Are you ready for an exciting autumn in Omaha’s very own Turner Park? With the cooler temperatures and golden leaves of fall on the horizon, Midtown Crossing is buzzing with activities that will keep you entertained, active, and outdoors. From friendly bocce competitions to heart-pumping fitness classes, furry adventures with your four-legged pals, and leisurely strolls with friends, there’s something for everyone in this charming urban oasis. Check out all the ways to stay fit, healthy and happy this fall:
When: Tuesdays, September 12 to October 17, & Saturday, October 21 (6 pm start)
Where: Turner Park at Midtown Crossing
Cost: $35/player; 3-6 players per team
Registration Deadline: Sunday, Sept. 10
The Fall Bocce Ball League is back, and it’s your chance to roll your way to victory! Grab your friends and form a team of three to six players for six weeks of spirited competition. As the leaves change color, you’ll enjoy the beautiful Turner Park while striving for bocce supremacy. Don’t miss the championship game on October 21! Click here to register and secure your spot on the path to bocce glory.
2. Fall Fitness in Turner Park
When: Sundays, September 10 to October 1 (4 pm)
Where: Turner Park
Cost: FREE & open to the public
Embrace the crisp fall air and stunning scenery of Turner Park during the Fall Fitness in the Park series. Hosted by Genesis Health Club in Midtown Crossing, these Sunday workouts are perfect for anyone looking to stay active and healthy while having a blast. Choose from a variety of classes, including Zumba, MixxedFit, and yoga, designed to cater to all fitness levels. And why not reward yourself with a tasty margarita afterward? It’s all about balance, right?
For the furry members of your family, Turner Parkis a veritable paradise. This 7.5-acre green space boasts plenty of bushes, grassy areas, and trees to explore, as well as a spacious Grand Lawn for a game of fetch. With six convenient dog waste stations and water bowls scattered throughout the neighborhood, your pup will feel right at home. Plus, there’s no shortage of furry friends to meet and greet.
4. Discover Omaha’s Path of Adventure!
If you’re craving more outdoor adventure, Midtown Crossing is the ideal launching pad for exploring Omaha’s extensive trail system, known as the Paths of Discovery. From leisurely strolls to heart-pounding bike rides, you’ll find a trail to suit your pace. The nearby Riverfront Trail, accessible by a short bike ride, spans 20 miles and offers must-see stops, including the iconic Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. Exciting plans are also in the works for a new trail connecting Midtown Crossing to the Riverfront Trail via Turner Boulevard and Cuming Street.
5. Time to celebrate with a treat at Midtown Crossing
After all the fun and adventure, treat yourself! You’ve earned it! Omaha’s Midtown Crossing is surrounded by fantastic local eateries, so you’re sure to find the perfect morsel or drink to cap off your day of outdoor exploration.
6. Walk Around the Park with Friends and stroll through Turner Park
Finally, don’t forget to take a leisurely walk around Turner Park with your friends. Enjoy the fresh air, the changing leaves, and the company of loved ones as you soak in the charm of this urban oasis. Check out Turner Park’s feature in the Travel Lens article about Omaha!
Fall in Midtown Crossing’s Turner Park promises a vibrant blend of fun, fitness, furry adventures, and relaxation. Whether you’re aiming for bocce victory, working up a sweat, bonding with your canine companion, exploring scenic trails, indulging in ice cream, or simply enjoying a stroll with friends, this fall has it all. So, mark your calendar, gather your crew, and head to Turner Park for an unforgettable season of excitement and outdoor exploration.