Family Sports & Fitness – Family Friendly Races, Walks & Tournaments

Family Sports and Fitness are a great way to spend time together. We keep a running list of events that have been submitted to us here. We have also included some product links for items we feel may help families promote fitness. We do receive compensation from Amazon for purchases through these links.

Family Sports Events in the Twin Cities

If you have a sporting event you would like to share, please keep in mind our parameters and mission. Events must be something that can be participated in as a family and it must be a stand-alone event with no long-term commitment. Please feel free to email Joy with your submissions 


12/01-12/15/18: 4 for $4 Trial Class Offer | Moore Than Dance, 1220 E. Moore Lake Dr., Fridley | 10am-8pm | $4.00 | Give the gift of dance this holiday season! Interested in trying Dance or Musical Theater but not sure where to start?  Try up to 4 classes in one week for only $4.00! Ages 2 to adult welcome! Contact Moore Than Dance to schedule your trial.


12/21/18: Shotput Santa. | Hamline’s Walker Fieldhouse, 1561 Hewitt Ave, St Paul |  6pm-9pm | FREE | Multiple stations for kids of all ages to experience various track and field events — including a long jump, discus throw and multiple dashes guided by renowned track athletes and coaches; followed by a fast-paced, holiday themed shot put exhibition. Food trucks proceeds benefit the Tofteland Family and The ALS Association.

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Fitness in a Box Board Game via Amazon.


Try Speedskating Free • December 2, 2018,11am-Noon; January 13, 2019, 10-11am; February 10, 2019, 10-11am • Roseville Oval • Please select a day to attend and let us know your shoe size, so hopefully we can have speed skates for you to try it out. Just in case, please bring hockey or figure skates. • FREE, but sign up at this link.

Friday Family Fun Nights • December 21, 2018-February 15, 2019 • Como Park Ski Center • Fridays from 5pm-10pm, a family of up to five people can ski or snowboard for just $60. Price includes rope tow tickets as well as downhill, cross country, or snowboard rentals. • Cost: $60/up to 5 people; $15/additional.

Am I the only one who foresees this kid falling on his face? Ski trainer. Amazon link.

Ever Try Snowshoeing? Gianna gives you her take on this sport here.

Winter Open House – Snowshoes and Tracks • January 12, 2019 • Maplewood Nature Center • Register for snowshoe orientation at 10:30, 12:30 or 2:00 • All ages program. Learn snowshoe basics and about animal tracks and signs, ask a naturalist questions and learn about nature center trails. Snowshoes are availabe for ages 4+ and sleds are available for pulling young kids. Inside, warm up with a cup of hot cider. Dress in layers and wear winter boots. • Cost: $5/pp.

Family Sports & Fitness - Dance Studios

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Family Sports & Fitness; Sledding

Click here to find Sledding Hills around the Twin Cities

Family Sports & Fitness: Indoor Water Parks

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Family Sports - Find Twin Cities Ice Rinks Here.

Click Here to find Outdoor Skating & Hockey Rinks (Image courtesy of the City of Blaine)





Archery can be a fun way to be fit as a family.

Family Wellness Guide Blooma

Click here for the Twin Cities Family Wellness Guide

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