Waseca Community Education & Recreation
501 East Elm Avenue – Waseca, MN 56093 phone: 507-835-5626
The Mission of Waseca Community Education and Recreation Services is to provide leadership in the creation of lifelong learning, recreation and citizen involvement opportunities for all Waseca Public Schools District #829 Residents.
Student Enrichment Programs
An array of classes and activities are offered year-round for youth of all ages. Opportunities for participation include: art, drama, dance, science, swimming, an outstanding Youth Advisory Group and driver’s education.
Adults of all ages can meet their own life-long learning needs by participating in enrichment classes that span such topics as computers and technology, arts, health and wellness, fitness, finance, language, cooking and parent education. Individuals seeking to improve their employment skills, improve their English skills or prepare for the GED, will find a high quality and flexible program through the Adult Basic Education Program.
The goal of the recreation department is to provide youth and adults with a wide-variety of year-round recreational opportunities. Recreation programs will offer the health benefits of exercise, social benefits of teamwork and the opportunity for skill development.
Youth recreation programming includes school year intramural programming as well as summer programs. Summer programs include: Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Tot-Lot/K-1, Recreation Centers, Track & Field, Football, Basketball and Volleyball. Training camps and special events are also offered such as Jumpsoles Training, Weight Lifting and Lacrosse. A Minnesota Twins bus trip is offered each summer as well.
Adult recreation programming includes volleyball and basketball leagues, tournaments and recreational play opportunities. Map of Waseca Baseball and Softball Fields
Visit Waseca Schools Community Ed Recreation Department website for news, information, and links to recreation resources.
Adults With Disabilities (Opening Opportunities)
Another program of Waseca Community Education, Opening Opportunities offers enrichment courses to individuals ages 15 and older with developmental disabilities. A wide variety of courses are offered to meet many individuals’ wants and needs. Some courses that have been offered include: cooking, yoga, computer classes, archery, shopping trips, pottery courses, tie dye classes, flower arranging, game nights, jewelry making, movie nights, book clubs, guitar sing-alongs, scrapbooking, sign language, bingo, gardening, walking clubs and many social special events. If applicable, participants may utilize UCare or South Country Health Alliance to defray registration expenses.