Park & Rec Report

Hermann Monument is open on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) until Memorial Weekend, when it will be open daily. Admission is $3 per person. Ages 5 and under free with adult.

No Park and Rec Commission Meeting Monday, May 13. The meeting is canceled due to lack of Agenda Items.

Open Pickleball at Rec Center Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1-2:30 p.m. Memberships, Punch cards, cards or Daily Admission apply. Outdoor pickleball courts are open.

T Ball Changes: Minor T-Ball for 4-5 year-olds will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15-5 p.m. at Harman Park. Major T-Ball for 5-6 year-olds will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-6 p.m. This was printed wrong in the PR brochure and we apologize for the confusion.

Tot Swim is held the first and third Fridays of the month. The next one is May 17 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 are provided and tot slide will be open. Whirlpool is closed during this time. Admission is $2.75/tot.

Park restrooms are open!

Summer Camp Programs through the Park and Rec Department provide a fun and safe environment for kids to socialize, be creative, imaginative and be active. Our outgoing, fun councilors will create a positive, exciting atmosphere in which to lead children through a variety of games, projects, arts, crafts and challenges. Activities engage children physically, mentally and socially so that they gain confidence in themselves through the fun together! Camps are held weekly; sign up for one or many! For a listing of the Itty Bitty Camps for ages 4-6 or Explorer Camps for 7-11, go to the city’s website at newulmmn.gov

Fitness Schedule is available online at newulmmn.gov

Registration for Spring/Summer Activities is available online at www.newulmmn.gov or at the Rec Center.

German Park Amphitheater is in great need of improvement! Fundraising for this project continues. Any size of donation is accepted and greatly appreciated for the community venue. Checks can be made to the City of New Ulm 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

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.- 6 p.m. Building hours on Saturday, May 25 are from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. and closed on Sunday/Monday, May 26-27. Civic Center is located at 1212 N Franklin St. Community Center is located at 600 N German St.

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