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Pickleball … What is that?
Donna Tilsner, May 10, 2013 | Park and Recreation
It’s only the fastest growing sport around! A combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton, pickleball is a great workout – and it still allows participants to socialize. Players use a plastic ball and a paddle. The sport is played …
Look out for the Activities Directory!
Donna Tilsner, February 26, 2013 | Park and Recreation
The Parks & Recreation Activity Directory is online and should hit homes tomorrow. Registration for summer programs begins March 1! Playground programs, tennis lessons and information about our facilities are included. We pushed our traditional registration date back one month …
Great news for outdoor ice skaters!
Donna Tilsner, February 19, 2013 | Park and Recreation
The 12 outdoor ice rinks will stay open, weather permitting, through Sunday, March 3. Our park maintenance workers have done a great job of making quality ice for both hockey and general skaters. Warming houses are open from 4 to 9:30 …
Winter Ice Skating Is Almost Here!
Donna Tilsner, November 27, 2012 | Park and Recreation
I enjoyed the nice weather last week, but now that the temperate has dropped, we can slowly begin the process of making ice at our 12 outdoor locations. The Parks Maintenance crew is second-to-none with the dedication it has to …
Fall is Here, but Winter is Coming!
Donna Tilsner, September 26, 2012 | Park and Recreation
I love fall – the air is cool, the leaves are changing and an Indian summer is with us. I have just finished preparing all of the adult sports packets which give information about registration, leagues, rules, and more for …
More Pickleball To Come!
Donna Tilsner, July 18, 2012 | Park and Recreation
Edina Senior Center Director and I planned two pickleball clinics for Wednesday, July 11 at Garden Park. About 80 people came to learn about this sport that is quickly growing in popularity. It was great to see a cross section …
Adult Softball Teams
Donna Tilsner, May 7, 2012 | Park and Recreation
By Donna Tilsner Recreation Supervisor Adult Softball leagues are in full swing! Leagues began April 30 and all games are played at Van Valkenburg Park. The park has three lit ball fields and a concession stand, which is a gem …
Register now for summer programs
Donna Tilsner, March 2, 2012 | Park and Recreation
By Donna Tilsner Recreation Supervisor The Park and Recreation Activities Directory is online and we began accepting registrations for summer programs Feb. 1. Information on playground programs, tennis lessons and more is included in the Activities Directory, plus information about …
Ice rinks to open, weather permitting
Donna Tilsner, December 13, 2011 | Park and Recreation
By Donna Tilsner Recreation Supervisor We have interviewed and offered ice rink attendant positions to 45 people for our 2011-12 season. The training will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 15 and we hope to open our 12 outdoor ice locations …