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Irving Recreation Center

Facility Rentals

Did you know you can rent Irving Recreation Center for your next birthday party, family gathering, meeting, social event or club? Call our 402-441-7954 for information.

Equipment Rental
Make any event more fun with our Picnic Loan equipment rental program. Quick, affordable rentals of all your old-time favorites: BINGO, bocce, croquet, gunny sacks, horseshoes, parachutes, tug-of-war, water coolers and plenty more! Call 402-441-9754 for more information.

Court Reservations

We begin taking reservations every Wednesday at 9am for the following Thursday through the following Wednesday.

Basketball
Half-Court Fee: $15/55 min  |   Full-Court Fee: $30/55 min
Through Oct 31:
Days: Monday- Thursday   |   Time: 5:00-5:55p, 5:55-6:50p
Starting Nov 1:
Days: Monday- Thursday   |   Time: 5p-5:55p, 5:55-6:50p, 6:50-7:45p
Days: Saturday   |   Time: 1:05-2p, 2:05-3p, 3:05-4p, 4:05-5p
Starting Nov. 12:
Days: Saturday   |   Time: 1:05-2:00p, 2:05-3:00p, 3:05-4:00p, 4:05-5:00p
*No Saturday basketball starting May 1, 2015

Volleyball
Fee: $16/55 min
Sept 1 - Nov 5
Days: Wednesday   |   Time: 5p-5:55p, 5:55-6:50

Weight/Fitness Room Hours
Our fitness room is stocked with Airdyne Exercise Bikes: a great workout for all fitness levels and rehabilitative uses.
Fee: $1/visit
Ends March 31
Days: Monday - Thursday   |   Time: 5:00-8:00p
Starts April 1
Days: Monday - Thursday   |   Time: 5:00-7:00p
Ends April 30
Days: Saturday   |   Time: 1:00-5:00p


2016 Winter/Spring Classes

Register for classes today!

We are updating new programs periodically. Click to download the full program guide for contact information, hours, prices and facility rental info.

PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH

Open Gym for Basketball, Ages 18 & younger
No adults allowed on the courts to coach or play. *Ends 4/30
Days: Saturdays   |   Time: 1-5p   |   Fee: Free

Dual Language Preschool - Ages 3-5 Keyword: Preschool
Our dual language preschool program allows children to grow by incorporating new experiences into their daily routine. Thematic content supports language development in Spanish and English and allows preschoolers to have fun while playing and learning kindergarten readiness skills. Need-based scholarships available. Call 402-441-7954 to request a 2015— 2016 information packet.
September 2016 - May 2017 Starts September 7, 2016
2-Day Session: Mon/Wed Fee: $60/month
3-Day Session: Mon/Wed/Fri Fee: $90/month
Time: 9:00a-11:30a

Middle School Drop-in: Grades 6-8 Keyword: After School
During after school hours at Irving Recreation Center, Irving Middle School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of age-appropriate, fun and enriching activities. Students can stay as busy as they’d like with homework, clubs and special events, or they can simply choose to socialize with friends. We encourage all students to be engaged and take advantage of the activity choices available at the recreation center. Reduced rate punch cards and year passes available.
Days: School Days   |   Time: 3-5p   |   Fee: $2.00/day

Beginning Archery Class, Ages 8+ Keyword: Archery
Our experienced National Archery in the Schools Program trained staff will introduce participants to range safety and etiquette and proven skills for archery success. Includes the basics of archery; 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of open range time. Register at least seven days prior to the start of the session.
Day: Sundays   |   Time: 12-1pm
Fee: $18/ session   |   Start dates: Feb 7-28, Mar 6- 27

Intermediate Archery Class, Ages 8+ Keyword: Archery
Our experienced National Archery in the Schools Program trained staff will introduce participants to range safety and etiquette and proven skills for archery success. Learn the basics of archery with 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of open range time in each class. Must have completed beginning archery in order to participate. Register at least seven days prior to the start of the session.
Day: Sundays   |   Time: 1-2p
Fee: $18/ session   |   Start dates: Jan 24-Feb 28, Mar 6-April 10

After School Program Keyword: After School
During after school hours at Irving Recreation Center, Irving Middle School students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of age-appropriate, fun, and enriching activities. Students can stay as busy as they’d like with homework, clubs, and special events, or they can simply choose to socialize with friends. We encourage all students to be engaged and take advantage of the activity choices available at the recreation center.
Day: School Days   |   Time: 3-5p   |   Fee: $2.00/day*
*Reduced rate punch cards and year passes available.

Kids Day Off (Keyword: day off)
Program is offered on days when school is not in session during the school year. Advanced registration is required. Participants are asked to wear active clothing and footwear. All participants must bring a sack lunch, A snack and an early evening supper will be provided. For more information, see our Program Guide or register by clicking on the class title.
Dates: October (10, 13, 14) November (26) December (1, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30) January (2, 19) February (16) April (3, 24)
Days: Each day LPS is in session
Time: 7a -6p
Ages: Elementary aged youth

FUNdamental Healthy Me Summer Day Camps   Keyword: Camp
Registration Begins January 26th! Scholarships Available! Program offered beginning May 25 and runs through August. Enrollment is based on full weeks (Monday through Friday). Summer Day Camp at “F” Street is for participants who were in grades K-5 during the 2014-2015 school year. Participants are provided breakfast and lunch through the USDA meal program, and are also provided dinner at “F” Street through our youth dinner program at 4:30p. Advanced registration is required. Title XX is accepted.
For more information, visit the Summer Day Camp page.
Click on the the class title to view times, fees and to register.

PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS - Ages 18+

China Painting Keyword: Adult Art
Irving Recreation Center has been home to some of the finest china painting hobbyists around since 1991. Instructed by Lincoln artist Peg Pelter, an overglaze specialist who paints on porcelain, tile and pottery. Her work has appeared in The China Decorator, The China Painter and The British Porcelain Artist. Classes are designed for both beginning and experienced painters. Each session includes the completion of at least one instructor-led project, or for the more advanced, the option to work independently. Register for morning, afternoon or evening classes at least seven days in advance of each session. *Add’l $5 fee for firing and supplies.
Winter Dates: Feb 24 - Mar 30   |   Spring Dates: Apr 6 - May 11
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30–11:30 am, 12:30-2:30 pm or 6-8 pm   |   Fee: $47/session*

China Painting Workshops
These workshops are an inexpensive way for new painters to try china painting. Experienced painters are also welcome. Bring your lunch and enjoy a full day of china painting. *Add’l $5 fee for firing and supplies.
Dates: Jan 23, Feb 13, Mar 19, Apr 16
Days: Saturdays
Time: 9a-4p
Fee: $29.50/class*

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