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Posted to Park and Rec Staff Blog by Jessica Abrahams
We at Owatonna Parks and Recreation are looking for YOU to become a certified lifeguard! Over the next 5 Months Owatonna Parks and Recreation will be offering 4 Lifeguard Training Classes, just in time for our summer aquatic season. City of Owatonna offers a $150.00 reimbursement if you become a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard and work for the city for at least 3 months.
How do I Become a Lifeguard?
Take one of Owatonna Parks and Recreation Lifeguard Training Classes this Spring of Summer. All Lifeguard training candidates must be able to meet the following Lifeguard Training Pre Requisites to register for any lifeguard training classes.
Upcoming Lifeguard Training Classes
All classes are currently open for registration on the Owatonna Parks and Recreation website.
Option 1: March 22nd-March 26th (9:00am-1:00pm)
Option 2: April 24-27 (24th 8:00am-3:30pm, 25th 8:00am-3:30pm, 27th 7:00pm-9:30pm)
Option 3: May 8-11 (8th 8:00am-3:30pm, 9th 8:00am-3:30pm, 11th 7:00pm-9:30pm)
Option 4: June 14th-18th (8:00am-1:00pm)
Skating at Morehouse
Ice skating at the Warsinski ice rinks located at Morehouse Park are open. Please note the following guidelines due to the Governor's orders:
Cross Country Ski Trails
Cross country ski trails are groomed in the winter at Kaplans, Brooktree and Morehouse. The Parks Department packs and grooms cross-country skiing trails throughout the winter season with trails through Kaplan’s Woods, from Kaplans to Morehouse Chalet and the upper and lower nine of Brooktree golf course. Ski rentals are available at Morehouse Chalet during the above schedule of hours of being open at the chalet
Winter Weekend Out – January 30-31 with some activities starting sooner!
We’ve got a variety of winter-themed activities planned for you to have fun and stay active! Take a look at the activities, most are planned for the weekend of January 30-31, but some start earlier!
Snow Sculpture Exhibition
Join in this free, family-friendly community event! No experience needed and snow blocks will be provided for you! A great team-building event for businesses, family event for families or individual event to show off your sculpting skills.
Posted to Public Works - Engineering Updates by Anna Schwichtenberg
Post Office Sidewalk: Work is planned to start on Tuesday September 22nd on the sidewalk replacement at the SE corner of Broadway and Elm. Pedestrian traffic will need to route around the work, the roadways will remain open during construction. Access to the Post Office will be provided from the alley to the east.
Truman Avenue: A virtual neighborhood meeting with be held at 5:00 on Tuesday September 22nd to discuss the Truman Avenue Project. This project involves the reconstruction of Truman Avenue from Havana Road to Main Street in 2021. A sidewalk will be installed on the east side of the roadway. Information is available on the City’s website to attend this virtual meeting.