Assuring learning excellence and readiness for a changing world





teacher playing with students
Lancers Marching band
Boy running

"While it is February one can taste the full joys of anticipation. Spring stands at the gate with her finger on the latch."    ~Patience Strong

Community Ed & Rec summer brochure will be here soon, but it's not too late to register for great winter classes. Scroll down for current brochure.

Our mission

Assuring learning excellence and readiness for a changing world

by providing programming to reach all, teach all and include all


  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Engagement
  • Integrity

Community Education and Recreation Fast Facts


Early Learning

During the 2017-18 school year, 681 children completed an Early Childhood Screening; most children screened at age 3.  In Minnesota all children must complete a screening prior to Kindergarten enrollment. For more information on completing a screening for your child, Click here


During the 2017-18 school year, students enrolled in Adult Basic Education logged 82,000 hours of class time.  Interested in volunteering to be a part of helping these students reach their learning goals?  Click here 


CER 2019

"We keep moving forward,
opening new doors,
and doing new things
because we're curious
and curiosity keeps
leading us down new paths."

~Walt Disney


Use of Facilities 

Community Education & Recreation Department coordinates all community use of district facilities. For more information Click here



The 77 Lancer Marching Band celebrated 40 years of competitive marching summer 2018.  Registration for the 2019 season opens in January!  To learn more Click here