News Flash

Posted on: April 5, 2022

Touch-A-Truck!

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Touch-A-Truck | Saturday, May 21 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | VMCC, North Parking Lot| FREE!

Join us for a morning of big truck fun!

See a wide variety of different trucks and vehicles from IGH Police, Fire, Public Works, Dakota County, Commemorative Air Force MN, H...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Adult Tennis!

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Adult Tennis | Mondays | June 6-July 18 | Oakwood Park

Want to get active while having fun this summer?

Adult Tennis Lessons begin soon with both Beginner and Advanced Beginner classes! Get some fresh air and break a sweat while learning a new sport and mee...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Adult Kickball!

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Adult Kickball | Ages 18+ | June 5-July 31

Everybody loves kickball! 

Adult Kickball is a fun, recreational co-ed league. Seasons consist of a regular season and an end-of-season tournament with 10 games guaranteed. Coed teams play at Rich Valley A...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Learn to Skate!

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Learn to Skate | Wednesdays | June 15 - August 3

Stay cool this summer with Learn to Skate!

Whether you want to prepare for the next ice-skating party or have Olympic ambitions, our classes will start you on your journey!

Register by Wednesday, June 8. For a...

Read on...

Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Kick it up with Karate!

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Youth Karate | Ages 5-18 | Mondays & Tuesdays

Learn self-defense and discipline while having fun! Karate is open to anyone ages 5-18 and offers options for both beginners and participants with more advanced skills! To register, stop by the VMCC Guest S...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Hearts Performing Arts!

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Hearts Performing Arts Programs | June-August

Heart's Performing Arts is a local music lesson organization that focuses on teaching students proper technique and performance skills.

Classes offered include Singing Lessons 1 & 2, Beginner Broadw...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Huck Finn Fishing Derby!

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Huck Finn Fishing Derby | Saturday, June 11 | 9-11 a.m.

Receive a fishing goodie bag and compete to win fun prizes at our Huck Finn Fishing Derby!

The event is recommended for participants ages 6-18 and takes place on Saturday, June 11 at Simley Island Park...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Movie in the Park!

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Movie in the Park - Moana | Friday, June 17 | Oakwood Park | 3534 78th St. E

We're watching "Moana" at our Movie in the Park event on Friday, June 17!

Movie will be shown at Oakwood Park (3534 78th Street East) and will begin at dusk. Bri...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 2, 2022

St. Paul Farmers Market!

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St. Paul Farmers Market | Sundays | June 12-October 9

The Saint Paul Farmers Market is returning to the Veterans Memorial Community Center beginning Sunday, June 12!

Stop by the VMCC parking lot every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 9.

Support loca...

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Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Scavenger Hunt!

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National Trails Day Scavenger Hunt | Friday-Sunday, June 3-5 | Harmon Park Reserve

Spend the day walking the beautiful unpaved trails at Harmon Park Reserve while completing a scavenger hunt!

Register online to receive detailed information regarding the hun...

Read on...

Adult Programs & Leagues
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Adult Pickleball Leagues!

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Adult Pickleball Leagues | Ages 18+

Our adult pickleball league is a fun, semi-competitive league for teams of two players/doubles!

Game times and schedule will be determined by the final number of teams that register.

Game start times will be between 6-8 p...

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Adult Programs & Leagues

News Flash

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Police Week in IGH

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Proclamation: Police Week in IGH, May 15-21, 2022

It is National Police Week and Mayor Bartholomew and the City Council have made a proclamation to honor and celebrate our IGH PD personnel and the sacrifices they make to serve our community.

This City&a...

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City Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Public Works Week in IGH

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Happy National Public Works Week!  

This week Mayor Bartholomew and the City Council recognize our City’s Public Works staff and invite you to recognize them along with us.

This City's proclamation demonstrates our deep appreciation for the hardwor...

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City Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Become a Candidate

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Watch State of the City

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Hwy 55

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MnDOT Project Updates: Hwy 55 Minneapolis to IGH

MnDOT will be improving the ride (smoothness), restoring the pavement and redecking or repairing bridges on Hwy 55 between Minneapolis and IGH. Below are some of the traffic impacts in and around IGH.

Hwy 55 ...

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City Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Survey - Internet in Dakota Co.

