Meet the Police Chief candidates

You're invited to meet the three candidates who are finalists to become

La Vista's next Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety.

The City is hosting a Community Forum tonight (Thursday, February 22) at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Members of the community are invited to attend this forum to meet each finalist and hear them speak. The forum will also be livestreamed on the City’s Facebook page (@CityofLaVistaGovernment) and YouTube channel (@CityofLaVista).

The finalists are as follows (listed in alphabetical order by last name):

• Mike Scholfield

• Laurie Scott

• Doug Shoemaker

Learn more about each candidate here.

It's our birthday

Did you know that La Vista's birthday is February 23?

Fun fact: The City of La Vista turns 64 this year.

Join in the fun, be in the parade

The La Vista Days Parade will be held Saturday, June 1 at 10 a.m.

We’re putting out a call for floats, marching bands, dance groups, mascots, candidates and others to join the parade.

Want to be part of this fun tradition? Register your parade entry at

Be part of the action

La Vista's "March Madness" youth basketball skills competition for boys and girls in grades 3-8 will be held on March 4 and March 5 at the La Vista Community Center.

Due to it's popularity, this event is being split into two nights.

March 4: Grades 3-4

March 5: Grades 5-8

The competition begins at 6 p.m. Registration is 5:30-6 p.m. on the day of the event.

Questions? Call the Recreation Department at 402.331.3455.

Now hiring lifeguards and pool managers

La Vista Recreation is hiring now to fill the following positions for the summer pool season:

Lifeguards - starting at $15.89/hr (Minimum age is 15)

Assistant Pool Manager - starting at $17.50/hr

Pool Manager - starting at $20.33/hr

These positions offer great perks and pay!

  • Reimbursement for the cost of lifeguard certification  
  • Provided swimsuit, hip pack and whistle
  • Referral incentives (Invite friends to work with you!)

Apply online at or stop by one of our Hiring Fairs at the Community Center:

  • Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 13, 3-5 p.m.
Apply today to join our summer team

Free emergency training

Learn how to help yourself, your loved ones and your community when disaster strikes by attending the free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training!

The training will be held on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. from March 4 through April 22 in Bellevue.

To sign up or learn more, visit If you have questions, contact the CERT Coordinator, Tandra Paulson, at

City of La Vista hiring for multiple full

and part-time positions

Look, we have fun in La Vista. We owe a lot of it to our City employees. 

Our unique viewpoints and values are the catalyst for the thriving, tight-knit community we’ve built. 

By blending big ideas with small gestures, we’re creating new perspectives on work, family and fun. 

If you’re ready to experience our booming city from our point of view, apply today.

Click here for a list of our current openings.

St. Patrick's Day Senior Luncheon

Dress in your best green and join us at the La Vista Community Center on Friday, March 15 for a corned beef and cabbage meal and entertainment from Paul Siebert. All adults ages 55+ are welcome.

The cost is $8.

Register by Wednesday, March 6 at the La Vista Community Center or Papillion Landing.

Click here to view the Senior Newsletter

Upcoming Library events

Some programs require pre-registration. Check the Library's calendar for more information.

  • Homeschool (Mini Golf) - At the Library - Thursday, February 22 at 2 p.m.
  • Teen Game Night + TAB - At the Library - Thursday, February 22, 5-7 p.m.
  • From the Heart - At the Library - Thursday, February 22, 6-8 p.m.
  • High Tea - At the Library - Friday, February 23 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Crazy Crafty Club - At the Library - Saturday, February 24 at 2 p.m.
  • Genealogy with the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society - At the Library - Sunday, February 25 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Family Book Club - At the Library - Monday, February 26 at 4 p.m.
  • Library Storytime - At the Library - Tuesday, February 27 at 10 a.m.
  • Teen Craft Night - At the Library - Tuesday, February 27, 5-7 p.m.
View the Library's calendar
View Open Gym Calendar and Information

Final registration deadline is March 4.

The La Vista Recreation Department offers coed spring flag football for PreK through 6th grade. (Minimum age is 4.)

Residents $43, Non-residents $63

Practices will tentatively begin the week of April 1, with games scheduled April 20 - June 15.

Click for more flag football info. and registration

Early-bird registration deadline is March 4.

The La Vista Recreation Department offers three spring youth soccer programs:

  • League (Ages 6-7)
  • Academy (Ages 4-5)
  • Tot soccer clinic (Age 3)

League and Academy

The League and Academy meet twice a week for five weeks at the La Vista Sports Complex. Session begins April 9.

Early-bird registration (January 2 - March 4): Residents $33, Non-residents $53

Final registration (March 5 - March 25): Residents $43, Non-residents $63

Clinic for 3-year-olds

The soccer clinic is comprised of five, one-hour sessions to be held on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. at the La Vista Community Center. Session begins April 6.

Early-bird registration (January 2 - March 4): Residents $17, Non-residents $22

Final registration (March 5 - March 25): Residents $27, Non-residents $32

Click for more soccer info. and registration

The La Vista Recreation Department offers three youth programs for spring/summer ball:

  • Baseball (Ages 7-14) - Registration deadline is March 6
  • Softball (Ages 7-18) - Registration deadline is March 6
  • T-ball (Ages 5-6) - Registration deadline is April 22
Click for more info. and registration

Big fun for little ones at the Community Center

Join us for Preschool Playtime on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

La Vista Community Center Gym, 8116 Park View Blvd.

Playtime is FREE!

Zip around the gym, play and get your zoomies out! Play equipment provided.

Special Activities:

March 7 at 10 a.m. – Follow the Leader

April 18 at 10 a.m. – Duck, Duck, Goose

May 2 at 10 a.m. – Simon Says

Learn more

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