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Wildwood Pool

Wildwood Pool during a youth swim meet, Crete, NE.

Crete's public parks are open with COVID advisory signs posted. Social distancing is recommended. Read more...


701 East 4th Street (4th Street and Grove Ave.)
Pool: 402.826.3500 (Season: May-August)
Parks & Recreation at City Hall: 402.826.4314

Wildwood Pool and Park is located in the southeast portion of the city. The public swimming pool, renovated in 2012, includes men’s and women’s restrooms and lockers, zero entry, two slides, swimming lanes, and two diving boards. The splash area is set for replacement in 2020.

The park area includes two tennis courts, a playground, picnic area and green space. Tennis courts were resurfaced in May 2018; one court is also lined for pickleball. (Go to Parks and Recreation Department Main Page)

All 2021 season dates TBD:

  • Opening - Memorial Day weekend
  • Mayor's Day - free admission
  • Season pool passes available at City Hall Parks & Recreation Office
  • 3 sessions of Crete Recreation swimming lessons in June and July; registration May-June
  • private swimming lessons available
  • RipTide Swim Team - signup April-May
  • RipTide home Swim Meet
  • pool parties are held on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. during the season
  • Crete Public Library Summer Reading Program Pool Party - June
  • Last Day of the Season, mid-August
    • Pooch Pool Party, dogs welcome

More Parks and Recreation information and online program signup can be found on RecDesk