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Dakota County Broadband board members want to learn from you—local residents and business owners—about the quality of internet access in your area, and they are currently conducting a survey to gauge highspeed internet needs. 
What has your experi...
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City Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2022

View Swim Schedule Updates

Pool newsflash

An important message to our valued members and guests about the upcoming pool project at the VMCC, beginning this summer:
The IGH City Council recently approved funding for the replacement of a failing pool filtration system for our lap pool, dive well, wa...
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City Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Summer Fun!

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Find Something New in Our Summer Brochure!

?? Our Summer Brochure is ready and has some fun options for you to consider…

For kids: Try archery, tennis, horseback riding, sports leagues, ice skating, swim lessons or even musical theatre performance!...

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City Updates

News Flash

Posted on: March 24, 2022

May 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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Touch-a-Truck | Saturday, May 21 | 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Join us for a morning of big truck fun! See a wide variety of different trucks and vehicles up close. Vehicles on display will include: IGH Police, IGH Fire, IGH Public Works, Dakota County, Commemorative ...

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Community & Special Events
Posted on: March 26, 2022

June 3-5, Anytime

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Celebrate National Trail's Day!

Scavenger Hunt at Harmon Farms Park | Weekend of June 3-5

Spend the day walking the beautiful unpaved trails at Harmon Park Reserve while completing a scavenger hunt! Register online to receive detailed information regarding ...

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Community & Special Events
Posted on: March 26, 2022

June 11, 9:30-11 a.m.

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Huck Finn Fishing Derby | Saturday, June 11 | All Ages!

Set the hook into some fishing fun with our Huck Finn Fishing Derby at Simley Island Park. Register early, space is limited! 

We’ll have fishing contests for the largest fish, smallest fish an...

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Community & Special Events
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Begins June 12, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

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St. Paul Farmers Market in IGH | Sundays from June 12-Oct. 9 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Shop for fresh and locally grown vegetables, fruits, seasoning, salsa, honey, flowers and more at the St. Paul Farmers market in IGH! 

  • Sundays from June 12-Oct. 9: 8 a.m.-...
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Community & Special Events
Posted on: March 24, 2022

June 17, Starts at Dusk

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Movie in the Park: Moana | Friday, June 17 | Starts at Dusk | FREE!

Join us a for a fun night in the park! We will play Moana and sell ice cream. 

Bring a blanket, chair, snack, and drink. 

Location: Oakwood Park, 3534 78th St. E. (78th and...

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Community & Special Events
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Tuesdays in June & July, 10:30a

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Terrific Tuesdays | Tuesdays in June & July | 10:30 a.m. | FREE!

Join us at South Valley Park for family-friendly entertainment with a variety of musical and educational performances, storytelling, and more! Bring a blanket, chair, snack, and water bot...

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Community & Special Events

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2022

Aug. 23, 6-7:30 p.m.

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Grand Opening Event: Vista Pines Park | Tuesday, Aug. 23 | 6-7:30 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the newest park in IGH, located in the northwest area! Ribbon cutting event at 6:30 p.m.

Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Vista Pines Park, 7500 Argenta Court

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News Flash

Posted on: February 14, 2022

Read Recent Planning & Development Updates

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2021 was a banner year for commercial and residential development in IGH.

The 2021 Community Development Annual Report is now available. The 10-page report includes progress updates from Planning, Inspections, Code Compliance, Environmental Services, Commu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Learn About What IGH has to Offer Developers & Businesses

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Inver Grove Heights Economic Development  — Everything to Offer

Introducing a new section of the city’s website devoted to encouraging steady, sustainable economic development in IGH. The new web pages feature information that will assist site sel...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Sign Up to Receive Environmental News Updates!

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Environmental E-News Sign Up

Sign up for the new IGH Environmental E-News to receive updates on local environmental news, events, tips and more. 

Visit www.ighmn.gov/notifyme, and select “IGH Environmental E-News” to subscribe to email and/or text ...

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Economic Development

News Flash

Gymnasium

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Summer Membership Special!

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Let's Play Pickleball!

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News Flash

Posted on: November 8, 2021

Pink Patch Project

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Pink Patch Project

IGH PD is helping to raise awareness of those affected by cancer through participating in the Pink Patch Project. 

