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309 N 5th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 844-2000

















Parks and Recreation News


FISH STOCKING:     Nebraksa Game & Parks Commission completed stocking 1,500 10-inch rainbow trout in the Ta-Ha-Zouka Park pond on Saturday, March 21st. A 2015 Nebraska fishing permit is needed for those 16 years of age or older.

REC. PROGRAM INFORMATION         Updated information for the 2015 season recreation programs offered by the City will be posted when available.  The AquaVenture webpage will been updated with swimming lessons also when that information become available.   

SKATEPARK CLOSED   The skatepark is closed for repairs repairs.  We will post here when it reopens.  We are hoping to have it open sometime in the week of April 1st.

NEW TRAIL FINISHED - Work on the new trail along the Elkhorn River in Ta-Ha-Zouka Park is finished.  It connects to the existing Cowboy Trail trailhead at the west end of the park and runs over to 1st Street along the Elkhorn River.  There is a parking lot at the east end with access off of 1st Street.

The City of Norfolk has implemented a new Citizen Request management system. Click on "Citizen Request" under Quick Links to inform the Parks Division of a problem or make a suggestion or request.


Current Projects and Information

Free Wireless Internet - the City is offering this free service to patrons using the Veteran's Memorial complex and the Ta-Ha-Zouka Park campground.



Quick Links

Click here for more information on the new AquaVenture water park.


Park Superintendent : Pat Mrsny
Recreation Coordinator: Pat von Glan

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Tree Advisory Board Happenings:
The Norfolk Tree Advisory Board hosted a tree pruning workshop on March 8 at the Norfolk City Council Chambers. Nebraska State Foresters Steve Rasmussen and Pam Bergstrom were presenters at the successful workshop. As long as there is interest in this service the Norfolk Tree Advisory Board will try to do this at least on an annual basis.

There were 16 in attendance. Represented were Norfolk Street Department, Norfolk Parks Department, Norfolk Veterans Home, Norfolk Regional Center, Norfolk Public Schools, and Faith Regional. A hands on demonstration was held at Skyview Park after the informational session.


Park Division Main Office
1010 South 8th Street
Norfolk, NE. 68701

Phone: 402-844-2180
Fax:     402-644-8719
Johnson Park Maintenance Shop
110 East Nebraska Avenue
Norfolk, NE. 68701

Phone: 402-644-8744
TaHaZouka Maintenance Shop
2203 South 13th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

Phone: 402-644-8747


Other Park Phone Numbers:

Aquatics Center 402-844-2270
Liberty Bell Pool 402-644-8745
TaHaZouka Park Press Box 402-379-2291