Amazing Race

Check out this amazing activity for kids at the McDonough Rec Center! Looks like a blast!


Price:  Free
Ages:  At least 6 but less than 13
Gender:  Coed
Spaces:  Unlimited openings
Registration Dates:  Standard registration opens: Mar 4, 2019 6am
Internet registration opens: Mar 4, 2019 6am

Description: Youth participants will go in search of the Lost City of Atlantis. Participants will team up with their rec center to complete challenges and solve clues that will lead them to their final destination. Contact your local rec center to see if they are participating.

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Wheelock Parkway Reconstruction Phase IV

This communication is to inform you of street reconstruction occurring on Wheelock Parkway between Western Avenue and Rice Street.

The parkway will be closed to thru traffic with some sections fully closed to traffic.

We anticipate pavement removals and excavation to begin after the July 4th holiday, with crews onsite beforehand in preparation for construction.

Project updates will be posted weekly at

Please direct questions to Project Inspector Ryan Lowry at 651-775-6674.

Restore! Events at Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary 

Restore! Events at Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary 

We are holding drop-in events to assist in restoration of Bruce Vento and Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary. No experience is necessary- this is a great activity for anyone who wants to get outside, explore a new park and learn about restoring our natural areas.

Dates: Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 26

Registration: Help us determine the amount of supplies we need to bring each week. Register here: Trout Brook Registration

Who: Individuals or small groups. If accommodations are needed please let us know.


Why: Our nature sanctuaries are home to a diverse native prairie plant community. Volunteers play a huge role in restoring this park’s native habitat. They help us control invasive species that threaten the integrity of the native plant community! Explore a new park, give back to the community, be outside and meet awesome people!

Meeting Locations:

  • Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary (1200 Jackson St, Saint Paul 55117 ) CLICK HERE for a map of the meeting location.

What to Bring: All tools will be provided. We ask that you bring full water bottles, wear long pants and closed toed-shoes. Please dress for the weather.


Questions: email Tricia at