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Fitness, Exercise & Sport Classes
You have one body, mind, and spirit. Keep it movin' and gruvin' with the functional group fitness training called GRUVE! GRUVE is fitness program with simple, easy to follow choreography with 20 minutes of dance aerobics, 15 minutes of strength training and 15 minutes of stretching.
For ages 16+
Classes are held on Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:50 p.m. and on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. at the Robbinsdale Public Safety Facility building (downstairs police and fire) 4101 Hubbard Ave N, Robbinsdale
Fee: $45/month or $15 for one class.
Register with Luanna at email@example.com or call 763-438-9365
Pickleball is a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton. It is played on a court similar to tennis, where players hit a whiffle ball with paddle that is slightly bigger than a ping-pong paddle. This is the fastest growing sport in America and once you play it once, you'll know why. This is an extremely fun sport that can easily translate to tennis or other hand-eye coordination sports. We hope you give it a try!!
Spring Session: Wednesdays, April 15-May 20 at Hidden Valley Park
Fall Session: Wednesdays, September 9-October 14 at Hidden Valley Park
Beginner: 6-7 pm
Advanced: 7-8 pm
Spring Activity #121002 (click to register)
Fall Activity #321002 (click to register)
The purpose of this classical martial art of Korean and Chinese origin is to develop confidence through the integration of intellect, body, emotion and spirit. Unsurpassed in kicking techniques, this program will improve balance, flexibility and fitness with valuable self defense techniques. Program is offered throughout the year. Participants pay on a month by month basis and can start at the first of any month. Participants can train individually or as a family. Additional optional fees for uniform, testing and tournaments are paid to instructor.
***Families can train together! Maximum fee for a family living in the same household is $100 per month, but must register for the same month at the same time.
Spring Adult Activity #120601 (click to register)
Summer Adult Activity #220601 (click to register)
Person, 17 years & older*
Mon. & Wed. 7:30-9:00 p.m.
and Sat. 10:30 am-noon
$64/month $62 online by the 25th
Youth, ages 4-6 years
Wednesdays, 6:00-6:45 p.m.
$28/month or $26 online by the 25th
Youth, ages: 7-16 years
Mondays & Wednesdays
$45/month $43 online by the 25th
Have fun, stay in shape and meet new friends while playing the lifetime sport of tennis!
Beginner classes are for those who have little or no tennis experience. Learn the basic strokes and begin to rally. All participants will be given a new HEAD tennis racquet! All classes are taught by USTA-trained instructors.
Advanced classes are for those who know the basic strokes and are working further on ball tracking, movement and consistency. Players are ready for introductory social match play. All classes are taught by USTA-trained instructors.
Wednesdays, July 8-August 12 at the New Hope Community Gyms
Beginner: 6:15-7:15 pm
Advanced: 7:15-8:15 pm
Activity #221003 (click to register)
Interested in joining a recreational tennis league? New Hope Parks and Recreation is coordinating leagues. Call: 763-531-5151 or check online: www.newhopemn.gov/city_hall/parks_and_recreation for all the details and how to register.
Special Interests, Art and Trips
Join us for these Adult Explorer programs with Three Rivers providing outdoor, nature-focused experiences that are affordable, accessible and great fun.
BIRDING-Hike with a naturalist to discover which busy birds are using the park. Meet at MAC Wildlife Area, 61st Ave and Lee Ave N, Brooklyn Center. Register by May 7.
Thursday, May 21 from 6-8 pm at Crystal MAC Wildlife Area
BIKING TOUR-Explorer local trails and discover new locations and connections. Use a provided bike or bring your own. Meet at Bassett Creek Park, 3195 Welcome Ave N. Register by June 3.
Wednesday, June 17 from 6-8 at Bassett Creek Park
STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING-Test your balance skills while learning the skills of Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) which is a cross between surfing and paddling. Meet at Fish Lake Park, 14900 Bass Lake Rd, Maple Grove. Register by June 29.
Monday, July 13 or Wednesday July 15 from 6-8 pm at Fish Lake Regional Park
Fee $20 each
ARCHERY-Try your archery skills. Learn techniques and play fun games. Meet at Robbinsdale Community Gym and Fitness Center 3730 Toledo Ave N, Robbinsdale. Register by Aug. 7.
Tuesday, August 18 from 6-8 pm at RCGFC.
Activity #220711 (click to register)
In these courses you will learn how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This class includes Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training. Adult CPR is for victims 12 years and older. Pediatric CPR is for victims under 12 years old. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive an American Red Cross certificate valid for 2 years. Register at least 1 week before session date.
For ages 13+
Saturday, March 28; Adult CPR/AED from 9-12 p.m. & Pediatric CPR/AED from 1-4:30 p.m. At New Hope City Hall; 4401 Xylon Ave
Fee: $64/per class
Activity #110504 (click to register)
Learn the history of Batiking while creating your own design or pattern and applying wax in class. A traditional blue dye will be used in class. Youth age 12 and older are welcome to attend. Instruction by Merry Time Arts.
