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Originally opened in 1940, Riverside Pool is now an iconic summertime spot on the north end of town. This historic pool features a water slide, diving boards, toddler pool, and concessions.🌊Whether you’re splishin’ and splashin’ in the water, relaxing poolside, or perfecting your cannonballs, this cool pool is the place to be when the weather is hot.
For complete pool info visit www.gfparks.org/parks-facilities/pools-spray-parks/

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Located near the University of North Dakota campus, University Park has many amenities for year-round fun. Established in 1909, this beautiful and historic park features manicured flowerbeds and a large rock garden that are used by many for family pictures, senior pictures, and weddings.🌸Additionally, the park has a large spray park, picnic shelters (available for rental), tennis courts, horseshoe pits, a community room that doubles as a warming house for the outdoor ice-skating rink in the winter, and two baseball diamonds.

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A HUGE thank you to Scheels for providing food, drinks, and fun for youth baseball and softball players. An end of season celebration was great way to celebrate the success of an incredible season! ⚾️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Tennis is a great sport for people of all ages to enjoy, especially here in Grand Forks as we have an amazing tennis community! 🎾
Through the Park District and Choice Health & Fitness, we offer a variety of tennis programs for every age and skill level. Tennis in the Park, one of our most popular programs, is a great introductory program designed to teach students the fundamental strokes and techniques of tennis at various parks around town. Learn more at www.gfparks.org/programs-activities/youth/tennis/

Share your tennis photos with us using #YouBelongHere and #ILoveGFParks for a chance to win awesome prizes during our month-long celebration of National Parks and Rec month!
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Come on Barbie Let's Go Party!!💎🩷✨

Join us at Eagles Areas on August 1st for an unforgettable Barbie Party! Starting at 6:00 PM, dance the night away at our Barbie-themed dance party, followed by a special showing of The Barbie Movie!

Enjoy photo booth opportunities and delicious food available for purchase from our sponsor, Snowie. Wear your pink or dress up as Barbie or Ken and join in the costume contest for a chance to win amazing prizes! Don't miss out on the fun!💖✨
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Did you know that Richards West Park has a painting studio?? 🎨
Oil painting classes are offered for adults at various days and times throughout the summer. To learn more or to register for classes visit: www.gfparks.org/programs-activities/adult/oil-painting/

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GIRLS GOLF AND JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY ANNOUNCEMENT: The last two classes for Girls Golf and Junior Golf Academy will be held at Lincoln Golf Course.

Tuesday, July 23rd – at Lincoln Golf Course - Par 3 Day
Tuesday, July 30th – at Lincoln Golf Course - Play Day on the main course.

Starting & pick up times will remain as regularly scheduled.
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No matter your skill level, there’s a golf league for you! From Lincoln Ladies League, a laid-back fun league for women, to Men’s Match Play and more competitive Men’s and Ladies’ Leagues offered at King’s Walk, you’re sure to find the perfect fit. Leagues are a great way to get you out golfing regularly, meeting new people, and enjoying the summer months on the links! 🏌

Additionally, “Divot A Try”, held every Tuesday at 6:30 pm (May 28 – Aug. 6) on the King's Walk Driving Range provides women the opportunity to learn the game of golf through group lessons in a judgement-free, relaxed, setting! These weekly lessons include instruction from the Pros, range balls, contests/ games, and a voucher for a beverage in the clubhouse after your lesson. So, ladies, head out to King’s Walk Golf Course on Tuesday to “Divot A Try”!

Learn more about all the leagues offered at King’s Walk and Lincoln at www.kingswalk.org/golf/leagues

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Youth Baseball ⚾ (T-ball, Mites, Squirts, Peewees, Bantam) provides boys and girls ages 5-13 years the opportunity to enhance their skills, learn the responsibilities of teamwork, and have fun all summer long! www.gfparks.org/programs-activities/youth/baseball/

Share your best baseball photos from this season with us using #ILoveGFParks and #youbelonghere for a chance to win prizes all month long!
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Have you ever checked out the Rydell Skatepark at Kannowski Park? 🛹 This awesome park, opened in 2018, boasts features like a full bowl, quarter pipes, grind rails, and so much more for skaters, bikers, and scooter riders to enjoy! www.gfparks.org/parks-facilities/arenas-athletic-complexes/rydell-skatepark/

Have any great photos from the skatepark? Share them with us using #youbelonghere and #ILoveGFParks for a chance to win prizes all month long in celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month!
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Have you tried your hand at one of the fastest growing sports in the country? Pickleball, considered a social and low-impact sport, which mixes parts of tennis, badminton, and table tennis can be enjoyed by young and old players alike. Try out this fun sport at one of our designated pickleball courts located at Symington, Optimist Park courts, and the newly renovated Abbott Complex.

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Have you visited Skidmore Park? This hidden gem is located on the corner of North 5th Street and Gateway Drive and features a historic 5-ton horse trough amid a beautiful garden of flowers.

The park has recently undergone a series of renovations and there will be a neighborhood celebration tomorrow (Saturday, June 13). Check out event details here: www.facebook.com/events/1565235780759774

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Last night’s movie in the park was amazing! Thanks to everyone who came out and joined in on the fun 🎥🌳

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Future pros in the making!⛳️🏌️‍♂️
The Wee Linksters were hard at work on the course today at Kings Walk🏌️‍♀️
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The Grand Forks Parks & Recreation Foundation is committed to helping put big smiles on little faces!

Thanks to our generous foundation donors we are able to continue our mission of contributing to and promoting healthful lifestyles in our community through the development and enhancement of parks, playgrounds, recreational facilities, programs and activities for all people of Grand Forks, regardless of age, physical ability or economic position.

Check out all our amazing capital projects in the works by visiting us online at gfparksfoundation.org/

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What better way to spend a summer night than watching a movie outside in a beautiful park? The next Movie in the Park of the summer is TOMORROW!! Head on over to Lincoln Park Drive for an outdoor screening of the movie “Migration” at 6:00 pm. Thank you to our sponsor: Snowie

Snap a pic at the event and share it with us using #ILoveGFParks and #YouBelongHere for a chance to win some awesome prizes!
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Our community grows through fun, engaging programs that teach kids not only games but also life skills. Youth softball summer programs provide girls ages 5-15 a terrific opportunity to enhance their skills on the field, learn the responsibilities of teamwork, and strive for excellence 🥎

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Splish n’ Splash at Elks Pool to make the most of sunny summer days! ☀ Whether you’re jumping into the refreshing water, sliding down one of the three water slides, or simply lounging poolside with an ice-cold treat from the concession stand, you’re sure to have a grand time here!

For hours, rates, & pool info visit:
www.gfparks.org/.../poo.../elks-pool-and-spray-park/

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DELAYED OPENING: (7/8/24) Due to plumbing issues, Elks Pool will not open until 3:00pm *or later*

The Just for Fun swim bus is canceled today. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
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A picnic at the park is a fantastic way to spend a summer weekend! 🧺🪁 Renting a shelter is convenient for hosting any outdoor get-together to enjoy a summer celebration in a beautiful park setting, all with minimal cleanup…way easier than hosting at your house! Just another reason we love parks & rec! Various shelters come with amenities such as grills, power outlets, picnic tables, trash bins, and proximity to playgrounds and restrooms.

We offer 15 shelters available to rent located at Bringewatt, Jaycees, Optimist, Lincoln Drive, Sertoma, Riverside, & University – Book your next park party today at www.gfparks.org/parks-facilities/permits-reservations/shelters-reservations/

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