Park and Rec Programs

For questions or more information on any park facility or event contact Twila Grout, Park Coordinator, 952-960-7902.

20630 Manor Road

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Painting in the Park

Tuesday, June 19, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; $5
Ages: 5 and older; minimum 10, maximum 30 participants
Registration required

Join in the creative fun as we paint the magical forest. No experience necessary. Paint-Paper-Scissors bring all supplies and instruction for everyone to leave with a finished canvas, ready to hang! Learn about color, design, perspective and technique.

Storytime with Excelsior Library

Wednesday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a story in the park as we share a reading of One Dog Canoe.

Paper Mache Camp

Tuesday-Thursday, June 26-28, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $10
Ages: 8 years and older; minimum 10, maximum 30 participants
Registration required

Come ready for creative, messy fun. In this three-day camp, we will design and make a paper mache piggy bank or piñata. You choose from a variety of finished designs. This is a great class for active kids who like lots of hands-on activity. Come dressed to get messy!

Storytime with Excelsior Library

Friday, July 20, 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a story by the lake as we enjoy Llama stories with a Llama visit.

Wednesday, July 25, 10:30 a.m.
Kids love our truck storytime, complete with big trucks!

Recycled and Reused Camp for Kids

Tuesday-Wednesday, July 31-August 1, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10
Ages: 5 and older; minimum 10, maximum 30 participants

Registration required
In this two-day camp, you will explore the world of recycling and reusing with two different projects. Design and weave a wall hanging and a placemat using cardboard, old yarn scraps and other found objects. All while learning about the importance of recycling and reusing.

Painting in the Park

Tuesday, August 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $5
Ages: 5 and older; minimum 10, maximum 30 participants

Registration required (coming soon)
Join in the creative fun as we paint the Magical Forest. No experience necessary. Paint-Paper-Scissors will bring all the supplies and instruction for everyone to leave with a finished canvas, ready to hang. You will learn about color, design, perspective and technique.

6000 Eureka Road

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Science Explorers Aerospace Engineering

Friday, June 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: entering Grades 1-5 in the fall, maximum number 20
Registration required

Join Science Explorers with fun and engaging aerospace experiments. You will explore the forces that allow objects to fly and how shape effects flight.

Kite Making

Friday, June 29, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Ages: 7-11; maximum number 12
Registration required

Learn to make a 28” tall x 35” wide sled kite and learn safety tips.

Science Explorers Emergency Room: First Aid

Friday, July 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: entering Grades 1-5 in the fall; maximum number 20
Registration required

In the room you will become a student doctor as you learn about the human body and first aid through plenty of hands on activities. You will participate in mock emergency situations, create a basic first aid kit, and more when you join us in the ER.

Science Explorers:
The Mechanics of Gizmos & Gadgets

Friday, August 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; maximum number 20
Ages: entering Grades 1-5 in the fall
Registration required

How did toys work before batteries? They relied on natural forces like spin. Put science to work as you explore the how and why by experimenting and building a spin gadget that really works.

Geocaching

Friday, August 10, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Ages: 10-13
Registration required

Learn the basics of Global Positional System and master the buttons and functions of GPS units. Use the internet to find local geocaches. Three Rivers provides equipment and hides objects for a search.

Minnesota Zoomobile

Friday, August 24, 11-11:45 a.m.
The Minnesota Zoo brings a variety of animals. All ages love this popular program. Please no food or pets during the show.

Carlson Tennis

Register for tennis
Questions: Dan Carlson at 612.875.5507

Tennis Stars Camp

This camp introduces kids to the great sport of tennis, or expand their playing ability. Camp days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
June 25 – June 28 Little Stars (Ages 4-6)
July 23 – July 26 Rising Stars (Ages 7-8)
Aug. 13 – Aug. 16 Future Stars (Ages 9-11)

For times and costs go to www.carlsontennis.com.

Private lessons and private groups are also available.

Adult Programs

Back Into Tennis/Beginner Group Lessons
Get back into the game of tennis or try it for the first time. This is a weekly drill with no pressure. We have a great time and get you ready to play with your friends.
Through June, Tuesdays 9:30-11 a.m.
Tuesday Advanced Drill
For advanced players, 3.5+ level. Join us Tuesday evenings for a combination of drills, games, and play with a group of players.
Through June, Tuesdays 6:30-8 p.m.

Private Groups

Bring your friends and schedule a private group or we will match you with a group. Contact Dan Carlson for more information.