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We 💚 our Seniors!

IGH Parks & Rec offers seniors many opportunities to stay active and and engaged at the Veterans Memorial Community Center and find a sense of community and friendship in the IGH Senior Club. Senior Center programming is provided in partnership with the ISD 199 Community Education Department.

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Activities/Day Trips


Fall 2023

55+ Driver Safety Class - Virtual & In-Person

(ages 55+) Certified instructor teaches this class. Those who complete the class qualify for a 10% discount on auto insurance. The Driver Improvement courses are open to the public and held at the VMCC; Pre-registration is required through the MN Highway Safety & Research Center


Upcoming Courses

Inver Wood Golf Course - Lessons

Adult Swim Instruction

For adults looking to learn or fine-tune their swimming techniques. View available courses.

Swing and Latin Dance | Oct. 13 - Nov. 17: 11:30 am | $139

Register online or call 651-450-2480
Free demo Oct. 6!

Specialty Fitness programs 

are on a set, short-term schedule with smaller class sizes at budget-friendly prices for members and non-members of the VMCC:

Register for available sessions online or by calling 651-450-2480.

Learn to Skate Program

Learn more

Fall 2023

Volunteer with the City of IGH

Click here to learn about opportunities and to contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

Inver Wood Golf Course

Click here to review hours and rates.

Foot Golf at Inver Wood Golf Course

Click here to learn more about Foot Golf

Weekly Card Games

Join in the fun and games hosted by the IGH Senior Club at the VMCC in the Senior Center. All experience levels are welcome. No registration required — just come!

  • 500 - first, second and fourth Monday - 1 p.m. 
  • Cribbage - Tuesdays - 1 p.m.
  • Bridge - Wednesdays - 12:30 p.m.
  • Euchre - Thursdays - 1 p.m.
  • Hand & Foot - Fridays - 12:30 p.m.

History Book Club

Meets every FOURTH MONDAY of the month at the VMCC from 10-11 a.m. Discuss selected books with this free, drop-in group, no registration is required. For more information, view 'The Scoop' section of the current Parks & Rec brochure

Note: Room location will be posted in the VMCC on day of club.

  • Nov. 27: The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
  • Dec.: No meeting

Sleeping Mats for the Homeless Project

First Tuesday of the month | 1 p.m.

Put those plastic grocery bags to good use and keep them out of the landfill by joining us in making sleeping mats for the homeless. Mats are crocheted out of plastic bag yarn (PLARN). Jobs include: cutting (bring your own scissors), sorting and crocheting (please bring your own 16mm or size (Q) crochet hook). Directions will be provided. Mats will be donated to Friday Night Street Gang, an organization that supports the homeless. If you have any questions, email:

Senior Club - Fiction Book Club

Meets every SECOND TUESDAY of the month at the VMCC at 1 p.m. Learn more in the Senior Club tab on how to become a member. For more information, view 'The Scoop' section of the current Parks & Rec brochure

Note: Room location will be posted in the VMCC on day of club.

  • Nov. 14: Cutting for Stone: A Novel by Abraham Verghese
  • Dec. 12: Fox Creek: A Novel by William Kent Krueger

Day Trips

Winter 2024 

Jersey  Boys at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre | Jan. 24 - FULL

Depart VMCC: 10:30 a.m.
Return to VMCC: 4:45 p.m.

Register by Friday, Dec. 15: call 651-450-2480 or online.

An Andy & Bing Christmas at Sheldon Theatre | Dec. 6

Depart VMCC: 9:45 a.m.
Return to VMCC: 4:15 p.m.

Register by Friday, Nov. 3: call 651-450-2480 or online.

Dial M for Murder at Guthrie Theater | Feb. 21

Depart VMCC: 9:45 a.m.
Return to VMCC: 4:45 p.m.

Register by Friday, Dec. 15: call 651-450-2480 or online.

VMCC Activities

Outdoor Activities

Golf Course

Pickleball Courts

Off-leash Dog Park - Purchase a Pass

Spring & Summer 2023

Pickleball Leagues - Our adult pickleball league is a fun, semi-competitive league for teams of two players. Game times and schedule will be determined by the final number of teams that register. Game times are estimates. Minimum eight teams, maximum 12 teams.

Time: 6–9 p.m. Fee: $40 per team
Location: North Valley Park

  • Doubles BRONZE/Beginning Level (2.0-3.0)
    Dates: Wednesdays, starting June 21
  • Doubles SILVER Level (3.0-4.0) 
    Dates: Thursdays, starting June 22

Register: Call 651-450-2480 or online.

Inver Wood Golf Course Leagues:





Free Agent Registration 

If you want to play in adult leagues but can't find teammates, you can register as a free agent.

Weather Impacts to Programs, Events and Activities led by the City of IGH*

Wondering if an event or your practice/game is still on due to inclement weather?

Call the IGH Weather Hot Line at 651-450-2595 to check the status for city-led program and events due to inclement weather. We strive to update by 4:30 p.m. After hours, it is up to the coaches and instructors to make the final decision.

*We cannot make weather-related decisions for other league associations or events held in our community by other businesses or organizations.

Dakota County Parks Adult Programs

For details and registration on programs with Dakota County Parks visit their website: