Adult Activities

The New Brighton Parks and Recreation Department offers a complete line of adult exercise programs.  Choose from a variety of fun activities for adults.

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Group Fitness Classes

Group Fitness classes are back!

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Your health and safety is our highest priority, and we are taking extensive safety measures including:

Enhanced Cleaning

  • Team members equipped with disinfectant spray bottles and towels for regular cleaning of all high-touch surfaces with hospital-grade disinfectant.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting processes in the fitness center and studio each evening.
  • Hand sanitizing and cleaning stations throughout the fitness center and studio that provide disinfecting products for members to apply before and after using the equipment.

Social Distancing

  • Members-only use of the fitness facilities. No daily passes or guest passes can be used at this time.
  • Equipment and signage placement that facilitates increases social distancing between members
  • Dedicated entrance – please enter the New Brighton Community Center through the West door (Also known as the door closest to the men’s locker room or the entrance that is next to the mural.)
  • Please park in the west parking lot (This is the lot with the mural)
  • Members will need to enter the fitness center via the northwest staircase (staircase closest to the men’s locker that enters into the cardio equipment side).
  • No locker room use. At this time, members are asked to come dressed to work out. Small phone/key/wallet lockers will be available to store personal items.

Additional precautions

  • Masks and temperature checks for all team members.
  • Guidance for members to adhere to health and social distancing requirements.
  • Initially limiting some amenities and services to promote safety.
  • With everyone’s health and safety in mind, please uphold the following prior to visiting the club:
    • Stay home if you’re feeling ill. (Fever, coughing, cold-like symptoms)
    • Bring your own water, or refillable bottle as drinking fountains will be limited to bottle filler option only at this time for safety.
    • Bring and wear a mask. Members are required to wear a mask at all times in the facility.
    • Limit your visit to just those on your membership as no guests or daily passes will initially be allowed.

We can’t wait to see our members again!


New Brighton Fitness Classes at Home!

The New Brighton Fitness Center is now open to members. We know that many of you are still unable to come to see us in person. You can stay fit at home with these fun at-home workouts with some of New Brighton's awesome instructors!

50/50 Workout with Kathy-1hr

Core and More with Kathy- 20 min

Deck of Cards by Kathy- PDF

Super Sets by Kathy-PDF

Core and More Cardio with Kathy-20 min

Pickleball Ladder League

In partnership with North Star Pickleball Association, New Brighton Parks and Recreation is offering a Pickleball ladder league Tuesdays and Thursdays at Highview Middle School beginning February 2. Ladder leagues provide players more structured play. To maintain the proper level of play, players are assigned courts that match his/her skill level and will play multiple partners each night as assigned by the round-robin schedule. The season includes 10 weeks of play. Matches are self-officiated according to the USAPA rules. NSPA will use custom software to manage league scores and results.

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Pickleball Open Gym-Currently CLOSED

Pickleball, a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong, is one of the fastest growing sports in the country.  Pickleball is a fun and easy way to exercise and meet new people.  Whether you want to sign up for a Pickleball “Learn to Play Clinic” or stop by an adult open gym, there is something for everyone!  Several wooden paddle racquets and plastic poly balls will be available for players to use during open gym.  Please ring your own racquet if you have one.  View program information for days and times.  Outdoor Pickleball courts are also located at Hansen Park and Hidden Oaks Park in New Brighton.

Adult Softball Leagues

A variety of summer and fall softball leagues are offered in New Brighton.  Men’s and Co-Rec Summer Leagues are offered with your preference of single or doubleheader games.  Summer leagues run from the end of April to the end of July.  All games are played on New Brighton fields.  Fall leagues run starting mid-August for 5 weeks of doubleheaders.  Summer leagues will be posted starting in January.

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CPR/AED, First Aid and Life Saving Classes

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. Once registered for the class, a link for the online course material will be emailed to you. Allow approximately 2 hours 30 minutes to complete the online portion. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

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Dance

Our adult dance classes are open to any adults wanting to learn a new style of dance, brush up on moves for an upcoming wedding, or just looking for a night of fun with friends! To see our offerings, click the link below.

