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Click on each of the images below to view updates on various City of Osseo events and other happenings! 

     Car Seat Safety              Mayor's Minute Febrary      Comprehensive Plan       Community Center Rental

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       Osseo Library                 Organics Recycling        Osseo Lions Organization        Medicine Drop Box
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Osseo Can Enjoy Maple Grove Community Center at Resident 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 and to pay in full at Osseo City Hall. The discounted Osseo rates are listed below. 

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 weekend; $3 weekday

Indoor Playground

$45

$4.50

$6

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. To find more information, pick up a flyer at 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.   


 

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Push for Petals
 - Ever wonder what makes downtown Osseo so quaint? Well, the hanging flower baskets are a huge part of the overall look and feel of historic downtown Osseo. You can help donate to the Push for Petals, and general landscaping maintenance on Central, by simply mailing your donation, along with the attached form, to City Hall. You can also contact City Hall (763.425.2624) for more information on how to donate. Happy Summer everyone!

 



Osseo High School Sports Updates
 - Curious about an upcoming Osseo High School sporting event or other information? Log on to osseo-orioles.com and learn about all the upcoming sporting events, updates on the high school teams, player profiles, coaches and much more! GO ORIOLES!



Osseo Offering FREE Fitness Classes at City Hall
 - The City of Osseo began hosts free fitness classes aimed at anyone 12 years of age and older and geared towards active adults. The classes are located at Osseo City Hall in the Community Center. No pre-registration is required. Simply show up in comfortable clothes and bring water!


Gentle Yoga - Soothe your mind while gently working your body to tone your muscles and improve felxibility during this one hour yoga session. Sessions are held every Monday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm, located in Community Room B. Please bring a towel or a yoga mat, and water. The session is instructed by Laurie Wolfe, Yoga Alliance RYT-200. 

Jazzercise Strength Chair - A seated chair (optional) workout featuring non-cardio workout with optional hand weights and strength training for a fun, low impact workout set to music. Sessions are held every Monday and Thursday from 11:00am - 11:45am, located in Community Room B. This session is instructed by Michelle.



OSSEO IS NAMED ONE OF SEVEN GREAT PLACES IN THE TWIN CITIES

On December 9, 2015, the Sensible Land Use Coalition (SLUC) awarded its third annual Great Places awards at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The seven Great Places recognized were: Grand Rounds (Minneapolis), cited as truly a legacy, born of a vision that has remained relevant over time; CHS Field (Saint Paul), praised as a place that hits all the marks – attractive, urban beautiful, modern, inviting and a great fit for an urban setting; Osseo Downtown (Osseo), called well done, a place with great community feel, with ample landscaping to soften the hardscape, a lovely central park and great small scale; Silverwood Park (St. Anthony), called peaceful and contemplative with a unique focus of using art to connect people with nature; Gale Woods (Minnetrista), hailed as an agricultural legacy, beautifully maintained, with excellent programming that provides an important opportunity for kids to learn the source of their food; Chestnut Plaza (Saint Paul), highlighted for its beautiful modern detail, its simplicity, great connectivity to trails, connection to downtown and link to the river; IDS Parklot, described as a lively gathering spot, well used in an area devoid of seating, finally providing a place to eat lunch outside downtown. These seven were selected among the 21 nominations received, representing a wide range of place types throughout the region, from temporary to legacy, urban to suburban, and  small to large. 

SLUC is a non-profit educational organization consisting of members from public and private sectors involved in development. For over 30 years, the Sensible Land Use Coalition has been a local leader in the peer-to-peer, cross-disciplinary exchange of information and ideas among Twin Cities land use professionals, using a balanced, sensible approach in providing land use education to the public and private sectors, and hosting low-cost, accredited, educational forums that address timely and relevant issues.

A Great Place is defined by the Sensible Land Use Coalition as one that is open to the public, regardless of whether publicly or privately owned. It is safe and accessible, fosters activity, evokes emotion, is memorable and has visual interest and special character. 

Click here for the Osseo video, created by Minneapolis College of Art and Design and McNally Smith College of Music students.

 


Geocaching Comes To Osseo - Nearly every electronic communications device on the market today has the ability to track or locate a place on our Earth using global positioning systems (GPS) and a set of coordinates. GPS users have been playing a game of hide-and-seek, allowing users to track small hidden canisters in a real-world treasure hunt. There are over 2,356,000 active Geocaches and 6,000,000 Geocachers worldwide, according to the official Geocaching website. The City of Osseo participates in the Geocache game as well. Within Osseo's borders, there are roughly a dozen hidden caches. Active seekers wandering into Osseo may look for these hidden treasures! You can too! Take on this new real-life treasure hunt, and best of luck finding the caches hidden here in Osseo. For more information or to get started, log on to www.geocaching.com and play today! 




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