Program brochures are published twice a year. Our Spring/Summer brochure is available in early February and our Fall/Winter brochure is available in early August. Brochures are mailed to households in Moorhead and are available at various locations throughout the City, including City Hall, the Hjemkomst Center, and the Center Mall.
Click on the brochure to the left to interactively browse our programs and special events. You can register online, call 218.299.5340 to register over the phone, or complete our registration form in person, send by mail, or fax it to 218.299.5212
Scholarships are available for all Moorhead youth looking to receive financial assistance for Parks and Recreation programming. Find more information and download an application form under our Scholarship Section.
Notification to the Parks and Recreation Department is required two business days before the first day of the program for a refund to be issued.
Parks and Recreation Programming
The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of recreation programs available for youth, adults, and seniors.
|Adaptive Aquatics||Adapted recreational swimming lessons are available for youth and teens with disabilities at the Moorhead Municipal Pool. Participants will enjoy water play, games, instruction in swimming skills, and other water activities.||Spring/Summer|
|Adaptive Baseball - FM Challengers
||The Fargo-Moorhead Challenger Baseball League was formed to provide more athletic opportunities for children with special needs in the metro area, particularly in the age range of 5 to 18. Miracle Field has a rubberized surface, giving people with mobility challenges a safe place to play.
||This program, formerly known as TOPS Soccer, is for area youth and adults with special needs, offering a recreational soccer program that focuses on learning fundamental skills of the game in a fun atmosphere. All rules and drills are adapted to make sure each individual has an opportunity to be successful, no matter what their ability is. Stay active and meet new friends each summer!
|Adaptive Summer Day Camp||
This program provides a unique experience for participants with varying skill levels to participate in recreation and socialization. A wide variety of fun activities include swimming, bocce, bowling, golf, organized games, special events, and arts and crafts.
|After School Adventures
||It's great to be a kid in the After School Adventures program! Participating youth will experience enjoyable activities including games, sports, science projects, and expression through art, music, and drama. Homework assistance will be available, as well as a chance for socialization and making new friends!
|Youth Art Camps||Art activities are a great way to stimulate your child's imagination and creativity! These popular art classes give kids the opportunity to explore their artistic side while meeting new friends! Participants will learn about artists, experiment with a variety of 2D and 3D art materials, and design original artwork.||Both|
|Big Bopper Baseball||Big Bopper is a six week program for 5-year-old boys and girls that focuses on fundamentals, teamwork, and having fun!
|Pop Up Baseball||Pop Up teaches basic fundamentals and teamwork of baseball for boys and girls in fourth and fifth grade.||Spring/Summer|
||Rookie teaches basic fundamentals and teamwork of baseball for boys and girls in second and third grade.
|T-Ball||T-Ball teaches basic fundamentals and teamwork of baseball for boys and girls in first grade.||Spring/Summer|
|Mini Basketball||Dribble, Pass, Shoot, and learn the game of basketball! This is an excellent program for young boys and girls to learn and play the basics of the game. Have fun using junior size basketballs and six-foot baskets.||Fall/Winter|
||Meet new friends and learn the value of teamwork! Youth Basketball is an eight-week program of practice and games for boys and girls in grades 3-4. This program focuses on participation and not on high levels of competition.||Fall/Winter
|Adult Fitness - All Levels Yoga
||This class is designed to improve health, performance, and mental acuity. Based on the ancient fitness science of Hatha Yoga, it blends balance, strength, flexibility, and power in a fitness format. The YogaFit style reduces the risk of injury and augments recovery for ailments including stress, lower back pain, and tension.|| Both
|Adult Fitness - Dance Attack
||Dance Attack will take your cardio and dance skills to an ALL NEW level! A large variety of music is used along with conditioning for the entire body, broken down into simpler dance patterns with less twisting and turning. This format is fun for all ages, shapes, and fitness levels!
