A publication of the New Hope Parks and Recreation Department newhopemn.gov/rec
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11 Acting Camps 9 Amazing Athletes 10 Animation Studio 12 Archery 15 Art Classes 10 Athletic Associations 8 Babysitter’s Training 3 Baseball 6 Basketball 15 Dance 10 Engineering 6 Fencing 7 Flag Football 13 Friday Fun Days 5 Golf League and Lessons 16 Gymnastics 6 Martial Arts 11 Minecraft 4 Playground Programs 10 Robotics 15 Safety Camp 14 Science Explorers 10 Science of Superpowers 5 Skating Lessons 7 Soccer 3 Sports of Sorts 9 Tennis League & Lessons 11 Three Rivers Outdoors 8 When I’m in Charge
17 Basketball 23 Disc Golf 18 Fencing 18 Football 22 Golf 19 Gymnastics 23 Lacrosse 22 Ninja Warriors
Table of Contents 22 Quidditch 22 Skateboard 18 Soccer 19 Speed and Strength 22 Speed and Strength (Intro) 23 Sports Addiction 18 Tennis 18 Track 19 Ultimate Frisbee 18 Volleyball 23 World Cup Sports
25 Art Programs 24 Baseball 25 Family Night at Brookview 24 Golf Lessons 16 Gymnastics 24 Lady Bug Picnic 24 Soccer 25 Story Telling 24 Tennis 25 Yoga
26 Bike Rodeo 27 Duk Duk Daze 27 Movie at the Stadium 26 Movies in the Park 26 Vehicle Fair 27 Water Fun Day 26 Young Mudder
29 Backyard at Brookview 29 Farmer’s Market 28 Globetrotters Tickets 28 MN Twins Tickets 29 Step To It Challenge 28 Storytime 28 Three Rivers Programs
Parks and Recreation Office, 4401 Xylon Ave. N 763.531.5151 New Hope Village Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Rd. 763.531.5178 New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Ave. N 763.531.5181 Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave. N 763.531.5155 Weather Cancellation Line (call after 4 p.m.) 763.531.5158
33 Author Series 29 Baby Boomers Workout 34 Community Tripsters 33 Defensive Driving 31 Donut Make You Wonder 29 Fitness Class 30 Fitness in the Park 32 Golf Leagues and Lessons 31 Kayaking 31 NW Metro Adult Sports 31 Painting Classes 29 Pickleball Lessons 30 Softball Tournament 33 Spring Luncheon 32 Tennis Leagues 33 Tennis Lessons 30 Three Rivers Explorers Outdoor Pool 35 Crystal Pool Info 35 St. Louis Park Pool Info 35 Swim Club
Parks and Facilities
36 Ballfield Rental 36 Community Gym Rental 35 Disc Golf Course 35 Off-Leash Dog Parks 20 Parks Map and Amenities 35 Pickleball Courts 36 Picnic Pavilion Rental 36 Tennis Courts
40 Clubhouse/Pavilion Rental 32 Golf Leagues/Lessons (Adult) 5 Golf Leagues/Lessons (Youth) 24 Golf Lessons (Parent/Child) 40 Open Golf
Registration 39 Registration Information/Form
Susan Rader............ Director of Parks and Recreation Mark Severson.............Recreation Facilities Manager Aaron Thelen...............................Recreation Supervisor Steve Ellingson...................................Athletic Supervisor Matt Remore.............Recreation Facilities Supervisor Scott Stephan.............. Arena Maintenance Operator Andrew Kramer.........Parks Maintenance Supervisor Penny Spitzer ...................... Administrative Specialist Jill Smisek ................................................Office Specialist
Youth/Teen T-Ball Two
T-Ball One Learn the rules of baseball in this fun league for ages 4-5. Hit off of a tee and develop skills such as throwing, catching, base running and fielding. Practice your skills, then try them out during games. Rain make-up date is August 5. 110302-A Mondays and Wednesdays June 17-July 31 (no program week of July 1) 5:45-6:30 p.m. Meadow Lake Elementary, 8525 62nd Ave N $52 If registered by May 24; $62 after May 24 (Nonresidents of New Hope add $7 to the fee)
Baseball Programs New Hope’s Parks and Recreation baseball programs are a positive introduction to baseball for your child. Programs will focus on fun, fitness and the fundamentals--all key to growing a child’s love for the game. Each team needs two coaches. A coaches orientation will be scheduled for early June to provide program information and helpful coaching tips. Coaches’ children receive a free registration (One child per team coached). Payment is due at time of registration and will be refunded after the season. If interested, contact Aaron Thelen at 763-5315153 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The leagues consist of practices and games. Participants will receive their team information following the coaches meeting in June. Some practices may be held at other New Hope parks. Program fee includes a hat and t-shirt. Players should bring a glove and water bottle to each game and practice. Also, thank you to the MN Twins Community Fund Grant, as they were able to assist us in the purchase of new helmets in 2019! Save the date! Picture night is Monday, June 24 at Cooper High School, 8230 47th Ave N, near the athletic fields. Register by May 24 and save $10!
Learn the rules of baseball in this fun league for ages 5-6. Hit off of a tee and develop skills such as throwing, catching, base running and fielding. Practice your skills, then try them out during games. Rain make-up date is August 6. 110303-A Tuesdays and Thursdays June 18-August 1 (no program week of July 1) 6-7 p.m. Meadow Lake Elementary, 8525 62nd Ave N $52 If registered by May 24; $62 after May 24 (Nonresidents of New Hope add $7 to the fee)
Pitch by Coach Let’s play ball! Youth ages 6-8, you’ve graduated from the tee, and are ready for live pitching. Coaches will pitch in this fun league. Learn ball skills including batting, fielding, and positioning. Aluminum bats and soft-tee balls are used. Rain make-up date is August 5. 110304-A Mondays and Wednesdays June 17-July 31 (no program week of July 1) 6:45-7:45 p.m. Meadow Lake Elementary, 8525 62nd Ave N $52 If registered by May 24; $62 after May 24 (Nonresidents of New Hope add $7 to the fee)
Youth ages 4-6, join us for a fun program where the young athlete can learn some basic sport skills. Kids will be involved in a variety of activities including t-ball, soccer, basketball and football. Fee includes a t-shirt. Registration deadline is one week prior to the session. 111401-A Mondays, June 10-July 8 (no class 7/1) 111401-B Mondays, July 15-August 5 5:30-6:15 p.m. Lions Park, 3810 Oregon Ave N $38 New Hope residents $45 Nonresidents
Playground Pals Playground Pals is for youth ages 3-12, and will be split into two different age groups: Ages 3-6 (must be potty-trained and must be 3 by January 1, 2019), and ages 7-12. The activities, led by fun, outgoing staff, will center around a different theme each week and will include arts and crafts, games, sports, story time, singing and playing with other playground pals. Themes this summer will include: Aloha Summer, Going Buggy, Letâ€™s Be Silly, Under the Big Top, Digginâ€™ for Dinos, and Superhero Adventure. Registration deadline is one week prior to the session. 9:30-11:30 a.m. $32 New Hope residents $39 Nonresidents
Session 1: June 17-July 11 (no class July 1-4) Mondays and Wednesdays at Holiday Park 113901-C1 Ages 3-6 113901-C2 Ages 7-12 Mondays and Wednesdays at Liberty Park 113901-C3 Ages 3-6 113901-C4 Ages 7-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hidden Valley Park 113901-C5 Ages 3-6 113901-C6 Ages 7-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Northwood Park 113901-C7 Ages 3-6 113901-C8 Ages 7-12
Session 2: July 15-August 1 Mondays and Wednesdays at Holiday Park 113901-D1 Ages 3-6 113901-D2 Ages 7-12 Mondays and Wednesdays at Liberty Park 113901-D3 Ages 3-6 113901-D4 Ages 7-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hidden Valley Park 113901-D5 Ages 3-6 113901-D6 Ages 7-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays at Northwood Park 113901-D7 Ages 3-6 113901-D8 Ages 7-12
Playground programs are offered at four parks: Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N Holiday Park, 9024 47th Ave N Liberty Park, 9015 60th Ave N Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N
Super Summer is for youth ages 7-12 who are interested in being active this summer! The activities will be led by fun, outgoing staff. Each week will center around a theme and will include sports and games, arts and crafts, nature activities and much more. Themes this summer will include: Candyland, Science Extravaganza, Backwards Fun, Fantastic Fiesta, To the Movies, and Beach Party Bonanza. Register by June 10. 1-3:30 p.m. $40 New Hope residents $47 nonresidents
June 17-August 1 (no class July 1-4) 113902-A Mondays and Wednesdays Holiday Park 113902-B Mondays and Wednesdays Liberty Park 113902-C Tuesdays and Thursdays Hidden Valley Park 113902-D Tuesdays and Thursdays Northwood Park
Junior Golf Lessons
New Hope Skating School
Learn the fun and exciting game of golf! Youth ages 5-12 will learn the basic skills, fundamentals and etiquette of golf. Instruction is presented in a non-competitive environment, with a creative approach to learning. Golf clubs are provided. Tuesdays, June 11-25 111801-A Ages 5-8* 2-3 p.m. 111801-B Ages 9-12* 3-4 p.m. 111801-C All ages 4-5 p.m. 111801-D All ages 5-6 p.m. New Hope Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road $50 for three, one-hour lessons *Lunch provided if participating in Junior Golf League.
New Hope Skating School classes are based on the Ice Sports Industryâ€™s (ISI) Recreational Ice Skating Program for ice skaters 3 years of age and older. Beginner, Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta are all skill levels of the testing program. Classes are taught by Dawn Landon Boice and her fine staff. Participants will need skates with guards. Rental skates are available. Tots are encouraged to wear helmets. Classes are held on the south rink (meet at bottom of stairs). For additional information call the New Hope Parks and Recreation Department at 763-531-5151 or the ice arena at 763-531-5181. New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Ave N Mondays, June 10-August 12 161201-A Tots ages 3-5, 6:30-7 p.m. 161203-A Alpha, 6:30-7 p.m. 161202-A Pre-Alpha ages 6-12, 7-7:30 p.m. 161204-A Beta, 7-7:30 p.m. 161205-A Gamma, 7:30-8 p.m. 161206-A Delta, 7:30-8 p.m. 161207-A Adults, 7:30-8 p.m. $90 New Hope residents $97 Nonresidents 161209-A Skate Rental (10 classes) $20 per participant
Junior Golf Clinic
These special youth clinics will introduce kids ages 5-12 to the rules and etiquette of golf, or allow them to work on specific skills. Golf clubs are provided. Sunday, June 2 111802-A 10-10:45 a.m. 111802-B 10:45-11:30 a.m. Sunday, June 9 111802-C 1-1:45 p.m. 111802-D 1:45-2:30 p.m. New Hope Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road $5 per clinic
Junior Golf League Grab some friends and enjoy your summer playing golf in our junior league! Boys and girls of all skill levels between the ages of 8 and 16 can participate in this 10-week league. This league focuses on recreation, learning and fun! Instruction will be held at 11 a.m. each week, followed by golf. There will be a pizza party on the last league day. And, we offer the best deal aroundâ€”unlimited golf all season for $175! Tuesdays, June 11-August 13 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. New Hope Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road 111800-A $110 for entry fee & 10 rounds of golf 111800-B $175 for entry fee & unlimited golf
161208-A 7:30-8:30 p.m. $165 New Hope residents $172 Nonresidents
Skating Level Definitions:
Tots/Pre-Alpha: Students learn the two foot glide, forward and backward swizzles, one foot glide, backward wiggle.
Alpha: Passed Beginner or equivalent. Students
learn forward stroking, forward crossovers on right and left, and one foot snowplow stop. Beta: Passed Alpha or equivalent. Students learn backward stroking, backward crossovers and t-stops on right and left. Gamma: Passed Beta or equivalent. Students learn forward outside 3-turn on right and left, Mohawk combination on right and left, and hockey stop. Delta: Passed Gamma or equivalent. Students learn forward inside 3-turn on right and left, forward edges inside and outside, bunny hop, and a choice of Shoot the Duck or Lunge to a one foot glide. Private: All ages and ability levels.
