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Spring burns planned for Ramsey County parks

Ramsey County will conduct prescribed burns of some county-owned prairies and woodlands this spring. Burns are planned to begin in late April and run through June.

Posted on
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.

Parks & Recreation playgrounds closed until further notice

All Ramsey County Parks & Recreation playgrounds, including Discovery Hollow at Tamarack Nature Center, will be closed until further notice. The closure is intended to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and protect the health and safety of the community.

Posted on
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 12:44 p.m.

Twin Cities Orthopedics naming rights sponsorship approved for Vadnais Sports Center

As part of the 15-year agreement, the facility will be renamed TCO Sports Garden.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:04 a.m.

Free family fun at our Winter Recreation Area

We invite you to experience kick-sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding and more all at one location.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 12:00 p.m.

Registration opens February 4 for Tamarack Nature Center summer day camps

Early registration is recommended, as camps often fill quickly.

Posted on
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:00 p.m.

Free winter break events at county library and park locations

Free, family friendly events and activities for residents.

Posted on
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 1:23 p.m.

Old School Cool: Restoring a relic

An antique Zamboni that has spent more than a dozen years tucked away in the basement of the Ramsey County Parks & Recreation maintenance shop will soon be given new life. 

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:57 a.m.

Soil & Water Conservation staff member recognized by local watershed district

Michael Schumann was honored with the 2019 Watershed Excellence Award for Outstanding Partner by Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District (RWMWD). Schumann is a Landscape Designer for Ramsey County Parks & Recreation’s Soil & Water Conservation division.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 9:42 a.m.

Golf Digest names Keller's Jon Reigstad top teacher

Jon Reigstad, Keller Golf Course's Director of Instruction, has been named on “The Best Teachers by State” list for Golf Digest.

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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 3:13 p.m.

Junior golf program awarded Minnesota Golf License Plate Grant

One year ago, Keller Golf Course and The Ponds at Battle Creek partnered with The First Tee of the Twin Cities to establish a school golf program as part of their junior golf initiatives. The partnership was recently awarded $5,000 through the Minnesota Golf License Plate Grant.

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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 3:10 p.m.

Holiday sale at Keller Golf Course Dec. 14

Pick up the perfect gifts for the golf lover on your holiday list at the Keller Golf Course Pro Shop this weekend!

Posted on
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

Temporary trail closure at Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park

A trail at Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park will be temporarily closed starting Dec. 3. During the trail closure, a contractor will be conducting work as part of the Snail Lake Woodland Restoration Project, and machinery will be used to stack piles of invasive buckthorn for removal.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 - 2:48 p.m.

Parks prepare for winter

As winter approaches, parks are preparing to for the season. Most parks remain open and offer portable restrooms located near beaches and boat launches. 

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:00 a.m.

Golf courses have closed for 2019 season

All Ramsey County golf courses have closed for the 2019 season. 

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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 2:00 p.m.

Ice Castles returning to Minnesota this winter with new location

A popular winter attraction will return to Minnesota this season with a new location at Long Lake Regional Park in the suburb of New Brighton.

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Friday, November 1, 2019 - 1:49 p.m.

Tamarack Nature Center closing early Oct. 26 for Trick-or-Treat event

Tamarack Nature Center will be closing at noon on Saturday, Oct. 26  in preparation for its Trick-or-Treat event. The Nature Center building, Discovery Hollow, garden and trails will all be closed. The nature center will open to event ticket holders starting at 3 p.m. Regular hours for the general public will resume on Sunday, Oct. 27.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:31 a.m.

Free MEA break events with Ramsey County Parks & Recreation

Spend MEA break with Ramsey County Parks & Recreation and take part in fun, engaging and free activities for kids and teens.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:11 p.m.

Free open skate and hockey at Ramsey County arenas

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. 

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.

Controlled deer hunts begin Oct. 11 in nine Ramsey County parks

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.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 3:00 p.m.

Zebra mussel confirmed at Long Lake

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. 

Posted on
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 3:15 p.m.

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