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Snow Programs 2022-2023

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Don't get stuck inside this winter! Join us outdoors. The Urban Ecology Center is excited to offer a variety of outdoor winter activities! Check out our programs below. 

View by activity:  Cross Country Skiing | Showshoeing

Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing for Beginners at Hubbard Park

Learn all the basics with us at this beginner's cross-country skiing program at Hubbard Park, along the frozen Milwaukee River. We will provide the ski boots, skis, poles, and instructions. Don't let winter keep you inside, join us on this urban adventure! Meet at Hubbard Park: 3565 N Morris Blvd.

For everyone

Program Cost: $15 (adults) / $12 (children) | Price Break: $12 (adults) / $9 (children)

Saturday, January 7 | 1 - 3 p.m. | Hubbard Park: 3565 N Morris Blvd. Register

 

Cross Country Skiing for Beginners

Nature is so beautiful at night: nocturnal creatures come out, the stars shine brightly, and the moon is the cherry on top. Step into some snowshoes and trek out into the park to enjoy the constellations with us at Menomonee Valley. We'll provide the equipment and warm cocoa- all you need to do is bundle up! 

For everyone

Program Cost: $15 (adults) / $12 (children) | Price Break: $12 (adults) / $9 (children)

Thursday, January 19 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Washington Park Register

 

Ski & Tea for Intermediate Skiers

Crisp, sparkly snow, and steamy, aromatic tea pair together perfectly. Bundle up and join us for a group ski with fellow cross-country enthusiasts. We'll glide down a few small hills, and lengthen our strides in a wide-open field. Skis, poles, and boots will be provided. Caffeinated and herbal teas from Rishi Tea will be provided, bring your own thermos or favorite mug!

For adults & teens

Program Cost: $15 (adults) / $12 (teens) | Price Break: $12 (adults) / $9 (teens)

Saturday, February 18 | 1 - 3 p.m. | Menomonee Valley Register

Friday, February 24 | 4 - 6 p.m. | Riverside Park Register

Snowshoeing

Snowshoe Hike & Watercolor PaintingPeople wearing snowshoes

Snowshoeing is the perfect Wisconsin winter activity and we want to experience it along with you! Learn how to snowshoe, hike around the beautiful park, and then warm up inside as we drink hot cocoa and paint the wintery scenery with watercolor. This program combines all the best parts of the park and beginners are encouraged to participate.

For everyone

Program Cost: $15 (adults & teens) | Price Break: $12 (adults & teens)

Thursday, December 8 | 5- 7 p.m. | Washington Park | Register 

 

Winter Constellations Snowshoe Hike

Nature is so beautiful at night: nocturnal creatures come out, the stars shine brightly, and the moon is the cherry on top. Step into some snowshoes and trek out into the park to enjoy the constellations with us at Menomonee Valley. We'll provide the equipment and warm cocoa- all you need to do is bundle up! 

For everyone

Program Cost: $15 (adults & teens) | Price Break: $12 (adults & teens)

Thursday, January 5 | 5:30- 7:30 p.m. | Menomonee Valley | Register 

 


Interested in booking your own private lesson? Reach out to the Community Programs Manager to discuss scheduling options and opportunities! 

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