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    Pools Available to USMS Members During Olympic Trials

    I am starting to receive inquiries about pools in Omaha that will be open for workouts for Masters swimmers during the Olympic Trials. I have also received some information from a few pools that will be open. I am posting the information here but am going to make this a closed thread so that the information will be easy to find. I will keep adding to it as I receive more information.

    If you know of more facilities, please send me a PM.
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    Re: Pools Available to USMS Members During Olympic Trials

    POOL NAME: Kroc Center
    ADDRESS: 2825 Y Street, Omaha, NE 68107
    PHONE: (402) 905-3500
    WEB SITE: http://www.omahakroc.org/

    DATES: Monday, June 25 through Saturday, June 30
    TIMES: 7:00am to 9:00am
    LANES: Four lanes reserved exclusively for USMS members

    FEE: No fee - this is a gift from the Nebraska LMSC
    USMS card: REQUIRED for admittance. Download and print your card here:
    https://www.clubassistant.com/club/u...rd_request.cfm


    DIRECTIONS: How to get to the pool? The best and quickest way is in a car. From the Century Link Center area, it is an approximate 10 minute drive. The best bet is to google directions from wherever you are staying. Take note, there is signage as you exit the Freeway that directs you to The Kroc Center so keep you eyes open. You can also get there via public transportation, one bus only, from close to the Kroc Center. It is a 45 minute bus ride and you will have a 15 minute walk at the end. Visit Metro Omaha for a bus schedule.

    NOTES: These practice times are a gift to USMS members from the Nebraska LMSC. Please be sure to thank any Nebraska Masters swimmers that you may meet while in Omaha.
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    Re: Pools Available to USMS Members During Olympic Trials

    POOL NAME: Prairie Life Fitness Center
    ADDRESS: 2275 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144
    PHONE: 402-691-8546

    Olympic Trials and Masters Passes Available: Prairie Life Fitness has limited time passes available for swimmers visiting Omaha for the Olympic Swim Trials and the Masters Summer Nationals. The 5 visit passes are available for $50 and are valid June 23rd through July 8th. Check with both the 132nd St. and Q St. locations for pool schedules and then enjoy PLF's indoor and outdoor pools for your swim workouts while in town to watch the best swimmers in the country.

    WEB SITE: http://www.prairielife.com/
    DATES: Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, July 8th for the passes described above
    FACILITY TIMES:
    Mon. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Tues. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Wed. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Thurs. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Fri. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Sat. 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sun. 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    LANES: Some lap lanes always open. Depends on whether other aqua fitness classes are going on. Two pools - one indoor, one outdoor. Outdoor pool only has lane lines before 8am or after 9pm.
    FEE: $50.00 for a 5-visit pass

    CONTACT: Dayle Nervig, dnervig@132.prairielife.com

    NOTES:
    I promised Dayle that our USMS members who visit Prairie Life will be well-behaved and eternally grateful for the pool time. Dayle will be on the pool deck at Trials every day, supervising the lifeguard staff, but please be sure to thank the Prairie Life staff if you visit their facility.
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    Re: Pools Available to USMS Members During Olympic Trials

    POOL NAME: Prairie Life Fitness Center
    ADDRESS: 8325 Q Street, Omaha, NE, 68127
    PHONE: 402-537-0430

    Olympic Trials and Masters Passes Available: Prairie Life Fitness has limited time passes available for swimmers visiting Omaha for the Olympic Swim Trials and the Masters Summer Nationals. The 5 visit passes are available for $50 and are valid June 23rd through July 8th. Check with both the 132nd St. and Q St. locations for pool schedules and then enjoy PLF's indoor and outdoor pools for your swim workouts while in town to watch the best swimmers in the country.

    WEB SITE: http://www.prairielife.com/
    DATES: Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, July 8th for the passes described above
    FACILITY TIMES:
    Mon. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Tues. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Wed. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Thurs. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Fri. 5:00 AM - Midnight
    Sat. 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sun. 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    LANES: Some lap lanes always open. Depends on whether other aqua fitness classes are going on. Two pools - one indoor, one outdoor. Outdoor pool only has lane lines before 8am or after 9pm.
    FEE: $50.00 for a 5-visit pass

    CONTACT: Dayle Nervig, dnervig@132.prairielife.com


    NOTES:
    I promised Dayle that our USMS members who visit Prairie Life will be well-behaved and eternally grateful for the pool time. Dayle will be on the pool deck at Trials every day, supervising the lifeguard staff, but please be sure to thank the Prairie Life staff if you visit their facility.
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    Re: Pools Available to USMS Members During Olympic Trials

    POOL NAME: Kirn Pool, YMCA
    ADDRESS: 100 North Ave, Council Bluffs, IA. Attached to Kirn Middle School.
    DIRECTIONS: From the CenturyLink Center, take hwy 6 over the bridge into CB ( Iowa ) follow 6 ( becomes Kanesville blvd ) through CB just past the hospitals is Kirn Middle School . Pool is the East end of the building there is a large Y on the end of the building and over the main pool door. About a 10-15 minute drive and easy to find.
    PHONE:
    WEB SITE:
    DAYS AVAILABLE: any that the pool is open mornings from 5-8 AM are regular adult lap swim time, 11:30 -8:30 PM are open swim but we have at least 3 lanes available during any open swim time
    LANES AVAILABLE: Mornings 8 lanes, afternoon varies but at least 3. Pool is 8 lanes , 25 meters, 78 degrees. : ) We do have starting blocks and training equipment is available.

    FEE: Free to Y members from anywhere in the US, special $3 drop-in fee for USMS members or USA swimming members with a card.

    Download and print your card here: https://www.clubassistant.com/club/u...rd_request.cfm

    CONTACT:
    Melissa Dean
    Aquatic Coordinator
    Head Coach, SWIA Sailfish
    YMCA/USA certified coach

    NOTES: Melissa is a USMS member and is entered in Nationals. I promised her that our USMS members who visit her facility will be well-behaved and eternally grateful for the pool time. Please be sure to thank her or her staff if you visit.
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