Parks and Recreation


Christmas Tree Recycle Program To Take Place

Dec 20, 2023

The 35th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program kicks off next week. Area residents and businesses are asked to bring any live Christmas trees to the northwest corner of the parking lot at Norfolk Fire Division Training Center (302 E. Benjamin Ave.) starting December 26, 2023 through January 13, 2024 to be recycled. 

Recycled trees are scheduled to be chipped into mulch for use in city…

City Recipient of Private Donation

Dec 19, 2023

The City of Norfolk will be expanding its recreation options, thanks to a generous private donation. During Monday’s Norfolk City…

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Back Stop Completed

Dec 07, 2023

The newly constructed backstop at Field 2 in Ta-Ha-Zouka Park has been completed!!

Downtown Holiday Decorating is Underway

Nov 07, 2023

Holiday Decorating in Downtown Norfolk is underway this week!

Holiday Decorating Begins Next Week

Nov 03, 2023

Beginning next week, holiday decorations will be hung up throughout Norfolk Avenue downtown. Norfolk Avenue will be closed, one block at a time, starting from 7th Street to 1st Street, from 4:30 to 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 7 through Thursday, November 9.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation. If you have any questions, please call the Parks and Recreation Division at 402-844-2250.

Parks & Rec Master Plan Survey Open to Public

Oct 27, 2023

The citizen survey for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan is now available to the public. The City is collaborating with PROS Consulting on this project, and the survey will help determine priorities for our park system.

Your time invested in completing this survey will aid Norfolk Parks and Recreation in taking a resident-driven approach to make decisions that will enrich the future of…

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park Back Stop Updates

Oct 23, 2023

Nate Powell highlights the back stop replacement project at Ta-Ha-Zouka Park.

Warren Cook Playground

Oct 17, 2023

Work is underway on the new Warren Cook playground.

Pump Track Now Open

Sep 29, 2023

The new pump track is now open for use at Norfolk's skate park!

Evans Receives New Professional Award

Sep 22, 2023

The City of Norfolk Parks and Recreation Division received a special recognition Thursday evening at the Nebraska Recreation & Park Association Annual Conference. PJ Evans was presented with the 2023 New Professional Award…