Youth in grades 2-8, get pumped and primed for the spring fencing championship! Each fencing class follows four basic components: Teach It!…Hall of Fame Olympic Fencing Coach Ro Sobalvarro crafts our lessons and curriculum. Practice It!…Students pair up and practice the fencing move or concept, rotate partners and repeat. Move It!… Students then participate in fencing matches using only the moves taught so far. Play It!...Students will spend 10-15 minutes of each class fencing with multiple fencers at their skill level. Session includes an in-class tournament. All equipment and instructors provided by Youth Enrichment League (YEL). Suitable for new and returning students. Register by March 28. 110601-A Thursdays, April 4-May 16 (no class 4/25) 7:40-8:40 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $77 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $84 Nonresidents
Little Tigers Martial Arts Calling Little Tigers ages 3-5! Learn basic martial arts skills including kicks, punches and strikes. Develop coordination and flexibility through a variety of exercises. This program, taught by Master Tom Malone, promotes focus, discipline and respect, which are great personal tools to carry into the future. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. 311001-A2 Fridays, April 5-May 10 10-10:30 a.m. 111001-A Tuesdays, June 18-July 30 (no class 7/2) 10-10:30 a.m. New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Ave N $50 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $57 Nonresidents 111001-B Tuesdays, May 21-June 25 5:45-6:15 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $64 Residents of New Hope, Golden Valley and St. Louis Park $71 Nonresidents
Tae Kwon Do
Youth ages 5 and over, this program will teach discipline, focus, endurance and flexibility. Master Tom Malone will help you achieve awesome kicks, punches and strikes while getting in shape. Students will be separated based on skill level. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. 111002-A Tuesdays, June 18-July 30 (no class 7/2) 10:30-11:15 a.m. New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Ave N $69 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $76 Nonresidents 111002-B Tuesdays, May 21-June 25 6:15-7 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley $79 Residents of New Hope, Golden Valley and St. Louis Park $86 Nonresidents
Revolutionary Sports Basketball
This instructional basketball class is designed for player development. Each day will focus on a topic building on the previous topic, including dribbling, shooting, defending, passing, and more. Each day ends with a game. Classes are open to all ability levels and run by Revolutionary Sports staff. Tuesdays, April 9-May 14 310401-C MiniStars, ages 5-7 6-6:30 p.m. 310402-C MightyStars, ages 6-9 6:30-7:15 p.m. 310403-C SkillStars, ages 9-12 7:15-8 p.m. New Hope Community Gyms 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $54 New Hope residents $61 Nonresidents
Revolutionary Sports Soccer
This instructional Soccer class is designed for player development. Each day will focus on a topic building on the previous topic, including dribbling, shooting, defending, passing, and more. Each day ends with a game These classes are suitable for new and existing players. These programs are coordinated by John Richardson and run by Revolutionary Sports staff. Tuesdays, April 9-May 14 311205-C MiniStars, ages 5-7 6-6:45 p.m. 311206-C MightyStars, ages 6-9 6:45-7:30 p.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N $54 New Hope Residents $61 Nonresidents Tuesdays, May 28-June 25 111205-A MiniStars, ages 5-7 6-6:45 p.m. 111206-A MightyStars, ages 6-9 6:45-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, August 6-September 3 111205-B MiniStars, ages 5-7 6-6:45 p.m. 111206-B MightyStars, ages 6-9 6:45-7:30 p.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N $49 New Hope Residents $56 Nonresidents
Pee Wee Soccer
All Stars Soccer Here is a class designed to perfect some of the basic skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting. Participants ages 7-8 will have the opportunity to play in mini games while having fun in a semi-competitive environment. Emphasis will be placed on fun and sportsmanship. Fee includes a t-shirt. Register by July 5. 111203-A Tuesdays, July 9-30 7:15-8 p.m. Liberty Park, 9015 60th Ave N $35 New Hope residents $42 Nonresidents
Revolutionary Sports Flag Football
This program will focus on individual player development as participants learn the skills and rules of the game. They will also play very low key games. Each day will focus on a topic that builds on the previous topic. No special equipment needed. This program is coordinated by John Richardson and run by Revolutionary Sports staff. Sundays, August 11-September 15 110701-A1 Ages 4-6 with parent 2:45-3:30 p.m. 110701-B1 MiniStars, Ages 5-7 3:30-4:15 p.m. 110701-C1 MightyStars, Ages 6-9 4:15-5 p.m. Sundays, September 22-October 20 110701-A2 Ages 4-6 with parent 2:45-3:30 p.m. 110701-B2 MiniStars, Ages 5-7 3:30-4:15 p.m. 110701-C2 MightyStars, Ages 6-9 4:15-5 p.m. Robbinsdale Middle School turf, 3730 Toledo Ave N $55 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and St. Louis Park $62 Nonresidents
An introduction to soccer for active youth ages 5 and 6. Boys and girls will learn basic skills, rules, and sportsmanship while having fun with other youth their age. Fee includes a t-shirt. Register by July 5. 111202-A Tuesdays, July 9-30 6:30-7:15 p.m. Liberty Park, 9015 60th Ave N $35 New Hope residents $42 Nonresidents
Babysitter’s Training Course
Northwest Suburban Flag Football League Youth ages 7-10 will learn the fundamentals of football through non-contact, continuous action as they develop teamwork and sportsmanship. This league is a cooperative program between the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Plymouth and Robbinsdale. Thursday practices will take place at Robbinsdale Middle School fields and Sunday games will be held at various locations in each of the sponsoring cities. 110702-A Ages 7-8 110702-B Ages 9-10 Practices: Thursdays, August 29-October 10 6-7:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Middle School turf 3730 Toldeo Ave N, Robbindale Games: Sundays, September 8-October 13 times vary, 4-7 p.m. game location varies $71 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Plymouth and Robbinsdale $78 Nonresidents
This American Red Cross course will provide youth ages 11-15 who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe, and help children behave. Participants will become CPR and first aid certified and will receive a babysitting certificate. Students should bring a bag lunch and snacks. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. 113501-A Saturday, July 20 113501-B Saturday, August 17 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $115 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $122 Nonresidents
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
Parent volunteer coaches are needed (2 coaches per team). Coaches will receive a refund of half of their child’s program fee at the end of the program. For more info, please call 763-531-5155.
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When I’m in Charge This unique course is offered for boys and girls ages 8 and older, who are ever home alone. The course will cover all the safety concerns parents have when their children are by themselves. The course will cover topics such as arriving home, responsibilities, phone and Internet safety, fire and gun safety and many others. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend the last 30 minutes of class. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. 313504-C Monday, April 29 113504-A Monday, August 19 5:30-8:30 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $55 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $62 Nonresidents
This is the perfect class for children ages 3-5 to get moving and learn new sports and skills. Amazing Athletes gives every child the chance to learn the fundamentals of many different sports along with hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and cognitive development. Registration deadline is one week prior to the class. $40 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $47 Nonresidents Mondays, April 1-22 110101-A1 5:45-6:30 p.m. 110101-A2 6:45-7:30 p.m. Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook School) 5430 Glenwood Ave N, Golden Valley Thursdays, August 1-22 110101-B1 5:30-6:15 p.m. 110101-B2 6:30-7:15 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive
Tennis Lessons This instructional tennis class is designed for individual player development. Each day will focus on a topic that builds on the previous topic including: ground strokes, forehands, backhands, getting prepared for the next shot, and covering the court. Just bring a racquet and be ready to learn and have lots of fun! Balls are provided. Fridays used for rain make-ups. Mondays-Thursdays, June 17-27 111505-A MightyStars, Ages 6-9 10-11 a.m. 111506-A SkillStars, Ages 9-12 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, July 8-18 111505-B MightyStars, Ages 6-9 10-11 a.m. 111506-B SkillStars, Ages 9-12 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
(Tennis lessons Continued) Mondays-Thursdays, July 22-August 1 111505-C MightyStars, Ages 6-9 10-11 a.m. 111506-C SkillStars, Ages 9-12 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays, May 21-June 18 111505-D MightyStars, Ages 6-9 6-7 p.m. 111506-D SkillStars, Ages 10-12 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, July 9-August 6 111505-E MightyStars, Ages 6-9 6-7 p.m. 111506-E SkillStars, Ages 10-12 7-8 p.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N $55 New Hope residents $62 Nonresidents
Teen Tennis League This league is designed for boys and girls ages 12-18. Players must have previous tennis experience and be able to sustain a rally with forehand and backhand, return serves and keep score. Matches will be played against players of similar ability and may be played in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope and Plymouth. Players are responsible for their own transportation. Fee includes league membership and t-shirt. Practice will begin on Monday, June 10 and matches will begin the week of June 17. A schedule will be handed out at the first practice. 111504-A June 10-July 31 Matches Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3:30 p.m. Cooper High School tennis complex, 8230 47th Ave N $55 Residents of New Hope, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, and Plymouth $62 Nonresidents
Plymouth/New Hope Little League House league baseball for kids ages 7 to 12. pnhll.org Armstrong Cooper Youth Baseball House and Traveling baseball for kids 12 to 18. acybaseball.com Cooper/Armstrong Fastpitch Association Traveling softball for girls ages 10 to 18. caheatfastpitch.org Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association Tackle football for grades 3-8. acyfa.com Armstrong Cooper Youth Lacrosse Association For boys in grades 3-8 or girls in grades 5-8. acyla.com Minnesota Thunder (Soccer) Traveling and recreational soccer for ages 5 to 19. mnthunderacademy.org New Hope/Crystal/Plymouth Swim Club teamunify.com/team/mnnhcp/page/home
Space War Robotics
Youth ages 6-12, come on an adventure inspired by Star Wars and space travel as you build and program functional robots. Enhance your space knowledge while exploring robotics and basic computer programming. Register by June 2. 113301-A Monday-Wednesday, June 10-12 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $99 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $106 Nonresidents
Robotics Rescue Mission There has been a devastating earthquake in the fictional town of Dalto. Youth ages 9-14, can you save the town? Learn how to build and program an autonomous robot using LEGO Mindstorms and EV3 technology. Complete the challenges and save the town! Register by June 2. 113301-B Monday-Wednesday, June 10-12 1-4 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $99 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $106 Nonresidents
The Science of Superpowers Youth ages 6-9, dive into the pages of comic books to discover what it takes to be a super hero. Hands on exercises in biology, engineering and technology will have you slinging webs with Spider-man and flying like Superman. Register by July 18. 113301-C Monday-Thursday, July 29-August 1 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $115 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $122 Nonresidents
Treasure Hunters Youth ages 9-14, jump on board and join the crew to work together to explore everyday engineering challenges to find buried treasure. Design your own pirate ship and a system to retrieve sunken treasures using mechanical and marine engineering. Register by July 18. 113301-D Monday-Thursday, July 29-August 1 1-4 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $115 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $122 Nonresidents
Animation Studio Youth ages 7-14, create amazing movies with stop motion animation using LEGOÂŽ bricks. You will work in a group to produce your own movie complete with dialogue and sound effects. Movies will be uploaded to a secure site for your family and friends to see how cool they are! Register by July 29. 113701-A Monday and Tuesday, August 5 and 6 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $66 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $73 Nonresidents
Epic Minecraft Youth ages 7-14, do you think you know everything there is to know about Minecraft? Put yourself to the test as you expand your skills by crafting and creating challenging games. Register by July 29. 113701-B Monday and Tuesday, August 5 and 6 1-4 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $66 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $73 Nonresidents
Acting Camps Kids, take the stage during acting camp! You’ll develop as actors by learning a script, doing exercises and preparing for a performance. On Friday evening at 7 p.m., you’ll present the group performance complete with costumes, props, makeup and scenery for our family and friends! It is important for the camper to attend the performance. Instructor is Linda Bruning who is assisted by Cyan Pampuch. Register by July 26. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive
“In the Wings” (ages 5-7)
113200-A Monday-Friday, August 5-9 9-10 a.m. $42 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $49 Nonresidents
“Enter Stage Left” (ages 8-12)
Participants should bring a peanut-free lunch and drink. 113201-A Monday-Friday, August 5-9 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m. $70 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $77 Nonresidents
Three Rivers Programs
