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Improvements Coming to Parks and Recreation

May 19, 2022

On Monday, the Norfolk City Council gave approval to improve a pair of Parks and Recreation Division facilities, the Ta-Ha-Zouka softball complex spectator area which will be paved to accommodate ADA access and Veteran's Memorial baseball field which will be getting new infield AstroTurf.

As part of this project, Norfolk Public Schools is donating up to $100,000 to help fund the paving project…

2022 AquaVenture Swimming Lessons

May 13, 2022

Thank you to everyone who came out and signed up for swimming at AquaVenture!! We had over 500 signups!! Next year you can register for swimming lessons ONLINE. More details to come.

Embrace Park Maintenance

Apr 27, 2022

Embrace Park will be closed a portion of the day Thursday, April 28 for maintenance. During this time, City of Norfolk Park Division staff will be working on installing the shade structures on the equipment.

The park will reopen to the public approximately 1 p.m. Thursday.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call the City of Norfolk Parks and Recreation Division at 402-844-2250.

City Selects New Arborist

Apr 04, 2022

The City of Norfolk has selected Lindsey Kudera as its next Arborist.

Kudera has worked for the City of Norfolk with the Parks and Recreation Division since 2016. She brings experience and knowledge of groundskeeping to her new role.

As Arborist, Lindsey will focus on tree planting…

Disc Golf Basket Installation Continues This Week

Mar 30, 2022

The back nine disc golf baskets at Skyview Park will be closed to players this week Thursday through Saturday due to new basket installation.

Work should be completed by Saturday afternoon. If you have questions or concerns, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 402-844-2250.

Disc Golf Basket Installation This Week

Mar 22, 2022

The front nine disc golf baskets at Skyview Park will be closed to players this week Wednesday, March 23 through Friday, March 25 due to new basket installation.

Work should be completed by Friday afternoon. If you have questions or concerns, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 402-844-2250.

New Disc Golf Baskets Coming to Skyview

Jan 04, 2022

Skyview Park will see some updates to its disc golf course. As part of a partnership between the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau, Norfolk Area Community Foundation Fund, Norfolk Disc Golf Club, and the City of Norfolk 18 new baskets will be installed.

The course will be upgraded from Disc Golf Association (DGA) Mach 3 baskets to Dynamic Discs Veteran baskets. The Professional Disc Golf Association…

Powell to join City as Parks & Recreation Director

Oct 26, 2021

The City of Norfolk is pleased to announce that Nathan Powell has been named the next Parks and Recreation Director.

Powell comes to Norfolk from Mitchell, South Dakota where he served as the Parks and Recreation Director for the past five years. He has made a career in parks and recreation…

Embrace Park Closure

Oct 21, 2021

Embrace Park will be closed a portion of the day Friday, October 22 for maintenance. During this time, City of Norfolk Park Division staff will be working on taking the shade structures on the equipment down.

The park will reopen to the public approximately 1 p.m. Friday.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call the City of Norfolk Parks and Recreation Division at 402-844-2180.

Embrace Park Complete with Addition of Restrooms

Nov 25, 2019

Embrace Park is officially complete after the construction of ADA accessible bathrooms.

In 2017, the community saw the construction of the all-inclusive Embrace Park. This unique park was thoughtfully designed to provide a safe place where individuals of all ages and abilities can play together. This inclusive playground eliminates the barriers to exclusion, both physical and social, and…