Parks and Rec Promotes Summer Activities

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Parks and Recreation joined the speaking circuit Wednesday promoting summer activities.

Director Scooter Edmisten updated the Hot Topics audience at Scooters on the Steinhart Park Aquatic Center’s first two years.

Pool passes increased from 181 with the old pool to 528 last year. Admissions revenue increased by $73,000.

Ashli Leyden told Rotarians that tournaments and season passes are also increasing at Wildwood Municipal Golf Course. An April 14 open house will highlight renovations to the pro shop.

Other summer activities include:

  • Trails West Day at Old Freighters Museum on June 9
  • Juneteenth Celebration at Mayhew Cabin on June 23
  • Barada Hills of Nebraska watercolors and poetry by Jan Chism Wright at the Morton-James Public Library through April 28.
  • The first annual Arbor Day Progressive Dinner is scheduled Saturday, April 28. It features a trolley tour for a 5 p.m. wine and cheese at Arbor Lodge, appetizers at Whispering Pines, salad at Kimmel Orchard, dinner at the Keeping Room and comedy show at Prairie City Chophouse.

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