Recreation staff will be popping out to select parks this winter, bringing games and activities to you for free!
No registration required – just stop by for some fun. Activities geared toward kids ages 5-12.
Explore the winter landscape with a snowshoe hike allowing you to practice snowshoe steps and skills. Explore the park with a naturalist who will point out things along the way from their unique perspective. Snowshoes and instructions on how to use them will be provided. This class is geared towards adults or mature 15-17 year-olds signed up with an adult.
Are you hooked on Fishing? Craving to catch fish? But in the Winter!? We are excited to offer Youth Ice Fishing Programs again this Winter! We'll teach you everything you need to know: how to get set up, put on bait and take fish off of your hook. You’ll even learn about all of the different kinds of fish and the baits used to catch them. All equipment will be provided but feel free to bring your own set up if you would like.
Join an EcoElsa educator on a night hike through a winter wonderland. Learn about and listen to the creatures that call Minnesota home during our winter nights while getting to do owl calls, play night games and more!
Experience the coolest festival in Burnsville Feb. 11 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at North River Hills Park! Celebrate winter with us with all kinds of family-friendly outdoor activities, horse and carriage rides, ice bowling, music, sledding and skating!
Learn the alphabet while on a hike and learning about winter too! On your hike, we'll play games and work on activities to help kids learn their ABC's, motor skills and more. Families with children ages 3-6 are welcome.