Youth 

Elk River Parks and Recreation offers a variety of youth programs for kids from age 3 - 17! To ensure registration, we encourage you to register your child early.  All activities have a maximum enrollment and also have a minimum enrollment and can be cancelled if there are an insufficient number enrolled. Our activities change with every season, so check back often to see what we are offering.

How to Register Your Child: 

You can complete your child's registration online by clicking on the activity or you can go to the Parks and Recreation office during normal business hours. Payment must accompany registration. For information on our scholarship program for qualifying families, click here.   

Coming Soon! Preschool Soccer held at the YMCA!

Soccer Shots Free Fun Day!

Soccer Shots will be providing a free interactive demonstration for children ages 2-8 prior to our inaugural winter 2020 season. Please make sure your child is wearing closed toed shoes. (No Cleats) A certified Soccer Shots coach will guide the children through Soccer Island!

Ages 2-3 - 10:00-10:30 a,m., 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Ages 4-5 - 11:00-11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Ages 6-8 - 12:00-12:30 p.m., 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. held at the YMCA Gym. Register online at msp.Soccershots.com


  1. Recreational Opportunities

Soccer Shots Mini | age 2-3

Soccer Shots Mini is a high-energy program introducing children to fundamental soccer principles, such as using your feet, dribbling and the basic rules of the game. Through fun games, songs and positive reinforcement, children will begin to experience the joy of playing soccer and being active. Saturdays, Jan. 25-Mar 14 from 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Soccer Shots Classic | age 4-5 (Pre-K)

Soccer Shots Classic utilizes creative and imaginative games to focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. We also highlight a positive character trait each session such as respect, teamwork, and appreciation.
Saturdays, Jan. 25-Mar 14 from 10:45-11:30 a.m.

Soccer Shots Premier | age 6-8 (K-2nd)

Soccer Shots Premier focuses on individual skill, fitness and sportsmanship, providing an opportunity for children to be challenged through fun games and team interaction. Children will also be introduced to competition in a developmentally appropriate manner. Saturdays, Jan. 25-Mar 14 from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Fee: $96*
YMCA Gym | Register online at msp.Soccershots.com
*All new players are charged a $25 Annual Registration fee

Are you looking for additional recreation opportunities and information? Check out the following link:

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