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Osseo Parks & Recreation Committee


The Parks & Recreation Committee serves as an advisory board to the Osseo City Council. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month in February, May, August, and November and more frequently at special meetings (as needed). 

Osseo Parks and Recreation Committee Members:

Councilmember Larry Stelmach (Term expires 12/31/2018)
Councilmember Anne Zelenak (Term expires 12/31/2018)
Dee Bonn (Term expires 12/31/2019)
Brittney Quant (Term expires 12/31/2018)
Alden Webster (Term expires 12/31/2017)
Chair Kerstin Schulz (Term expires 12/31/2017)
Vice Chair Sloan Wallgren (Term expires 12/31/2018)

Staff liason: Nancy Smebak Abts
 

Parks and Recreation Committee Agenda


The Osseo Parks and Recreation Committee agenda for TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 


Parks and Recreation Committee Packet


The Osseo Parks and Recreation Committee packet for TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 


 

Parks and Recreation Committee Minutes

To access the Parks and Recreation Committee minutes, please click on the meeting date below:

October 4, 2016
July 14, 2016

April 5, 2016
March 10, 2016
January 5, 2016
October 6, 2015


 


Bike Grant Classes


Cycles for Change
 will host a series of Bike Grant Classes in Osseo in 2016 and 2017. Classes will be held on Saturday mornings at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, located at 710 Broadway Street East in Osseo. At the end of three classes, participants will receive a quality refurbished bike, lock, lights, and helmet.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.discoverosseo.com/event/osseo-bike-grant-classes-session-1/or contact Nancy at nabts@ci.osseo.mn.us

Osseo Parks are Tobacco-Free

Osseo recently joined many other cities, counties, and districts that are tobacco-free. The City Council approved its Outdoor Parks and Recreational Facilities Tobacco-Free Policy at the June 13, 2011, Council meeting. This means there should be NO tobacco use of any kind in either Sipe Park or Boerboom Park in Osseo. Signs will be posted soon stating the parks are Tobacco-Free. See more information in the Policy Maker's Guide to Tobacco-Free Policies for Community Park Systems.


Boerboom Veterans Park

Located at Central Avenue and 4th Street in downtown Osseo, Henry J. Boerboom Veterans Memorial Park offers a bandshell where concerts and performances are held during the summer months, along with movies and music in the park each Tuesday evening throughout the summer. The park is shaded, has picnic tables, and is beautifully landscaped. Large monuments commemorate the names of residents who have served in several wars. Boerboom Park is directly east across the street from City Hall, 415 Central Avenue, Osseo.

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Farmers Market

Osseo Farmers Market - Local vendors sell a wide range of fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and other goods. The Osseo Farmers Market is open during the summer season every Tuesday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM and is located on 5th Street NE off Central Avenue, just to the north of Boerboom Park. 

If you have any questions regarding the Osseo Farmers Market or would like to be considered as a vendor, call Karen at 763-425-2624 or email her at kbroden@ci.osseo.mn.us


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Sipe Park

Located in the southeastern part of Osseo, Sipe Park is home to summer recreation activities. The park has tennis courts, a ball field, playground equipment, and lights. To reserve the ballfield for your use, please contact Public Services Director Rick Hass at 763-425-5741 or by email.

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Recreation

A summer recreation program is handled through the Osseo Maple Grove Athletic Association (Osseo School District). Please visit their website for more information.

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Osseo Residents Enjoy Maple Grove Community Center at Reduced Rates

Swim at the Grove Cove Aquatic Center pools, play with your kids at the Indoor Playground, shoot some hoops in the Gymnasium, or put on some skates for gliding around the Ice Arena at the Maple Grove Community Center (MGCC).  Osseo and Maple Grove councils worked together to provide reduced rates so Osseo residents have two great ways to save money while taking advantage of the recreational opportunities offered at MGCC.  

One option is a reduced rate on a single or family annual membership.  Both All Building and Pool memberships are available.  The discount is available by signing up for the membership at Osseo City Hall and to pay in full. 

Membership

All Building

Pool

Youth/Senior

$185

$145

Adult

$205

$170

Family

$400

$350

 

Another money-saving option for Osseo residents is to purchase ten-count coupon books at Osseo City Hall.  Each coupon is redeemable for one daily admission to the specific area.  You may also purchase a single coupon for one admission for any age.  The coupon books are a great value and the best part is ‑- they never expire! 

Type

Coupon Book (10 count)

Single Coupon

Non-Resident Single Rate

All Building

$85

$8.50

$10

Pool

$65

$6.50

$8

Open Skating

$45

$4.50

$6

Indoor Playground

$45

$4.50

$6 weekend; $3 weekday

Gymnasium

$45

$4.50

$6


Hours of operation vary by area.  Monthly schedules and rules for the pool, ice arena and gym are available under each recreational area at www.maplegrovecommunitycenter.org.

Purchase memberships or coupons at Osseo City Hall. For more information, pick up a flyer at Osseo City Hall or visit the Maple Grove Community Center website www.maplegrovecommunitycenter.org for specific details on what is included in each type of membership, the terms and conditions, cancellation fees and other pertinent information.  Maple Grove Community Center is located at 12951 Weaver Lake Road.   


Osseo Cemeteries

The City of Osseo has three cemeteries located within its city limits. 

For cemetery information (including contact information) click here.  

 

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