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Park & Rec Report

Rec Center Fitness Center and two racquetball courts are open! All other portions of the building remain closed until sometime in September. Hours are Monday through Friday 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Additional hours will be added when the rest of the building can open. 24/7 access will be available eventually as well. Everyone must check in at the Welcome desk. Bring your own water bottle.

Civic Center is open for skating and open hockey. Check the website for dates/times.

There are several job openings at the Rec Center – we are currently accepting applications for lifeguards, seasonal maintenance and youth sports coaches in flag football. We are also accepting applications for a Coordinator to work at our Welcome Desk. Job duties include selling memberships, light maintenance, customer service and overseeing the Rec Center on nights and weekends. Apply online at newulmmn.gov and/or to view details!

Civic Center Garage Sale is this Saturday, September 11th from 8 a.m. to – 12 p.m.. Come shop the many sales in one space from 7:30-11 a.m.

Fall Program Brochure and registration is available Youth Flag Football for those in grades 1-5, as well as our newer program, Football Buddies, a parent/child program for 4-6yr olds. Youth Volleyball returns for those ages 8-11. Youth and Adult pottery classes will resume in September. Registration available online at newulmmn.gov or in person at the Rec Center.

Wading Pools and Splash Pad are closed for the season.

Hermann Monument is open Saturday/Sundays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please follow COVID protocols in place for visiting the monument, including social distancing. Admission is $3.00 per person. For rentals outside of regular hours contact lizm@newulmmn.gov for rates and availability.

The Community Center – CAST Activities have resumed and the Center is open for activities and programming! Please call 354-3212 or email castnu@newulmtel.net with questions. Meals for shut ins and takeout available by calling 359-2243. Watch for congregate meals have reopened as well.

Memorial/Gift Giving Ideas -purchase one or more paver stone(s) with your inscription(s), in the walkways near Hermann Monument and/or German Park for $200 each, contact the Park & Rec office at 359-8344. Park or trail benches range in price from $1,500 to $3,500 each, call 359-8344.

Riverside Environmental Learning Center is open Saturdays and Sundays 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Email List – review Park and Recreation Commissioner discussion items by subscribing to the meetings through E-Updates. To subscribe, simply go to https://cityofnewulm.civicweb.net/Portal/Subscribe.aspx and check the box next to Park and Recreation Commission, enter email and complete verification code. Notifications are emailed directly as updates are made.

We will continue to communicate with the Public via Facebook, The Journal and KNUJ

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