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The Park & Recreation Department's Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services provide recreation and leisure activities for persons with disabilities at various facilities throughout the city. Indoor walking, weight lifting, water exercise, and fitness classes are offered throughout the week.  The City also offers special events throughout the year.


As part of our Therapeutic Recreation program, we offer special classes at Mockingbird Hills Community Center to fit your fitness needs. The classes we have currently are:

Low Impact Fitness
Water Exercise
Open Gym

Therapeutic Recreation Passes

10 Visit Pass: $30.00
5 Visit Pass: $15.00

You can register for Fitness and Water exercise punch passes at Mockingbird Hills Community Center!

Therapeutic Recreation Safewalk - NEW!
Join us at Saddlebrook Community Center for the new Therapeutic Recreation Safewalk program every Monday-Friday from 11:00-1:00 pm.  Participants can enjoy use of the indoor track and cardio room for free each day during the designated times.  Caretakers are allowed with the participants.  Registration required.  Contact Martie for more information at or 402-932-1080.

Fist and Foot Martial Arts
Did you know that Fist and Foot Martial Arts at the Florence Community Center offers taekwondo for kids that are on the autism spectrum?  Click here for more information!

For specific times, dates, fees and/or to register for a class, please contact Martie Dunning supervisor of the Therapeutic Recreation Program at 402-932-1080.

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 ...