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Spend MEA break with Ramsey County Parks & Recreation and take part in fun, engaging and free activities for kids and teens.
Open skate and hockey programs are available for free at Aldrich Arena, Vadnais Sports Center and Charles M. Schulz-Highland Arena. Youth open hockey sessions are new this year with additional hours and locations available during winter break.
Ramsey County Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base, will conduct controlled archery deer hunts this fall throughout the county parks system.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed a zebra mussel found by a contractor conducting an early detection survey in Long Lake in New Brighton.
No additional zebra mussels were found at the lake during a follow-up survey conducted by Ramsey County and the DNR. Additional searches have been planned to confirm if there is an established zebra mussel population in Long Lake.
Ramsey County Parks & Recreation and The First Tee Twin Cities will host the fifth annual Fall Golf Classic on Monday, October 14 at Town & Country Club in Saint Paul.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake McCarrons in Roseville.
Guarded beaches will end lifeguard services on August 18 while Battle Creek Waterworks will close for the year on August 25.
Ramsey County’s Aldrich Arena will soon see facility upgrades through an improvements project that begins in July. Construction is expected to last through November 2019. Updates will include renovated family restrooms, LED lighting, and a new roof and fire suppression system.
The swimming beach at Lake McCarrons County Park in Roseville is closed and unguarded as of July 10.
Goodrich and The Ponds at Battle Creek golf courses were recently honored with the National Golf Foundation Customer Loyalty Award.
For the first time in more than 30 years, Battle Creek Regional Park is getting a new master plan.The process will include extensive community engagement over the summer.
On June 8, lifeguard services will begin at guarded beaches and Battle Creek Waterworks will open for the summer.
Enjoy guided programs throughout the summer months in Ramsey County's regional and county parks. Activities are led by Parks & Recreation staff or specialists.
Planning a trip to the beach? Ramsey County beaches will open May 25 — just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
Ramsey County Parks & Recreation was named the 2018 Land Manager of the Year by the Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists (MORC).The award recognizes the county for creating and adopting a formal mountain bike trails master plan for Battle Creek Regional Park.
County golf courses have opened for the 2019 season.
Ramsey County will conduct prescribed burns of some county-owned prairies and woodlands this spring. Burns are planned to begin in April and run through June.
Junior Assistant Naturalists are volunteer positions that help with summer day camp programs at Tamarack Nature Center.
Volunteers are needed for the annual Earth Day Cleanup on April 27 at Tamarack Nature Center.