Council Bluffs
1:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

$1 million renovation planned for Council Bluffs park

Council Bluffs plans to do a $1 million renovation of Fairmount Park.

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Council Bluffs
1:47 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Council Bluffs park on national list of great public spaces


Council Bluffs’ Bayliss Park has been named to a national list of Great Public Spaces.

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1:32 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Omaha's Benson Park adding playground complex for children with disabilities

A second Omaha park will have a playground that’s fully accessible for children and adults with disabilities.

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2:30 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Omaha gets favorable rating for parks

Omaha ranks 12th among 60 U.S. cities when it comes to parks.

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4:00 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Bill would raise vehicle registration fee $7, end park permit fee for Nebraskans

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would do away with park permit requirements for Nebraskans, but replace it with an additional fee.

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General News
6:05 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Parks and Recreation's Top Ten List

Encouraging kids to be more fit is one of the City of Omaha’s goals.  With more, here’s Cheril Lee...

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11:05 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Omaha one of eight recipients of Great American Trails Grant

The Omaha Parks Foundation has received a $15,000 Great American Trails Grant.

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1:00 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Public meeting scheduled on Historic Parks and Boulevard Master Plan

The design and restoration of Omaha’s historic boulevards system is the subject of a public meeting Thursday.

Omaha Parks and Recreation has scheduled a 6pm meeting at the Elmwood Park Pavilion on the historic parks and boulevards master plan. Pat Slaven of Omaha Parks and Rec says public input will guide the development of the plan’s design, restoration, and enhancement initiatives.

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Omaha Public Radio News
5:33 pm
Wed December 28, 2011

The City of Omaha's Parks and Recreation Department is holding 2012 summer job fairs

Omaha, NE – The City of Omaha's Parks and Recreation Department is holding two summer employment job fairs on Wednesday.

Bob Baber is the city's Golf Manager. He says the parks and recreation department is hiring for all areas in the department, including aquatics, park maintenance, golf courses and concessions.

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