Try your hand at pioneer projectiles! In this fun morning of axe throwing, slingshot shooting and more, youth ages 9-15 will learn about the history of these activities as well as proper techniques and safety. Must provide own transportation to the regional park. Register by May 21. 111101-A Friday, June 7 9:30-11:30 a.m. French Regional Park (meet at Visitor Center) 12605 Rockford Road, Plymouth $11 per person
Log Rolling/Kayaking Youth ages 9-15, join us for some fun in the water! Half the time will be spent learning the art of log rolling and the other half will be spent learning kayak techniques as we paddle around Fish Lake. Be prepared to get wet! An additional Three Rivers Park District waiver will need to be completed and signed by a legal guardian in order to participate. Must provide own transportation to the regional park. Register by July 29. 111101-B Friday, August 16 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fish Lake Regional Park (meet at beach area) 14900 Bass Lake Road, Maple Grove $19 per person
Spring Break Explorer Camp Youth ages 7-12, enjoy the great outdoors over spring break with Three Rivers Park District’s popular Explorer Camp. We will learn about nature, make crafts and participate in outdoor recreation activities. Dress for the weather. Bring a beverage and nut free snack and lunch. Register by March 18, or until filled. 311101-F1 Monday-Thursday, March 25-28 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Valley Place Park, 6822 32nd Ave N, Crystal $75 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $82 Nonresidents
Three Rivers Programs (Continued) Summer Explorer Camps Youth between the ages of 7 and 14 will have a chance to explore our local parks in a new way! Instruction and equipment provided by Three Rivers Park District. Camps may include activities related to: birds, bugs, archery, biking, games, trees, survival, animal signs, pond studies, invasive species and off-site adventures. Additional waivers may be needed. Participants should bring a bag lunch, water bottle, and sunscreen each day. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the session. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $120 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $127 Nonresidents 111101-F1 Monday-Thursday, June 10-13 Ages 7-10 Sochacki Park, 3500 June Ave N, Robbinsdale 111101-F2 Monday-Thursday, July 8-11 Ages 10-14 Sochacki Park, 3500 June Ave N, Robbinsdale 111101-F3 Monday-Thursday, August 12-15 Ages 7-10 Bassett Creek Park, 3195 Welcome Ave N, Crystal 111101-F4 Monday-Thursday, August 26-29 Ages 7-10 Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N, New Hope
Youth ages 8-14 have the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting techniques for shooting compound and traditional bows in this class from an instructor with Three Rivers Park District. We will also learn some history and traditions surrounding archery. Youth will have individualized instruction based on their skills. Bring your own peanut free snack. May include an option to meet outside, details will be discussed at class. Deadline is one week prior to class start. 110201-A Friday, June 14 9-11 a.m. 110201-B Friday, July 19 9-11 a.m. Robbinsdale Community Gym, 3730 Toledo Ave. N Enter Door #18 $15 per person
Lilâ€™ Explorers Preschool Camps
These camps will provide outdoor, nature-focused experiences for children ages 4-6. In partnership with Three Rivers Park District, we will explore the park and learn about different topics through hands-on activities and games. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the class. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Bassett Creek Park, 3195 Welcome Ave N, Crystal $10 per class Insects Get a close-up view of some of the insects that live among us. 111100-A Friday, July 26 Animals Learn about some of the small animals that inhabit our parks. 111100-B Friday, August 23
Stormy Weather? If you are concerned that a class might be canceled because of bad weather, call the Weather Line at 763-531-5158 or watch for alerts at newhopemn.gov.
Friday Fun Days Who’s ready for some summer adventures? The cities of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale have joined together to offer some fun Friday trips. Transportation and supervision provided. Drop-off/pick-up location is Lions Park, 151 Louisiana Ave N, Golden Valley. *New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale receive resident rate. Register your child for three or more trips in the same transaction and receive $10 off each trip!
“Snow” Tubing and Mini Golf
Youth ages 7-14 will start their day with a round of mini golf at The Links at Dred Scott in Bloomington. Then it’s off to Buck Hill to “snow tube” on their artificial snow! Participants should bring a bag lunch. Register by June 7. 113400-F Friday, June 21 Depart 10 a.m./Return about 4 p.m. $49 Residents* $56 Nonresidents
Bunker Beach Water Park
Youth ages 7-14 will head to this fun-filled water park to swim, ride the waterslides and wave pool, and play on interactive water features. Participants will receive a box lunch at the park. Register by June 14. 113400-G Friday, June 28 Depart 10 a.m./Return about 4 p.m. $39 Residents* $46 Nonresidents
Ziplining at Kerfoot Canopy Tours
Youth ages 10-15 will travel to Henderson, MN where professional guides will take us through 14 ziplines, spiral staircases and a 170-foot suspension bridge. All participants will start with ground school before using the ziplines. There will be a brief stop at The World’s Largest Candy Store on our way home. Children must weigh at least 70 pounds and have a vertical reach of five feet. Participants should bring a bag lunch and money for snacks. Register by June 28. 113400-H Friday, July 12 Depart 8:45 a.m./Return about 4 p.m. $85 Residents* $92 Nonresidents
Bike to the Ball Park
It’s not a Friday, but oh well! Youth ages 7-14 (adults welcome--registration required), take a scenic eight-mile bike ride through Golden Valley to Target Field, where we’ll watch the Minnesota Twins take on the New York Mets. Participants should bring their bike, water bottle, helmet, lock, and money for food (it’s $1 hot dog day). Game time is 12:10 p.m. Register by June 28. 113400-I Wednesday, July 17 Depart 10:30 a.m./Return about 4 p.m. $32 Residents* $39 Nonresidents
Great Getaway at William O’Brien State Park
Youth ages 7-14, spend the day along the banks of the St. Croix River as we hike the park’s rolling hills, enjoy a presentation by a DNR naturalist, and investigate local wildlife through interpretive exhibits at the Visitor Center. Participants should bring a bag lunch and money for ice cream at the historic Nelson’s Ice Cream shop. Register by July 12. 113400-J Friday, July 26 Depart 9 a.m./Return about 4 p.m. $49 Residents* $56 Nonresidents
Preschool Science Explorers
Science Explorers Wizard School
Youth ages 3 ½-6 , join Science Explorers to pour, mix, measure and stir! In Mixture Madness you will be exploring the world of chemistry by mixing together safe ingredients. You will create slime while learning about polymers, have fun with magical crystals while learning about absorption, plus formulate your own mixtures through open exploration. Be sure to dress so you can get messy as we explore these and other fascinating mixtures. Register by June 7. 114101-D Fridays, June 14, 21, 28 9:30-11:30 a.m. Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N $51 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $58 Nonresidents
Youth ages 3 ½-6, enter the Science Explorers’ time machine and journey back to a world where dinosaurs ruled the earth. Become a paleontologist to learn how enormous or small these amazing creatures were, plus participate in a “mini” dino dig. You will have a “dyno-mite” time with hands-on experiments, studying fossils, and much more as we journey back in time. Register by July 15. 114101-A Monday-Thursday, July 22-25 9:30-11:30 a.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $67 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $74 Nonresidents
Youth in grades K-5, come join Science Explorers as we investigate a wizard’s laboratory. You will become an apprentice as you learn the science behind the magic. Learn to harness electricity to make your own wand. Explore the secret world of alchemy as you create scientific potions and more in this fun, hands-on imaginative class. This class is more than hands-on... it’s hands in! Bring a bag lunch and dress for a mess! Register by April 15. 114102-I Monday, April 22 (non-school day) 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $46 Residents of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale $53 Nonresidents
Youth entering Grades 1-5 (Fall 2019), join Science Explorers for a week of S.T.E.M. exploration with fun and engaging experiments and activities. First, we will become crazy chemists as we investigate the Periodic Table to learn about its families through fun and exciting experiments. Then, we will discover how toys worked before batteries as we explore physics with motion, gravity, energy and more. Finally, we will become student doctors as we learn about the human body and basic first aid through plenty of hands on activities. We will cover the respiratory, circulatory and skeletal systems, plus learn the importance of mucus and other gross stuff that our bodies produce to keep us healthy. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Register by August 12. 114102-L Monday-Thursday, August 19-22 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Valley Place Park, 6822 32nd Ave N, Crystal $135 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $142 Nonresidents
Here is your chance to try a dance class! These classes are designed for new students or beginners. Instructor Melissa Guse will teach basic tap and ballet skills. No shoes or leotard needed. If you do purchase shoes, black tap and pink ballet shoes are required for the fall through spring classes. Registration deadline is one week prior to the class. Mondays, June 3-24 110501-A Ages 3-5* 5-5:45 p.m. 110502-A Grades K-2v 5:45-6:30 p.m. Mondays, July 8-29 110501-B Ages 3-5* 5-5:45 p.m. 110502-B Grades K-2v 5:45-6:30 p.m. New Hope Ice Arena (Community Room) 4949 Louisiana Ave N $31 New Hope residents $38 Nonresidents (*Must be 3 by June 1, 2019) (vMust be entering grade in fall 2019)
Do you want to be better at drawing? At this camp we’ll guide youth ages 5-12 step-by-step as they draw their own animals! From dogs to hedgehogs, you will be impressed with how great your drawings turn out! Each child will receive their own “How to Draw Cartoon Animals” booklet to take home. Register by June 12. 113600-A Wednesday and Thursday, June 19 and 20 9-11:30 a.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $59 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $66 Nonresidents
End of Summer Candy Bash
Come and make some “sweet” art! Youth ages 5-12 will create a summertime beach scene made from frosting, gumdrops, marshmallows, and other “sweet” supplies. Register by August 14. 113600-B Wednesday, August 21 9-11:30 a.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $29 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $36 Nonresidents
Safety Camp Your child will learn an incredible amount of safety information in just three days. Campers will attend 18 safety sessions including fire safety, water safety, electrical safety, personal safety and much more. We’ll also spend time playing park games and doing various activities. Safety Camp is for those entering grades 3-5 in fall. Camp concludes with a graduation ceremony at 5 p.m. on August 15. Fee includes a t-shirt, snacks, lunches and graduation event. Additional information will be emailed by August 6. Register by July 15 & save $5! Thank you to our Safety Camp Sponsors: New Hope Parks and Recreation; New Hope Police; West Metro Fire-Rescue District in conjunction with Twin West Chamber of Commerce; New Hope Crime Prevention Fund Board; Broadway Awards; Liberty Diversified International; Meadow Lake Elementary; Jensen Sondrall Persellin & Woods P.A.; New Hope Lions; Country Kitchen; Frankies Pizza; West Metro VFW #7051; Twin City Hardware; Stantec; and New Hope Women of Today
113503-A Tuesday-Thursday, August 13-15 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (program begins at 8 a.m.) West Metro Fire Station, 4251 Xylon Ave. N $50 If registered by July 15; $55 after July 15 (Nonresidents of New Hope and Crystal add $7 to the fee)
Gymnastics Keep tumbling, spinning and twisting all through the summer. Instruction will be given in the vault, beam, uneven parallel bars and floor. The program has an ability-level curriculum designed to help you determine which class is best for your child. New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N Tuesdays: June 11-July 30 (no class 7/2) Wednesdays: June 12-July 31 (no class 7/3) Thursdays: June 13-August 1 (no class 7/4) Fridays: June 7-August 2 (no class 6/21, 7/5)
Beginner Ages 4-5:
110801-C Wednesdays, 6-6:45 p.m. 110801-E Fridays, 9-9:45 a.m. $57 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $64 Nonresidents
Beginner â€“ Intermediate Ages 6+: 110802-C Beginner/Advanced Beginner 6-9 Wednesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m. 110802-D Beginner/Advanced Beginner 6-9 Thursdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. 110802-E Beginner/Advanced Beginner 6-9 Fridays, 9:45-10:45 a.m. $65 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $72 Nonresidents 110803-B Intermediate 6+ Tuesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. 110803-C Beginner/Adv Beg/Intermediate 10+ Wednesdays, 7:45-9 p.m. 110803-E Intermediate 6+ Fridays, 9:45 a.m.-11 a.m. $75 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $82 Nonresidents
Advanced/Advanced 2: 110805-B Tuesdays, 6:45-8:45 p.m. 110805-E Fridays, 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. $106 for one Advanced class $154 Open Gym course 110808-D and one Adv/Adv 2 course $162 for two Advanced classes for the same student (Nonresidents of New Hope and Robbinsdale add $7)
Gymnastics Level Definitions Beginner: Little or no gymnastics experience. Advanced Beginner: For those who have mastered squat-through and straddle-over at first height level (vault); Six swings with regrasp to landing on feet, pullover and cast (bars); All walks and dismounts with no help (beam); Positions, jumps, rolls and cartwheels (floor). Intermediate: With instructor approval, for those who have mastered squat-through and straddle-over at second height level (vault); Back hip circle and casting sole circle (bars); Scales, turns, basic jumps and higher level walks (beam); Higher level jumps, leaps, roundoff, handstand variations (floor). Advanced: With instructor approval, for those who have mastered hands-on, feet-on, handstand off (vault); Long hang pullover (bars); All jumps, forward roll, front handspring dismount (beam); Back walkover, front handspring (floor). Advanced 2: For those who have mastered front handspring (vault); Fly-away, kip on low bar (bars); Back walkover, hands-free dismount (beam); Roundoff to back handspring (floor).
