2808 S. 72nd St.
Omaha, NE 68124
Phone: (402) 397-7137
Fax: (402) 397-3492
Mature trees with thick overhangs line nearly every fairway. A slice or a hook here and you may have a difficult time staying on track for an even round on this par 68 course, which boasts a total yardage of 5003 from the men's tees. This public course sits in the center of the city, behind the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Maintenance crews typically keep the greens in superb shape, meaning your putts will always roll true.
Caniglia Field is the lavish football facility of University of Nebraska in Omaha. It has a total capacity of 9500 seats. It's home to the UNO Mavericks College Football Team. The venue often hosts NCAA's Division II football matches. Overlooking the campus, it is one of the major attractions of the University of Nebraska. Since 1949, it has been the place where tomorrow's football stars have vowed audiences. The stadium has witnessed as many as 8 Championship crownings of the Mavericks. When not in use by the college, it is available for private events.
Together, Omaha's Keystone Biking and Walking Trail and Bellevue Loop Trail make up a 27-mile paved pathway. Beginning on the northwest side of the city, the path follows Little Papillion Creek to the Cornhusker Highway. When the Keystone Trail connects to the Bellevue Loop Trail, you can then make your way along the Missouri River via Haworth Park. This trail is perfect for those looking to get a little exercise in the outdoors.
Omaha's largest water park and ride complex features a variety of games and activities. Take a ride down the Typhoon water slides, float around in the Lazy River, or ride the waves of the Motion Ocean. Land-lovers may choose to zip around the go-cart track, ride the state's only roller coaster, or enjoy a classic ride on the Carousel. Fun Plex offers many other attractions to please any member of the family, big or small.
Opening in 1999, Roberts Skate Park was the first skate park in the city of Omaha. The park has been designed with all skill levels in mind, from beginners to professionals. In addition to skateboarding, in-line skaters can use this facility. This concrete park includes, ramps, stairs, a grinding block, and quarter pipes for skaters to try to navigate their way around.
This ice skating facility is fun for the whole family, with a standard size hockey rink, heated viewing area, adult drop-in hockey sessions, children's hockey leagues and more. Hitchcock also offers public skating, ice skating lessons, private ice rental and special hockey workshops stressing various strategies of play. Metro Classic Adult Learn to Play Hockey, a special program especially for adults 21 years and older, examines the basics of hockey taught by professional instructors.
Do not let this par 31, executive course fool you. The fairways are long, totaling 2200 yards. Even strong drives do not guarantee a good score because the greens may be more challenging than they appear. A putting area is available to help players prepare for the round, but there is no driving range. Inexpensive greens fees make this course stand out.
If you love to work on your short game, this course is for you. Long fairways give way to greens that prove challenging to even the best putters. The 18-hole, par 72 stretches 6,928 yards from the championship tees. Greens fees run higher than some public courses, but these grounds are well kept. An on-site putting green and driving range make warm-ups easy. No credit cards are accepted.
Since opening in 1981, Tara Hills Golf Course is been a favorite among Omaha's golfing community. Mid-size fairways stretching 6100 yards make this a good course for players of all skill levels. However, the tough greens and mature trees add a few challenges along the way. Experienced golfers will find shooting an even par 70 within reach on a very good day. Amenities include a putting green and a snack bar.
Fairways averaging 200 yards keep play at a fast pace. Experienced golfers will find the mature greens quite manageable. The course dates back to 1934, making it one of the city's oldest. No on-site driving range is available, but a putting green helps players work on their short game. No credit cards are accepted.
This short course sits just to the east of a busy shopping center. Any long balls may put passing drivers at risk. The par 3, 9-hole course totals 1,246 yards and welcomes beginners who may be working on their games. No driving range or electric carts are available. You can rent a pull cart. No credit cards are accepted.
This course is perfect for beginners or anyone who is looking for a fast round. This short par 3 measures 1239 yards from the tee box. The nine holes offer a mix of conditions that test even seasoned golfers. Both a putting green and chipping area help fine-tune short game skills. There is no driving range. Make sure you bring cash because no credit cards are accepted.