Best. Summer. Ever. [Sponsored]
Let’s face it. We all cherish summer as the fleeting, “enjoy-it-while-it-lasts” season it is here in Minnesota. So when the weather’s nice and those vacation days beckon, it’s good to have a gameplan for making the most of summer.
We’re here to help.
This page is filled with our sponsors’ great ideas for summer — trips, activities, products — all kinds of fun to make 2016 your “Best. Summer. Ever.”
A maze’n Farmyard
Good old-fashioned family fun is what we’re all about. Your kids will love our interactive barn, featuring a variety of farm animals they can pet and feed. Be challenged by our 20,000 square foot maze. We’ve also got a 150-foot giant slide, pony and wagon rides, mini golf, a bounce barn with five inflatable bouncers, snack and gift shop and more. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our clean playground and shelter area. Ideal for group parties. Located just 3-½ miles west of Eden Valley. Call 320.453.6901 or visit us online at Amazenfarmyard.com. Open daily through Labor Day, then open weekends in September and October.
AirMaxx Trampoline Park
AirMaxx Trampoline Park in St Cloud is fun to the maxx. With over 15 thousand square feet of trampolines, there’s an activity for all ages. Jump into the foam pit! Perfect your gravity defying dunks! Enjoy recreational jumping, or participate in dodge ball! On Trampolines! Birthday parties, group outings, fundraisers, teen nights and adult dodge ball teams. And right now, get your Summer to the Max Pass! 5 hours of jump per week all summer long for only 80 bucks! Check us out online.
Becker Community Center
The Becker Community Center has a pool/waterslide, rock wall, birthday party packages, swim lessons, fitness classes and activities and so much more!
Show your college ID and get your summer membership (June through August) for $99.00. The BCC participates in both the Silver Sneakers and
Silver & Fit programs. Check out our website or call 763-200-4271 for additional information.
Good Earth Food Co-op
Every Friday this summer, you’re invited to a cookout at The Good Earth Food Coop, your local natural food market! They’ll serve up local meat, and local food including vegan and vegetarian options, from 11:00am-1:00pm every Friday through Labor Day. On July 9th, celebrate International Day of the Coop! Live music, a bouncy house, games, scavenger hunt, prizes, and cookout; good food, good people, at the Good Earth! Check out their store deli featuring fresh, small-batch soups; weekday entrees; and a brunch buffet on Saturdays and Sundays. The Good Earth Food Coop – Veteran’s Drive, Saint Cloud. http://goodearthfoodcoop.coop/
Rich-Spring Golf Club
Rich-Spring Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole championship course located between Richmond and Cold Spring in Central Minnesota. The Lakeview Bar & Grill features Prime Rib on Friday and Saturday Evenings. The Pro Shop features a full line of clothing and equipment, Group and individual instruction, and offers a full range of tournament services. “We have the best greens in the state.” Many a golfers hear that fateful splash. That is the fun of Hole 6. Or if you’re looking for a Tanning special, go to hole 12 and spend your day in the sand. Schedule your next tee time at RichSpringGolf.com.
St. Cloud Skatin’ Place
When cousin Rick comes over this summer and you’re bored stiff, lace up your skates and join the fun at St. Cloud Skatin’ Place. With great music, an awesome laser tag course, fabulous skating and the best birthday parties around, time will fly at the Skatin’ Place. Closed 4th of July Weekend.
St. Cloud MAC / Veterans Public Golf Course
The St. Cloud Municipal Athletic Complex (MAC) can help keep your kids busy this summer, all while having fun and learning some new skills! The St. Cloud MAC has lots of different hockey and skating camps. Good for all ages and skill levels. And sign them up for Monday Junior Golf League at the Veteran’s Public Golf Course. Boys and girls ages 10-14 learn basic golf skills and etiquette. Two league levels available. The Veteran’s Public Golf Course is a par-30, executive 9-hole course that is open to everyone and is a great golf value!
Go to stcloudmac.com to see all your options and to register for classes. Call 320-255-7223.