The City of Bellevue's Recreation Department has announced that Cascio and Gilbert Pools will open for the season on Monday, June 15th with new guidelines and regulations. Both pools will be open daily at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm for 90 minute open swim sessions which will allow for staff to sanitize high touch areas every hour and a half. Cascio Pool will also be open on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and Gilbert Pool will be open late on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.
Patrons will be allowed to enter the facilities during the 90 minute swim period and then shall be required to exit the facilities at the end of each session. If a patron would like to re-enter the pool for the next 90 minute swim session, they must get back in line for the next session but there will be no additional charge for the day. All swim sessions will be on a first come and first serve basis based on the capacity limitations layed out in the latest Directed Health Measures. All patrons waiting in line to get into the facility will be required to wear masks in the waiting area.
Here are some additional regulations that will be in place during this year's pool season based on Health Department guidelines.
- All swimmers will be required to shower in their bathing suits with soap, prior to entering the pool deck.
- All swimmers will be required to sign in when entering the pool facility.
- No groups of more than 6 individuals will be allowed to gather In or Out of the pool.
- If your group has more than 6 individuals, you will be asked to separate and maintain a 6 foot distance.
- The City will have sanitation stations for use by the public.
- The City will sanitize all high touch areas between the 90 minute swim sessions.
Although the City will take as many safety and sanitation steps as possible, the City cannot guarantee the sanitation of all public facilities and the public will be using these areas at their own risk.
If you have any questions regarding the City of Bellevue pools please contact the Bellevue Recreation Department at 402-293-3142.
Update as of June 10, 2020 -
In addition to the hours listed above, the City of Bellevue will offer Senior Citizens Swimming Time from 10:30am until 11:30am at:
Cascio Pool - Mon-Wed-Thur.
Jerry Gilbert - Mon-Tue-Wed-Thur-Fri-Sat
The Recreation Department will also offer a toddler swim time on Friday's starting on Friday, June 19th at Cascio Pool from 10:00am until 11:30am.
If you have any questions or need additional information please contact the Bellevue Recreation Department at 402-293-3142.
Update as of June 19, 2020
Based on updated guidance from the State of Nebraska and Local Health Departments, the City of Bellevue's Public Works Department has announced that the City's two splash pads at Banner Park (50th & Virginia) and the Everett Park Splash Pad (Adjacent to Betz Road) will open for the season on Saturday, June 20th.
The City of Bellevue reminds all residents and visitors that all Playgrounds, Splash Pads and Ball Fields are not sterilized and to play at your own risk. Also, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, social distancing is required and six feet between each group is still the guidelines. Signage, with these warnings, will be placed at all parks and splash pads within a week.
Both splash pads are free to the public and open daily from 10am to 8pm. Push the marked button to start the water features during these hours.