Event Volunteers

Event volunteer with children

Program Assistants are needed to help at events with youth activities, face painting, hikes, planning, prep work, greeting/registration, refreshments, set-up, clean-up, etc. One-time helpers are welcome at many events. Membership in the volunteer program is encouraged and is required for some positions.

Event details and volunteer registration:
Spring Event Listing | Summer Event ListingEvent Volunteer Registration Form

Contact the Volunteer Office for more information
763.559.6706
volunteer@threeriversparks.org

    Signature Races

    Signature races, including the Ski and Fat Bike Rennets, Trail Mix, Autumn Woods Classic and Big Woods Classic, would not happen without the help of volunteers. Learn more about volunteering for race events.

    May

    Civil War Weekend: Sat. May 5, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun. May 6, 9 AM-3 PM (The Landing)

    The Landing Site Orientation: Sat. May 12, 9 AM–Noon (The Landing)

    Family Fishing on the Opener: Sat. May 12, 1–3 PM (Bryant)

    Adapted Recreation Demo Day: Sun. May 20, 1–4 PM (Fish Lake)

    Memorial Day Weekend: May 26-28, Sat. & Mon. 9 AM–5 PM, Sun. 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    June

    Bottineau House: Saturdays, June–August, 1–4 PM (Elm Creek)

    Grimm Farmhouse Open House: Saturdays, June–August, 1–4 PM (Carver)

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • Elm Creek The Menacing 40: Mon. Jun. 16, 7:30–2:30 PM

    Wild West Weekend: Sat. Jun. 16, 9 AM–5 PM, 6–9 PM, & Sun. Jun. 17, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Chuck Wagon Dinner: Sat., Jun. 16, 6–9 PM (The Landing)

    Make and Mingle: Sat. Jun. 21, 6–9 PM (Silverwood)

    July

    Bottineau House: Saturdays, June–August, 1–4 PM (Elm Creek)

    Grimm Farmhouse Open House: Saturdays, June–August, 1–4 PM (Carver)

    Independence Day 1889: Wed., July 4, 9 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Down on the Farm: Sat., July 7, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun., July 8, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • Lake Rebecca Big Woods Classic: Sat. July 14, 8 AM–4 PM in shifts
    • Lake Rebecca The Dirt Cup: Mon. July 23, 5–9 PM

    Gold Medal Beach Party: Thurs., July 17, 10:30 AM–2 PM (Elm Creek) 

    Midsummer Festival: Sat., July 21, 9:30 AM–5:30 PM (Cedar Lake Farm)

    August

    Bottineau House: Saturdays, June–August, 1–4 PM (Elm Creek)

    Grimm Farmhouse Open House: Saturdays, June–August, 1–4 PM (Carver)

    Beach Party: Wed., Aug. 1, 11:30 AM–3:30 PM (Bryant Lake)

    River Fest: Sat., Aug. 11, 11:30 AM–5 PM (Coon Rapids Dam)

    Bee and Honey: Sat., Aug. 11, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun., Aug. 12, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • Murphy-Hanrehan The Dirt Cup: Mon., Aug. 13, 5–9 PM 
    • Elm Creek The Dirt Cup: Mon., Aug. 20, 5–9 PM 
    • Lake Rebecca The Dirt Cup: Mon., Aug. 27, 5–9 PM

    Breakfast on the Farm: Sat., Aug. 18, 7:15 AM–12:15 PM (Gale Woods)

    September

    Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 1–3; Sat. & Mon. 9 AM–5 PM, Sun. 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • Elm Creek The Dirt Cup: Mon., Sept.3, 5–9 PM 
    • Murphy-Hanrehan The Dirt Cup: Mon., Sept. 10, 5–9 PM 

    Field Trip: Sat., Sept. 15, 11 AM–5 PM (Silverwood) 

    Festival of Lights: Sat., Sept. 22, noon–9 PM (Baker)

    Party in the Prairie: Sat., Sept. 22, 2:30–8:30 PM (Hyland)

    Movie on the Hill: Sat., Sept. 29, 5:30–9 PM (Carver)

    Progressive Campfire Cookout: Sun., Sept. 30, 3–7 PM (BNWS)

    October

    Celebrate the Harvest – Free event presented by UFC Farm Supply: Sat., Oct. 6, 8:45 AM–3:45 PM (Gale Woods)

    Chair Lift Rides: Fri., Oct 12, 4:30–9 PM; Sat., Oct. 13, 3:30–9:30 PM (HHSA)

    Autumn Woods Classic: Sat., Oct. 13, 7 AM–12:30 PM in shifts (Elm Creek)\

    Hyland Halloween Carnival: Sat., Oct. 13, 2:30–4:30 PM (Hyland)

    Baker Boo!: Sat., Oct. 20, noon–5 PM (Baker)

    Big Woods Halloween: Sat., Oct. 27, 9 AM–3:30 PM (Elm Creek)

    Enchanted Forest Halloween: Sat., Oct. 27, 4:30–8:30 PM (Carver)

    Volunteering at Three Rivers

    For more information about volunteering for Three Rivers contact the Volunteer Office 763.559.6706, volunteer@threeriversparks.org.