Parks & Recreation

Now Hiring!

The Parks and Recreation Department is now hiring for the following positions:

  • Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Soccer Youth Official
  • Parks & Building Maintenance I
  • Guest Services Lead

Click here for job descriptions and to apply.

Skating at Morehouse:

The river is now open for skating!   


Monday thru Friday—3:00 to 9:30 pm
Saturdays—11:00am to 9:30 pm
Sundays—12:00pm to 9:30 pm
No School Days—11:00am to 9:30pm

Family bonfires are held Saturday evenings at 5:30pm

Skate Rentals—$6 for 2 hours

Cross Country Ski Rentals—10 years of age and under: $10, Adults: $15 (per day)

Special Events:  

Winter Weekend Out - Friday, Febraury 5 - Sunday, Febraury 7:  We are organizing our 1st Annual Weekend Out.  Take a look at the fun-filled weekend we have planned!

Friday, February 5 (K-6 No School Day!):

Sledding and Movie at West Hills - Grab your sleds and join us for a fun-filled afternoon!  Sledding on the hill will begin at 1:00, we'll warm up in SeniorPlace around 2:00 with games, and then around 3:00 we'll watch a family-friendly movie.  Enjoy FREE hot chocolate during the movie, other concessions will be available for purchase.  Kids 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  FREE Activity!

Saturday, February 6:

Youth & Adult Boot Hockey Tournament - CANCELLED due to low participation 

FREE Fat Bike Demonstrations, 1:00 - 5:00pm: Straight River Sports is giving you the opportunity to try out the new rage in biking!  Head to the Kaplan's parking lot and look for the tent at the beginning of the trail. 

Bonfire & Ice Skating, 5:30pm - The Chalet will be offering 1/2 price skate rentals, $10 cross country ski rentals, and food and drink specials throughout the whole day!  Enjoy a FREE s'more at the bonfire!

Sunday, February 7:

Family Ice Fishing at Lake Kohlmier, 1:00 - 3:00pm - Some equipment and bait will be provided and holes will be drilled.  Come and learn a few new techniques at the educational stations, visit all stations and earn a prize!  Prizes will also be awarded to kids (age 15 & under) who catch the biggest fish!  FREE Activity.  

Brooktree Golf Course

2016 Memberships, punch cards and gift cards are now available.  Call or stop in to the Parks and Recreation office to purchase.  For rates, click here.  

Winter Brochure (click on the cover below)

Browse through our Winter Brochure for information on upcoming programs and events.

Youth Registration

We are currently taking registrations for the following:

  • Intro to Competitive Swim
  • Competitive Swim Training

Registration will begin February 26th for the following:

  • Soccer
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • T-Ball
  • Squirt Ball
  • Girls Lacrosse (grades 2-4) - NEW this year!
  • Swimming Lessons

Register online here, in person at the Parks & Recreation office or call 507-444-4321  

Adult Registration

We are currently taking registrations for Adult Softball.  Click here for more information and click here for team entry form.  Team entry deadline is March 16th.

Park Pavilion Rentals

Pavilion Rentals are available one year in advance.  Call the Parks and Recreation office at 444-4321 or stop by our office to make a reservation. Payment is due at the time of the reservation.

Parks & Recreation Newsletter: February 1-15



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