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Park & Rec Report

The New Ulm Recreation & Civic Centers are closed, effective Nov. 21 in accordance with Gov. Walz’s executive order. Fitness classes, programs, special events and facility rentals will be canceled or moved virtually until there is guidance from the state for safely reopening. No new facility rentals will be accepted at this time. Memberships will be extended the length of closure. If you have questions, please contact the Park and Rec Admin office at 507.359.8344 or email cherylk@newulmmn.gov

The Community Center is closed to the general public, but available for private rentals with conditions.

Meals on Wheels and takeout meals are operating. Call 359-2243 for delivery or reserve a meal for pick up.

German Park Amphitheater Phase 1, the base structure is complete. Thank you to all past donors! Phase 2, the shade structure, along the top will be funded by the State of Minnesota through the 2020 bonding bill and completed in 2021. Fundraising continues for Phase 3, stage area improvements. Any size donation is greatly appreciated. Checks should be made to City of New Ulm Amphitheater and mailed to Park and Rec. Dept., 122 S. Garden Street, New Ulm MN 56073. For credit card donations please call 507-359-8340. For questions call Tom Schmitz at 233-2121 ext. 202 or toms@newulmmn.gov

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.

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. The next time an update is made, you will receive a notification directly to your email’s inbox.

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 359-8344. Rec Center, 122 South Garden St.

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