10+ FREE Activities to Beat the Heat in Omaha!


10 Free Activities Beat the Heat in Omaha

How can we stay cool, save money, and have fun with our kids?  Here are 10+ Free (or almost Free) Activities to Beat the Heat!

Find more activities and events in the Omaha Kids Calendar and Free Summer Activities in Omaha!

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1. Spraygrounds and Splash Parks

  • Stay cool on a hot summer day!

2. Movies

3.  Summer Reading Programs and Storytimes

4. Kids Bowl Free

  • A nationwide program that provides FREE hours of entertainment all summer long for your kids!  Register your children and they will receive two free games every day all summer!  Parents can purchase a family pass, if they wish, so they can bowl with their kids.  What a great way to be active and have fun with your kids all summer and build memories together!

5. Kids Skate Free

  • A nationwide program that offers free skating all summer long.  In Omaha, this includes SkateDaze.  Passes valid for children 12 years old and younger.  Register to begin receiving your skating passes!

6. Hydrant Parties

  • Stay cool on hot, summer days with City of Omaha’s Hydrant Parties and Council Bluffs Hydrant Parties!

7. Super Fun Water Balloon Games and Activities

  • Inexpensive activities include an obstacle course, water balloon piñata, water balloon towel toss, and more!

8. Free Kids Workshops and Clubs

9. Omaha Community Centers

  • At many community centers, you can enjoy open gym time and other activities with your little ones for as little as $1/adult!

10. Joslyn Art Museum

  • Free general admission every day, PLUS:
  • Saturday Surprise every other Saturday, from 10 am–noon
  • Story Adventures – connects books and art, presented by Joslyn and Omaha Public Library

11. Other Fun Indoor Activities

12. Pool Events

13. Visit the Omaha Kids Calendar

  • Sort the activities by those that are Free or Indoor!

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