|Adult Fitness - Water Exercise
||Join us for an enjoyable exercise class designed to help increase cardiovascular strength and muscle tone. Water Exercise provides safe and effective muscle resistance without the impact to your joints. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Punch cards must be purchased prior to class.|| Both
|Youth Flag Football
||This program will introduce your child to the basics of football. Every participant receives equal playing time and has a chance to try each position throughout the season. The program structure consists of one practice and one game per week.
|Golf - Lil' Linkers
||This six-week program will introduce young or beginning golfers to the basic principles of golf through small group instruction and entertaining activities. Four stations will be utilized for instruction on putting, chipping, pitching, and the driving range. Upon completion of this program, participants will have learned basic rules of the game, golf etiquette, and will have played through the full course once.|| Spring/Summer
|Junior Golf Lessons
||The goal of this program is to introduce juniors to the game of golf through basic instruction, activities, and games. Weekly lessons include basic swing, fundamentals, grip, stance, posture, aim, driving, tee-shots, rules, and etiquette. Lessons provided at both The Meadows and Village Green public golf courses.
|Adult Kickball League
||Stay active and have fun by joining our Adult Kickball League! Combine your team of family members, friends, even co-workers, and enjoy the opportunity to play in a laid-back atmosphere.||Spring/Summer
|Learn to Skate
||Learn the basic skills of ice skating with our U.S. Figure Skating Skate With US program. This popular winter program is the basis for our annual event, The Moorhead Ice Show.
||Run, kick, shoot, score! The Sports Sampler program is a great way to get your child active by introducing them to various sports and physical education games such as kickball, soccer, and floor hockey.
||Learn to swim for fun and safety! All classes are taught in accordance with the Red Cross standard. Instructors are certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructors.|| Both
|Swim Lessons - Parent/Child
||The goal of this program is for the child to enhance comfort in the water and to introduce basic skills that will help prepare each child to enter the preschool level without parents. Parents will learn tips to encourage their child’s skill development.|| Both
|Swim Lessons - Private
||Give your child or yourself the opportunity to learn new skills and/or refine current skills in a relaxed, one-on-one setting. Instructors will tailor the class to fit each individual’s needs.|| Spring/Summer
|Summer Park Program
||These programs are held at the Neighborhood Recreation Centers located throughout the City. Recreation leaders provide scheduled activities including organized games, physical fitness, arts & crafts, field trips, and fun, educational activities. Each location will provide a different curriculum to meet the needs and interests of the children participating.|| Spring/Summer
|Tae Kwon Do
||Participants learn to reach their full potential with our confidence-building martial arts program. These sessions provide expert training in a fun and safe environment to produce positive results. Our belt promotion curriculum focuses on many areas of Tae Kwon Do, progressively improving each student’s skills and abilities. Give your child an edge in life and see the results last forever.|| Both
|Pee Wee Tennis
||This pre-beginners tennis program has been developed to introduce the game of tennis. Basic skills and entertaining games are the main focus of this program. Pee Wee Tennis is taught on a 36 foot court, using shorter racquets and foam/low compression tennis balls.
|Youth Tennis Lessons
||This program has been developed to introduce and improve the skills of the game of tennis. Basic skill development, drills, and games will be the main focus of this program, as well as strategy for singles and doubles and fitness. This program teaches tennis strokes, rules of the game, terminology, and will better prepare players for advanced levels.
||Children age 3-5 will enjoy a morning packed full of fun activities. This program will include physical fitness, story time, music, art projects, games, and learning activities.|| Both
|Youth Co-Ed Volleyball
||This fun and exciting program is designed to give 3rd-6th grade boys and girls an introduction to a sport they can enjoy well into their adult years. This six-week program will consist of three weeks of instructional work, followed by three weeks of games.|| Fall/Winter
|Winter Women's Volleyball
||If you're looking to participate in a weekly volleyball tournament, submit your team roster for our Winter Women's Volleyball program.