Special Events

Staff cheering at the Seberger wading pool on the polar bear slide

Job Fair 

Join us on Saturday, May 13th from 9 am to 11 am at the Whitney Recreation Center to meet with our Supervisors face-to-face and apply for our seasonal/part-time positions! We'll take your applications and set you up for an on the spot interview! 

Check our our Employment page for all of our positions, job descriptions and pay rates.

Granite City Days 2023

Celebrate everything St Cloud at Granite City Days, June 22nd through the 25th! Details will be posted on the Granite City Days website as they become available. 

Granite City Days Adult Softball Tournament

Sign up your team today for the second annual Granite City Days Adult Softball Tournament at Whitney Sports Complex! Sponsorship prizes will be handed out to each division-winning team. Register by Wednesday, June 21st.

No coolers are allowed; concessions will be sold and proceeds will support Park and Recreation programming!

Register Online

Opposing men's softball teams congratulate each other at the end of a game at Whitney Sports Comp

Saturday6/24/2023Men's Upper and Lower$200/teamWhitney Sports Complex
Sunday6/25/2023Co-Rec$200/teamWhitney Sports Complex
Red St Cloud Fire Department Truck

Pop-Up Splash Pad

Beat the summer heat at St Cloud's first-ever Pop-Up Splash Pad! Attendees at this FREE, all ages event at Centennial Park can run through the spray of a fire hose, check out a firetruck and police car, and play some lawn games with your local firefighters and police officers! No registration required - just bring a towel and dress in clothes that can get wet!

Saturday7/154-6pmCentennial Park - 
1725 Centennial Park

Minnesota Senior Games

MN Senior Games is an athletic competition for ages 50+ coming to St Cloud August 3-6th! With over 20 events to participate in, there's something for everyone. For more information or to register (by Monday, July 17th), visit the MN Senior Games website.

Senior Games Advertisement with a gentleman playing pickleball

Whitney Superdraft Adult Softball Tournament & Home Run Derby

Looking to meet new players in the area or connect with your softball community? Register online as an individual and a random draw will determine teams. Each player will receive a Pro Smooth Whitney Superdraft team jersey and is guaranteed to play at least 3 games. 

After a fun day of play, hit it out of the park at our 3rd annual Home Run Derby! In order to be eligible for play in the Home RunMen's softball players make a play at home plate Derby, participants must have played in the Superdraft tournament.

No coolers allowed; concessions will be available for purchase.

*The exact end time of the Superdraft Tournament and start time of Home Run Derby will be based on number of teams and may change due to circumstances such as weather delays. 

The deadline to register is Friday, July 14th. Register online today!

EventDayDateStart TimeLocation
Whitney Superdraft TournamentSaturday8/199amWhitney Sports Complex
Home Run DerbySaturday8/19TBDWhitney Sports Complex

Movie Under the Stars - Top Gun: Maverick

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets for a FREE outing under the stars and enjoy an incredible open-air screening of the hit movie "Top Gun: Maverick!" This evening of family-friendly entertainment will also include inflatables from Granite City Jump, yard games, and concessions available for purchase. No registration is required.

Saturday9/96pm Event Start - 
Movie at Dusk
Whitney Sports Complex Field C-3
Movie poster from the file Top Gun: Maverick featuring Tom Cruise.