Here’s how you can participate: 

  • We’ve designed a special IGH PD pink patch that&r...
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PD Engagement
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Night to Unite

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News Flash

Posted on: April 5, 2022

Touch-A-Truck!

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Touch-A-Truck | Saturday, May 21 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | VMCC, North Parking Lot| FREE!

Join us for a morning of big truck fun!

See a wide variety of different trucks and vehicles from IGH Police, Fire, Public Works, Dakota County, Commemorative Air Force MN, H...

Read on...

Preschool Programs & Activities
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Amazing Athletes!

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Amazing Athletes | Ages 18 mos-2 years & 3-5 years | Thursdays

Amazing Athletes is back for spring and summer!

This program is a guided, self-discovery-based sports program designed to engage, maintain, and develop a toddler's attention span an...

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Preschool Programs & Activities
Posted on: April 7, 2022

RevSports T-Ball!

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RevSports T-Ball | Ages 2-6

Parents and children play together with RevSports T-Ball!

Each day will focus on a topic building on the previous topic, including: fielding grounders, throwing, catching, base running, batting, and more!

To register, stop by the ...

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Preschool Programs & Activities
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Little Spartans Softball!

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Little Spartans Softball | June 6-July 25 (Skip July 4) | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Oakwood Park | $65

Register now for Little Spartans Softball!

This active program is perfect for players ages 4-6 with little to no experience! Focus will be on teaching the basics i...

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Preschool Programs & Activities
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Agility Challenges & Obstacles Await!

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RevSports Ninja Warrior Fitness

In RevSports Ninja Warrior Fitness programs, kids twist, turn, jump, and balance their way through various challenges. Class involves ground-based obstacle training, active games, and individual challenges. All equipment is ...

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Preschool Programs & Activities

News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Movie in the Park!

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Movie in the Park - Moana | Friday, June 17 | Oakwood Park | 3534 78th St. E

We're watching "Moana" at our Movie in the Park event on Friday, June 17!

Movie will be shown at Oakwood Park (3534 78th Street East) and will begin at dusk. Bring a blan...

Read on...

Senior Programs & Activities
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Huck Finn Fishing Derby!

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Huck Finn Fishing Derby | Saturday, June 11 | 9-11 a.m.

Receive a fishing goodie bag and compete to win fun prizes at our Huck Finn Fishing Derby!

The event is recommended for participants ages 6-18 and takes place on Saturday, June 11 at Simley Island Park...

Read on...

Senior Programs & Activities
Posted on: May 2, 2022

St. Paul Farmers Market!

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St. Paul Farmers Market | Sundays | June 12-October 9

The Saint Paul Farmers Market is returning to the Veterans Memorial Community Center beginning Sunday, June 12!

Stop by the VMCC parking lot every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 9.

Support loca...

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Senior Programs & Activities
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Scavenger Hunt!

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National Trails Day Scavenger Hunt | Friday-Sunday, June 3-5 | Harmon Park Reserve

Spend the day walking the beautiful unpaved trails at Harmon Park Reserve while completing a scavenger hunt!

Register online to receive detailed information regarding the hun...

Read on...

Senior Programs & Activities
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Personal Training Special!

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Personal Training Spring Special | May 1-31 

May 1 marks the first day of our Personal Training Spring Special!

All month long, you can save BIG on personal training sessions!

A trainer can help you meet fitness goals, feel motivated, create time-ef...

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Senior Programs & Activities
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Adult Pickleball Leagues!

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Adult Pickleball Leagues | Ages 18+

Our adult pickleball league is a fun, semi-competitive league for teams of two players/doubles!

Game times and schedule will be determined by the final number of teams that register.

Game start times will be between 6-8 pm...

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Senior Programs & Activities
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Adult Tennis!

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Adult Tennis | Mondays | June 6-July 18 | Oakwood Park

Want to get active while having fun this summer?

Adult Tennis Lessons begin soon with both Beginner and Advanced Beginner classes! Get some fresh air and break a sweat while learning a new sport and mee...

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Senior Programs & Activities

News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2022

View Schedule

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Check the Schedule

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News Flash

Posted on: April 27, 2022

Download our Grove Fitness Class App

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Download our Grove Fitness Class App on your smart phone. Search "Inver Grove Heights" on the Apple or Google store.

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VMCC Fitness Center

News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Learn to Skate!

