The Recreation Division offers many special events throughout the year. For information on how to register for these events, visit the Registration Information page.

Starlight Cinema

Get ready for an epic outdoor movie series, featured on a two-story inflatable screen with eight stadium speakers! This summer series is a collaboration between local businesses and Woodbury Parks and Recreation. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating.

Ojibway Park bandshell, 2695 Ojibway Drive
Free
Movie begins at dusk (times will be available closer to each event)

Saturday, Aug. 6 "Inside Out" (rated PG, 102 minutes)
Saturday, Sept. 3 "Avengers" (rated PG-13, 143 minutes)

 

Join Woodbury Parks and Recreation as we partner again with Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation to offer our annual Kids Race Series! Register for one, two or all three fun races! Routes will be well-marked to aid in a successful run. Participants should arrive on time and direction will be given for their start time. Participants will receive a T-shirt and Powerade® at each race. Pre-register to secure your spot; day-of registration will only be available if space is available.

Kids Duathlon: Bike it. Run it. Du it!
Bike and run to test your endurance in this duathlon! Youth will bike two miles and run one mile along the trails of Ojibway Park. All participants must bring their own bike; wear athletic shoes and a well-fitting bike helmet.

Ages 6-12
Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive
Saturday, July 23, Ages 6-9 9 a.m. #550911-02
Saturday, July 23, Ages 10-12 10 a.m. #550911-03
Cost: $25

Kids Glo Run: Light it up!

A run in the dark-sweet! Participants will be given race shirts prior to the start that GLO along with neon sweat bands to LIGHT IT UP! Wear your own glowing or neon attire for extra fun. Neon signs will guide runners on the approximant one mile route. Stick around after the run and enjoy bonfire and treats. Event will end no later than 8:30 p.m.
Ages 6-12
Ojibway Park, Woodbury
Saturday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m.* #550911-04
Cost: $25

*Arrive at 7 p.m. to get GLO gear on and prepare for a start time of 7:30 p.m.


Coin Carnival

Join us for fun and games at this year’s Coin Carnival. The day will include games, prizes, a bounce house, temporary tattoos, crazy hair, Puppet Wagon shows and more. Hot dogs and concessions will be sold onsite.

Ages 2-12 accompanied by an adult
Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive (rain location: Bielenberg Sports Center field house)
Friday, July 22
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tickets for all activities will be sold onsite
Volunteers ages 13 and older are needed. Send an email to Jon at jhagen@ci.woodbury.mn.us or call (651) 414-3456 if interested.

Kids Duathlon: Bike it. Run it. Du it.

Join Woodbury Parks and Recreation as we partner again with Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation to offer our annual Kids Race Series! Register for one, two or all three fun races! Routes will be well-marked to aid in a successful run. Participants should arrive on time and direction will be given for their start time. Participants will receive a T-shirt and Powerade® at each race. Pre-register to secure your spot; day-of registration will only be available if space is available.

Bike and run to test your endurance in this duathlon! Youth will bike two miles and run one mile along the trails of Ojibway Park. All participants must bring their own bike; wear athletic shoes and a well-fitting bike helmet.

Ages 6-12
Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive
Saturday, July 23, Ages 6-9 9 a.m. #550911-02
Saturday, July 23, Ages 10-12 10 a.m. #550911-03
Cost: $25

Story Time

Enjoy story time with your children at the R. H. Stafford Library located in Woodbury, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, Minnesota 55125. For more information, call (651) 731-1320.

Preschool Storytime - Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
For children preschool through kindergarten age and their caregivers. Stories, songs and fingerplays to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome.

Toddler Storytime - Tuesday, 10:30-10:55 a.m.
For children toddler age and their caregivers. Stories, songs and fingerplays to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Siblings welcome.

Baby Storytime - Wednesdays, 10:30-11:05 a.m.
For children from birth-2 years and their caregivers. Books, songs and fingerplays to encourage the development of early literacy skills. Followed by short play time. Siblings welcome.



Performances in the Park

Ojibway Park bandshell performances - 2695 Ojibway Drive

In case of inclement weather, these performances will be held at the Central Park Amphitheater

Friday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. The Big Epic Show, Kids dance party

 

Puppet Wagon Schedule

Mondays, June 13-Aug. 15 (no show July 4)

9 a.m. Shawnee Park, 6515 Scheel Drive
9:30 a.m. Potawatomi Park, 1201 Parkwood Drive
10 a.m. Chippewa Park, 2197 Queens Drive
10:30 a.m. Ridgegate Park, 7749 Dunmore Road
11 a.m. Bailey's Arbor Park, 10909 Maple Boulevard

Tuesdays, June 14-Aug. 16 (no show July 5)

9 a.m. Madison's Place playground, 4125 Radio Drive
9:30 a.m. Victoria Park, 7430 Newbury Road
10 a.m. Wedgewood Park, 3495 Williamburg Parkway
10:30 a.m. Liberty Ridge Park, 1375 Eagle View Boulevard
11 a.m. Colby Lake Park, 9715 Valley Creek Road
6 p.m. Edgewater Park, 3100 Edgewater Drive
6:30 p.m. Cobblestone Park, 7949 Cobblestone Road
7 p.m. Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Drive

Wednesdays, June 15-Aug. 17

9 a.m. Summit Pointe Park, 1599 Interlachen Parkway
9:30 a.m. Stonemill Farms Park, 11500 Sawmill Curve
10 a.m. Dancing Waters Park, 10980 Dancing Water Parkway
10:30 a.m. Powers Lake, 10000 Brookview Road
11 a.m. Evergreen West Park, 1033 Tamberwood Trail

Thursdays, June 16-Aug. 18

9 a.m. Ridge Park, 3525 Parkers Drive
9:30 a.m. Pioneer Park, 2670 Wimbledon Drive
10 a.m. Timberlea Park, 8095 Boulder Ridge
10:30 a.m. Fairway Meadows Park, 2230 Woodcrest Drive
11 a.m. Colby Lake Park, 9715 Valley Creek Road