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:
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)

    Ski Rennet Race & Fat Bike Rennet Race: Fri. Jan. 19–Sat. Jan. 20, 7 AM–10 PM in shifts (Hyland)

    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)

    Beach Party: Thu. July 6, 10:30 AM–2 PM (Elm Creek)

    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)

    September

    Labor Day Weekend: Sept. 2–4, Sat. & Mon. 9 AM–5 PM, Sun. 11 AM–5 PM (The Landing)

    3D Archery Festival: Sun. Sept. 10, 1–6 PM (BNWS)

    Field Trip: Sat. Sept. 16, 11 AM–5 PM in shifts (Silverwood)

    Festival of Lights: Sat. Sept. 16, noon–9 PM in shifts (Baker)

    Party in the Prairie: Sat. Sept. 23, 2–9 PM in shifts (Hyland)

    Progressive Campfire Cookout: Sun. Sept. 24, 3–7 PM (BNWS)

    Harvest Hoedown: Sat. Sept. 30, 4:15–8:45 PM (Gale Woods)

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

    Volunteering at Three Rivers

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