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Kicker's Karate

American Tae-Kwon-Do Karate for boys, girls, teens and adults is designed to teach participants self-defense, safety awareness and teamwork, while increasing flexibility. Students will focus on developing the basic fundamentals of kicking, punching, blocking and defense techniques. Participants should wear loose comfortable clothing and wear a mask. Hand Sanitizer will be available at the door. Equipment will be cleaned prior to and after use. Social distancing will be implemented. 

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Painting in the Park

Join Wanda with Creative Painting Minnesota as she gives you step by step instructions for painting on wood or canvas. Take home your finished product for a great gift, home decoration or holiday memory. There are a variety of classes and projects available for ages 5-adult, and no experience is required. Bring your grandchild, come with a friend or make it a whole-family night of fun! All supplies are provided. Participants will social distance, and masks are required. Please bring a water bottle and a paint shirt.

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Active Life Newsletter

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The New Brighton Parks & Recreation Department publishes a detailed newsletter every two months in order to inform interested adults and seniors of upcoming trips, programs, and activities for Life Long Recreation. Also included is a detailed calendar of events that you can cut out and hang on your refrigerator for a great reminder to attend our monthly events! Please call the New Brighton Community Center at 651-638-2130 to be placed on our mailing list. There is no charge to receive this newsletter. If you wish to sign up electronically and view past newsletters, click here.

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Hiking Club

If you enjoy walking outside, join the New Brighton Park and Recreation Hiking Club. The club will meet on Wednesdays from April-October.  You can choose to join us for the spring session, summer session 1, summer session 2, and/or the fall session.  If you want to hike all 30 weeks, you can sign up for all of our sessions! A hiking location schedule we be sent to participants before the first meeting date of each session.  Each week we will hike about 2-3 miles and walk at our own pace.  Participants will need to drive themselves to all locations.  A representative from Parks and Recreation will accompany hikers each week to encourage fellowship, exercise, and scenery of the great outdoors.  Please note: Walking and standing is required.  Register by March 28 for the spring session, May 23 for the summer session 1, June 27 for the summer session 2, and August 22 for the fall session.

Hiking Club members are encouraged to wear masks while hiking, socially distance when possible and follow all State Guidelines to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

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Club 55

Are you an active adult looking to enjoy some great opportunities with us?  Join Club 55 and attend some of our great events for FREE!  Membership is only $10 for the entire year and you will receive a name tag and entrance into our quarterly special events for free.  Look for our fun and entertaining events in the upcoming months!

Club 55 members will be required to wear masks, socially distanced when possible and Club 55 will follow all State Guidelines to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

Please note: Club 55 membership does not include access to New Brighton Community Center fitness area or the indoor track.  For details on the fitness center membership please see Guest Services. 

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Education and Enrichment Workshops

Our workshops are designed to have adults gather as a group to learn and discuss various topics in an effort to help aging adults live life well. The speakers and format will vary depending on the topic, but we will always have time for a bit of fun and socializing too. Each of our Education & Enrichment Workshops will be sponsored by the participating company who will also provide a short description for their products or services. Although these programs are often free, we would still ask you to register for them so we can plan facilities accordingly.

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Trips, Tours and Travel

Day Trips

We are pleased to offer full day trips for adults in collaboration with the City of Roseville and the St. Anthony Community Services.  On these trips, luxury coach transportation is provided as well as an escort for each destination.

Mini Trips

Mini Trips are a way for adults to get out and enjoy a short excursion.  If you are interested in participating in local trips that are typically lower in cost and don't mind riding in a 15 passenger van for transportation, then our mini trips might be for you!  A new trip will be offered every few months.

Extended Travel

Destination travel opportunities are now available with the City of New Brighton Parks and Recreation department.  Call or stop to see all the domestic and international travel opportunities we offer through Landmark Tours.  Check the City Brochure for details about upcoming travel shows.

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