Tumbling Tots Youngsters ages 2 to 4, along with a parent, will learn the basics of gymnastics including tumbling skills and the equipment used in the sport. They will get the benefit of developing their gross motor skills while having a lot of fun. A parent must participate! Thursdays, June 13-August 1 (no class 7/4) 110806-D1 Ages 2-3 4:45-5:30 p.m. 110806-D2 Ages 3-4 5:30-6:15 p.m. New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N $54 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $61 Nonresidents
Gymnastics Open Gym
These sports camps are a collaborative between the This is a non-structured gymnastics session where New Hope Parks and Recreation Department, students can work on their own to improve skills on Cooper High School and District 281 Summer all apparatus. Students who register for open gym Academy. For sports camps marked with the * must be an intermediate or advanced gymnast by the symbol, residents are considered to be those who end of the spring session. Pre-registration is recomlive in the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley mended. or Robbinsdale. Participants must be entering a New Hope Learning Center, 8301 47th Ave N specified grade in the fall of 2019 or meet the age 110808-C Tuesdays and Thursdays, requirement by September 1, 2019. May 21-June 6 Boys’ Basketball Camp 6:30-8:30 p.m. $68 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale This camp will help participants $75 Nonresidents become more skilled and complete 110808-D Thursdays, June 13-August 1 basketball players while having a (no class 7/4) blast. Players will work on drills to 7:15-9:15 p.m. improve their skills in ball handling, $79 Open Gym shooting, rebounding, defense, and $154 Open Gym course 110808-D and one strategies of the game. The camp Adv/Adv 2 class will be led by Cooper Boys’ head coach Bo Powell, (Nonresidents of New Hope and Robbinsdale add $7) his staff and players. Monday-Friday, June 24-28 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 150201-A1 Grades 3-5 150201-A2 Grades 6-9 New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Girls’ Basketball Camp
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Take your game to the next level! Come learn the fundamentals of ball handling, shooting, rebounding, defense, and strategies of the game of basketball. Participants will take home a variety of drills and basketball knowledge that will help make them better players. The camp will be led by Cooper High School head coach Kiara Buford, her staff and players. Monday-Friday, June 24-28 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 150201-B1 Grades 3-5 150201-B2 Grades 6-9 New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Sports Camps Girls’ Volleyball Camp
Improve your serving, passing, hitting, digging, and blocking skills this summer. This camp will help participants improve their game and get ready for the upcoming season. This camp will be run by Cooper High School head coach Tia Russell, her coaching staff and players. Monday-Friday, June 17-21 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 151301-A1 Grades 3-5 151301-A2 Grades 6-9 New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (north end of Cooper High) $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Jeff Robinson/Minnesota Vikings Football Camp This free youth football camp is brought to you by the Minnesota Vikings, New Hope Parks and Recreation and Cooper High School. Youth ages 8-18 will learn all the skills of the game from Vikings personnel, high school and college coaches and players, and coaches from Cooper High School’s varsity football team. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. Breakfast and lunch will be served each day. For more information or to pre-register call 952-828-6522. Monday-Friday, June 24-28 8:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 8-13 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ages 14-18 Cooper High School stadium 8230 47th Ave N, New Hope Free! Please pre-register
Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this fun and instruction-filled soccer camp for both boys and girls this summer. Players will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting, and basic tactics. All learning will involve game-like activities to keep the players moving. The camp will be led by Cooper girls’ head coach Nic Wetherall, his staff and players. Monday-Friday, July 15-19 150900-A Grades K-3, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 150900-B Grades 4-6, 9-10:30 a.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Work with Armstrong High School head girls’ track coach Derek Fisher and varsity athletes as you develop speed, strength, flexibility and confidence. Specific skills will be taught for each event, and individualized attention will be given to develop each athlete. Monday-Friday, August 5-9 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 151200-A Grades 3-5 151200-B Grades 6-9 Cooper High School stadium 8230 47th Ave N, New Hope $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Join us for these awesome camps! Youth in grades 6-9 will work on both singles and doubles skills. This camp is geared toward the more competitive tennis player. The beginner camp, for grades 3-5, will include games, activities and some match play as participants develop their skills. Both camps will be led by Cooper head tennis coach Strella Navalta, her staff and players. Monday-Friday, July 15-19 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 151100-A Grades 3-5 151100-B Grades 6-9 Cooper High School tennis courts 8230 47th Ave N, New Hope $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Youth entering grades 2-8, learn the basics of fencing in this fun camp provided by Youth Enrichment League (YEL). Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets in a high-octane, inclusive environment. Sign up today to join this sport deemed the “sport of the intellectual athlete”. Registration deadline is one week prior to the session. Monday-Friday, June 24-28 150300-A 9-10:30 a.m. 150300-B 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Monday-Friday, August 5-9 150300-C 9-10:30 a.m. 150300-D 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $75 Residents* $82 Nonresidents
Participants in the Beginnersâ€™ camp will be introduced to all the equipment and receive one-on-one instruction. Intermediate, Advanced, and Advanced 2 gymnasts will spend the week refining their skills in the vault, beam, bars, and floor routines. The week will be filled with contests, games, free time to practice new skills, and lots of fun! The camp will be led by gymnastics coordinator Rhonda Bitzer and her staff. New Hope Learning Center 8301 47th Ave. N.
Session 1: June 17-21 150500-A1 Beginner, grades 1-6 9-10:30 a.m. 150500-A2 Advanced Beginner, grades 1-6 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents 150500-A3 Intermediate/Advanced, ages 6 and up 1-3:15 p.m. $101 Residents* $108 Nonresidents
Session 2: August 5-9
150500-B1 Beginner, grades 1-6 9-10:30 a.m. 150500-B2 Advanced Beginner, grades 1-6 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents 150500-B3 Intermediate/Advanced, ages 6 and up 1-3:15 p.m. $101 Residents* $108 Nonresidents
Ultimate Frisbee Camp This fast-paced game focuses on teamwork and good sportsmanship. Whether you come to learn the basics or just improve your technique, youâ€™re sure to have a blast! These camps are coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports staff. Monday-Friday, July 15-19 150400-A Grades 5-8, 9-10:30 a.m. 150400-B Grades 1-4, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Speed and Strength Camp This camp, for youth entering grades 9-12 in the fall, provides athletes with the edge they need to take their abilities over the top. This camp will meet four days a week throughout the summer. The program will focus on strength, conditioning, flexibility, speed improvement, agility, and quickness. Participants will learn proper techniques and mechanics for weight training, stretching, and agility drills specific to their sport(s). Mondays-Thursdays, June 10-July 25 (no class July 1-4) 151000-A1 Female Athletes, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 151000-A2 All Athletes, 9-10:30 a.m. Cooper High School Weight Room 8230 47th Ave N, New Hope $68
Earn a Varsity Letter Participants entering grades 9-12 in the fall can earn a Cooper High School varsity letter in weight training based on attendance, participation, and meeting their individual training goals after completion of the program.
Begin Park – 5407 Wisconsin Ave.
Civic Center Park – 4401 Xylon Ave.
Corner Park – 4653 47th Ave
Dorothy Mary Park – 8030 60½ Ave.
Elm Grove Park – 5500 Quebec Ave.
Fred Sims Park – 4350 Nevada Ave.
Hidden Valley Park – 8800 32nd Ave
Holiday Park – 9024 47th Ave.
Jaycee Park – 3028 Independance Cir.
10. Liberty Park – 9015 60th Ave. 11. Lighted Field – 8810 49th Ave. 12. Lions Park – 3810 Oregon Ave. 13. Little Acre Park – 4948 Zealand Ave.
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Terra Linda Park – 2701 Lamphere Dr
18. Victory Park – 5500 International Pkwy
New Hope City Hall – 4401 Xylon Ave
New Hope Village Golf Course – 81
Ice Arena – 4949 Louisiana Ave.
