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Ongoing Activities for Homeschoolers

Below you will find a list of the ongoing activities that happen on a regular basis here in the Northland just for homeschoolers.  You will find all of the necessary details as well as how frequently the event happens and a link to the business website if applicable.  Events range from being completely free or are offered at a reduced rate.  If your business or group has something to offer homeschoolers each week, please email us so we can get it added to the list!


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Monday    
Park Day at the Duluth Heights Community Center
There is plenty of room to run and play!  The facility has both an indoor and outdoor play area.  In addition, there are indoor bathroom facilities.  This is a well attended meet-up.  All ages are welcome; parents must stay on-site.  Rain or Shine!
Cost:  FREE  
Where:  33 W Mulberry Street, Duluth, MN
Frequency:  Every Monday
Time:  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Duluth Heights Community Website


Tuesday
  
Gym & Swim at the Superior YMCA
Burn some energy at gym and swim!  It is unstructured open gym for the whole family and there is also a 0 depth entry indoor pool.  You do not need to be a YMCA member to participate!  Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult and the adult must be in the water with their child.  Pay by the day or sight up for the whole session and save!
Cost:  
  Cost per Individual Per Time:  $3 per kid ($2 for members), $10 family cap
  Cost per Individual for 7 Week Session:  Member = $7, General Public = $19
  Cost per Family for 7 Week Session:  Member = $25, General Public = $65
Where:  YMCA (9 N 21st Street, Superior)
Frequency:  Every Tuesday 
Times:  Gym from 2-2:30 p.m., Swim from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
YMCA website


Gym & Swim at the Duluth YMCA
They are offering 45 min of structured gym time and 45 min. of pool time with a new skill taught weekly for students.  Classes are grouped into 7 week sessions and registration is opened one week prior to each session. 
Cost:  $53 members, $83 non-members
Where:  Duluth YMCA (302 W 1st Street, Duluth)
Frequency:  Tuesdays in 7 week sessions
Times:  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
YMCA website


UPC Athletics: Indoor Soccer
Open for kids 12 and under and sponsored by United Presbyterian Church Athletics.  Starts December 5th - all are welcome to play! 
Cost:  FREE  
Where:  229 North 28th Street Easter, Superior 
Frequency:  Every Tuesday 
Times:
Ages 3-4... 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5-6... 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Ages 7-8... 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Ages 9-10... 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Ages 11-12... 7:15 - 8:00 p.m.
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Wednesday
   
Park Day at the Duluth Heights Community Center
There is plenty of room to run and play!  The facility has both an indoor and outdoor play area.  In addition, there are indoor bathroom facilities.  This is a well attended meet-up.  All ages are welcome; parents must stay on-site.  Rain or Shine!
Cost:  FREE  
Where:  33 W Mulberry Street, Duluth, MN
Frequency:  Every Wednesday
Time:  9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Duluth Heights Community website


Homeschool Indoor Rock Climbing at Vertical Endeavors
Vertical Endeavors- Duluth offers homeschool discount days for students and families. 
Indoor rock climbing is a great way to introduce your kids to a unique experience in a controlled, professional environment on the third Wednesday of every month!  To speed up the check-in process, please fill out the digital waiver on the Vertical Endeavors website prior to your visit.  Waivers for participants under 18 years of age will need parents or legal guardians to sign thier waiver.  Parents / spectators will also need completed waivers in order to be in the facility.  Call them at 218-279-9980 for more information.
Cost:  $12 / person (includes harness) + tax (climbing shoes can be rented for $4 + tax)
Where:  Vertical Endeavors (329 S Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN)
Frequency:  Third Wednesday of each month
Time:  2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Vertical Endeavors website


Homeschool Bowling at Incline Station
You can show up with just your family and still enjoy the group rate no matter how many other bowlers attend.  It is also a great opportunity for co-ops and clubs to have some fun together!
Cost:  $2.75 per game (includes free shoes)
Where:  Incline Station (601 West Superior Street, Duluth)
Frequency:  First Wednesday of each month
Time:  1:00 p.m.
Incline Station website


Planetarium Showings at UMD
Offers live, interactive shows and full-dome theater presentations.  From traditional star displays and cultural shows that show the importance of astronomy around the world, to feature presentations that whisk you through the depths of outer space, the planetarium has something for curious stargazers of all ages.  There are additional showings available at a cost - see their website for details! 
Cost:  FREE
Where:  Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium (1023 University Drive, Duluth)
Frequency:  Every Wednesday
Time:  7:00 p.m.
UMD website


Thursday
   
Homeschool Roller Skating
This longtime homeschool event includes a live DJ, contests, games and prizes.  Admission is free for non-skaters.  Parents may walk alongside their children to help them skate and strollers are allowed on the rink if pushed by an adult.  No outside food may be brought in.  There is a snack bar that has fresh popcorn and some arcade games.  It is newly remodeled with a large seating area and resurfaced skating rink!
Cost:  $4 per skater (skate rental is included, rollerblades are $2 extra, you may bring your own)
Where:  World of Wheels Skate Center (1218 Oakes Ave, Superior, WI)
Frequency:  2nd Thursday of each month
Time:  1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
World of Wheels Skate Center website



Friday     
Outdoor Adventure Group
This group meets regularly to enjoy and explore the lovely nature around us!  Dress appropriately for the weather.  See the Facebook page for weather updates and cancellations. 
Cost:  FREE
Where:  Lincoln Park Elephant Rock (you can park at Lincoln Parkway & W 6th Street) on the 2nd Friday of each month, Lester Park (where Occidental Blvd turns into Seven Bridges Road) on the 4th Friday of each month
Frequency:  2nd and 4th Fridays of each month (see details above)
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Northland CORE Facebook page


Weekends   
Storytime at Miller Hill Mall
Cost:  FREE
Where:  Barnes & Noble (1600 Miller Trunk Hwy, Duluth)
Frequency:  Saturdays
Time:  11:00 a.m.
Storytime Schedule