Parks and Recreation Announces Summer Pool Schedule

Published on May 24, 2024

Lincoln Parks and Recreation today announced that eight public pools will open Monday, May 27, and will be open daily from 1 to 6 p.m. The Arnold Heights Pool, 4000 NW. 46th St., will have a delayed opening due to an emergency mechanical issue. The City expects to provide an update on the pool’s status early next week. Area residents are encouraged to visit the nearby Highlands or Belmont pools.

The pool locations opening Monday are as follows:

Star City Shores Aquatic Center

  • 4375 S. 33rd Court, 402-441-6670

University Place Aquatic Center

  • 2000 N. 48th, 402-441-7834

Highlands Aquatic Center

  • 5511 NW. 12th, 402-441-7800

Neighborhood pools

  • Ballard Pool, 3901 N. 66th Street, 402-441-7898
  • Belmont Pool, 12th and Manatt streets, 402-441-7826
  • Eden Pool, 4400 Antelope Creek, 402-441-7827
  • Irvingdale Pool, 1900 Van Dorn Street, 402-441-7828
  • Woods Pool, 33rd and "J" streets, 402-441-7782

Family swim nights begin June 3 and are offered from 6 to 8 p.m. for $10 per family – two adults and four children – at the following pools:

  • Monday: Belmont
  • Tuesday: Eden
  • Wednesday: Irvingdale
  • Thursday: Ballard
  • Friday: Arnold Heights and Woods

The free Trago Spray ground in Trago Park, 22nd and “U” streets, will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, May 27 through Labor Day.

Applications for seasonal employment, including pool staff, are available at Lifeguards must be at least 16 years of age and certified. Training and certification may be available for new employees. For more information contact the Aquatic Office at 402-441-7960, email, or visit

For more information on Parks and Recreation programming regarding swim lessons, Water Fitness Class, and Swim and Dive Leagues, visit

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