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.

More details and registration:
Spring Event Listing | Spring Registration Form
Summer Event Listing | Summer Registration Form

    Big Events

    The following events need 50 or more volunteers:

    Big Woods Classic: Sat. Jul. 15, 7 AM–5 PM in shifts (Lake Rebecca)

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

    Rennet Festival: Sat., Jan. 20, 7 AM–10 PM in shifts (Hyland)

    May

    Free Family Fun Days: Sundays, year-round, 1–3 PM (Coon Rapids Dam)

    Saturday Mornings at the Farm: Saturdays, April–September, 9:30 AM–noon (Gale Woods)

    Civil War Weekend: Sat. May 6, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun. May 7, 9 AM–3 PM (The Landing)

    The Landing Site Orientation: Sat. May 13, 9 AM–noon (The Landing)

    Family Fishing on the Opener: Sat. May 14, 1–4 PM (Bryant Lake)

    Mother's Day Nature Collage: Sun. May 14, 1–3 PM (Carver)

    Adaptive Recreation Demo Day: Sun. May 21, 1–4 PM (Fish Lake)

    Memorial Day Weekend: May 27–29, Sat. & Mon. 9 AM–5 PM, Sun. 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    June

    Free Family Fun Days: Sundays, year-round, 1–3 PM (Coon Rapids Dam)

    Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Saturdays, April-September, 9:30 AM–noon (Gale Woods)

    Wild Wild West Weekend: Sat. Jun. 17, 9 AM–5 PM, 6–9 PM, & Sun. Jun. 18, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Mountain Bike Races: Menacing 40: Sat. Jun. 17, 7:30 AM–2:30 PM in shifts (Elm Creek)

    July

    Free Family Fun Days: Sundays, year-round, 1–3 PM (Coon Rapids Dam)

    Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Saturdays, April–September, 9:30 AM–noon (Gale Woods)

    Down on the Farm: Sat. Jul. 1, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun. Jul. 2, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

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

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • Big Woods Classic: Sat. Jul. 15, 7 AM–5 PM in shifts (Lake Rebecca)
    • The Dirt Cup: Wed. Jul. 19, 5–9 PM (Elm Creek)
    • The Dirt Cup: Wed. Jul. 26, 5–9 PM (Lake Rebecca)

    August

    Free Family Fun Days: Sundays, year-round, 1–3 PM (Coon Rapids Dam)

    Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Saturdays, April–September, 9:30 AM–noon (Gale Woods)

    Beach Party: Wed. Aug. 2, 11:30 AM–3:30 PM (Bryant Lake)

    Mountain Bike Races:

    • The Dirt Cup: Wed. Aug. 2, 5–9 PM (Murphy–Hanrehan)
    • The Dirt Cup: Wed. Aug. 9, 5–9 PM (Elm Creek)
    • The Dirt Cup: Wed. Aug. 16, 5–9 PM (Lake Rebecca)
    • The Dirt Cup: Wed. Aug. 23, 5–9 PM (Murphy–Hanrehan)

    Bees and Honey: Sat. Aug. 12, 9 AM–5 PM & Sun. Aug. 13, 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    Breakfast on the Farm: Sat. Aug. 19, 8 AM–noon (Gale Woods)

    Volunteering at Three Rivers

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