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• Population: 86,211
• Land area in square miles: 67.79
• Persons per square mile: 1,272
• Sister Cities: Petrozavodsk, Russia; Thunder Bay, Canada; Isumi-City, Japan; Växjö, Sweden; and Rania, Iraqi-Kurdistan.
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Duluth Parks and Recreation & the Duluth Public Library are joining forces to bring you Story and Play at
Bayfront Family Center! Join us for story time and to play outside, skate and warm up by the fire. Family
center is open before and after story time, during warming center hours from noon – 7 p.m.
Come learn a new skill and practice your accuracy! Participants will learn the basic safety, technique, and process for shooting archery and get a chance to test their skills. This is an introductory class for families and community members to learn the basics of archery taught by certified instructors by the Nationals Archery in the Schools Program.
The bows that will be used are not suitable for children under the age of 8. Register ahead of time toguarantee a spot.
Looking to test and improve your skills in unique archery games? Following a short refresher on range safety and shooting technique, we’ll prove your skills in unique archery games including Tic Tac Toe, Battleship, Follow the Leader, and more! These sessions will also give you the opportunity to work on your form and cover how to use an archery scorecard. Prerequisite: Intro to Archery or Archery Night
Test your winter-themed trivia skills around a campfire at Bayfront Family Center following our nightly Open Skate. Bring some friends put your knowledge to the test for great prizes in a night of friendly competition while we stay warm around the fire.
Embrace new craft projects this winter while enjoying the ambiance of our winter-wonderland at the Bayfront Warming House. Bring a blanket, and cozy up by the fireplace while learning a new skill and taking home a project! No experience necessary; materials and instruction provided.
Pre-registration required, registration closes 2 days prior to class.
Jan. 16: Bead Embroidery
Learn about bead embroidery, a gorgeous way to add surface decoration to any textile! Materials are provided along with and some patterns to get started, or you can get elaborate with a design of your own.
Jan 30: Felt Session 1
Learn the basics during Session 1 of Felting by making a small project for your home, or simply making felt to craft with. Come back for Session 2 to turn your craft felt into a usable good, or to make another small item. These two sessions can be taken together as a series, or individually.
Join us on the evening of the full moon as we enjoy the peacefulness of the forest under the night sky. Snowshoes and headlamps available for use (or bring your own).
Restrooms are not available at trailheads in the winter. Please arrive early to allow time to put on snowshoes.
Come explore the beauty of winter in our parks on snowshoes! We will talk about the animals that thrive in the winter and those that hibernate until springtime, as well as share some natural history about the Duluth area.
Snowshoes included, or bring your own. Registration closes 2 days before event. Restrooms unavailable at trailheads.
We have partnered with Hike Duluth to provide monthly guided hikes at various parks throughout Duluth to encourage women to be active and meet others who also enjoy the outdoors. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Carpooling is encouraged, as many places have limited parking. Restrooms are unavailable at trailheads during the winter.
This is an opportunity for anyone to try out ice-skating. Indoor ice, music and no sticks or pucks allowed for a comfortably paced and secure environment for active fun and interaction. Limited skates available for use.
This is an opportunity for young children, accompanied by an adult, to begin learning how to ice skate without the crowds and intimidating speed of advanced skaters. Indoor ice, music; no sticks or pucks develop a comfortably paced and secure environment to learn. Limited skates available for use. Locker rooms open at 9 a.m.
Join us down at Bayfront to enjoy skating in the heart of Duluth! The warming house will be open every day, weather permitting, and skates are available for use. Concessions available for purchase.
Open daily starting January 2 – weather permitting; weather cancellations will be posted on our website:
Hand- Stitched Journal Craft
Craft-stick Snowman Craft
Beaded Snowflake Craft
Fridays: Enjoy a bonfire near the rink and s’mores available from our concession stand!
Utilize indoor play space, toys and equipment. Both adults and children have the opportunity to engagein active play and socialize with others. Adults choose toys and equipment that are suitable for the age and interest of their children.
Heritage Preservation Commission meets the 2nd Monday of the month, from 12:00PM to 1:30 PM.