ElmwoodNE Banner

Request for Bid Information for Park Project:

If you would like notification of updates to posted documents, please send an email to ‘villageofelmwood@msn.com’.

Changes published after first release on 6/21/2019 will be noted at the top of the document.  No updates will occur after 4:00pm Tuesday July 9, 2019.

June 2019 Request For Bid - Village of Elmwood Park w Addendum 1 changes.pdf 

Attachment A Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion.pdf

Addendum No 1 -Engineered Drawings CE Village of Elmwood Park June 2019.pdf

1st insert

Engineered Drawings CE Village of Elmwood Park June 2019.pdf

2nd insert rev 2

Additional letter sized documents provided for convenience – may not print to scale

L1.01 Gazebo Site Existing Conditions and Site Demolition Plan Letter Size.pdf

L1.01 Picnic Shelter Site Existing Conditions and Site Demolition Plan Letter Size.pdf

L2.01 Gazebo Overall Layout Plan Letter Size.pdf

L2.01 Picnic Shelter Overall Layout Plan Letter Size.pdf




Reservations are not required in order to hold an event such as a birthday party or family reunion in the park but if you would like to use the park for an event such at this it is recommended to check the schedule by clicking the link above. There is no fee for an event in the Bess Streeter Aldrich Park but occasionally the park is reserved for large events by organizations that in turn make a donation to the Bess Streeter Aldrich Park.  On some of those occasions it is not possible to hold other events in the park but it depends on the event.  If you have questions or would like to reserve the picnic shelter or the entire park please contact the Julie Anderson - (402)867-4123 or Village Office – (402)994-6705.

Reservation Calendar



final park pic cropped


The Village of Elmwood has had an ongoing park improvement project for many years.  About five years ago new flooring was installed for the basketball court and the lighting in the park was improved.  Elmwood received a matching grant from the Land and Water Use Conservation Fund which was instrumental in getting this project completed.

For the next phase of the project the Village also received a matching grant from the Land and Water Use Conservation Fund to help fund new playground equipment, improvements to the trail, electrical, and accessibility.  We have also received donations of money, services, and talent.

The first phase was completed in November, 2017.  This phase created a larger playground with updated equipment.  Two retaining walls were installed that creates a comfortable area for people to sit and observe their children playing.  The new playground contains an area specifically for 2 - 5 year old children and also a play structure for 5 - 12 year old children.  There are three new spinning features and also the merry-go-round is still in place.  There is a swing set with three belt swings and a Freedom swing for people with all abilities.

As part of this phase electricity has been restored to the picnic shelter along with new lighting.  This will give residents more options when using the shelter.  A light pole will be installed to help illuminate the playground area better.

The community has been very supportive and encouraging with the playground project.  As much as possible we used local talent and volunteers throughout the project.  The park is now open and enjoyed by many people.  The next phase of the project is in the planning stage and updates will be posted soon.

 Coming Soon!  A Gazebo!


  Contact Info for the park 2019