Free Events & Activites

The following activities are offered in the Spring-Summer 2017 Park & Rec catalog. To view past offerings, browse older issues of the Park & Rec catalog. See also Special Events page.

Youth Tap & Ballet Recital

All ages welcome

April 1, 1–3 pm
@ Breck School Theater

You are invited to attend and support our young dancers at the annual Tap and Ballet Recital. The dancers will be dressed up and have been practicing for this big show. They love loud applauses and can’t wait to see you in the audience! Doors open at 12:30 pm. Sponsored by the Golden Valley Parks and Recreation Tap and Ballet program.

+ Step To It Challenge

+ Bike Rodeo

Vehicle Fair

All ages welcome

Sat, May 13, 10 am–noon
@ Crystal Community Center

Families are invited to the Vehicle Fair to see "up close" the vehicles that come and go through your neighborhood. A wide variety of trucks and cars will be on display for you and your child to explore. Don't miss this great photo opportunity—bring your camera! A free will donation of a non-perishable food for the local food shelf will be accepted at this event. If weather is questionable, call the Crystal Program Cancellation Line, 763-531-1173, after 9:30 am. Sponsored by the City of Golden Valley, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale.

Rally The Family Tennis Event

All ages and levels welcome

May 13, noon–2 pm
@ Brookview Park Tennis Courts

Tennis for the whole family! Come out to the courts and play with Twin City Tennis Camp professionals and coaches. Learn some drills, have fun playing the game, and win prizes. Sponsored by the City of Golden Valley, Twin City Tennis Camps, and USTA Northern.

+ Golden Valley Puppet Wagon

Playground Adventure Van

Ages 7–12

Mon–Thur, June 12–Aug 3, 9 am–noon
Our entertaining and experienced staff takes the Summer Playground Adventure on the road, bringing a free drop-in program to neighborhood parks with fun games, crafts, and activities. No program July 3–6.

MON: Medley Park
TUE: North Tyrol Park
WED: Stockman Park
THUR: Yosemite Park

+ Golden Valley Public Safety In The Parks

+ Concerts In The Park

+ Ice Cream Social

Water Days At Scheid Park

Ages 14 & under with adult

Fri, June 16 & July 21, 12:30–2 pm
@ Scheid Park
Join us for a wet and wild day featuring water slides, music, snacks, and games.

Family Storytime

Ages 12 & under with adult

10–10:45 am
Enjoy a morning in the park where stories and books come alive to delight, inspire, and trigger the imaginations of all who listen. Offered in the Cities of Golden Valley, Crystal, New Hope, and Robbinsdale.

Wed, July 21: Brookview Park
Wed, July 12: New Hope's Outdoor Theater
Wed, July 26: Crystal's Becker Park
Wed, Aug 16: Robbinsdale's Lakeview Terrace Park

Children's Concert In The Park

All ages welcome

Fri, June 30, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
@ Brookview Park Gazebo
Pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and enjoy a fun, captivating, and interactive musical performance by Will Hale featuring a mix of festive drums, guitar, mandolin, and harmonica!

+ Movies In The Park

Happy Birthday Party!

Celebrate your child’s birthday with Annette Fragale, a popular children’s entertainer and host of the award- winning cable show, “The Magic Book Nook.” She’ll present a program filled with stories, games, music and magic.
Parents provide food, favors, decorations and supervision.
Fee of $150 includes 3-hour block of time at Brookview.
Call 763-512-2345 for more information.