Recreation Department

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Eastern Fox Squirrel ▪ Debut:  June 2013

Meet Pappy, the newest member of the City of Papillion Recreation Department.  Pappy is an Eastern Fox Squirrel that loves to have fun in the parks.  When not busy looking for acorns, Pappy enjoys teasing dogs and entertaining kids all over town.  With boundless energy, Pappy brings enthusiasm and joy to all of his great fans and soon will be an All-Star at City sponsored celebrations, parties, special events and more!


Pappy received his name in a naming contest where over 160 names were submitted to the Recreation Office.


  • Home Park:  Walnut Creek Lake & Recreation Area
  • Parents Names:  Scout & Fidget
  • Birthday:  March 10
  • Favorite Food:  Popcorn from Sumtur Amphitheater
  • Favorite Hobby:  Tag with friends at Tara Hills Golf Course
  • Favorite Place to Visit:  Papio Bay Aquatic Center
  • Favorite Sport:  Little Kickers Soccer
  • Favorite Movie:  Dr. Dolittle