Irving Recreation Center
Facility RentalsDid you know you can rent Irving Recreation Center for your next birthday party, family gathering, meeting, social event or club? Call our 402-441-7954 for information.
Make any event more fun with our Picnic Loan equipment rental program. Quick, affordable rentals of all your old-time favorites: BINGO, bocce, croquet, gunny sacks, horseshoes, parachutes, tug-of-war, water coolers, and plenty more! Call 402-441-9754 for more information.
We begin taking reservations every Wednesday at 9am for the following Thursday through the following Wednesday.
Half-Court Fee: $14/55 min | Full-Court Fee: $28/55 min
January 30 through March 31 Days: Monday | Time: 5:00-5:55p, 5:55-6:50p, 6:50-7:45p
Days: Tuesday - Thursday | Time: 5:00-5:55p
Days: Saturday | Time: 1:05-2p, 2:05-3p, 3:05-4p, 4:05-5p
April 1 through May 24
Days: Monday - Thursday | Time: 5:00-5:55p, 5:55-6:50p,
Days: Saturday | Time: 1:05-2:00p, 2:05-3:00p, 3:05-4:00p, 4:05-5:00p
*No Saturday basketball starting May 1, 2015
Fee: $15/55 min
April 1 through May 24
Days: Wednesday | Time: 5p-5:55p, 5:55-6:50
Weight/Fitness Room Hours
Our fitness room is stocked with Airdyne Exercise Bikes: a great workout for all fitness levels and rehabilitative uses.
Ends March 31
Days: Monday - Thursday | Time: 5:00-8:00p
Starts April 1
Days: Monday - Thursday | Time: 5:00-7:00p
Ends April 30
Days: Saturday | Time: 1:00-5:00p
2015 Spring ClassesRegister for classes today!
We are updating new programs periodically. Click to download the full program guide for contact information, hours, prices and facility rental info.
PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH
Open Gym for Basketball, Ages 18 & younger
No adults allowed on the courts to coach or play. *Ends 4/30
Days: Saturdays | Time: 1-5p | Fee: Free
Dual Language Preschool - Ages 3-5 Keyword: Preschool
Our dual language preschool program allows children to grow by incorporating new experiences into their daily routine. Thematic content supports language development in Spanish and English and allows preschoolers to have fun while playing and learning kindergarten readiness skills. Need-based scholarships available. Call 402-441-7954 to request a 2015— 2016 information packet.
September 2014 - May 2015
2-Day Session: Mon/Wed Fee: $60/month
3-Day Session: Mon/Wed/Fri Fee: $90/month
Middle School Drop-in: Grades 6-8 Keyword: After School
Irving Recreation Center offers clubs and other organized special interest activities, homework help, adult supervision, leadership and service learning, game tables (pool, foosball, air hockey and table tennis), video game systems and board games, lounge areas, vending machines and a safe and fun place to hang out. Exclusive to Irving Middle School students. All after school clubs and activites are free of charge to students who have paid the daily drop-in fee. Reduced rate punch cards and year passes available.
Days: School Days | Time: 3-5p | Fee: $2.00/day
Beginning Archery Class, Ages 6+ Keyword: Archery
This will be an instructional session tailored to the beginner archer. Class includes the basics of archery; 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of open range time. Register at least seven days prior to the start of the session.
Day: Sundays | Time: 12:00-1:00p
Fee: $18 | Start dates: (4 weeks sessions) Feb 2, Mar 2
Archery Badge Work, ages 11-17 Keyword: Badge
Troops can learn and practice skills required to earn the BSA® Archery merit badge using a compound bow. Merit badge counselor and archery equipment provided. Call 402-441-7954 to schedule a class.
Fee: $22.50/scout for 5 hours of instruction.
After School Program Keyword: After School
During after school hours at Irving Recreation Center, Irving Middle School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of age-appropriate, fun, and enriching activities. Students can stay as busy as they’d like with homework, clubs, and special events, or they can simply choose to socialize with friends. We encourage all students to be engaged and take advantage of the activity choices available at the recreation center.
Day: School Days | Time: 3-5p | Fee: $2.00/day*
*Reduced rate punch cards and year passes available.
FUNdamental Healthy Me Summer Day Camps Keyword: Camp
The Day Camp program at Irving Recreation Center strives for the development of excellence in each individual camper and takes pride in building positive relationships with each camper and their family.Registration Begins January 26th! Scholarships Available!
Visit the Irving Summer Day Camp page for more information and registration forms.
Days: Monday-Friday | Weeks: 11
Time: 7a-6p | Fee: $129/wk, $104/holiday wks
- Grades K-2: This program is for children who have completed grades K-2. We help day campers develop lifelong social skills by implementing character education into fun recreation activities every day at camp. The fun recreation activities are introduced to campers as means to living a healthy and happy life.
- Grades 3-4: This camp teaches young people healthier lifestyle choices through fun recreation day camp activities with a special emphasis on making smart nutrition and activity choices. Every day at camp we promote a healthy balance of staying active while focusing on healthy food choices to help our bodies grow and develop in healthy ways so we can enjoy life to its fullest!
- Grades 5-7: This camp is designed specifically for youth who will be enrolled in middle school for the coming school year. Each week at camp will incorporate a variety of individual and group challenges with a focus on healthy living and positive youth development.
PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS - Ages 18+
China Painting Keyword: Adult Art
Irving Recreation Center has been home to some of the finest china painting hobbyists around since 1991. Instructed by Lincoln artist Peg Pelter, an overglaze specialist who paints on porcelain, tile, and pottery. Her work has appeared in The China Decorator, The China Painter and The British Porcelain Artist. Classes are designed for both beginning and experienced painters. Each session includes the completion of at least one instructor led project, or for the more advanced, the option to work independently. Register at least seven days in advance of each session.
Start Date: Feb 25, Apr 1 (6 week sessions)
Time: 6 - 8p
Fee: $47 (includes firing and supplies)
China Painting Workshops
These workshops are an inexpensive way for new painters to try china painting. Experienced painters are also welcome. Bring your lunch and enjoy a full day of china painting.
Dates: Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 21, Apr 18, May 16
Fee: $29.50 (includes firing and supplies)