Parks & Recreation

Now Hiring!

The Parks and Recreation Department is now hiring the following positions:

  • Facilities Specialist - Electrician
  • Guest Services - Seasonal/Temporary
  • Guest Services Lead - Seasonal/Temporary
  • Seasonal and Temporary Golf & Grounds and Park Maintenance
  • Soccer Youth Official
  • Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor

Click here for job descriptions and to apply.

Outdoor Public Skating - CLOSED for the Season


Special Events  

Check back for upcoming special events.

Calendar Photo Contest

What do you love about your Owatonna Parks and Trails?  Submit your favorite park or trail photo for your chance to win a $25 gift card (cover photo) or a $10 gift card (monthly photos) and be featured in the 2018 Owatonna Parks and Recreation calendar!  Submit your photo by email to: or mail photos to: 540 West Hills Circle, Owatonna, Attn: Jessica.  Photos must be submitted by October 13, 2017 and include photographer’s name and phone number.  Click here for flyer.

Suggestion Box

Do you have a suggestion for us?  Did we do a good job with something?  We are always looking at ways to improve and love hearing when you enjoy an activity.  Click on the link below, and let us know!

Spring Brochure (click on the cover below)

Browse through our Spring Brochure for information on upcoming programs and events.

Youth Registration

Registration begins February 24th for the following:

  • Soccer
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Little League Baseball*
  • Fastpitch Softball*
  • T-Ball and Squirt Ball
  • Lacrosse

*Registration night will take place Friday, February 24th from 4:00 - 6:30pm at SeniorPlace.  Baseball and softball uniforms will be available to try on.

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

Adult Registration

We are now taking registrations for:

Park Pavilion Rentals

Pavilion Rentals are available one year in advance.  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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