Outdoor Theatre – Closed 2019 and 2
Swimming Pool – Closed 2019
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Walking Track – indoor
Volleyball Court – sand
Skating Rink – outdoor, hockey
Skating Rink – outdoor, general
Skating Rink – indoor
Shelter – picnic
Shelter – enclosed
Pickleball (lines on tennis courts)
Gyms – multi-use, full-size
Golf – 9-hole, par 3
Dog Park - off leash
Fields – soccer, football, lacrosse
Ballfields – multi-use
Asphalt Hockey Rink Surface
Introduction to Speed and Strength Camp This camp, for youth entering grades 6-8 in the fall, is a building block for younger athletes to learn all the important lifts, plyometrics and conditioning that will be needed as they grow as an athlete. They will learn all the same things the high school athletes will learn but will only work out 2 days per week rather than 4. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11-July 25 (no class July 2 and 4) 151001-A Grades 6-8, 9-10 a.m. $37
Skateboard Camp Skateboarding is one of the worldâ€™s fastest growing sports. Whether you are just learning or are ready to learn more advanced tricks, kids in grades 1-9 will make new friends, advance their skills and most importantly, have fun! Individual skills/tricks taught will include balance, stopping, turning, Ollie, nollie, heel flips and kick flips. Skateboard and helmet are required. We also recommend knee pads, elbow pads, and wrist guards. Please bring a water bottle and wear sunscreen. This camp is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports coaches. 150800-A Monday-Friday, July 8-12 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Crystal Skate Park, 4800 Douglas Drive, Crystal $72 Residents* $79 Nonresidents
Ninja Warriors Camp
The Ninja Warriors Games Camp challenges individuals through movement, strength, speed, coordination and agility training. Each day will involve new challenges and end with an obstacle course. This camp is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports coaches. Monday-Friday, June 17-21 151500-A Grades 3-6, 9-10:30 a.m. 151500-B Grades K-2, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 29-August 2 151500-C Grades 3-6, 9-10:30 a.m. 151500-D Grades K-2, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $72 Residents* $79 Nonresidents
Quidditch Camp Come learn and play this fast-growing sport made popular by Harry Potter. The program starts with an active, skill-based warm-up and transitions into a fun and challenging game. We will end each day with a small-sided scrimmage. This program is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports staff. Monday-Friday, July 15-19 151700-A Grades 1-4, 9-10:30 a.m. 151700-B Grades 5-8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Golf Camp This camp will focus on various aspects of the game of golf including driving, chipping and putting. Clubs are provided, but players may bring their own if they would like. Each day is filled with instruction, fun activities and an opportunity to play some age-appropriate holes. Camp will be held at Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion on Monday through Thursday. Friday the kids will be bused to the New Hope Village Golf Course to play some holes. This camp is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports coaches. Monday-Friday, June 17-21 151800-A Grades 1-3, 9-10:30 a.m. 151800-B Grades 4-8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 29-August 2 151800-C Grades 1-3, 9-10:30 a.m. 151800-D Grades 4-8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $72 Residents* $79 Nonresidents
Disc Golf Camp
World Cup Sports Camp This camp will teach fundamental skills and the necessary rules to play age-appropriate versions of some of the many world sports. Sports will include cricket, team handball, rugby, pickleball, badminton, soccer and more. This camp is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports coaches. Monday-Friday, July 8-12 151600-A Grades 3-6, 9-10:30 a.m. 151600-B Grades K-2, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
This camp is a non- competitive fundamental skills program for players who want to advance their skills. The camp maximizes the time a player spends with their own stick and focuses on stick handling, passing, catching and shooting. Focus will be on skill development while playing many activities and ending each day with a game. This camp is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports coaches. Monday-Friday, August 5-9 150700-A Grades 1-3, 9-10:30 a.m. 150700-B Grades 4-9, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Disc golf, also known as Frisbee golf, is a flying disc game in which individual players throw a disc at a target. Learn the basics of disc golf, including scoring, throwing, gripping and rules of the game. There are challenging objects for the disc golfer--trees, shrubs and terrain, but itâ€™s a game designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Camp will meet at Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion, but we will travel throughout the week to local disc golf courses. Bus transportation provided to the disc golf courses. Monday-Friday, July 15-19 151400-B Grades 3-9, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion 8808 Medicine Lake Road $62 Residents* $69 Nonresidents
Sports Addiction Camp Kids in grades 1-6 will have a great time playing over 25 different sports and games, including baseball, basketball, flag football, floor hockey, lacrosse, ninja warriors, soccer, softball, volleyball, and more! Kids will be divided based on age and ability. All participants will be transported on a full-day field trip to a local professional sports stadium on Thursday! Half-day and full-day options are available. Participants who register for a halfday session should bring a water bottle and snacks. Participants in the full-day session should bring a water bottle, lunch and snacks. This camp is coordinated by nationally licensed coach John Richardson and led by Revolutionary Sports coaches. Monday-Friday, August 26-30 151602-A Half-day session, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 151602-B Half-day session, 12:30-5 p.m. $145 Residents* $152 Nonresidents 151602-C Full-day session, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $245 Residents* $252 Nonresidents Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive
Parent+Child PreStars Soccer
This instructional soccer program, for ages 3-5 and a parent, will help players develop their individual skills. The program will cover dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. Each class will begin with an active, skill-based warm-up and end with an age-appropriate, small-sided scrimmage. All ability levels welcome. This program is coordinated by John Richardson and run by Revolutionary Sports staff. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N 311204-C Tuesdays, April 9-May 14 5:15-6 p.m. $54 New Hope residents $61 Nonresidents 111204-A Tuesdays, May 28-June 25 5:15-6 p.m. 111204-B Tuesdays, August 6-September 3 5:15-6 p.m. $49 New Hope residents $56 Nonresidents
Lil’ Kickers Soccer
Have a lil’ one who loves to kick a ball around? This parent-child class for ages 3-5, will have parents working one-on-one with their child in a fun, supportive environment to learn basic soccer skills such as kicking, dribbling, trapping, and shooting. Fee includes a shirt. Register by July 5. Tuesdays, July 9-30 111201-A1 5-5:45 p.m. 111201-A2 5:45-6:30 p.m. Liberty Park, 9015 60th Ave N $27 New Hope residents $34 Nonresidents
Parents, work one-on-one with your 3-5 year old as we focus on basic skills such as throwing, catching and batting in this fun and supportive environment. This program is facilitated by Parks and Recreation staff. Bring a glove and water bottle. Rain makeup date is August 7. Register by June 12. 110301-A1 Wednesdays, June 19-July 31 (no class 7/3) 6-6:45 p.m. Lions Park, 3810 Oregon Ave N, New Hope $37 Residents of New Hope $44 Nonresidents
Revolutionary Sports Tennis This instructional tennis class, for ages 4-5 and a parent, is designed for individual player development. Topics will include: ground strokes, forehands, backhands, getting prepared for the next shot, and covering the court. Class starts with a ground-stroke skill-based warm-up, and transitions to playing points over the net Mondays and Wednesdays, June 17-26 111501-A 9:15-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 18-27 111501-B 9:15-10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 8-17 111501-C 9:15-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9-18 111501-D 9:15-10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 22-31 111501-E 9:15-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 23-August 1 111501-F 9:15-10 a.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N $49 New Hope residents $56 Nonresidents
Adult/Junior Golf Lessons Would you like to do something special with your child? Basic fundamentals of golf will be taught to adults and children ages 5-12. Learn the game of golf or just pick up some extra tips while having fun with your child. Clubs are provided. 131800-A Tuesdays, June 11-25 6-7 p.m. New Hope Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road $75 for three, one-hour lessons
Lady Bug Picnic Children ages 3-6, along with your favorite adult or grandparent, spring into action with Lulu the Ladybug as we explore some bug fun. See if you can sprout some butterfly wings, and practice hopping, jumping and crawling like your favorite bug. Bring a picnic blanket and a bag lunch for our picnic at the end of class. Register by April 9. 130501-A Wednesday, April 17 10-11 a.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $17 per pair residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $24 per pair nonresidents
This introduction to yoga class is designed to provide children ages 4-8, and a parent (or adult caregiver) with fun and relaxing bonding time. Participants will work on breathing, stretching and moving to strengthen muscles, improve coordination, and build body awareness. Each week will focus on building to complete a peak pose. New participants to the class (children only) will receive a t-shirt and a yoga mat with registration. Instruction provided by Nexus Human Performance. Registration deadline is one week prior to the session. 130501-B1 Mondays, April 29-June 3 5:15-5:55 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley 130501-B2 Mondays, June 17-July 29 (no class 7/1) 5:15-5:55 p.m. Brookview Park Gazebo 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $79 per pair residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $86 per pair nonresidents
Join us to celebrate Mother’s Day with this special morning of fun! Youth ages 4-12 and their mom (aunt, grandma, or other special friend) will get to create beautiful rocks with their own personalized designs. It wouldn’t be a party if it didn’t include some tasty snacks and treats to end the day. Register by May 3. 130501-E Saturday, May 11 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $21 per pair residents of New Hope, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $28 per pair nonresidents $12 additional child
Family Night at Brookview
Join us for some good old fashioned family fun with a beautiful summer night on the deck! Ages 14 and under with an adult are welcome! Our awesome evening will include games, entertainment and dinner the whole family will enjoy. Register by July 19. 130501-D Tuesday, July 30 5:30-7:30 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $25 per pair residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $32 per pair nonresidents $15 additional child
Kidcreate Studio Old MacDonald Had a Farm Preschoolers ages 1 ½-6, come and sing along with us as we create an adorable barnyard scene inspired by this favorite nursery rhyme. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register by May 15. 133601-A Wednesday, May 22 6-7 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $16 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $23 Nonresidents
Big and Messy Art Class
Preschoolers ages 1 ½-6, join us as we explore the messier side of art in a big way! We will paint, sculpt, scribble, and giggle our way to creating enormous works of art. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register by July 10. 113601-B Wednesdays, July 17-August 7 6-7 p.m. Brookview, 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $59 Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $66 Nonresidents
Story Telling - A Family Affair Join us for an interactive workshop where the elements that lead to finding, learning, developing and performing a story are explored. Youth ages 6 and older, along with a parent, will use creative activities to develop storytelling methods they can use on their family and friends. WonderWeavers will help families look at stories that come from within their own memories and play with those stories to create the beginning of a tellable tale. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Register by March 25. 130501-F Saturday, April 6 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Robbinsdale Police and Fire building 4101 Hubbard Ave N (community room) $34 per pair residents of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale $41 per pair nonresidents
Special Events Bike Rodeo
Bike riding offers fun, freedom and exercise, and it’s good for the environment! We want kids and families to ride their bikes as much as possible, all while being safe. Riders will have the opportunity to get their helmet properly fitted, navigate their bikes through a safety skills course, and get their bike checked for safety. Police and Fire personnel will be in attendance to oversee these activities. Participants can also be entered into a door prize drawing to win a new bike! Refreshments will be provided by the West Metro VFW Post #7051. Sponsored by the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale. Thursday, May 2, 6-8 p.m. Sonnesyn Elementary/St. Joseph’s Parish Community 36th and Boone avenues, New Hope Free!
Vehicle Fair Families are invited to the Crystal Community Center parking lot to get an “up close” look at some of the vehicles that come and go through the 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 item for the local food shelf will be accepted at this event. Sponsored by the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale. Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive Free!
Vehicles Wanted! Do you have a unique vehicle you’d like to showcase at the 2019 Vehicle Fair on Saturday, June 1? Contact Aaron Thelen at 763-531-5153 for more information.
Kick off the summer by getting down and dirty at the Second Annual Young Mudder! Youth ages 6-12 are sure to be challenged by this unique obstacle course. A DJ will be on site, keeping all the Young Mudders motivated, and the West Metro Fire Department will be there to help you get washed up before heading home. We suggest wearing comfortable clothing and tennis shoes that can get dirty. Participants may come anytime between 8:30 and 10 a.m. to start the course. A parent or guardian must be present during the event. Register by May 27 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. 110104-A Saturday, June 8 8:30-10:30 a.m. Valley Place Park, 6822 32nd Ave N, Crystal $25 per person
Movies in the Park Family movies in the park! Join us for a fun summer evening showing of some of your favorite new and classic movies. We’ll show three movies on a jumbo screen in the grassy area of the softball field at Northwood Park. Concessions will be available for purchase (provided by the New Hope Dance Competition Line). Please bring your own blanket or chair. Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N (east side) Free!
“Trolls” - Friday, June 21
After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Their mission is full of adventure and mishaps, as this mismatched duo try to tolerate each other long enough to get the job done. Rated PG. This movie is sponsored by the New Hope Lions. Movie starts approximately 9:15 p.m.
“Little Big League” - Friday, July 19 He’s a typical 12-year-old boy...riding bikes...teasing girls...and managing a major league baseball team? When Billy inherits the Minnesota Twins professional baseball team, the game he loves becomes a business he can’t control. Now it’s up to Billy to rekindle his players’ love for the game to save his team. Rated PG. This movie is sponsored by Armstrong Cooper Youth Baseball Association. Movie starts approximately 9:15 p.m.
“Solo - A Star Wars Story” - Friday, August 23
Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins forces with a gang of galactic smugglers and a 190-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission--the Millennium Falcon. Rated PG-13. This movie is sponsored by the New Hope Women of Today. Movie starts approximately 8:30 p.m.
Movie at the Stadium “Remember the Titans” - Friday, August 9 New this year! New Hope Parks and Recreation has partnered with Cooper High School Athletics for a fun film event. Families, come and enjoy the PG movie “Remember the Titans” at the Cooper High School Stadium! This movie tells the true story of an African-American football coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. Sit in the bleachers, and bring a blanket if you’d like, to watch the movie on a jumbo screen. Concessions will be available for purchase. Movie is sponsored by Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association. Cooper High School Stadium, 8230 47th Ave N Movie starts approximately 8:45 p.m. Free!
Wet and Wild Water Fun Day The cities of New Hope, Crystal and Robbinsdale, along with the West Metro Fire District, have joined together to offer this splish-splashing event. This wet and wild event will include three giant water slides, a kiddie slide, and sprinkler fun provided by West Metro Fire’s aerial truck. A wristband is required to participate. Note: This event will be cancelled if raining and will not be rescheduled. Save money by registering by August 1. Friday, August 2, 12:30-3 p.m. Lions Valley Place Park, 6822 32nd Ave N, Crystal $3 per person by August 1; $5 per person at event Free for ages 2 and under
Duk Duk Daze Duk Duk Daze will be the weekend of July 12-14. New Hope’s summer festival is sponsored by the New Hope Lions and the Women of Today in cooperation with the City of New Hope. Events include: food and beverage garden, fireworks, kiddie parade, men’s softball tournament, bingo tent, carnival rides and games, live music, and community talent review. Security changes will be taking place in 2019. For more information, call the Duk Line at 763-531-5129 or go to dukdukdaze.com.
