Brochure & Programs


Parks and Recreation Brochures

 Spring-Summer 2024 Brochure cover for digital link  

The Spring and Summer brochure is available in early February, and our Fall and Winter brochure is available in early August. 

Brochures are available to be picked up at the Parks and Recreation Office, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead City Hall, Main Ave and Azool Hornbacher's, Moorhead Cashwise and the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Click on the brochure to interactively browse our programs and events. You can register online, call 218.299.5340 to register over the phone, or complete our registration form in person and send by mail or email

Scholarships are available for Moorhead youth looking to receive financial assistance for recreation programming. Find more information and an application form on our Scholarship page. 

Moorhead Parks and Recreation seeks businesses and organizations interested in advertising in our spring/summer or fall/winter brochures, as well as our Meadows and Village Green course scorecards. View our Brochure Advertising Form and our Golf Scorecard Advertising Form for more information.

Parks and Recreation Programming
The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for youth, adults and seniors.

Program Description Season
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.
Adaptive Soccer
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 Sports Sampler
This program, for youth with special needs, will explore different sports and physical education-type games, while focusing on interacting with others and learning how to participate in group activities.
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. 

Adaptive Swim Lessons - Private
These lessons use an individualized approach to help participants with special needs develop skills to safely enjoy the water. These lessons are taught one-on-one with an instructor who makes water-safety skills developmentally appropriate for each participant.
 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. Both
Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid - Blended Learning Course This Red Cross course will teach the skills necessary to recognize and provide immediate care for breathing problems, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses to help victims of any age. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid valid for two years. Fall/Winter
Adult Kickboxing Kickboxing is a martial art blending boxing with karate and incorporating barefoot kicking techniques.  Both
After School Adventures
This program offers a variety of 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!
This program is funded from resources provided to the City of Moorhead through the Community Development Block Grant. Registration must be completed at the Parks and Recreation office, through email, or after the program as begun, you may register on-site.
Art - Youth 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 

Baseball -

Big Bopper

Big Bopper is a six-week program for 5-year-old boys and girls that focuses on fundamentals, teamwork, and having fun!

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Pop Up teaches basic fundamentals and teamwork of baseball for boys and girls in fourth and fifth grade.  Spring/Summer

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Rookie teaches basic fundamentals and teamwork of baseball for boys and girls in second and third grade.

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T-Ball teaches basic fundamentals and teamwork of baseball for boys and girls in first grade. Spring/Summer

Basketball -


Dribble, pass, shoot, and learn the game of basketball! This is an excellent program for young boys and girls in first and second grade, to learn and play the basics of the game. Have fun using junior size basketballs and six-foot baskets. Fall/Winter

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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
Flag Football - Youth
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

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Junior 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.
Jiu Jitsu Jiu Jitsu is a martial art focused on grappling and ground techniques. Jiu Jitsu teaches discipline, respect, cooperation, confidence and how to deal with victories and defeats. Participants will improve balance and other motor skills while having fun. Both
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.
Lifeguard Certification - Blended Learning Course
This course includes comprehensive training in water rescue, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and first aid skills. Participants will learn to recognize and respond effectively to emergencies, as well as drowning and injury prevention. Certification Issued: Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Valid for 2 years.
Lifeguard Review - Blended Learning
This review course is for lifeguards who are currently certified and wish to extend their certification. This course includes water rescues, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and first aid skills. Certification Issued: Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Valid for 2 years.
Red Cross Babysitting Course A hands-on course will teach you to be a professional and reliable babysitter while having safety as your first priority. You will learn how to recognize and respond to emergencies, choose age-appropriate activities, and recognize and handle a range of behaviors. This course includes an American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification that is valid for two years. Fall/Winter/Spring
Shou Shu Self-Defense  Shou Shu is a martial art in which students will learn self-defense techniques for a range of situations. These classes develop confidence, discipline, respect and courage in a fun environment.  Both

Skateboarding Club and Camps

Have fun, practice coordination and determination and gain confidence in our new skate club and camps program from Sleep Talk Skate. These sessions will introduce participants to skateboarding and progressively improve each student's skills and abilities. Participants will get comfortable pushing around on a skateboard and learn kick turns, balance and board control, ollieing and dropping in before working on new tricks and skills with experienced skateboarders. Skateboards and helmets are required, and pads are encouraged. Gear rental is available for an additional for an additional $10/session. Summer
Sports Sampler
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.
Swim Lessons
Learn to swim for fun and safety! Our swim program provides a comprehensive approach to swimming and water safety that teaches participants how to swim skillfully, while learning to think and act safely in, on, and around water.  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

Tennis -

Pee Wee

This pre-beginner's 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.

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Youth 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.
Tiny Treasures
Children aged 3-5 will enjoy a variety of fun activities including 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 four-week program will consist of three weeks of instructional work, followed by three weeks of games.   Fall/Winter