Upland Park

Upland Park

Upland Park is a public park located at 3014 Jefferson Street in South Omaha, Nebraska. The park and surrounding neighborhood were opened in 1913. [ [http://webarc.co.douglas.ne.us/dcengineer/platdetail.asp?s
] , Douglas County Assessor. Retrieved 9/5/08.

There has two tennis courts, two soccer fields, walking paths, and a small playground at the park, along with a "sprayground," which is a small water park. The sprayground replaced a swimming pool located at the park for several decades during a park-wide renovation in 1999. [ [http://www.ci.omaha.ne.us/parks/Pools/spraygrounds.htm "Spraygrounds"] , City of Omaha. Retrieved 9/5/08.] The spraygrounds are attributed in the 412 percent increase in park attendance in the year following its opening, drawing 7,500 additional users to the park annually. [St. Clair, S. [http://www.recmanagement.com/features.php?fid=200409fe02&ch=3 "Water 101:Tips for squeezing every last drop of success out of your waterpark and splash play area"] , Recreation Management. Retrieved 9/5/08.] The park has been an important location for low-income and immigrant youth to play soccer, and according to the "Omaha World-Herald", it was integral to the Omaha South High School's soccer team's success. [Burbach, C. [http://www.omaha.com/index.php?u_page=1200&u_sid=10329265 "Success in soccer sparks Latino students' dedication to school"] , "Omaha World-Herald". May 8, 2008. Retrieved 9/5/08.]

Because of its proximity to the former ASARCO site in Omaha, the park has been identified as being contaminated with lead. [ [http://www.olscag.com/Handouts/OLS%20Parks%2003--08--2006.pdf "Summary of Parks Located in the Omaha Lead Site"] , Omaha Lead Site Community Advisory Group. Retrieved 9/5/08.]

See also

* Parks in Omaha, Nebraska


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