Parks & Recreation

Now Hiring!

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

  • Lifeguard
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Swim Coordinator

Click here for job descriptions and to apply.

Archery Deer Hunt

The City of Owatonna archery hunt runs November 1 - December 20. 

More details can be found on the application, click here to view.

Outdoor Public Skating - Check Back for Opening Date!

Warsinski rinks, located in Morehouse Park are the only supervised skating rinks in Owatonna.  The Warsinski chalet, a large warming house complete with cross country ski and skate rentals and food concessions is located at the west end of School Street.

Open:  Sundays: 12:00 noon – 9:30 p.m.

            Saturdays, Holidays & School Vacation Days: 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

            Monday – Friday: 3:00-9:00 p.m.

Schedule is subject to change due to weather and ice conditions.  Family bonfire events are held Saturday evenings at 5:30 p.m. 

Special Events:  

Check back for upcoming special events.

Calendar Photo Contest:

Congratulations to our winners!  Visit our Facebook page (click here) to see the winning photos.

Front Cover – Debbie McNinch

January – Scott Tuchtenhagen

February – Jean Borgman

March – Gene Miller

April – Darrin Broas

May – Gloria Kolander, Kristi Hiatt

June – Nicole Johnson, Darrin Broas, Lauren Everhard, Russell Rudolf

July – Jodi Starks, Lauren Everhard

August – Darren Broas

September – Rick Danielson

October – Rick Danielson, Joann Sencer

November – Marie Krell

December – Pearl Rendon

Back Cover – Shiann Heise

Brooktree Golf Course

Brooktree will be closed for the season beginning November 18th.

Watch the website & Facebook page for a 2017 Membership Special, coming soon!    

Winter Brochure (click on the cover below)

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

Youth Registration

We are currently taking registrations for the following:

  • Swimming Lessons
  • Future Sports Stars Camp

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

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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