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Omaha & Council Bluffs Parks & Recreational Information:

 

Northeast

A.V. Sorensen Community Center
4808 Cass Street
Omaha, NE 68132
(402) 444-5596

Adams Park Community Center
3230 John Creighton Blvd.
Omaha, NE 68111
(402) 444-5164

Benson Community Center
6008 Maple Street
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 444-5184

Florence Community Center
2920 Bondesson Street
Omaha, NE 68112-1822
(402) 444-5216

Sherman Community Center
5701 North 16th Street
Omaha, NE 68110-1161
(402) 444-5673


Northwest

Camelot Community Center
9270 Cady Avenue
Omaha, NE 68134
(402) 444-5972

Common Ground Community Center
1701 Veterans Drive
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-0451

Saddlebrook Community Center
14850 Laure Avenue
Omaha, NE 68116
(402) 932-1080

Southeast

Christie Heights Community Center
5105 South 37th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
(402) 444-5081

Columbus Park Community Center
1515 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68108
(402) 444-4111

Southwest

Mockingbird Hills Community Center
10242 Mockingbird Drive
Omaha, NE 68127-1921
(402) 444-6103

Montclair Community Center
2304 South 135th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68144
(402) 444-4956

Pipal Park Community Center
7770 Hascall Street
Omaha, NE 68124
(402) 444-514

YMCA Programs:

YMCA Corporate Offices
430 S 20th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 977-4300
http://www.metroymca.org/

Armbrust Family YMCA
5404 S 168th St.
Omaha, NE 68135
(402)896-4200

Butler-Gast YMCA
3501 Ames Ave.
Omaha, NE 68111
(402)453-8903

Council Bluffs YMCA
7 South 4th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712)322-6606

Downtown Family YMCA
430 S. 20th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
(402)341-1600

LaFern Williams South YMCA
3010 R St.
Omaha, NE 68107
(402)731-3999

Maple Street YMCA
7502 Maple St.
Omaha, NE 68134
(402)393-3700

28Mills County YMCA
110 Sivers Rd.
Glenwood, IA 51534
(712)527-4352

Sarpy Community YMCA
1111 E. First St.
Papillion, NE 68046
(402)339-9861

Southwest YMCA
13010 Atwood Ave.
Omaha, NE 68144
(402)334-8487

Twin Rivers YMCA
6100 Twin Rivers Cir.
Valley, NE 68064
(402)359-9622

YMCA Camp Pokamoke
1111 E. First St.
Papillion, NE 68046 (located inside the Sarpy Community YMCA)
(402)339-9861

YMCA Teen Center
4344 North 34th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68111
(402)451-1050

Additional Community Youth Recreational Programs:


Child Health Specialty Clinic
300 W Broadway # 106
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-9029
(712) 309-0041 ‎

Council Bluffs Community Health Center
300 W Broadway # 6
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-9040
(712) 325-1990

Latino Center of the Midlands
4821 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
(402) 733-2720
info@latinocenterofthemidlands.org

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.
North Omaha Center for Healthy Families
3040 Lake Street
Omaha, NE 68111
(402)504-1733
http://www.lfsneb.org/

Live Well Omaha
12565 West Center Road, Suite 220
Omaha, NE 68144
info@livewellomaha.org
http://www.livewellomaha.org/

Kroc Center
2825 Y St
Omaha, NE 68107
(402)905-3500
http://www.omahakroc.org

Lied Activity Center
2700 Arboretum Drive
Bellevue, NE 68005
(402) 293-5000
www.bellevuepublicschools.org

Jewish Community Center
333 South 132nd Street
Omaha, NE 68154
(402)334-6417
www.jccomaha.org


Registered Dietitians:

Kristy Hoffman-Rieken, RD, LMNT
Individual Medical Nutrition Therapy

and

Nutrition 101 (class)
Children's Hospital & Medical Center Behavioral Health
1000 N. 90th Street, Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68114
(402)955-3900

Mary Lynn Kardell, RD, LMNT
The Nutrition Edge
(402)630-7415
Email: mlkardell@yahoo.com

Jill Koegel, RD, LMNT
(402)350-8664
http://certifiednutritionomaha.com/index.html
email: jill@certifiednutritionomaha.com

General:
Activity:
Nutrition:
Recommended Reading:

The F.A.S.T Diet (Families Always Succeed Together)
Author: Tony Deen
ISBN: 978-0-307-40739-9

Your Child’s Weight: Helping without Harming
Author: Ellyn Satter
ISBN-10: 0967118913
ISBN-13: 978-0967118918

Trim Kids: The Proven 12-Week Plan That Has Helped Thousands of Children Achieve a Healthier Weight
Author: Melinda Sothern, Ph.D., M.Ed., C.E.P; T. Kristian von Almen, Ph.D; and Heidi Schumacher, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E
ISBN-10: 0060934174
ISBN-13: 978-0060934170

Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight
Author: Linda Bacon, Ph.D.
ISBN-10: 1935618253
ISBN-13: 978-1935618256

Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works
Authors: Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D.; and Elyse Resch, M.S., R.D., F.A.D.A.
ISBN-10: 0312321236
ISBN-13: 978-0312321239

Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense
Author: Ellyn Satter, M.S., R.D, C.I.C.S.W, B.C.D.
ISBN-10: 0923521518
ISBN-13: 978-0923521516

How to Get Your Kid to Eat...But Not Too Much
Author: Ellyn Satter, M.S., R.D, C.I.C.S.W, B.C.D.
ISBN-10: 0915950839
ISBN-13: 978-0915950836

GO! Play Adventure Guidebook
Provided by the Omaha Junior League and M.O.R.E. Nature. It provides local attractions and parks that focuses on outdoor nature-based play and activities for children. E-mail address: goplayomaha@gmail.com

 

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