Park & Rec Report

Warming House and Ice Rinks Closed: Due to the warm weather causing unsatisfactory ice conditions the Warming House and ice rinks at Harman Park are closed for the foreseeable future. If temperatures cool and we are able to make new ice we will open back up at that time.

Snow Day in Harman Park scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28 has been postponed due to the recent warm temperatures and forecast for continued warm temperatures. A make-up date has not been determined at this time. Please visit our Facebook page or call 507-354-9041 for the latest updates.

Winter Activities Registration is open online or at the Rec. Center.

Racquetball League Registration Open for winter league that runs Jan. 30 -May 1. Forms available at the Rec Center’s Vogel Fieldhouse desk. Fees due at the time of registration and registration is due by Jan. 23.

Adult Pottery begins Tuesday, Jan. 24 and there are still spots open to register. Learn pottery with hand building techniques and wheel throwing. Open to all skill levels. To register visit or call 507-359-8347.

FREE Pickleball Clinic is Monday, Jan. 30 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center. If you have heard about pickleball but do not know how to play or just want to try a new sport join park and rec staff and experienced players in learning the basics rules, strategies, and gameplay in these FREE Beginner Clinics! 

Co-Rec Open Broomball Wednesdays at the Civic Center from 7-8:30 p.m. Play is open to men and women, ages 18 and older. Regular $4.50 admission applies. Punch cards and annual memberships available for sale at the Civic Center.

Rock on Ice Friday nights at the Civic Center from 7-9 p.m.

Summer seasonal employment opportunities are available for Lifeguards, Park Laborers and youth programming staff. If you are interested, please complete and return an employment application available at the Rec. Center or online at Applications received prior to March 1 will be given first consideration.

City Tree Inventory Help Wanted: The City’s Tree Advisory Commission will be conducting an inventory of trees on city parks and streets beginning in early spring, 2017. Volunteers will be needed to assist with data collection. No experience is necessary and free training will be provided by the University of Minnesota. Interested individuals should contact Shane Omersa at the Park and Rec office at 507-359-8341 or email shane.omersa@ci. This will be a great opportunity to be active, increase your knowledge of trees and help maintain the health and enjoyment of New Ulm’s local environment.

Information on Fees & Hours of Facility Operation: Visit us on the web at: Email or or call 359-8347. Rec Center, 122 South Garden St., hours: Monday-Friday 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Civic Center is located at 1212 N Franklin St. Community Center is located at 600 N German St.


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