Parks & Recreation

Upcoming Events: 

Movies in the Park

Our last of three family-friendly movies is August 22 (rain date August 23) at Central Park.  Bring your pic-a-nic basket and laugh along with Yogi Bear!  The movie begins at sunset.  Movie is free and concessions are available! 

Cabela's Summer Bash

Saturday, August 9th, 10:00am - 2:00pm at Cabela's.  Free kids fishing, food, entertainment, and in-store boat show.  Click here for more information.

Photo Contest

Take your best shot in the 1st Annual Photo Contest sponsored by Owatonna Parks & Recreation and Owatonna Tourism!  Contest categories include: Beauty in the Parks, Highlights of Owatonna and Photos by Youth.  All photos should be submitted by email to: by October 31, 2014.  All entries must include the following: Photographer's name, phone number and age (only provide age if entering Photos by Youth category), which category you are entering, and name of location or area in which the photo was taken.  Great prizes will be awarded to winners!  Click here for full details and rules of the competition.

Youth Registration

Registration begins July 30th for the following youth programs:

  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Fall Swimming Lessons
  • Learn to Skate Hockey
  • Therapeutic Leisure Swim

Register online here, in person at the Parks & Recreation office or call 507-444-4321.

Adult Registration

We are currently taking registrations for the following adult programs:

River Springs Water Park

The water park is now open for the season!  River Springs is open daily June 7 to August 10: 12:00PM - 8:00PM and August 11 to August 24: 12:00PM - 7:00PM.  Visit the Water Park page on our website to learn about daily admission specials and other information regarding the water park. 

Brooktree Golf Course

Brooktree Golf Course is open and carts are allowed.

Call 507.444.2467 for tee times and more information.

SMRPA Golf Tournament - August 19th

Click here for more details & entry form.

Owatonna City Parks Pavilion Rentals

Pavilion Rentals are available for the 2014 year.  Call the Parks and Recreation office at 444-4321 or stop by our office to make a reservation. Payment is due at the time of the reservation.



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