Trick or Trot Save the date, Trick or Trot is coming! Youth ages 6-12 can participate in a Halloween Fun Run, along with other fun activities. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Northwood Park. Mark your calendars!
Three Rivers Programs Walk When the Moon is Full Adapt your senses and explore the natural world at night. Open to ages 6 to adult (all youth must attend with an adult). Dress for the weather and walking on uneven, woodchip trails. Three Rivers Park District staff will guide the walk. Meet at north end of the park, near the picnic shelter. Reservations recommended; program may be cancelled if minimum is not reached by May 10. 132100-A Friday, May 17 8-9:30 p.m. Sochacki Park, 3500 June Ave N, Robbinsdale Free! Reservations recommended.
Learn the basics of shooting safely and accurately. Open to ages 14 and older (all youth must attend with an adult). Participants will shoot at stationary targets and improve their technique through fun games. Instructors and equipment provided by Three Rivers Park District. Please dress for the weather. Meet at the north end of the park, near the picnic shelter. Register by May 23. 132100-E Saturday, May 25 1-3 p.m. Sochacki Park, 3500 June Ave N, Robbinsdale $10 per person
Family Storytime in the Park All ages are welcome to enjoy these special Wednesday storytimes hosted by the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale. Online registration available at webtrac.nhrecexpress com, select Tickets. 10-10:45 a.m. Free! Pre-registration requested, but not required.
Mary Poppins - Wednesday, June 19
Join everyone’s favorite nanny, Mary Poppins, from Princess Party Pals. Mary will share a story, help us work on nice manners, and teach us to dance to her favorite two-tapping tunes and “fly” kites with ribbon streamers. Northwood Park Pavilion (east side) 3815 Boone Ave N, New Hope
Magic Carpet Ride - Wednesday, July 10 WonderWeavers will lead us on an imaginary trip to different lands. It’s sure to be a great interactive adventure for all. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive
Around the Campfire - Wednesday, July 24
WonderWeavers will share stories of the north woods, staying at the lake and more. We’ll also participate in some “up north” make-believe adventures. Brookview Park Pavilion 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley
Cat in the Hat - Wednesday, August 7
Join everyone’s favorite, The Cat in the Hat, for a reading adventure hosted by Princess Party Pals. We’ll work on rhymes, opposites, colors and more. We’ll also listen to a couple kitty cat raps and learn a sassy dance to “I Do Not Like Green Eggs and Ham”. Lakeview Terrace Park Pavilion 3769 Crystal Lake Blvd, Robbinsdale
Group Ticket Sales
Get tickets for these great events! Save the extra fees and purchase your tickets at a reduced cost through the Parks and Recreation office. We will notify you when your tickets are in. Note: You must supply your own transportation. Purchase tickets online at webtrac.nhrecexpress.com, select Tickets.
Harlem Globetrotters at Target Center A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-akind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. After the game, feel free to stay to get pictures and autographs with the Globetrotters. Age 2 and older need a ticket. Purchase by March 15. Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m. $31 (Lower level end)
Minnesota Twins Game at Target Field
Celebrate Father’s Day watching Twins baseball! Cheer on your Minnesota Twins as they take on the Kansas City Royals. Enjoy the breathtaking views, delicious food offerings, and dazzling amenities of Target Field, the world class home of Twins Territory. Children over 30” need a ticket. Register by May 23. Sunday, June 16, 1:10 p.m. $20 (section 303, rows 9-12)
New Hope Farmer’s Market
The 10th season of the market is coming soon! The Market is held every Saturday morning from mid-June to mid-October, including Labor Day weekend. The Farmer’s Market will be located at 4401 Xylon Avenue. A section of Xylon Avenue will be closed to traffic to accommodate the Market. For more information visit newhopemarket.org or facebook.com/newhopefarmersmarket.
Step To It Challenge (May 1-28) Build healthy habits by tracking your activity through the Step To It Challenge, a fun, free program that encourages people of all ages and abilities to become more active. Join the challenge, along with other Hennepin County cities, on behalf of your community, school, workplace or group home. The challenge is not just about walking. Convert a variety of activities into steps, including running, cycling, dancing, manual wheelchair use and many others. Participate in the challenge for a chance to win Minnesota Twins tickets and other prizes. Registration opens on April 1 at steptoit.org (no fee to participate). T-shirts are available (while supplies last) at the Parks and Recreation office starting April 1.
The Backyard at Brookview The Backyard features more than 3,000 square feet of indoor playground with slides, tubes, cargo climbs, log rollers, and more. For more information call 763512-2345 or go to brookviewbackyard.com. - Ages 2–12 (tot area for ages 2–5) - Two party rooms (call for reservation) 316 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley $4.50 per person at the door for residents of New Hope and Golden Valley $5.50 per person nonresidents Free for adults and children under 2 years old.
Adults Baby Boomers and Beyond- Body and Balance Workout Adults ages 55+, join certified personal trainer Nancy Stoneberg for a class that focuses on strength, balance and overall wellness. These classes are for all levels and abilities. Nancy’s motto is “Yes, you can!” Fridays, ongoing 9-9:45 a.m. Robbinsdale Police and Fire Building 4101 Hubbard Ave N, Community Room $30 for a 5-punch pass
Pickleball Lessons Pickleball is a combination of ping-pong, tennis and badminton. It is played on a court similar to tennis, where players hit a whiffle ball with a paddle that is slightly larger than a ping-pong paddle. This is the fastest growing sport in America and once you try it, you’ll know why. Pickleball can easily translate to tennis or other hand-eye coordination sports. Come give it a try! Saturdays, July 13-August 17 121502-A Beginner 9-10 a.m. 121502-B Interm/Advanced 10-11 a.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N $65 Residents of New Hope and Robbinsdale $72 Nonresidents
Join us for this awesome fitness class for adults. This is a basic circuit training class utilizing weight training and cardiovascular activities. Participants in each 50 minute class will receive a total body workout along with familiarization of strength training equipment and methods of training. This class is great for people of all fitness levels. 120303-A Mondays and Wednesdays, April 29-July 15 (no class 5/27, 7/3) 120303-B Mondays and Wednesdays, July 17-September 30 (no class 9/2) 6:30-7:20 p.m. Cooper High School Strength Center 8230 47th Ave N, north end of Cooper High $62 New Hope residents $69 Nonresidents
Fitness in the Park
Three Rivers Explorer Series
Providing outdoor, nature-focused experiences, these Three Rivers Explorer programs are affordable, accessible, and great fun for adults of all ages! Registration deadline is one week prior to the session.
Get to Know Your Regional Trails Back by popular demand, it’s our Summer Fitness in the Park program! Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you enjoy being active? Then we have just the right activity for you! Try a variety of fitness classes at Hidden Valley Park in New Hope. Classes are open to participants 18 and older at all fitness levels--no experience necessary. The classes will be held by local businesses and fitness instructors who are partnering with the City of New Hope. Take full advantage of the summer by participating in your fitness classes outdoors! Preregister by the Wednesday before class. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N (meet in area between playground and soccer field) $3 per person 120307-AA Thursday, June 6 Zumba taught by YMCA 120307-BB Thursday, June 13 Pilates taught by Life Time Fitness 120307-CC Thursday, June 20 Kickboxing/Strength Training taught by Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping 120307-DD Thursday, June 27 Yoga taught by YMCA 120307-EE Thursday, July 11 Strength Cardio taught by Life Time Fitness 120307-FF Thursday, July 18 Kickboxing/Strength Training taught by Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping 120307-GG Thursday, July 25 Hip Hop Dance taught by YMCA 120307-HH Thursday, August 1 Pilates taught by Life Time Fitness 120307-II Thursday, August 8 Kickboxing/Strength Training taught by Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping 120307-JJ Thursday, August 15 Yoga taught by YMCA 120307-KK Thursday, August 22 Strength Cardio taught by Life Time Fitness 120307-LL Thursday, August 29 Kickboxing/Strength Training taught by Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping
Become familiar with the regional trail system through a leisurely bike tour. Participants should bring their bike and helmet. 121101-A Wednesday, June 5 6-8 p.m. Bassett Creek Park, 3195 Welcome Ave N, Crystal $15 per person
Learn tips and tricks to locate and identify birds. All equipment provided. 121101-B Tuesday, June 18 6-8 p.m. Crystal MAC Wildlife Area 61st and Lee avenues, Brooklyn Park $15 per person
Learn basic techniques of river rafting as we take a leisurely trip down the Mississippi. All equipment provided. 121101-C Thursday, July 25 5:30-8:30 p.m. Coon Rapids Regional Dam Park 10360 West River Road, Brooklyn Park $30 per person
Learn range safety and proper techniques for shooting compound and traditional bows. All equipment provided. 121101-D Wednesday, August 14 6-8 p.m. Robbinsdale Community Gyms, Door 18 3730 Toledo Ave N $15 per person
Duk Duk Daze Softball Tournament Register your team or just come and take in some great softball at the annual Men’s softball tournament held the weekend of July 12-14. For more information or to register a team call 763-531-5189.
Kayaking Our adventure will begin on Cedar Lake where we will paddle to Lake of the Isles for a box lunch and short rest break. Following our break, we will paddle back to Cedar Lake. Instruction and guide provided by Active Solutions. Open to all abilities, as this is a great opportunity if you have never been in a kayak! Fee includes instruction, solo kayaks, paddles, life jackets, guide, and lunch. Deadline to register is one week prior to the session. 120204-A1 Tuesday, July 9 120204-A2 Tuesday, August 6 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Meet at Cedar Point Beach on Cedar Lake, 2101 Cedar Lake Parkway, Minneapolis $30 per person
Acrylic Pour Pour painting is an innovative way to use acrylic paint to create an art piece. In this class you will learn the process of mixing acrylic paints with other materials to give it a more fluid consistency so that it can be poured directly onto a canvas. An 8 x 10 canvas and all supplies are included. Bring a box to take you canvas home in. Register by May 10. 120204-B Friday, May 17 6-8:30 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $34 per person
One-Stroke Flowers Learn the art of creating beautiful flower paintings with acrylic paint using only one stroke for each petal or leaf. In this class you will learn the proper technique for loading your brush with paint to create contrast and movement in each leaf and flower. Learn which brushes are best for each stroke. Register by March 29. 120204-E Saturday, April 6 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $29 per person
Donut Make You Wonder Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for informative programs and, of course, donuts. Co-sponsored by the cities of New Hope, Crystal, Robbinsdale, Brooklyn Center, and Senior Services of District 281. Call 763-531-5151 for program information or to reserve a space. 10-11:30 a.m. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive $2 for program, coffee and donut
The Benefits of Gardening – April 17 Come join us in learning how gardening as a hobby can improve your overall health and well-being. Gardening can enhance your mental health, physical stamina, and just your love of the world. Joan James has been a backyard gardener since she was a little girl. Joan will share her knowledge of succession and high density planting, and show you how to get started. Register by April 12.
Charles Lindbergh: Triumph, Tragedy and Controversy – May 15 In 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first pilot to fly solo from New York to Paris. This feat made him one of the biggest celebrities of his time. However, his life following the flight was filled with tragedy and controversy. Join us to explore the complicated life of a complex man. Register by May 10.