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Learn to Skate | Wednesdays | June 15 - August 3

Stay cool this summer with Learn to Skate!

Whether you want to prepare for the next ice-skating party or have Olympic ambitions, our classes will start you on your journey!

Register by Wednesday, June 8. For a...

Read on...

VMCC Ice Arenas & Turf
Posted on: April 19, 2022

View Open Times

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Check the Schedule

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Watch What's Happening LIVE!

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Watch what is happening at the VMCC East or West rinks live!

Be sure to adjust the settings in YouTube to view in 1080p high definition resolution. 

West Rink YouTube

East Rink YouTube

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VMCC Ice Arenas & Turf
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Rent Ice or Turf

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News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Movie in the Park!

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Movie in the Park - Moana | Friday, June 17 | Oakwood Park | 3534 78th St. E

We're watching "Moana" at our Movie in the Park event on Friday, June 17!

Movie will be shown at Oakwood Park (3534 78th Street East) and will begin at dusk. Bring a blan...

Read on...

Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Hearts Performing Arts!

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Hearts Performing Arts Programs | June-August

Heart's Performing Arts is a local music lesson organization that focuses on teaching students proper technique and performance skills.

Classes offered include Singing Lessons 1 & 2, Beginner Broadw...

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Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Learn to Skate!

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Learn to Skate | Wednesdays | June 15 - August 3

Stay cool this summer with Learn to Skate!

Whether you want to prepare for the next ice-skating party or have Olympic ambitions, our classes will start you on your journey!

Register by Wednesday, June 8. For a...

Read on...

Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Huck Finn Fishing Derby!

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Huck Finn Fishing Derby | Saturday, June 11 | 9-11 a.m.

Receive a fishing goodie bag and compete to win fun prizes at our Huck Finn Fishing Derby!

The event is recommended for participants ages 6-18 and takes place on Saturday, June 11 at Simley Island Park...

Read on...

Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 4, 2022

EcoElsa Outdoor Camps!

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EcoElsa Outdoor Camps | June-August

Join a Naturalist from EcoElsa to learn how to conduct different animal surveys and experiments. Kids will learn how to observe different animals and collect data about them and their habitats as well as how to report th...

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Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Sewing Camp!

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Sewing Camp! | Tuesday, July 26 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

This camp will teach the basic sewing techniques, knowledge of sewing tools and different kinds of stitches. Students will practice these skills using hand stitching and a sewing machine. Students will be cha...

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Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Kick it up with Karate!

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Youth Karate | Ages 5-18 | Mondays & Tuesdays

Learn self-defense and discipline while having fun! Karate is open to anyone ages 5-18 and offers options for both beginners and participants with more advanced skills! To register, stop by the VMCC Guest ...

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Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Skateboarding Camp!

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3rd Lair Skateboarding Camp | July 5-7 | Tuesday-Thursday | VMCC Skate Park

The 3rd Lair Skateboard Camp program has been a part of Minnesota action sports development for over 20 years! They are the originals, offering the most experience, the most well t...

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Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Scavenger Hunt!

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National Trails Day Scavenger Hunt | Friday-Sunday, June 3-5 | Harmon Park Reserve

Spend the day walking the beautiful unpaved trails at Harmon Park Reserve while completing a scavenger hunt!

Register online to receive detailed information regarding the hun...

Read on...

Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Touch-A-Truck!

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Touch-A-Truck | Saturday, May 21 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | VMCC, North Parking Lot| FREE!

Join us for a morning of big truck fun!

See a wide variety of different trucks and vehicles from IGH Police, Fire, Public Works, Dakota County, Commemorative Air Force MN, H...

Read on...

Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Agility Challenges & Obstacles Await!

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RevSports Ninja Warrior Fitness

In RevSports Ninja Warrior Fitness programs, kids twist, turn, jump, and balance their way through various challenges. Class involves ground-based obstacle training, active games, and individual challenges. All equipment is ...

Read on...

Youth Programs & Leagues
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Summer Rec Soccer!

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Summer Recreation Soccer | June 13-July 27 (Skip July 4) | Mondays & Wednesdays

Learn the sport of soccer from Dakota Soccer Club coaches and players!

Kids will learn simple soccer techniques and take part in small games. Program format will be one 45-m...

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Youth Programs & Leagues