The Recreation Department is Ready for Fun!

Whether you’re at home or social distancing on one of Burnsville’s numerous trails we are here to bring fun your way! Staff are planning a variety of activities you can do from home or safely out in the community. 

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Special Events

Polar Fest-RescheduledPolar Fest - Rescheduled for Feb. 27*

Get ready for the coolest festival in Burnsville! Bring the whole family for a day of ice skating, sledding, ice bowling, snowman building and more! This a free event—come out and enjoy the park!

Date: Saturday, Feb. 27 (NEW DATE)

Location: Neill Park, 13501 Upton Ave S

Time: Stop by at your leisure between 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*Polar Fest is rescheduled from the original date of Feb. 13 due to expected extreme cold.

Blue, green, pink and purple lasers on black background with neon blue City of Burnsville logoPolar Fest Laser Light Show

Continue the fun after dark with our amazing laser light show!

We're sorry - registration is full for this show.

If you had previous reservations for the original Feb. 13 event, you will receive an email with details. Your reservation will carry over to the new date of Feb. 27.

Outdoor FUN

Winter Survival Camp with EcoElsa

Are you a survivor? Through games and fun activities, you will learn the skills you need to know what to do in a survival situation including the rules of three, two types of shelter engineering, fire science and safety, and how to collect and treat water. Make sure to dress for the weather as most of the class will be spent outdoors! This program is for ages 7-13.

Ages: 7-13 years

Cost: $30

Date: Saturday, Mar. 6

Times: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Terrace Oaks West

Register now for Winter Survival Camp!

Winter Nature Bingo - Get Your Bingo Card Here!

Looking to safely get outside and out of the house this Winter? Check out Burnsville’s Nature Bingo – Winter edition card and see if you can get a BINGO while exploring our parks and trails! There are no prizes or check-ins for this activity, just something fun to take with you while you explore Burnsville! Stay safe, have fun and share your adventures with us on Facebook or Twitter with #YouBelonginBville!

*While practicing details in this contest, please practice appropriate social distancing and be safe while outside.