For Ages 12+
Saturday, March 7 from 9-12 p.m. at the Crystal Community Center; 4800 Douglas Dr. N
Activity #140101 (click to register)
Are you looking for a chance to network, share tips & techniques with fellow artists? Bring your own supplies and join us on Tuesdays from 7-9 pm at the Public Safety Building, Community Room. Anyone 16+ is welcome to attend and best of all it is FREE!!!
Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Public Safety Building, Community Room 4101 Hubbard Ave N, Robbinsdale (in the basement of the police department).
Join us for book club from 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at Robbinsdale City Hall, 4100 Lakeview Ave N, Sixth Corner Room. Books are listed below or click on the hyperlink to view a printable flyer.
March 3- The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz
April 7- The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton
May 5- Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
June 2- Still Life by Louise Penny
For more information or to register call 763-531-1272
1. Check out books from a library or purchase from a bookstore.
2. Participants are encouraged to attend all discussions but are free to attend when their schedule permits or only those books that are of interest.
3. Read the book and come with 2-3 points you’d like to discuss. Examples: clarification, points of interest, agree - disagree, characters, values, dilemmas, issues, significant, emotions, feelings-thoughts about the book, author’s style, characters, etc.
4. If you do not read the books consider coming to the group anyway; you may like to listen to the discussion. However, please don’t expect the book to be summarized.
5. Express thoughts with your personal point of view. Expect and enjoy differences of opinion.
6. Encourage others to speak their thoughts about the book.
7. Everyone is encouraged to take a turn as book co-leader and/or host/hostess (book-leadership is not a requirement to join the discussion group.)
8. Make a donation to the refreshment kitty.
Add sparkle and charm to your potted plants and garden. Supplies and tools will be provided to make two stakes. Bring garden gloves are suggested to protect your hands when bending and curling the wire. Class taught by Oyaas Originals. Register May 1.
Saturday, May 9 from 10-12 pm at the Crystal Community Center
Activity #120103 (click to register)
Create a beautiful "painting" completely out of wool roving. Learn to use a wet felting process to
create one of a kind images in wool that can be framed or hung on a wall. Dress to get messy.
Register May 4.
Tuesday, May 12 from 6-9 pm at the Crystal Community Center
Activity #120101 (click to register)
Each month we will explore and creative three recipes. Learn healthy ways to cook and use the produce from your garden. June: Rhubarb and Greens. July: Cucumbers and Summer Squash. August: Tomatoes and Eggplant. Registration deadline one week prior to class date.
Thursdays, 6-7:30 at the Crystal Community Center
June 25 Rhubarb and Greens
July 23 Cucumbers and Summer Squash
August 27 Tomatoes and Eggplant
Fee $20 per or $45 for all three
Activity #221202 (click to register)
Creating a “healthy bracelet”. Select gems that have special meaning to you based on the history and the benefits of the gem. All materials provided. Instruction by Oyaas Originals.
Saturday, March 14 from 10-11 a.m. at the Crystal Community Center; 4800 Douglas Dr. N
Activity #120108 (click to register)
Join us on Thursdays (dates listed below) and enjoy an afternoon of great movies and snacks. Movies are shown on a projection screen with surround sound. Robbinsdale Recreation Services will show a mixture of classic and recent releases. Have a request? We’d love to hear it! So pull up a chair, feel free to bring a pillow for added comfort, sit back and enjoy our feature film on the big screen.
When: THURSDAYS (Dates listed below) from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (Approximate, depends on length of movie)
February 20 Forever Young
March 5 The Lion King
March 19 My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Where: Police and Fire Building, Community Meeting Room (lower level); 4101 Hubbard Avenue North, Robbinsdale
Fee: $1.00 (covers cost of refreshments, movie license, and movie)
Register: To register or for more information, please call 763-531-1272
February 20 Forever Young
Director: Steve Miner 1992 102 minutes Starring: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, & Elijah Wood
In this three-hanky romantic melodrama, a test pilot, distraught over the death of his girlfriend, volunteers to be a subject in a risky experiment and allows himself to be cryogenically frozen for 12 months. The year is 1939 and he is to come out in 1940. Unfortunately, something goes wrong and he is forgotten. Fifty years later, a pair of kids find the remains of the test facility and thaw him out. He comes out just fine and ends up having a wonderful effect on the lives of one of the kids and his attractive single mother while trying to adjust his new world. The sad part comes when he learns that his lover from long ago was only in a coma and fully recovered.
