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Park & Rec Report

Tot Swim is held the first and third Fridays of the month; the next one will be offered Nov. 15. This is an opportunity to Swim and play with your tot in the shallow part of the pool. Toys are provided and tot slide will be open. Whirlpool is closed during this time. Admission is $2.75/tot.

Teen Day of Play Friday, Nov. 22 at the Rec Center from 9-11 p.m. This event is FREE and open to teens 12-18, thanks to the generous donations of our Days of Play sponsors!!!

Men’s Adult Basketball League for 18 and up will be offered Sunday evenings December 8 through late February/early March. This is a 5 on 5 unofficiated basketball league. Fee is $150 per team. Registration forms are available at the Rec Center.

Thanksgiving break activities: Wednesday, Nov. 27: Open Swim from 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Open Skate at the Civic Center from 2-3:45 p.m. and Open Hockey from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29: Open Swim from 1-4 p.m.

PreK Open Gym Wednesdays and Fridays from 9-11 a.m. Run, chase and burn off energy! Play with balls, scooters, hula hoops, parachutes and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Open Pickleball at Rec Center Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 1-2:30 p.m., Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10-11:30 a.m. Memberships, Punch cards, cards or Daily Admission apply.

Open Co-Rec Broomball at the Civic Center begins Nov. 6 and runs each Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m. There is no broomball Nov. 27. Regular admission, punch card or membership fees apply.

Riverside Environmental Learning Center located in Riverside Park is open Thursdays and Fridays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays 1 to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 12 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Please call Ron at 507-766-5770 to make arrangements for other times.

German Park Amphitheater is in great need of improvement! Fundraising for this project continues. Any size of donation is accepted and greatly appreciated for this community venue. Checks can be made to the City of New Ulm Amphitheater and mailed to the Park and Rec. Dept., 122 S. Garden Street, New Ulm. Please direct questions to Tom Schmitz, Director at 233-2121, ext. 202 or toms@newulmmn.gov

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Information on Fees & Hours of Facility Operation: visit us on the web at: www.newulmmn.gov Email parkandrec@newulmmn.gov or cherylk@newulmmn.gov 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’s hours have been extended 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. through March! Civic Center is located at 1212 N Franklin St. Community Center is located at 600 N German St.

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