City of Geneva Happenings
Geneva Pool Opens
The pool will open May 19th at 1:00 pm for the last time in its current condition. Regular pool hours will be: Monday-Sunday, 1:00 pm-7:00 pm. The pool will close around July 15th so the construction on the new facility can begin. The facility bid letting took place on May 12th and the Council will vote to hire a contractor at the 16th Council meeting. The new facility is set to open in May of 2017.
Make sure to get your kids signed up for swimming lessons. The Geneva pool will hold two sessions this summer.
Session 1: (Mornings)- June 6th-17th (Weekdays Only)
Session 2: (Evenings)- June 27th-July 8th (Weekdays Only)
Cost is $15 per child ($5 for each additional child in a family)
Private lessons are also available. Please contact the pool at (402) 759-3000, to register for classes.
Summer Activities in Geneva
Check out the City's calendar on the right side of the screen for City notices, activities, and events. The Senior Center has regular scheduled programs and activities for all ages. GAED and the Library have been busy planning fun activities for kids this summer. See below for a brief description of the activities or go to the Library or GAED's Facebook pages.
Tree Dump Hours
The Geneva Tree Dump is open the following days and times:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday- 2:30-6:30 pm
Saturday- 9:30 am-12:00 pm, 1:00-5:30 pm
Acceptable Items: Leaves, dry grass, tree branches, appliances, and metals. A trailer for recyclables is also available.
No green grass, green plants, or garbage.
The Grass Dump is located at 1509 Road L and is open all the time. Please be respectable of the area. Just for green grass and green plants.
NOTICE to Geneva Citizens and Retailers
Geneva citizens voted to raise the current City sales tax a half cent in order to pay for the new aquatic facility project. The additional half cent is now in place, bringing the total Geneva sales tax to 2%. Please make sure the correct sales tax has been changed on all Geneva invoices and statements.
Summer Activities for Kids
Geneva Activity and Education Department
Contact Valerie with GAED at (402) 759-4908 or email email@example.com to sign your child up for one of the following programs:
Exploration Station- A series of exciting classes for youth who will be entering 2nd through 5th grade. The program will include a variety of classes, such as cooking, arts and crafts, science. archery, fun tours, and recreational activities. Sessions are held on Mondays in June from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Registration deadline- May 31, Fee- $30 per child.
Youth Golf Camp- Students will learn the basics of golf, including golf etiquette, putting, teeing off, and how to play a 9-hole game. Clubs and golf balls provided. The final session will include a tournament, meal, and awards. Family members are welcome to come to the tournament and see what their child has learned. For youth entering 4th through 8th. Location- Hidden Hills Country Club. Dates: May 23-26 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Registration deadline- May 16, Fee- $35 per child.
Summertime at the Youth Rec Center- The Center will be open for youth to enjoy some air conditioning while spending time with their friends. Youth entering 2nd-4th grade- Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Youth entering 5th-8th grade- Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Youth Soccer- Registration will begin in late June with practices beginning in late July/early August. Games begin August 20 at the Geneva Ball fields. Cost-$30 per player. The league is open to all youth entering K-6th. If there is interest, GAED would like to try a 7th and 8th grade league. Please contact GAED if your 7th-8th grader would be interested in playing soccer.
Geneva Public Library
Contact Sarah at (402) 759-3416 or stop in the Library to register.
Summer Reading Club- Track the number of minutes you read with a reading log. Bring in your reading log to the Library often (daily or weekly). Prizes will be awarded for reaching reading levels and for top readers! Dates: May 19-July 22. Registration deadline-May 19. There is no cost and each participant receives a reading log and book bag. The program will close out on July 29th with a hot dog picnic at 6:00 pm.
3D Printing Classes- Learn about 3D printing, then design, and create your creation. Grade K-4 (with adult)- June 3 at 6:30 pm or June 4 at 6:30 pm. Grade 5 and up- June 9, 16, or 23 at 11:00 am or July 7, 14, or 21 at 11:00 am. Registration is required as space is limited. $1 fee for each print.
Stories & More- Join Library staff for a fun-filled hour of stories, crafts, games, and more! June 1-July 6 and July 20 at 3:00 pm. Partnering with Nebraska Extension-Fillmore County. Free for all participants. Registration is required to ensure adequate supplies.
Story Time for Preschool and Kindergarten- Stop by the Library with your child on Wednesdays at 9:30 am to enjoy a fun-filled story time. Storytime will be on Wednesdays from June 1-July 27.