Ramsey Parks & Recreation Event Calendar

 

What types of activities would you like in your parks?

The City of Ramsey is developing a year round recreation program and we want your input on what to offer! Please complete our short questionnaire so we are able to best accommodate the community's changing wants and needs.

Click here for questionnaire.

Coming This Spring...
 
Cycling

Help Develop Ramsey's Community Bike Rides
Date and time to be determined

Ramsey Parks & Recreation is partnering with staff at Ramsey Bicycle to host community bike rides this spring. We want to hear from you!  Help determine the days, times and distances of these community bike rides. Share your input in the short questionnaire.
 
Click here for more information.

MARCH
 
yoga

Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Wednesday, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2017 / 12:05 - 12:50 pm

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Yoga is for EVERY BODY! Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day Kids Art Fun Night
Friday, March 17, 2017 / 6:00 – 8:00 pm


Enjoy a night out knowing your child is in a fun and safe environment! Kids, are you ready for a splash of green? Participants will be inspired by colorful Jackson Pollock splatter paintings as you create your own version at Rumriver Art Center. 

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 March

Starwatching with WCCO Radio's Mike Lynch
Thursday, March 23, 2017 / 7:45 - 9:45 pm

Be ready to explore the stars and spend the evening outside!  Start the night with Mike’s Minnesota Starwtach orientation at twilight. Then head outside with some of the largest telescopes in Minnesota to get up close views of planets, the moon, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and other wonders. Mike will even teach the basics of celestial photography.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 Beehouse

ART IN THE PARK: Mosaic Bee House 
Monday, March 27, 2017 / 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Welcome these important pollinators to your backyard by creating a mosaic bee house with the help of Rumriver Art Center Instructors. Participants will be guided step-by-step through this project, allowing you to understand the process of each technique and still be able to create your own version.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 APRIL

 

yoga

Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Wednesday, April 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2017 / 12:05 - 12:50 pm

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Yoga is for EVERY BODY! Barbara will guide a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

Birding

Introduction to Birding
Thursday, April 6 & 20 / 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 29 / 9:00 – 11:00 am

Birding is an activity you can enjoy year-round every time you are outside.  Whether you are an experienced birder or looking to learn the basics, join us for some birding. An experienced bird guide will lead the group through one of Ramsey's beautiful parks. Please note that each birding program will be at a different Ramsey park.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

April

ART IN THE PARK: Spring Flowers - Wine and Canvas Painting
Friday, April 14, 2017 / 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Embrace your inner artist with an evening of painting with friends and a glass of wine. Rumriver Art Center instructors will lead participants step-by-step through this acrylic spring flower painting, allowing you to understand the process of each technique and still be able to create your own version.

Regsitration is required. Click here for more information.

MAY 
 Movie

Movie in the Park
Friday, May 5, 2017 / 8:45pm

Bring your friends and family to experience a movie at Elmcrest Park. Arrive before sunset to enjoy pre-movie music and concessions for sale. The movie will start soon after the sun is low in the sky. Make sure to register in order to vote for your favorite movie selection!

Registration is requested, click here for more information.

May

Starting Your Own Garden
Thursday, May 11, 2017 / 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Anoka County Master Gardeners will teach you all you need to know to plant your own garden, whether it’s at home or in one of Ramsey’s Community Gardens. From soil basics and planting techniques, to plant care and harvest, you will learn what it takes to grow your own vegetables.  After the hands-on lecture, you will pot your own vegetable plant to keep at home.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Clay Fairy House

ART IN THE PARK: Clay Fairy House
Friday, May 12, 2017 / 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Join instructors at Rumriver Art Center as they lead you through a new art project. This class is for artists of all ages.  Have fun with your family or friends while you learn how to create a unique clay fairy house.  You can build your own or make it a family project.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Kayaking

Introduction to Kayaking
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 / 5:30 - 7:30 pm 

Learn the basics behind this fun and easy way to get out on the water.  Regardless of skill and comfort levels, participants will enjoy their kayaking experience. This class will cover basic strokes, boat safety, bracing, and determining which boat is best for you. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Class limited to first 8 registrants.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

 JUNE

 

Sunrise Yoga

Sunrise Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Saturday, June 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2017 / 9:00 – 9:45 am

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Enjoy the class at The Draw, where you will experience a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels are welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

June

Learn to Kayak Class
Saturday, June 3, 2017 / 8:30 am - 10:00 am or 10:30 am - Noon

 


Kick off summer with a paddle around Sunfish Lake in kayaks. Find out why kayaking is one of Minnesota’s fastest growing outdoor adventures. You will learn how to paddle correctly, get in and out of a kayak easily and safely, and how to pack for a day on the water. You will also get an overview of Ramsey’s canoe/kayak rental system available free to residents.

 

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Paddle Boarding

Basics of Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Thursday, June 22, 2017 / 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Stand up paddle boarding is easy, fun, and a great workout! Similar to a surf board, but you will have greater stability and control with the wider raft and aid of a paddle. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Class limited to first 8 registrants.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.
Theatre 1

Performing in the Park: Devised Theatre - "Magic, Mayhem, and Mischief"
Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Students in grades K-5 will work collaboratively to create a script through improvisation games and techniques. Students will perform a short skit on the final day of class. This is a great class for children who use their creativity daily, and like to express their ideas through stories.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

JULY 
Sunrise Yoga

Sunrise Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Saturday, July 1, 8, 22, & 29, 2017 / 9:00 – 9:45 am

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Enjoy the class at The Draw, where you will experience a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

Paddle Boarding

Basics of Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Friday, July 7, 2017 / 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Stand up paddle boarding is easy, fun, and a great workout! Similar to a surf board, but you will have greater stability and control with the wider raft and aid of a paddle. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Class limited to first 8 registrants.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.
Theatre 2

Performing in the Park: Devised Theatre - "The Future is Yours"
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13, 2017 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Students in grades 6-12 and director will work collaboratively to create a script through improvisation games and techniques. Students will perform a short skit on the final day of class. This is a great class for students who wish to deepen their theatrical experience - or, who wish to give it a try for the very first time.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.
AUGUST 
Sunrise Yoga

Sunrise Yoga Flow with Barbara Sandarin, RYT
Saturday, August  5, 19 & 26, 2017 / 9:00 – 9:45 am

Yoga Flow is restorative, challenging, invigorating, and fun!  It’s Barbara’s goal to introduce yoga in a safe, non-competitive, judgment-free way.  Enjoy the class at The Draw, where you will experience a Vinyasa style of yoga that focuses on breath and movement.  All levels welcome, as modifications will be offered. 

Registration is requested. Click here for more information.

Theatre 3

Performing in the Park: Vocal Workshop
Tuesday, August 8 - Thursday, August 10, 2017 / 9:00am - 12:00pm

An interactive vocal seminar for students in grades 6-12 to explore an array of singing styles. The workshop will focus on technique for the solo singer and elements of group singing.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Paddle Boarding

Basics of Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Monday, August 28, 2017 / 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Stand up paddle boarding is easy, fun, and a great workout! Similar to a surf board, but you will have greater stability and control with the wider raft and aid of a paddle. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Class limited to first 8 registrants.

Registration is required. Click here for more information.