January Newsletter

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Participate in a cooking class? Fitness class? Do a class with your kids? Take a painting class? Set those goals and we’ll see you next year!


  • NEW! Adult & Me Pebble Art Class: Join Melissa from Ridge Road Relics for a fun morning of pebble art creation. We will provide the board, paint, glue, and pebbles. You provide the imagination and hands-on creation! Choose from flower, dragonfly, dinosaur or customize your own. Sun, Feb 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Located at SchoolGrounds Café. Kids ages 7+ with adult. $30 for the pair (please register the child). Space is limited. Register HERE.


  • January Fitness Classes: All classes located at 210 Progress Dr.
    • Pop-Up Class: Thurs, Jan 3 at 5:30-6:15 a.m. Drop-In $5 with Jill Hackel
    • Morning Classes
      • P90X on M/W/F from 5:30-6:15 am (1/7-2/1)
      • Cardio/Strength/Core on T/Th from 5:30-6:15 am (1/8-1/31)
      • Zumba on Saturdays from 9:00-10:00 am (1/12-2/2)
    • Lunch Time Class
      • Staying Fit & Strong (ages 55+) on Tu/W/F from 1:30-2:15 pm (1/29-3/8)
    • Evening Classes
      • Strength & Abs to Tighten & Tone on M/W from 5:15-6:00 pm (1/7-1/30)
      • Body Blaster on Mondays from 6:15-7:15 pm (1/7-1/28)
      • Yoga on Thursdays from 5:30-6:15 pm (1/3-1/24) *Begins Soon!
  • Paint & Sip “Message In The Sand”: Create the masterpiece on your own or with a partner by combining two canvases for Valentine’s Day. It’s a step-by-step instructional event – anyone can do it! Thurs, Feb 28 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at Doubledays. $35/person. Register HERE.
  • Cooking Class “10 at a Time”: Are you looking for easy and budget friendly meals while you’re on the go? You will go home with 10 meals to feed your family – half hamburger and half chicken. A grocery list will be provided. This is more of a workshop. Thurs, Jan 10 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 4548 Falcon Ct. (cook’s kitchen). Taught by Claire Doelger. $40; pantry items included. *Limited space available. Register by Jan 3rd HERE.


  • Drama Club: Begins January 7 and rehearsal days are Thursdays and beginning in Feb they will be Mon & Thurs through April 11 from 3:40-5:10 p.m. at GDS. Maximum 30 kids – sign up soon! Grades 5-8. Register by Jan 2 HERE.
  • 2019 Ski/Snowboard Club: First club night is Friday, January 11 at Cascade Mountain. Bus leaves GDS at 3:30 p.m. and return at 10:15 p.m. Grades 5-8. More information HERE.
  • GDS Afterschool Glass Fusing: Thurs, Jan 17-31 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Glacial Drumlin School Cafeteria. Grades 5-8. $35/person. Limited space available. Register by Jan 10th HERE.
  • DAY OFF School – Ski/Snowboard Trip! Join our ski/snowboard trip on Mon, Jan 21 from 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Cascade Mountain! Grades 5-9. Register by Jan 13th HERE.
  • Youth Volleyball Grades 3rd & 4th: Tues, Feb 12-March 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Taylor Prairie School. Register HERE.
  • Medal League Volleyball Grades 5th & 6th: Tues, Feb 12-March 19 from 6:45-7:45 p.m. at Taylor Prairie & games Sundays from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at various locations. Register by Jan 27th HERE.
  • Kids in the Kitchen: Tues, Feb 12th from 4:15-5:45 p.m. at Cook’s Kitchen (Claire Doelger); 4548 Falcon Ct. Cost: $20; includes ingredients and recipes to take home. Register HERE.

Follow us on Facebook HERE and join our Cottage Grove Fitness group HERE!

To register for programs online, click HERE.

Please contact the Village of Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department at 608-839-8968 with any questions.