March 5 The Lion King
Director: Jon Favreau 2019 110 minutes Starring: Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Billy Eichner, & Seth Rogen
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new "The Lion King" journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother-and former heir to the throne-has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
March 19 My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Director: Joel Zwick 2002 95 minutes Starring: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, & Lainie KazanToula
Portokalos is 30, Greek, and works in her family's restaurant, Dancing Zorba's, in Chicago. All her father Gus wants is for her to get married to a nice Greek boy. But Toula is looking for more in life. Her mother convinces Gus to let her take some computer classes at college (making him think it's his idea). With those classes under her belt, she then takes over her aunt's travel agency (again making her father think it's his idea). She meets Ian Miller, a high school English teacher, WASP, and dreamboat she had made a fool of herself over at the restaurant; they date secretly for a while before her family finds out. Her father is livid over her dating a non-Greek. He has to learn to accept Ian; Ian has to learn to accept Toula's huge family, and Toula has to learn to accept herself.
In this edition of our Local Author Series, take a culinary journey around Lake Superior with author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley, creators of the travel book Lake Superior Flavors. Norton and Dilley will share photos from their journeys to (and around) the lake, and tell stories of fruitcake-baking monks, intrepid herring fishermen, a bread bakery hidden in the northwoods of Michigan, Finnish diners, and much more at the Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive N.
The fee is $3, payable at the door. Register by calling Ryan Parks at 763-531-1272 to ensure a seat. Register by April 17.
A copy of the book will be available to purchase on site. The book is also available through the Hennepin County Library (https://www.hclib.org) if you would like to check it out prior to this event.
This programs is sponsored by the cities of Robbinsdale, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, and Robbinsdale Area Schools.
Book Synopsis: “From the founders of the popular food website Heavy Table comes Lake Superior Flavors, a celebration of food culture around the shores of the greatest of the Great Lakes. Author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley take readers on a culinary tour around Lake Superior, hitting high-traffic tourist spots and cultural institutions as well as off-the-beaten-path discoveries.
Norton and Dilley also meet food producers and artisans—fishermen, cheesemakers, brewers, and more—and explore the culinary history and current food culture of four distinct regions. Along the North Shore of Minnesota, Norton and Dilley ride along with a herring fisherman struggling to preserve his way of life. In Thunder Bay and Ontario, the authors investigate the roots of the locavore movement in a remarkable conversation with an Ojibwe woman about native food. In the remote Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan, the pair encounters a group of philosophical gourmet monks who make jam from foraged berries. And along the south shore of the lake, they talk with a Wisconsin cheesemaker and goatherd who takes his flock on a nightly walk—cocktail in hand. Alongside Norton and Dilley’s travelogues are capsule reviews of restaurants, insightful tasting notes, and sidebars featuring important dishes of each region—from smoked fish and skillet-popped wild rice to pannukakku (Finnish pancakes) and cudighi (Italian meatball sandwiches).
Showcasing the wild beauty and rugged authenticity of the places and people along the circle tour, Lake Superior Flavors is ideal for local foodies and for visitors who want to learn about food traditions through delicious eating and lively traveling.”
Join us for a day at the beautiful Arboretum in Chaska. Includes a narrated tram tour. A Boxed lunch will be provided.
Bus Pick Up/Drop off: Robbinsdale City Hall.
When: Wednesday, June 24, 9 am-2:30 pm
Activity #221105 (click to register)
Enjoy a leisurely cruise and buffet along the shores of St. Croix River. Boarding in Hudson.
Bus Pick Up/Drop off: Robbinsdale City Hall.
When: Wednesday, Aug. 12,10 am-2:30 pm
Activity #221104 (click to register)
Paint a beautiful summer scene in watercolors. All supplies and step by step instructions are included. This is a great no fear way to learn to paint in watercolors. Register July 2.
Saturday, July 11 from 9:30-11:30 am at the Crystal Community Center
Activity #220101 (click to register)
Join us on Monday afternoons from 1-4 pm (except holidays) and learn different techniques while socializing and networking with other. Occasional instruction. Meet at the Public Safety Building, Community Room. Free to attend.
Monday from 1-4 pm
Public Safety Building, Community Room; 4101 Hubbard Ave N, Robbinsdale (basement of police dept.)
Free to attend, occasional fee only when instruction is provided.
Thursday night league offered Fall, Winter, and Spring at the Robbinsdale Community Gyms. Rules
Monday night league offered Fall and Winter/Spring at the Robbinsdale Community Gyms. Rules
Robbinsdale offers open Volleyball night on Wednesdays at the the Robbinsdale Community Gyms. Check out the Community Gym & Fitness Center Page for the current gym schedule. Got kids, check out our youth page for current youth Volleyball Programs.
Robbinsdale offers a variety of open indoor soccer play at the Robbinsdale Community Gyms. Check out the Community Gym & Fitness Center Page for the current gym schedule. Got kids, check out our youth page for current youth Soccer Programs.
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