Northwest Metro Adult Sports Baggo Tourney Teams of 2-4 (any gender) will compete in this 18+ tournament, consisting of pool play followed by a single-elimination tournament. Prizes for top teams as well as teams with most creative uniforms and team name. To register call 763-531-0052. Saturday, July 27 Welcome Park, 4630 Welcome Ave N, Crystal 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $30 per team
Adult Hockey League
This no-checking/no-slapshot adult hockey league is open to post-high school adults. Maximum of 20 players per team. League begins in April. For more information call 763-493-8333. Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center 5600 85th Ave N
Adult Open Hockey
The Brooklyn Park Ice Arena offers open hockey sessions on Fridays and Saturdays for ages 18 and over. Participation is limited to the first 20 skaters, plus four goalies. Admission is $7 per person; goalies skate free. For more information call 763-493-8181. Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center 5600 85th Ave N
Golf Leagues New Hope Village Golf Course offers a variety of adult, senior and youth leagues. Joining a golf league is a great way to enjoy the game of golf on a regular basis. Our leagues are open to players of all abilities (emphasis on fun!) All leagues are organized play using the handicap system with special weekly events and seasonal awards. The main focus of our leagues is recreation and enjoyment! • Summer leagues include: • Seniors Leagues on Monday or Friday mornings • Men’s League on Monday evenings • Women’s Leagues on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday mornings • Women’s Leagues on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings • Couples League on Friday evenings Our summer leagues run from the end of April to the middle of August, but you may join the league at any time. Fall leagues are also offered. To register or for more information, call 763-531-5178.
Group Golf Lessons Have you always wanted to learn the great game of golf? Or maybe you’d like to brush up on some specific skills. The New Hope Golf Course offers beginner and advanced golf instruction for men and women ages 16 and over. Skills and fundamentals of golf will be taught, including proper grip, stance and swing with all clubs. New Hope Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road $65 for three one-hour lessons Mondays, May 5-20 121800-A Beginner, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays and Monday, May 22, 29, June 3 121800-B Beginner, 6-7 p.m. 121801-C Advanced, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Monday, June 5, 10, 12 121800-D Beginner, 6-7 p.m. 121801-E Advanced, 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, June 17, 19, 24 121800-F Beginner, 6-7 p.m. 121801-G Advanced, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday and Mondays, June 26, July 1, 8 121800-H Beginner, 6-7 p.m. 121801-I Advanced, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays and Monday, July 10, 15, 17 121800-K Beginner, 6-7 p.m. 121800-L Advanced, 7-8 p.m.
Open Golf Lessons Need a quick fix or some tips to improve your golf game? For just $10, a New Hope Golf instructor will help you improve your game. Open to men and women ages 16 and over. Saturday, May 11 121802-A1 9-9:45 a.m. 121802-A2 10-10:45 a.m. 121802-A3 11-11:45 a.m. Sunday, May 19 121802-B1 12:15-1 p.m. 121802-B2 1:15-2 p.m. 121802-B3 2:15-3 p.m. New Hope Golf Course, 8130 Bass Lake Road $10 each
Tennis Leagues The cities of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale are offering adult tennis leagues this summer beginning the week of June 17. Participants may choose to play in either the Intermediate or Advanced Division. The program will consist of an 8-10 match schedule. Leagues may play matches in any one of the participating cities depending on the community that is administering your particular league. At the beginning of the season each player will receive a match schedule, which states when and where you will play. Match dates and times may be rescheduled by calling your opponent to make alternate arrangements, and then booking a court with the city. A Forfeit/No Show Policy requires that players contact their opponent if they are unable to play at the assigned time. The league champion will receive a championship t-shirt at the conclusion of the season. Register by May 24.
121500-A Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. $25/person
121500-B Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. $25/person
USTA Tennis Lessons Have fun, stay in shape and meet new friends while playing the lifetime sport of tennis! Beginner classes are for those with little or no tennis experience. Participants will learn the basic strokes and begin to rally. Advanced beginner classes are for those who know the basics. Participants will work on ball tracking, movement and consistency. Classes are taught by United States Tennis Association (USTA)-trained instructors. All participants in the Beginner class at 6:15 p.m. will receive a new HEAD tennis racquet. Register by July 3. Wednesdays, July 10-August 14 121501-A Beginner, 6:15-7:15 p.m. 121501-B Adv. Beginner, 7:15-8:15 p.m. Cooper High School tennis complex 8230 47th Ave N, New Hope $54 Residents of New Hope, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, and Robbinsdale $61 Nonresidents
Senior Tennis Players Club The Senior Tennis Players Club is a group of over 1,100 tennis enthusiasts who are 50+ and enjoy getting together to learn, play and compete. Singles and doubles play (no partner needed) is available for all skill levels at courts throughout the Twin Cities area. The club also participates in several social functions throughout the year. For more information or to join, go to seniortennismn.org. Annual membership fee: $30 per person per year!
Spring Luncheon Spring into the new season with entertainment by Mary Hall, who will be performing songs from “Carole King Wrote That!” Fee includes entertainment and lunch by Broaster Catering. The menu will include bacon wrapped pork tenderloin with apples, baby red potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll, dessert and beverage. Register by April 23. 120300-A Tuesday, April 30 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Brooklyn Center Community Center 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway $15 per person
Defensive Driving Courses
Adults 55 years and better who complete an accident prevention course every three years are eligible for a 10 percent automobile insurance premium reduction. These four-hour refresher courses are co-sponsored by the New Hope Police Department. You must attend the entire class to receive a certificate. No driving or testing is required. Advanced registration is required. Please include your drivers’ license number when registering. You must have taken the eight-hour Defensive Driving course. Advanced registration is required.
Four-Hour Refresher Course
320306-B Monday, April 8 5:30-9:30 p.m. 120306-A Monday, June 17 8 a.m.-12 p.m. New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Ave N $25 New Hope residents $32 Nonresidents
The cities of New Hope, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Robbinsdale and Robbinsdale District 281 have joined together to offer this unique program. Authors will discuss their books and share their experiences. Books will be available for purchase. Sponsored by Brookdale Home Health. Call 763.531.5151 to sign up. Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive 7-8:30 p.m. $3 payable at the door (includes program and refreshments)
“Secrets of the Congdon Mansion” by Joe Kimball - April 10
Former Star Tribune reporter Joe Kimball, who has covered the case from the beginning, discusses the inside story of the infamous murder of Elisabeth Congdon, who was smothered in her bed in the 39room Glensheen Mansion. Her night nurse was beaten to death with a candlestick holder on the mansion’s grand stairway. Police immediately suspected Congdon’s adopted daughter and her new husband of the crime. The husband was convicted but the daughter, Marjorie Congdon Caldwell Hagen, was found not guilty on charges that she helped plan the murders. But that’s not the end of the story. Marjorie has been in the news--and in prison--in the years since the mansion murders. Bigamy charges, two arson convictions, charges of another murder, and the mysterious death of an elderly man she befriended in Arizona have kept her story alive. Register by April 5.
Community Tripsters is a program for adults who enjoy getting away and meeting new friends. Our trips allow you to eat at wonderful restaurants and experience a host of remarkable recreational activities. Refunds after the deadline given only if trip is canceled. Refunds prior to the deadline are subject to a $5 service fee. Join our mailing list to receive information on upcoming trips. Call 763-531-5151.
Treasure Island Casino
Try your luck at Treasure Island Casino near Red Wing, MN. Upon arrival, pick up your new Island Passport Club player card and receive $20 in slot play credit that you can use at one of the 2,200 state-of-the-art slot machines. When you are ready for a break, enjoy $3 off your meal at one of the three restaurants. Bring your picture ID with on the day of the trip to pick up your new player’s card. If you already have an Island Passport Club player card provide that number at registration. Register by April 30. 320501-C Tuesday, May 7 Depart 8:45 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 5:30 p.m. $23 includes transit, $20 slot play and escort
Augusta Amish Tour
Our day will start with lunch at The Norske Nook in Osseo, WI, where we’ll enjoy a Lefse omelet wrap (hashbrowns, eggs, cheese and sausage links wrapped inside Lefse), coffee and pie. Then it’s off to Augusta, WI for a guided tour of an authentic Amish Community. The Amish settled in the area in 1978 and have changed little in their way of life. Following the tour we’ll stop at Weavers Country Mennonite Store in Fall Creek, as well as the Wood Shed Store, a unique country store, featuring gifts, candies, quilts, baskets and dolls (cash only). Register by May 20. 120501-A Wednesday, June 19 Depart 7:45 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 6:30 p.m. $70 includes transportation, lunch, tour, tax, gratuity and escort
Rochester Trolley Ride
Come aboard a vintage red trolley for a narrated city tour of downtown Rochester. Hear the inside story of Rochester’s amazing growth and transformation from a humble midwestern farm town to a world-famous mecca for the medical arts. After the tour, enjoy lunch at the historic Hubbell House in Mantorville. Please indicate entrée when registering: Roast Beef or Baked Chicken. After lunch, spend time shopping in Mantorville before returning home. Register by June 10. 120501-B Thursday, July 11 Depart 7:15 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 5:15 p.m. $71 includes transportation, tour, lunch, tax gratuity and escort
Diamond Jo Casino
Try your luck across the border at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood, IA! Upon arrival, pick up your new Diamond Jo Player Card and receive $20 in slot play credit that you can use on one of the 1,002 slot machines. Gaming tables and poker will provide a day of fun! When you are ready for a break enjoy lunch on your own at one of the five restaurants on site. Please provide your birth date at time of registration so player cards can be made. If you already have a Diamond Jo player card, please provide that number at registration. Remember to bring your picture ID the day of the trip to pick up your new players card! Register by August 6. 120501-C Tuesday, August 13 Depart 8:15 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 6:15 p.m. $23 includes transit, $20 slot play and escort
Red Wing Pottery Tour
Tour the historic Pottery Museum in Red Wing and hear about the pottery industry that flourished from 1877 until 1967. See more than 6,000 historic pieces of stoneware, art pottery, dinnerware and folk art. Afterwards enjoy lunch at the Liberty Restaurant (meatloaf, coleslaw, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll, beverage and ice cream sundae). After lunch we’ll meet our guide for a riding tour of historic Red Wing, followed by shopping in downtown Red Wing. Register by August 19. 120501-D Tuesday, September 17 Depart 8:15 a.m. from New Hope Ice Arena (SE corner) 4949 Louisiana Ave N, Return about 5:15 p.m. $64 includes transportation, tours, lunch, tax, gratuity and escort.
Outdoor Pool and Civic Center Park Updates Plans for a new pool and updates to Civic Center Park have been in the works for the last two years. The projects went out for bids in January and February and will be reviewed by the City Council in March. The new pool facility will include a 50-meter (eightlanes, from 3 ½ to 13 feet deep) pool, current channel, shallow water area with zero depth entry and play features, diving well with one and three meter boards, two body slides, bathhouse, concession area, and mechanical building. Several items were bid as alternates including a vortex pool, drop slide, climbing wall, water walk, basketball accessories, Wibit play feature and additional sun shelters and umbrellas. Pool construction is estimated to start this spring with an anticipated opening of June 2020. The plans for Civic Center Park include a new theatre, skate park and trails. An open-air picnic pavilion, trail lighting and a trail loop along the northwest section of the park were bid as alternates. Construction is expected to start this summer and be complete by August 2020. Stay up to date on pool and Civic Center Park improvements at newhopemn.gov/parkprojects.
Crystal Cove Aquatic Center In 2019, New Hope residents can purchase a season pass to the Crystal Cove Aquatic Center and receive the resident rate. The aquatic center will be open from June 8-August 18. For more information call 763-5310052 or go to crystalmn.gov.
St. Louis Park Aquatic Park In 2019, New Hope residents can purchase a season pass to the St. Louis Park Aquatic Park and receive the resident rate. The aquatic park will be open from June 1-August 25. For more information call 952-924-2540 or go to stlouispark.org.
The New Hope/Crystal/Plymouth Swim Club is your community’s USA competitive swimming program. If swimming could be your sport, come give them a try. They offer a year-round swimming program with a special midsummer Olympic Swim Clinic. For more info visit teamunify.com/home.jsp?team=mnnhcp.
Disc Golf Course
New Hope has a disc golf course located at Sunnyside Park, 4751 Quebec Ave N. The course is free to the public and open during posted park hours. Any league play must be sanctioned by the Parks and Recreation Department. If you are interested in league play please contact us as 763-531-5151
Pickleball Courts Pickleball courts have been outlined on the tennis courts at Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N, Civic Center Park, 4401 Xylon Ave N, and Meadow Lake School Park, 8525 62nd Ave N. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, ping-pong and badminton. It’s played on a court like tennis, but half the size, and uses a Wiffleball and paddles. Pickleball is tons of fun and easy to learn for beginners. Courts are available on a first come, first served basis unless otherwise designated. Parks and Recreation programming may preempt open play. For more info call 763-531-5155.
