Not Enough Lifeguards, So Star City Shores Closing August 8th Through 11th

(KFOR NEWS  August 2, 2022)   Lincoln Parks and Recreation announced Monday that Star City Shores, 4375 S. 33rd Ct., will close August 8th through 11th, due to a lifeguard staffing shortage. Star City Shores will reopen on August 12th for the final weekend of the season.

Star City Shores will host Dog Splash from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, August 14. Tickets are $10 per dog (cash only) and will go on sale at 6 p.m. at the front gates. Each dog may be accompanied by up to two people. Children must be at least eight years old. The event features an area for small dogs and retrieval activities in the lap lanes. When dogs are not in the water, they must be on a leash. Dog Splash is sponsored by the Lincoln Parks Foundation and the Greater Lincoln Obedience Club. For more information about Dog Splash, visit (search: dog splash) or contact Janet Ball at 402-416-5540.

The 2022 pool season runs through August 14. Regular hours are from 1 to 6 p.m. seven days a week:

  • Arnold Heights, 4000 N.W. 46th St., 402-441-7829
  • Ballard, 3901 N. 66th St., 402-441-7898
  • Belmont, 12th and Manatt streets, 402-441-7826
  • Eden, 4400 Antelope Creek Rd., 402-441-7827
  • Irvingdale, 1900 Van Dorn St., 402-441-7828
  • Woods, 33rd and “J” streets, 402-441-7782
  • Highlands Aquatic Center, 5511 N.W. 12th St., 402-441-7800
  • University Place Aquatic Center, 2000 N. 48th St., 402-441-7834
  • Star City Shores, 4375 S. 33rd Ct., 402-441-6670

The free sprayground at Trago Park, North 22nd and “U” streets, is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week through Labor Day. The sprayground at Woods Park, South 33rd and “J” streets, is closed this season due to mechanical issues.

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