Get Involved

Parks & Recreational Opportunities Are Important to Me

Enrich yourself and your community through volunteering with the New Brighton Parks and Recreation Department. Help others experience our mission in delivering parks and recreation services that improve the quality of life in New Brighton. If you'd like to volunteer with the Parks and Recreation Department, complete the Volunteer Background Consent Form and drop it at the New Brighton Community Center, 400 10th Street NW, New Brighton, MN 55112. When contacted, you will then be required to complete the Volunteer Training and Acknowledgement of Training forms. For more information about current opportunities, please email Zoë Kesselring or call her at 651-638-2121.

Available Opportunities:

  • Adopt-A-Park
  • Gardeners
  • NBCC Maintenance
  • Special Projects for Eagle Scouts
  • Kitchen KutUps
  • Soccer Coaches and Clinicians
  • Youth T-Ball/Softball Coaches and Umpires
  • Flag Football Coaches
  • Water Safety Instructor Aid
  • Tennis

There are many different ways you can get involved in the issues, projects and programs that impact the quality of life in our community. Whether you choose to simply vote in an election, share City information on social media or volunteer with a City Department, when you get involved you get connected, give back, meet new people, learn new skills, share your expertise, build your resume and make the City of New Brighton a great place to live, work and play.

Interested in teaching a class or offering a program in partnership with New Brighton Parks and Recreation? Are you a teacher or a retired teacher looking for a way to continue serving your community? Do you have a special skill, hobby, or talent you'd like to share with the community? Please submit a Program Proposal Inquiry Form.

The City of New Brighton has a long history of working with Scouts hoping to achieve their Eagle Scout rank. In the past, Scout have worked on projects such as:

  • Free Little Libraries
  • Garden planter beds
  • Fishing overlook area
  • The totem pole at Totem Pole Park
  • Pergola at Veterans Park

The City encourages you to work with your Scout Leader to identify a potential need within our community that you could address with your project and then email Charlie Prasek to discuss your ideas! The City is always looking for ways to enhance our community, and we look forward to working with you!