Head to the "fowl" line and put a bird on the Thanksgiving table. Get your team together for our annual...
Sunday, November 4th 1:30pm-3:30pm Civic Center Gym
Click here for more event information and details.
Click here to learn more about a FREE SELF-DEFENSE CLASS being offered by the Wahoo Senior Center.
Register now for the next session of STRENGTH TRAINING 101. Click here for more details.
Thanks to all 78 kids that participated in the
2018 WP&R AND WAHOO LIONS CLUB PPK COMPETITION!
Visit here to view top finishers in each age division.
Registrations (w/late fee) are still being accepted...
Celebrate Good Times!...C'mon!
Celebrate with us! We can help make your next group party memorable!
Click here for more information or contact Rylea at 443-4174 to find out more about our Group Party Packages.
EMERALD ASH BORER IS HERE - WHAT NOW?
With confirmation of
the presence of the Emerald Ash Borer in Nebraska (Omaha, Greenwood, and Lincoln)...Wahoo property owners are
strongly encouraged to become well-informed about this invasive pest
and the tremendous impact it is expected to have on the City of Wahoo's
A survey of Wahoo's 'public' trees
which includes trees on public property and in the street right-of-way,
indicates that ash species comprise the largest single species of trees
on public space in our community...nearly 325 trees! Keep in mind, this
does not include the dozens of ash trees on private property. Clearly, EAB will
have a tremendous impact on Wahoo and our tree canopy. Now is the
time to learn as much as possible about EAB and it's impact so
that you can make appropriate decisions regarding your ash trees.
down to the bottom of this page to find pertinent EAB information and
links as well information about the Wahoo Community Forestry program.
Please take the time to review and become an informed property
"Fit Bits"...by April Kassebaum, Certified Personal Trainer
A periodic feature offering timely fitness advice relevant to your Civic Center workout experience.
Climb to the top...
Civic Center has a Matrix Climbmill
machine (pictured below) in the fitness room. This simple, but effective machine
great way to shake up your cardio routine, build core hip and glute
strength, burn tons of calories, and is perfect for cross-training in
the off-season. Specific target audiences include first
responders, anyone looking to blast thigh fat, and those preparing for
hunting and skiing seasons! Please Note: Only individuals
with strong knees, hips, and backs should use the climbmill.
are three different widths for foot placement indicated on the steps.
There is a narrower option (left) or a wider option (right).
If needed for balance, keep your hands lightly on the handrails.
is extremely important that your feet are perpendicular to the steps
(see picture left). You do not want your feet angled on the steps
(pictured right). Place your feet properly on the steps and stand
straight up while you are exercising.
Recommended climbmill workout plan:
with 10-30 minute duration. Keep your heart rate at the proper
intensity...110-180 BPM. Note: First responders need
minimum of 30 'floors'.
You can choose manual mode on the console (pictured below) or specific programs as well as time and caloric burn goals.
Be stronger than your excuses!
Kassebaum is available for fitness consultations at the Civic Center on
Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Find her on Facebook or text April at (402) 610-3091.
WE ARE SOCIAL!We are making it easier than ever to stay in touch with Wahoo Parks and Recreation!
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would encourage you to call ahead and make an appointment.
Wahoo Community Forestry Information
Wahoo Community Forestry Ordinance - A Property Owner's Guide
Application for Tree Planting Permit
Street Tree List
ReTree Nebraska's 17 for 2017
Tree Selection and Planting - Best Practices
Recognizing Tree Hazards - Part 1
Recognizing Tree Hazards - Part 2
Wahoo Parks and Recreation Department is charged with providing quality
parks and recreation facilities, programs, and services to enhance the
overall quality of life for the Wahoo community. In achieving our
mission, we are dedicated to managing and developing parks and
recreation facilities which are responsive to varied and changing
citizen needs. We strive to provide attractive, modern, and well
maintained facilities and green spaces which serve as a source of
community pride. We are committed to providing and promoting a
creative and balanced schedule of recreation activities and events and
work in close cooperation with various civic groups and organizations
in facilitating a wide array of leisure opportunities.
information contained on this website offers an overview of what we are
all about…our facilities, programs, and membership services. We
invite you to take advantage of the variety of opportunities offered by
Wahoo Parks and Recreation
310 N. Linden St.
Wahoo, Nebraska 68066
Fax: (402) 443-4179