Drop-in Pickleball The Pickleball court at Hidden Valley Park, 32nd and Boone avenues, is available for drop-in play this summer. Grab a raquet and a friend--or come by yourself and meet up with other players. Either way, you’ll have a great time playing this exciting game! All ability levels are welcome. Drop-in Pickleball is available on the following days and times: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8-10 a.m. Thursdays, 7-9 p.m.
Off-Leash Dog Parks New Hope has off-leash dog areas in Lions Park (3810 Oregon Ave N) and Liberty Park (9015 60th Ave N). The off-leash areas are located in the hockey enclosures at each park. The dog parks are free and may be used during daylight hours only. Pet owners are responsible for controlling and picking up after their dogs. Dogs must remain on-leash until they enter the dog park enclosure. Read all of the rules posted at the dog park entrance. Dog parks are open from April to October (weather dependent). Call 763-531-5151 for more details.
Outdoor Facilities Rental
The New Hope Parks and Recreation Department has many quality outdoor picnic and athletic facilities available for rent. Whether you are looking for a park to host a birthday party, family reunion or employee outing, we have picnic areas which would be perfect for your event. If you need space for a sporting event, we can accommodate such activities as baseball, softball, soccer, and football.
Picnic Pavilions Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N (capacity 100) Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N (capacity 35) 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-9 p.m. $88 per time slot New Hope residents/businesses $105 per time slot nonresidents 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (full day rate) $155 New Hope residents/businesses $189 Nonresidents $100 damage/compliance fee deposit required on all rentals
Tennis Courts Begin Park, 5407 Wisconsin Ave N Civic Center Park, 4401 Xylon Ave N Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N Meadow Lake School Park, 8525 62nd Ave N $23 per player for league usage rentals $28 per hour for special one-time event rentals
Ballfields Baseball/Softball Lighted Softball, 8810 49th Ave N Lighted Baseball, 8810 49th Ave N Victory Park, 5550 International Pkwy Northwood Park (2), 3815 Boone Ave N Soccer Victory Park, 5550 International Pkwy Hidden Valley Park, 8800 32nd Ave N Lighted Field, 8810 49th Ave N Northwood Park, 3815 Boone Ave N Football Lighted Field, 8810 49th Ave N $60 per game (no lights) $71 per game with lights
Fall Softball Leagues New Hope Parks and Recreation offers Menâ€™s Class D/E and Co-Rec Class D leagues beginning in late August. For a detailed flyer call 763-531-5151.
Indoor Facilities Rental Community Gyms The New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Ave N (on the north side of Cooper High School), has two full-size basketball courts available for recreational and athletic activities. Other amenities include a batting cage, concessions area, storage rooms and restrooms. The facility is available during non-school hours for New Hope Parks and Recreation programs and for rent to the public. Whether youâ€™re looking for a place to hold your youth basketball team practice, a weekend tournament or maybe even to host a birthday party, we have just the place for you. For more information contact Steve Ellingson at 763-531-5155. Hourly Rental $58 per hour per court for resident groups $64 per hour per court for nonresident groups $38 per hour per court District 281 Athletic Associations Daily Rental (both gyms) $310 for resident groups $370 for nonresident groups $245 District 281 Athletic Associations Batting Cage $20 per hour (user must provide own balls and pitching machine) Concession Stand $220 rental fee plus $100 damage deposit A resident group is a group in which at least 60 percent of the users consist of New Hope residents. A nonresident group, which includes fewer than 60 percent New Hope residents, pays a higher fee.
Jaycee Park Playground Improvements Playground improvements are planned for Jaycee Park, located at 3028 Independence Circle. The playground at this park was last replaced in 1994 and is currently the oldest equipment in the New Hope Park system. The project, which is scheduled to begin this spring, will involve the replacement of the playground equipment and container, improvements to the short trail from Independence Circle, the addition of new benches, and a new park sign. A survey was sent to Jaycee Park neighbors last fall, asking for their input on new equipment. Interested neighbors were also invited to planning meetings, which were held this winter.
Playground Safety We hope you are able to safely enjoy the New Hope playgrounds! If you notice a piece of equipment needing repair or vandalism that has taken place, please call us at 763-531-5151. Our playground provider has provided some basic safety information that is beneficial for anyone using playground equipment: • Adult supervision is always recommended. • Drawstrings have entangled on slides and other playground equipment causing strangulation. Remove helmets, drawstrings, scarves and other accessories around the neck prior to playing on a playground. • Surfacing and play surfaces may become HOT and cause burns. Check for hot surfaces prior to playing on the playground. • Wet surfaces may be slippery. Use with caution to avoid falls.
Thank you, Adopt-a-Park volunteers The city of New Hope would like to thank the individuals and groups, listed below, for their participation in the New Hope Adopt-a-Park program. Adopt-a-Park volunteers have assisted the city in keeping New Hope’s parks clean and beautiful since 1994. Adopt-a-park activities include such things as litter pick up, flower planting, tree planting, and painting park signs. This public service program is open to community groups, civic organizations, churches, and individuals. If your group is interested in adopting a park, please call Shawn Markham, city forester/contract manager, at 763-592-6763. Begin Park Cub Scout Pack 126, Den 3 Civic Center Park New Hope Women of Today Corner Park Kath Hammerseng, Edina Realty Dorothy Mary Park City of New Hope employees Elm Grove Park Cub Scout Pack 163 Erickson Drive Debbie, Lindsey and Jessica Fred Sims Park Cub Scout Pack 527 Hidden Valley Park Fusion CEFC Holiday Park Available Jaycee Park Available Liberty Park Available Lighted Athletic Complex Crough Family and Neighbors Lions Park Holy Nativity Lutheran Church Little Acre Park Girl Scout Troop 330 Meadow Lake Park Meadow Lake Student Council Northwood Park Boy Scout Troop 534 Northwood Park Playground Friends of Nathan Storlie Sunnyside Park Available Terra Linda Park Available Victory Park Available
Save the Date! A city-wide garage sale is being planned for the third weekend in June. Visit the city’s website for more information at newhopemn.gov.
Inclusion Inclusions Reach For Resources: 952-200-3030 Reach for Resources provides inclusion facilitators for children and adults with disabilities who would like to participate in New Hope Parks and Recreation programs. Registrations for these programs are done through the Parks and Recreation department. If you would like inclusion services, please indicate when registering. A questionnaire will then be emailed/ mailed to you. Upon return of the questionnaire, staff will contact REACH to set up your inclusion. A minimum of two weeks is requested for a successful inclusion.
Adaptive Recreation Resources Windows of Opportunity: 763-504-6999 Windows of Opportunity is a program of the Robbinsdale School District #281 and provides recreation, education, and support for people with disabilities ages 16 and up.
Gift Certificates Available Looking for a gift for someone special but don’t know what to get? The New Hope Parks and Recreation Department offers gift certificates in any amount. Gift certificates can be used for any recreation program, open skating, or a round of golf. For more information or to purchase a certificate, call 763-531-5151.
Report an Issue The city of New Hope is grateful to park users and neighbors who watch out for the well-being of the parks. If you see vandalism, broken equipment or other park issues that need attention, please call the parks and recreation office at 763-531-5151. If you observe destructive activity taking place in a park, please call 911 immediately.
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Funds Available Funds are available for New Hope families who need assistance with registration fees in order for their child or teen to participate in recreation programs. • Applications must be completed in person. • Proof of residency is required with a valid picture ID. • Families will be asked to pay half of the program fee. For more information call 763-531-5151.
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Registration must be accompanied by fee payment. Make checks payable to: City of New Hope In person...4401 Xylon Avenue North Payment by check authorizes the city to use information Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account. By phone...763-531-5151 Weather Cancellations: Occasionally classes are Register by phone with a major credit card. cancelled due to weather. Call the Weather Cancellation Online... Line at 763-531-5158 for information regarding weather 24-hours a day, seven days a week at cancellations. webtrac.nhrecexpress.com Refunds: Refunds, program credits and transfers are allowed up to one week prior to the start of the program or by following the link on the home page of the city’s or by the printed deadline. In the event of illness or injury, website, newhopemn.gov. refunds may be given when accompanied by a doctor’s By Mail... written verification. Refund amount is dependent upon Mail registration and payment to: program and supplies involved. All refunds are subject to City of New Hope a $5 service fee. No refunds for trips or tickets after the Parks and Recreation Department deadline. 4401 Xylon Avenue North Sorry, exceptions for ages cannot be made. All youth New Hope, MN 55428 programs are designed to be age-appropriate. Participant must be of the appropriate age/grade by New Hope Parks and Recreation Department the start of the class (unless 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55428 otherwise specified). Birth certificate may be requested and, if so, must be provided. Confirmations are not Name sent. If you do not hear from us, Address the participant should attend on the first date listed. Birthdate Age Grade Sex: M ❑ F ❑ A $30 fee will be charged Email to cover administrative costs for checks returned to the city. Phone (H) (C) Funds Available: Funds Activity Fee Enclosed are available for New Hope families who need assistance Course Number Location with registration fees in Date(s) Time order for their child or teen to participate in recreation Any Special Needs? programs of an instructional Parent’s Name (if under age 18) nature. Applications must be completed in person. Proof I, the undersigned parent, guardian or adult participant, authorize the city of New Hope to disclose to the city’s insurer, attorney, staff, coaches, and other personnel involved in this program, the participant’s name, address and telephone of residency is required with number for the purpose of program administration. I understand that the records are protected under state and federal privacy regulations and cannot be disclosed without my written consent unless otherwise provided by law. I hereby a valid picture ID. Families will agree to allow the individual named herein to participate in the aforementioned activity, and further agree to hold the be asked to pay half of the city harmless for any claim resulting from participation in this activity. I further give consent for any photos or videos taken during the program to be used by the city in promotional materials. program fee. Not eligible on Parent/Participant Signature: private lessons, competition teams, costumes, trips and Exp Date Security Code Credit Card special events. For more information call 763-531-5151.
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New Hope Village Golf Course 8130 Bass Lake Road âœŚ 763-531-5178
Your New Hope Village Golf Course is a beautiful nine-hole course with a par of 27. Twenty-three acres of gently rolling terrain greet you, with large mature trees, water hazards and sand traps throughout the course. These features make New Hope Village Golf Course a great place for people of all ages and all skill levels to enjoy the game of golf. The beautiful, air-conditioned clubhouse offers a wide variety of snacks and beverages and is a great place to relax.
Open Golf The golf course has plenty of opportunities for open golf. A round only takes about 90 minutes. Reservations are accepted up to seven days in advance. Golf carts, pull carts, and clubs are available for rental.
2019 Greens Fees Adults: $15 Seniors: $13 Juniors: $9.50 Punch cards and pass books are also available with reduced greens fees.
Season Golf Pass: Adult New Hope Residents: $275 Adult Nonresidents: $345 Families $500
Seniors $315 Juniors $160
Group Outings/Picnic Pavilion New Hope Village Golf Course is the perfect course to hold your next company, family or group outing. Since the golf course is designed for all levels of skill, everyone will be able to play and not feel intimidated. A great feature that is available for your outing is the picnic pavilion. The pavilion is covered, with gas grills available for your use. Restrooms are conveniently located nearby. Call 763-531-5178 to book your outing today.
Re-Grip Your Clubs! Have your old clubs lost their grip? Get them re-gripped at the New Hope Golf Course! Prices start at just $5 per club. Call 763-531-5178 for details.
Clubhouse Rental The clubhouse is available for family gatherings, business meetings, baby and bridal showers, birthday and anniversary parties, and more. Rentals are available from November through the end of March. Call 763-531-5178 for more information.
Hundreds of fantastic events and activities for New Hope residents for spring/summer 2019.
Published on Mar 7, 2019
Hundreds of fantastic events and activities for New Hope residents for spring/summer 2019.