Youth Recreation: Special Events

+ Minnesota Twins Game

+ Bike Rodeo

+ Public Safey In The Parks

+ Entertainment In The Parks

Vehicle Fair

All ages welcome

Sat, June 1, 10 am-noon
@ Crystal Community Center
A wide variety of trucks and cars will be on display for you and your child to explore and see up close fun vehicles. Remember to bring your camera! A free-will donation of a non-perishable food for the local food shelf will be collected at the event. In case of inclement weather call 763-531-1173, after 9:30am.

Water Days

Ages 14 & under with adult

Fri, June 14 & July 19, 12:30–2 pm
@ Scheid Park
Join us for a wet and wild day featuring water slides, music, snacks, and games.

Playground Adventure Van

Ages 7–12

Mon–Fri, June 10–Aug 1, 9 am–noon No program Jul 1–5
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.

MON: Glenview Terrace Park
TUE: Lakeview Park
WED: Gearty Park
THU: North Tyrol Park
FRI: Hampshire Park

Family Storytime

Ages 12 & under with adult

Wednesdays, 10-10:45 am

  • June 19 - Mary Poppins @ Northwood Park Picnic Shelter, New Hope, MN
  • July 10 - Magic Carpet Ride @ Crystal Community Center             
  • July 24 - Around the Campfire @ Brookview Park Gazebo            
  • Aug 7 - Cat in the Hat @ Lakeview Terrace Park Pavilion, Robbinsdale, MN

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.

Penny Carnival

3-5 cents per play
Ages 14 & under with adult

Fri, Aug 2, 12:30–2 pm
@ Brookview Park
The afternoon will be filled with carnival games, face painting, a dunk tank, puppet shows, popcorn, hayrides, and more!