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Youth & Community Engagement

Youth on canoe trip

Youth and Community provides opportunities for members of the northeastern Minnesota community to participate in recreational and outdoor offerings.  Goals include supporting the University mission of outreach, encouraging healthy lifestyles and connections to the outdoors for youth and families.

YOUTH LEARN TO SKATE!

Learn to skate on at the UMD Ice Rink during six training lessons. These lessons provided in two levels for children, ages 4+, and a fundamental beginner level for adults to learn the basics of ice skating from our experienced RSOP staff.
Saturdays, Nov 4-Dec 16
Beginner 9:15-10:15am
Beginner 10:15am-11:15am
Level 3+ 9:15am-10:15am
$100/Child

YOUTH LEARN TO CLIMB!

Learn to climb at the UMD Inland Climbing Wall! These six beginner to intermediate based lessons are for children, ages 8+, to learn the basics of rock climbing, belaying, and knot tying from our experienced RSOP staff. Along with these lessons each participant will receive a semester pass for all RSOP Open Climb times at the UMD Northshore and Inland Climbing Walls.
Thursdays, Nov 2-Dec 14
Beginner 5:30pm-6:45pm
Intermediate 7:00-8:15pm
$60/Child

PARENT BELAY CLINICS

Parent, siblings and guardians join the UMD RSOP Staff for one of our Saturday morning Belay Clinics to learn to belay top-rope indoor climbers! All participants that pass the belay clinic will receive a Semester Climbing Pass for all RSOP Open Climb times at the UMD Inland and Northshore Climbing Walls. Saturday, Oct 28th 10:00-10:45am Saturday, Nov 4th 10:00-10:45am **Must be 16 years or older. The Open Climb schedule is located on page 2. $60/person LEARN TOGETHER! Our "Learn Together" programs provide six training lessons opportunities for children and parents to learn and play a number of activities together. Such as the following: Together Learn to Climb Includes a semester pass for all RSOP Open Climb times at the UMD Inland and Northshore Climbing Walls. Saturdays Nov 4-Dec 16, 10:45am-12:00pm $60/person Together Learn Badminton Children and adults will learn the sport of badminton from our RSOP staff, and have the opportunity to play badminton matches in the UMD Wells Ward Fieldhouse. Saturdays Nov 4-Dec 16, 10:00am-12:00pm $60/person Together Learn Taekwondo Children and adults will learn Taekwondo from our experienced RSOP staff in the UMD Sports and Health Center (SpHC) and UMD Ward Fieldhouse. Saturdays Nov 4-Dec 16, 10:00am-12:00pm Sundays Nov 5-Dec 17, 12:00-2:00pm $85/person ADULT RECREATION CLASSES! The following classes offer a unique opportunity for UMD students, faculty, staff and community members to learn a new activity, sport, or skill. Ice Skating Classes (Adult Beginner) Learn to skate on at the UMD Ice Rink during six training lessons. These lessons provided a fundamental beginner level for adults to learn the basics of ice skating from our experienced RSOP staff. Saturdays, Nov 4-Dec 16, 10:15-11:15am Tuesdays, Oct 23-Dec 5, 3:15-4:15pm $15/UMD Student $100/Other Ballroom Dance Classes (Adult Beginner) Learn the foxtrot, the waltz and many other classic ballroom dances during six training lessons in SpHC 135. These lessons are taught by our RSOP staff. Tuesdays, Oct 23-Dec 5, 3:15-4:15pm Thursdays, Nov 2-Dec 14, 6:15-7:15pm Thursdays, Nov 2-Dec 14, 7:15pm-8:15pm Saturdays, Nov 4-Dec 16,10:15-11:15am $15/UMD Student $60/Other

LEARN TO SKATE!

Learn to skate on Saturday mornings at the UMD Ice Rink! These six beginner based lessons (Levels 1-3) are for children, ages 4+ to learn the basics of ice skating from our UMD KIDSROCK Staff. Along with these lessons each youth participant will receive a T-shirt.
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 25 10:30AM TO 11:15AM
Cost: $100.00

LEARN TO CLIMB!

Learn to climb on Saturday mornings at the UMD Inland Climbing Wall! These six beginner to intermediate based lessons are for children ages 8+ to learn the basics of rock climbing, belaying, and knot tying from our UMD KIDSROCK Staff. Along with these lessons each youth participant will receive a T-shirt and a semester pass for all RSOP Open Climb times at the UMD Northshore Climbing Wall.
SATURDAYS, MARCH 18 - MAY 6
10:30AM TO 11:30AM
Cost: $125.00

PARENT BELAY CLINIC

Parent, siblings and guardians join the UMD KIDSROCK staff for one of our Saturday morning Belay Clinics to learn to belay top-rope indoor climbers! All participants that pass the belay clinic will receive a Semester Climbing Pass for all RSOP Open Climb times at the UMD Inland and/or Northshore climbing walls. Must be 16 years or older. The RSOP Open Climb schedule is located on page 2.
MARCH 25, 11:30AM TO 12:00PM
Register By: March 25th
APRIL 22, 11:30AM TO 12:00PM
Register by: April 22nd
Cost: $40.00

RSOP CLIMBING PASS

The RSOP Climbing Pass allows youth and family participants access to the UMD Climbing walls during RSOP Open Climb times throughout the Spring semester. The RSOP Open Climb schedule is located on our Indoor Climbing Walls page.
Cost: $40

REWARDS & DISCOUNTS:
UMD Faculty/Staff Discount – 5% off final cost for all current UMD Faculty & Staff members.