Sports, Health & Wellness

Group Lap Swimming

The Marsh is pleased to introduce a new evening class that is open to non-members of The Marsh. Appropriate for anyone who can swim one lap. Water Safety Instructor Diane Pattridge works with all levels from beginners to triathletes. Class is limited to 6 for individualized attention. $20/class public price.

Evening Pool Classes at The Marsh: Water Variety

The Marsh is pleased to introduce a new evening class in June that is open to non-members of The Marsh. This Water Variety class is a lap pool class in a fun, social and supportive setting. An upbeat approach incorporates range of motion, strength, endurance, core stability and balance.  $20/class public price.

Wayzata Community Sailing Center Open House

Interested in sailing? Come to the open house to learn about the programs and facilities at the Wayzata Community Sailing Center. Event includes a free grill-out and, of course, free boat rides on Lake Minnetonka. Free. 4 p.m. Wayzata Community Sailing Center, 456 Arlington Circle S., Wayzata; 952.476.5875; wayzatasailing.org

YogaFit Studios Launch Party

This event will feature a variety of live and digital yoga classes for all ages and levels, with free giveaways and the opportunity to learn about memberships and franchise sales. This event is free and open to the public.

Highlights of the 24-hour event include:

Excelsior Girl's Night Out Opening Night

The first Excelsior Girl's Night Out of the season kicks off in downtown Excelsior on Thursday June 5.This season Excelsior Girl's Night Out is partnering with Go Red For Women and the American Heart Association. Come out opening night for exclusive Girl's Night Out store and restaurant specials.  Enjoy live music right on Water St. Meet the women of the Excelsior Fire Department who will be doing hands only CPR demos.  Tour the famous Mammo-a-go-go Mammogram bus or get a mammogram. To schedule a mammogram during the evening of June 5th call 952-993-2900.

State Arbor Month Celebration and Minnesota Tree Climbing Championships

This year the DNR is celebrating Arbor Day and Arbor Month by encouraging families to play in natural settings such as your backyard, a nearby woodlot, or forested area.

The 2014 State Arbor Month Celebration will be at Oak Hill Park in St. Louis Park. The event will give families a chance to play with nature, while watching some of the best tree climbers in the state compete at the Minnesota Tree Climbing Championship.

State Arbor Month Celebration Schedule:

Memorial Day "Murph" in the Park!

Stop by Excelsior Commons Park this Memorial Day to support local athletes as they complete a grueling fitness challenge, to benefit the Lone Survivor Foundation. Local beer, food, and merchandise vendors will be available to the public. The event also features a live DJ, a US Army rock climbing wall, and ex Navy SEALS parachuting into the park! Stick around for the Excelsior Memorial Day Parade at noon for great family fun!

7th Annual Gluten-Free Round-up

We’ve gathered our favorite gluten-free products and resources for this FREE, jam-packed event—filled with easy meal solutions and snacks for you and your family.

Minnetonka Youth Triathlon

Does your child aspire to achieve an athletic trifecta? Register them now for the 10th annual Minnetonka Youth Triathlon. The event is open to children grades two through eight, and the course is modified for each age group. For those with a competitive spirit, the top three male and female finalists in each age group will bring home a trophy and the satisfaction of paddling, pedaling and pushing their way to the finish. 952.401.5200.

Spring Into Farming

As the weather warms up, get your family outdoors for some farm fun. From seeing farm animals and their babies to playing farm games, there is something for the young and the young at heart. The event also will have farm-fresh concessions available for purchase. 763.694.2001.

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