News By Category: Parks and Recreation
The rain didn’t keep the celebration at bay as dozens of attendees came out for the Covenant Village of Golden Valley dedication of a brand new Little Free Library at the City’s St Croix Park. The event also doubled as a grand opening for the new St Croix Park playground, which was installed this summer.
As the grand opening of the new Brookview approaches, the City of Golden Valley will hire up to 80 additional employees to help with the Three One Six Bar + Grill, the Backyard indoor playground, the event center, and more. Applications are being accepted now.
Minnesota’s first outdoor fitness challenge course, along with a new all-inclusive play structure, opened Sept 9 at Golden Valley’s Schaper Park, 631 Ottawa Ave N. The challenge course encourages active lifestyles, and the all-inclusive play area makes it possible for families of all ability levels to enjoy the park.
As the new Brookview Community Center takes shape, the existing Brookview building is set for demolition next month.
Gather your family or get a group of friends together and start exploring Golden Valley’s beautiful parks this fall as part of the Golden Valley Parks & Rec Challenge. You might even win a prize! But get started soon–the deadline to enter is Oct 20.
Minnesota’s first outdoor fitness challenge course is coming to Golden Valley’s Schaper Park, along with a new all-inclusive play structure. The public is invited to celebrate at a grand opening Saturday, Sept 9, 11:30 am-1 pm. Schaper Park is located at 631 Ottawa Ave N, Golden Valley.
The movie “Rogue One” will be shown at Medley Park Wed, Aug 23, at 8:30 pm. It was originally scheduled for tonight but has been postponed due to weather.
Parks and Recreation’s Camp Valley, an action-packed week of activities, including swimming, archery, capture the flag, puppet shows, obstacle courses, rock wall climbing, birdhouse building, team challenges, pancake cookouts and other outdoor experiences, drew 16 participants, ages 7-12, for its inaugural run. The week was supervised by Golden Valley’s playground staff.
This year’s book selection for the second annual Golden Valley Reads program is “The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir,” by award-winning Hmong-American writer Kao Kalia Yang. Golden Valley residents are invited attend free book-themed events in August and September.