Parks & Recreation

New Online Registration System

We have transfered to a new, more user-friendly online registration system, Max Galaxy.  Please note there is a change in how activities and programs are listed in the new system. Under the registration tab there are two categories: League Registration and Activity Registration. 

Under the league registration tab you will find: T-ball and Squirt Ball

Under the activity registration tab you will find: Swim lessons, Track, Junior Golf, Learn to Skate Hockey, Summer Camps and TR Friday Camp

Now Hiring

The Parks and Recreation Department is now hiring the following positions:

  • Therapeutic Recreation Group Lead
  • Therapeutic Recreation Camp Staff
  • Guest Services Brooktree - Seasonal/Temporary
  • Guest Services Lead Brooktree - Seasonal/Temporary
  • Water Aerobics Instructor - Substitute

Click here for job descriptions and to apply. 

Brooktree Memberships now available!

Memberships are available at the Parks & Recreation Office during regular business hours.  Purchase your season pass before we open and receive a free Guest Pass for 18-holes, purchase your season pass in April and be entered to win one of two 20-round cart punch cards!  (Those who purchased earlier will also be entered in the drawing.)  New packages are available to cater to how you want to play.  And...in 2018...we've added three new reciprocal courses for our members.  We've added Meadow Greens in Austin, Waseca Lakeside Club and Faribault Country Club!  Only members can play reciprocal courses for such a low price! 

Brooktree Clubhouse Hours:

April 24 - 7:30am - 1:00pm

April 25 - 7:30am - 1:00pm

April 26 - 10:30am - 1:00pm

**Hours are subject to change.  Please call ahead to ensure clubhouse is open.

Special Events     

Archery Day - May 12, 10:00am to 2:00pm - May 12 is National Archery Day!  We'll celebrate with a grand opening of the Archery Range at 711 Elm Ave.  We'll have demonstrations, a learning session, archery rules, games and more!  Equipment will be available to try.    

Rec On The Go - May 19 - We’re celebrating National Kids to Parks Day on May 19, by kicking off Rec on the Go for the season!  We’ll be rolling into a couple local parks and neighborhoods that day and throughout the summer with sports, arts and crafts, games and fun.  Join us this summer at one of our FREE Rec On The Go sites!  Look on our website and Facebook page for more information and locations; we might just pull into your neighborhood and bring recreation to you!   

May 19 Schedule:

  • 9:00 – 10:00am – Soccer Complex
  • 10:30 – 11:30am – Lincoln Apartment Complex
  • 1:00 – 2:00pm – Jaycee Park

Calendar Photo Contest - Submit your favorite park or trail photo for your chance to win a $25 or $10 gift card and be featured in the 2019 Owatonna Parks and Recreation calendar!  Submit your photo by email to: Jessica.Abrahams@ci.owatonna.mn.us or mail photos to: 540 West Hills Circle, Owatonna, Attn: Jessica. Submission deadline is October 12, 2018 and must include the photographer’s name and phone number. View the contest flyer for more details.

Suggestion Box

Do you have a suggestion for us?  Did we do a good job with something?  We are always looking at ways to improve and love hearing when you enjoy an activity.  Click on the link below, and let us know!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/prsuggestionbox

Summer Brochure (click on the cover below)

Browse through our Summer Brochure for information on upcoming programs and events.

Youth Registration

We are now taking registrations for the following:

  • Youth Lacrosse
  • Little League Baseball*
  • Girls Fastpitch*
  • T-Ball
  • Squirt Ball

Registration Begins April 26 for the following:

  • Summer Swimming Lessons
  • Track
  • Junior Golf
  • Learn to Skate Hockey
  • Summer Camps
  • Therapeutic Recreation: Leisure Swim
  • Therapeutic Recreation: Friday Camp

Register online using our new registration system, Max Galaxy, in person at the Parks & Recreation office or call 507-444-4321  

*Baseball and softball registrants are encouraged to register in person to try on uniforms. Register at the Park & Rec Office Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm. 

Park Pavilion Rentals

Pavilion Rentals are available one year in advance.  Call the Parks and Recreation office at 444-4321 or stop by our office to make a reservation. Payment is due at the time of the reservation. 

 

 

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