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Check out the latest edition of the CityWise Recreation Insert!

The Recreation Department is responsible for:
  • Help build a sense of community and belonging among neighborhood residents;
  • Cultivate an environment for the arts;
  • Provide opportunities for social activities, education and social development for youth and adults;
  • Provide opportunities for social activities, education, social development and nourishment for senior citizens;
  • Organize and sponsor community and special  events for education, socializing, and celebration;
  • Provide meeting space for individuals and groups to meet, learn, and celebrate;
  • Provide information about community issues, people, and events;
  • Refer people requesting assistance to appropriate individuals and agencies;
  • Plan, organize and implement youth and adult sport leagues;
  • Manage and schedule parks and fields for recreation activities;
  • Provide exercise facilities and implement health and wellness activities and programs;
  • Manage and oversee golf course and municipal swimming pool;
  • Organize and offer volunteer opportunities; and
  • Provide short term emergency shelter

Contact Us
Meet the Recreation Staff:

Recreation Director
Contact: Scott Stopak

Asst. Recreation Director
(Programs & Special Events)
Contact: David Karlson

Program Coordinator
(Youth/Adult Sports & Facility Rentals)
Contact: Ryan South

Program Coordinator
(Senior Center & Wellness)
Contact: Rich Carstensen

Administrative Assistant
Contact: Sue Tangeman

La Vista Community Center
8116 Park View Boulevard
La Vista, Nebraska 68128

Phone: 402-331-3455
Fax: 402-331-0299

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