News By Category: Parks and Recreation
June 11, 2021
Due to lingering COVID concern, Golden Valley Parks & Recreation is unable to stage its popular Puppet Wagon shows in City parks this summer. The quick transition into reopening did not allow for time to staff the program, and the City deemed it not ideal to have staff in the small confined workspace of the Puppet Wagon. The City looks forward to bringing puppet shows back to Golden Valley parks in 2022.
May 17, 2021
May 3, 2021
April 30, 2021
Start summer off on the right foot with the four-week Step To It Challenge. The free program runs May 1-28 and is open to everyone.
April 20, 2021
The Schaper Park Challenge Course encourages active lifestyles, and the all-inclusive play area makes it possible for families of all ability levels to enjoy the park. Recently, some park visitors have been misusing the play structures causing them to break.
April 9, 2021
April 6, 2021
March 30, 2021
The City has recently received multiple reports of turkeys causing issues throughout Golden Valley, and it wants to ensure residents that it is following all guidelines and requirements of its Turkey Management Plan. Residents can also do their part by not feeding wild turkeys.
March 29, 2021
Break out your tennis shoes, because registration for Step to it starts April 1. The free program offered by Hennepin County runs May 1-28 and is open to anyone.
March 25, 2021
Fifteen percent of Golden Valley (more than 1,035 acres) is dedicated to parks and open space, and the City maintains nearly 50 miles of trails. This includes several privately-owned properties open to public use under special partnerships between the City and property owner. One such property, the General Mills Research Nature Area, provides 1.36 miles of trail for public use in Golden Valley’s northwest corner.