Park & Rec Report

Open Broomball runs Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Civic Center. Admission is $4.75 per person or punch cards are available for $42.75 for a 12-punch card. This is a non-checking league, open to men and women, ages 18 or older. Players may divide into teams for a fun, competitive workout and challenging game play. Helmets, broomball stick/broom and broomball shoes are required. Shin guards and gloves are recommended. Park and Rec has some equipment available on a first come-first serve basis.

Tot Swim: Fridays, Nov. 16 and 30 from 9:30-11 a.m. This is an opportunity to swim and play with your tot in the shallow part of the pool. Toys provided and tot slide will be open. Whirlpool is closed during this time. Admission is $2.50/tot.

Special No School Swims offered Wednesday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 23 from 1-4 p.m.

Rec Center Holiday Hours: We will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving. We will be open Friday, Nov. 23 from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Adult Basketball League: Get your buddies together for 5 on 5 un-officiated basketball league! League will play Sunday evenings beginning Dec. 2 and run until late February/early March. Fee is just $150 per team. Registration forms are available at the Rec Center or online at newulmmn.gov. Please turn in by Nov. 23.

Christmas Ceramics Class offered Tuesday and Thursday, Nov. 27 and 29 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Fee is $18 Resident or $19.80 Non-Resident.

Skate with Santa and the Steel Winter Day of Play Sunday, Dec. 2 from 1-4 p.m. at the New Ulm Civic Center. FREE skating for the afternoon with Santa, the Steel and friends to holiday music, decorate holiday treats, crafts and more! Please bring non-perishable item to help support the local food shelf. FREE Admission, thanks to our generous Days of Play sponsors!

Lifeguard Training Class offered Dec. 26 (2-6 p.m.), 27, 28 (8 a.m.-4 p.m. both days) at the Rec Center. Become Red Cross LG Certified by taking this course. Participants must be 15 years old by the last class date to register. They must successfully pass a pre-course physical fitness test consisting of a 300-yard swim (6 laps) using front crawl and breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes with no hands and be able to retrieve a 10 pound brick from 7 to 10 feet of water, swim 20 yards back to side of pool, get out of pool without using ladder or stairs within 1 minute and 40 seconds in order to proceed with the course. There will be 3 final skill scenarios to successfully complete and a written exam that requires a score of 80 percent or higher. Upon successful completion, a certificate for Lifeguarding/ First Aid/CPR/AED will be issued and valid for two years. Participant manuals are required for class. You may bring your own copy, purchase through Park and Rec. or download onto a tablet (we will provide the link.)

This is a blended learning course. Participants are expected to complete 5 to 7 hours of online coursework prior to the start of class. Fee is $178 Resident or $195.80 Non-Resident. Register at the Rec Center or online by Dec. 19.

Open Pickleball at Rec Center Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1-2:30 p.m. and Monday evenings from 7:30-9 p.m. Memberships, Punch cards, cards or Daily Admission apply.

Water in parks shut off for the season and restrooms are locked.

Hermann Monument is closed for the season. See you next year!

Autumn Activities Guide is available online or at the Rec Center. Be sure to check out our offerings.

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 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Civic Center is located at 1212 N Franklin St. Community Center is located at 600 N German St. Our facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 in observance of Thanksgiving.