Funtastic Friday Field Trips 2015

End the Week With the Ultimate in Fun!
Join us on Fridays as we adventure to exciting locations.
  • Trips open to 6 year-olds and older.
  • Pre-registration required. Register at least one week before trip start date or until trip fills.
  • Extended Care available from 7:45am and until 5:30pm for an additional $8. Please select the option during registration.
  • Drop-off and pick-up at Autumn Grove Park Building at Lydia and Hamline
  • Please arrive at the time listed to allow for check-in and trip prep so everyone is ready to go when the bus arrives.
  • Return times are approximate, due to traffic and other issues outside our control, please be prompt to stated return time when picking up your child.
Water Park of America
Friday, June 19 9:00am-4:30pm
Program #1004.340 Reg $45; RV Res $40

Surf on Minnesota’s only Cascade Falls FlowRider, catch a wave in the Lake Superior wave pool or challenge your fears in America’s longest indoor family raft ride at ten stories tall & over a mile long. This indoor water park is also equipped with the Fort Snelling activity island which has a zero depth entry, body & tube slides, activity pool with hoops, nets, and balancing logs, & much more. Bring a swimsuit, towel, bag lunch.

Grand Slam & Flaherty’s Bowling
Friday, June 26 8:00am-4:45pm
Program #1004.341 Reg $45; RV Res $40

Come join us for a day filled with FUN at Flaherty’s & Grand Slam! Challenge your friends to see who gets the most strikes in bowling, play lazer tag, mini golf, krazy kars, arcade games (4 tokens), jump in the inflatable play zone & take some swings in the batting cages! Lunch will consist of a hot dog, soda, & a bag of chips.

Valleyfair Amusement Park
Friday, July 10 8:30am - 5:45pm
Program #1004.342 Reg $53; RV Res $48

From flips and dips to a 200-foot drop, there’s excitement galore on Valleyfair’s seven thrilling roller coasters, including Steel Venom, an impulse coaster with a twist! Don’t miss Power Tower - 275 feet of extreme scream! For those looking for relaxed thrills, the park offers a myriad of magical delights. There’s something for everyone at Valleyfair! All rides inside the park are included in admission, including the water rides. We will not be visiting Challenge Go Cart Park. Bring swimsuit, towel, sunscreen & money for concessions.

Target Field Tour & Batting Cages
Friday, July 17 8:15am - 3:30pm
Program #1004.343 Reg $50; RV Res $45

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of Target Field. We will learn about the energy efficiency of target field, the science of baseball & visit exclusive areas of the stadium normally reserved for players & staff. After lunch we will head to the batting cages at Arlington & Rice to test our new theories & skills behind the plate. There will be four pitching stations for baseball or softball speeds along with room to play catch & run bases. Please bring a bag lunch.

Mall of America:
MN Sea Life Aquarium & Nickelodeon Universe

Friday, July 24 8:15am - 4:15pm
Program #1004.344 Reg $49; RV Res $44

Imagine traveling through 300 feet of ocean tunnel where sharks, stingrays & giant sea turtles swim so close, you’ll feel like you can reach out & touch them! Join us as we explore Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America. Not only will we be able to walk around the biggest mall in the USA, we will also have some fun at Nickelodeon Universe. Hop on the Fairly Odd Coaster or take a ride on SpongeBob Squarepants Rock Bottom Plunge. Whichever rides you choose you will have a blast! Please bring a bag lunch.

Cascade Bay
Friday, July 31 10:00am - 4:30pm
Program #1004.345 Reg $44; RV Res $39

Ahoy mates, Captain C. Breeze has set sail and docked his ship at Cascade Bay. Let the adventure begin while we brave the Typhoon & Hurricane water slides, fl oat around the lazy river as we rumble through its rocky rapids or try tumbling down Twin Falls. So “water” you waiting for? Come on out & play at the Bay! Lunch will include a slice of pizza & a beverage. Please bring a swimsuit, towel & sunscreen.

French Park & Big Thrill Factory
Friday, August 7 9:00am - 4:00pm
Program #1004.346 Reg $40; RV Res $35

Get ready for a day full of thrills as we start the day at French Regional Park. We will explore the park & climb their large rope play structure before taking a break for a picnic lunch. After lunch we will head to the Big Thrill Factory. We will spend the afternoon playing in the kid’s fun factory, competing in them time challenge, jumping on the outdoor trampolines & trying to climb up the giant spider climb before sliding down the giant slide. This day will be full of jumping, climbing & playing. Please bring a bag lunch.

Bunker Beach
Friday, August 14 10:00am – 4:45pm
Program #1004.347 Reg $45; RV Res $40

Cool off at Bunker Beach featuring six towering waterslides, a 900’ Splash Cove lazy river, activity pool with climbing wall, a zero-entry pool with a water play structure, a interactive sand play area, & as always, Minnesota’s largest outdoor wave pool! Come and check out the water adventure zone! Pease bring a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen & a bag lunch.

Base Camp & the Fort @ Fort Snelling Park

Friday, August 21 9:00am - 4:30pm
Program #1004.348 Reg $45; RV Res $40

Experience the Ultimate day of Adventure! We will start the day at Base Camp climbing their indoor wall molded from the bluffs at Taylor’s Falls. Our adventure will then take us to Riverside Woods of Fort Snelling to explore the historic Fort as it takes us back into time to the 1800 military outpost. Bring a bag lunch. We will stop for a picnic & explore the park.

Elm Creek Park & Zero Gravity
Friday, August 28 9:15am-3:30pm
Program #1004.349 Reg $40; RV Res $35

Get ready for a high fl ying day. Our first stop will be at Elm Creek play area which features seven slides shooting down from 25 foot towers, a pyramid-shaped climbing net, zip line & saucer swings. After lunch at the park we will head over to zero gravity trampoline park where we will bounce from trampoline to trampoline or off the walls. Yes, the walls are also trampolines! Please bring a bag lunch.

FootGolf & Water Games

Friday, September 4 9:00am-4pm
Program #1004.350 Reg $40; RV Res $35

Have you ever heard of footgolf? We will try out this fun golf/soccer/kickball hybrid that is growing in popularity among players of all ages at Columbia golf course. Instead of teeing off, FootGolf players kick off from a tee box with the goal of getting their soccer ball in a 21-inch diameter cup using the fewest number of kicks. After the game we will return to Autumn Grove for lunch & an afternoon filled with wet & wild water games. Please wear athletic shoes & bring a lunch, swimsuit & towel.

Some trips require an additional waiver or additional forms. 

Registrations are now being taken for these trips. You may register online, by mail, by phone at 651-792-7110, by fax 651-792-7100 or in person at Roseville Parks and Recreation, Roseville City Hall.