To register for programs call 763-635-4500 or email

Important notice: You must register in advance for all programs. No drop ins. Stay home if you are sick or have been around others who may be sick. Follow face covering guidelines set forth by the state. Physically distance yourself at least 6 feet away from others. No sharing of materials including food and drinks. Wash or sanitize your hands before and after participating in the program.

The Elk River Activity Center is closed. The following programs will take place at various outdoor locations or indoors at Trott Brook Barn.


Mondays, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 9:30 a.m. Orono Park, 18599 Gary Street, Elk River. Bring all your supplies including a lawn chair for you to sit on as you knit outside. Register for each session in advance as there is a limit to the number of participants.


Walking is more fun with others! Take a walk with Senior Center Staff Norine Bell. Bring your own water. Register at least two days prior to each walk. No drop ins.

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 9 a.m. Bailey Point Nature Preserve, 1 Morton Ave., Elk River

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m. Carrick’s Landing Park, 9050 Quentrelle Ave. NE, Otsego

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. William H. Houlton Park, 1801 Main St. NW, Elk River


Thursday, Aug. 13, 9:00 a.m. Activity Center, 413 Proctor Ave., Elk River. Join us for a small group bike ride! Meet in the parking lot of the Activity Center and we will bike a 5-7-mile loop. Bring a water bottle and wear a helmet. You must register at least two days in advance as we must keep the group size small. No drop ins.


Monday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m Trott Brook Barn, 18300 Trott Brook Parkway, Elk River. GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) is one of the most common digestive disorders in the U.S. and its prevalence is steadily increasing. In this class, we will discuss symptoms, common underlying causes, potential risks if left untreated, and possible holistic options for treating GERD. Class is presented by Health and Wellness Consultant, Heather Carpentier. $5 members and $15 non members. Register by Aug. 6.


Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m. Trott Brook Barn, 18300 Trott Brook Parkway, Elk River. Mike Brubaker, Executive Director of the Sherburne History Center, will lead a discussion on Century Farms of Sherburne County. Free. Register by Aug. 17


The woodcarving group is getting back together! Bring all your own supplies and equipment. Register in advance.

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m. Trott Brook Barn, 18300 Trott Brook Parkway, Elk River

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m. Orono Park Shelter #2, 18599 Gary Street, Elk River


Tuesdays, Aug. 4, 11, 18, 11 a.m. Trott Brook Barn , 18300 Trott Brook Parkway, Elk River. Join this fun and lively exercise class. No experience is necessary. Register in advance.

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