Richfield Recreation Services Department 7000 Nicollet Ave, Richfield, MN55423 The Richfield Recreation Services Department is housed at the Richfield Community Center, near Augsburg Park, Richfield…More Senior High School and the library. This department works closely with the Public Works Department to ensure the parks are well-kept. The department also handles the programming of Richfield activities such as fitness classes and card-playing lessons. It also manages the Richfield Pool, Richfield Ice Arena and Woodlake Nature Center.
Richfield Community Center 7000 Nicollet Ave, Richfield, MN55423 The Richfield Community Center is located near Ausburg Park, Richfield Senior High School and the Hennepin County…More Library. The facility has a full-service kitchen on the lower level and grills on its patio. The center often holds seminars, banquets and events for Richfield's youth dance program. The center offers a variety of activities and services for all ages, including Jazzercise, Fitness Yoga, Bridge lessons, Bingo, flu-shot clinics in the fall and more. The center is also the source for all information about parks, the mini-golf course, the Richfield Ice Arena and the public pool. The Recreation Services Department is also located within the center.
Wood Lake Nature Center, which is generally called the Nature Center, is a park preserve and Richfield's largest…More park. The preserve is nearly smack-dab in the middle of the city. It was opened in the early '70s as one of the first nature education facilities in the Midwest. Students of all ages often find themselves here on field trips to study the wildlife, insects and plants.
The park is also a recreational destination that offers three miles of walking paths and adult activities such as Nordic pole walking, make your own snowshoes and environmental book club.
Birthday parties are also held at the Nature Center and are led by a naturalist to provide a fun, educational experience for youth. Kids can explore critters, do a treasure hunt, meet live snakes and more.