City Enrichment Programs

Faribault Parks & Recreation manages Youth and Adult Enrichment Programs.

See the attached pdf file for a complete list of programs offered. (pdf)

Check the Buckham Bulletin for scheduled events, programs & activities:

The Buckham Bulletin

Buckham Bulletin Print Schedule — 2/26/2015
Please submit info for the Buckham Bulletin by dates on the attached schedule for 2015. Email to

City Enrichment News

Winter Fish Camp 2015 — 1/6/2015
Winter Fish Camp Details Here!
Youthlink Newsletter Dec. Jan. 2015 — 12/18/2014
Youth Events and Activities!
Youthlink Newsletter October — 10/2/2014
Activities for Youth from Park & Rec
Snail Editorial (Buckham Bulletin) — 7/30/2014
Read at a Snail's Pace!
Historic Downtown Faribault Article — 7/30/2014
Read an article from the Buckham Bulletin on historic downtown Faribault.
Farmer Seed & Nursery History Article — 7/30/2014
Read about Faribault's landmark business, Farmer Seed & Nursery. Celebrated their 125th year of business in 2013.
"What's in a Name" Cannon River History Article — 7/30/2014
Read about the origins of the Cannon River's name.
"The House that Buckham Built" — 7/30/2014
Read an article from the Buckham Bulletin regarding historic Buckham Memorial Library in downtown Faribault.
Bishop Seabury Mission Article — 7/30/2014
Read an article from the Buckham Bulletin about the Seabury Mission, Bishop Whipple and historic Johston Hall in Faribault.
Bruce Smith, MN's Heisman Trophy Winner Article — 7/30/2014
Read a short article from the Buckham Bulletin about Minnesota's only Heisman Trophy winner from Faribault: Bruce Smith.
Alexander Faribault Article — 7/28/2014
Read an article about Alexander Faribault, and the upbuilding of the city he founded.
Electronic Billboard Guidelines — 7/23/2014
Use this form to have an electronic billboard approved and submitted for viewing.
City Billboard Examples — 7/23/2014
See samples of electronic billboard designs here!
Stone House Tour Brochure — 7/21/2014
Get the Stone House Tour brochure here.
Fishing Clinic Color Book — 6/17/2014
Here is a coloring book that goes along with the Fish Camp program.
Youth FISH CAMP Manual — 6/2/2014
Get the Faribault Park & Rec Fish Camp Manual here. Clinics are scheduled periodically. Call Jeff at 507-334-2064 for details.
IC Church Neighborhood Tour — 6/2/2014
Walking Tour brochure for the IC Church Neighborhood Tour.
Youth Art Classes — 6/2/2014
Youth Summer Art Classes by Park & Rec. Classes begin June 10th. See the flyer here for info and registration.
Summer Enrichment Programs for all Ages! — 5/29/2014
Summer Enrichment Programs for all Ages! — 5/14/2014
Summer programs for youth and adults: Fish Camp, Art Classes, Meditation Class, Yoga & Pilates, Women's Self Defense and more!
SLimDown Newsletter "Losing Weight" — 3/27/2014
Newsletter "Losing Weight"
SlimDown Newsletter 2 "Exercising" — 3/27/2014
SlimDown Team Newsletter "Exercising"
Slimdown Newsletter 3 "Mindful Eating" — 3/27/2014
SlimDown Newsletter "Mindful Eating"
SlimDown Newsletter & Results March 3 — 3/12/2014
SlimDown Newsletter #3 and team results from March 3.

City Enrichment Events

Winter 2014 Buckham Bulletin — 12/8/2014
Get the winter bulletin here!
The Anonymous People Film — 10/29/2014
A Free Film: "The Anonymous People" to air in Faribault on Oct. 29. Thi… (continued)


Registrations for Park & Rec Enrichment classes are taken online at onlineregistration, or in person,or by mail, at the Community Center.

We reserve the right to cancel any activity due to insufficient enrollment. A full refund will be given when this occurs. Persons who wish to withdraw their registration must do so no later than 72 hours before the activity is scheduled to receive a full refund. No refunds will be made after 72 hours prior to the start of an activity unless due to medical or unavoidable circumstances.No refunds granted after the activity is 50% completed.

Enrichment Instructor Info

Instructor Class Planning Form (pdf)

Our goal for enrichment programs are to provide quality lifelong learning that is responsive, relevant and accessible to the communities we service. Our classes are generated from the philosophy that learning is lifelong and rewarding and occurs in a relaxed supportive environment.

Faribault Park & Rec is seeking qualified instructors with expertise in a full range of topic areas. Specifically, we look for expert-level knowledge in topics of interest to the general public or topics that involve hands-on or interactive learning.

Please fill out the above Instructor Class Planning Form to begin the process of teaching for Park & Rec Enrichment. Email the form to or drop off at the Faribault Community Center.

Please call Jeff Jarvis at 507-384-0516 for more details.

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