunday, July 21st from 2:00pm - 5:00pm with a live DJ and fun activities, it's the best way to dance, swim, and have FUN with your Friends!  All are welcome.  Regular pool admission will be taken at the door.  All pool rules still apply.

July 22nd -16th    Shark Week
     Shark week is a dangerously good time at our city pools! Join us for shark week and enjoy  jawsome shark thmed activities in the pool all week long July 22nd - 16th.

July 27th              Mingle with Mom
Your mom is the bomb! Celebrate your awsome mom at any of the City pools Sunday, July 27th.  Moms get in FREE with one paid child admission.

July 11th           Doggie Dip
 Bring your dog up to Gallagher pool or Lee valley Pool on Sunday, July 11th from 5:30 - 7:00pm for a relaxing dip in the pool.  The city of Omaha and Nebraska Humane Society have teamed up for this unique event for our four legged friends! $5 per dog and includes two humans

Water Safety Events at all pools

Josh the Otter
Be safe and have fun at the pool, come meet Josh the Baby Otter and learn his safety message; to always swim with a buddy and to never go near water unless you are with an adult. 

 

Hands only CPR
 If you were in a situation where someone needed CPR would you know what to do? Let us help you be prepared, learn Hands-Only CPR from the City of Omaha Parks and Recreation Department.  Hands-Only CPR is a potentially lifesaving technique involving non mouth to mouth contact.  Free sessions will be conducted at various City of Omaha pool locations during the pool season

 

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 ...