Building Community . . . One Piece at a Time!
Cloquet Community Education and Recreation promotes, provides, and facilitates learning opportunities and social activities to serve all individuals & families, while bridging generations, inspiring collaboration and building community.
Address: 2001 Washington Avenue, Cloquet, MN 55720
Phone: (218) 879-1261 Fax: (218) 878-3013
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Fridays in the summer.
Summer office hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Want to Reserve a city park or Senior Center? First check the Facility Availability Calendar link in lefthand column.
To submit a request, click on the Facility & Parks REQUEST PAGE.
Winter private swim lessons are now open to sign up.
Register online, call or stop in the Community Ed office.
Private lessons can either be one student, or two students if they are very similar in swim ability.
Adult Lap Swim at Middle School Pool
Excellent way to get your swim workout in for the day!
Swim cards for purchase at Community Ed office.
Fee: $3.50 per visit.
We offer fun and educational classes for all ages!
Need help? Click for step by step instructions on how to register for classes online.
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News and Upcoming Events
Carlton County has been accepted into the Rural Child Care Innovation Program (RCCIP), a community engagement process designed to address the challenges of child care in rural areas through the lens of economic development. A program of First Children’s Finance and funded by the MN Department of Human, the RCCIP guides communities in developing solutions that address their unique needs. The purpose is to support existing early care and education businesses and to increase the supply of high quality affordable child care. Part of this process involves gathering information about the current child care climate in Carlton County and the needs of county residents. If you live or work in Carlton County please take the time to complete this brief survey.
Child Care center survey: surveymonkey.com/r/CV6K26V
Family Provider survey: surveymonkey.com/r/C6RPY6D
Employer Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/JH8KTFF
Parent Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/QXJJ7T3
Surveys must be completed by January 3, 2020.
RCCIP Town Hall Meeting is January 14th, 6-9pm at the Carlton County Transportation Building.
To register for the Town Hall meeting:
2020 RCCIP Communities News Article
And the updated 2020 RCCIP Communities:
Water Safety Instructors are needed to teach swim lessons this year!Our swim lessons are in high demand and we need instructors to meet that demand!Must be 16 years or older.WSI: $12.56/hourClick here for more information!
There will be a 2.59% transaction fee automatically charged each time you register and pay for a class using a credit or debit card.
Weather Cancellation Policy
If Cloquet Schools are cancelled Community Education offerings are also cancelled. Cancellations due to bad weather will be announced on WKLK 96.5 FM, 1230 AM and also on local television stations.
In case of a 2 hour delayed start - ECFE and Time for Tots classes that normally start before 10am are cancelled. Classes that are scheduled to start at 10am or later that day will be held as normal.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Registrants will be contacted if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment and full refunds will be given. A registrant who wishes to cancel from a class must do so at least 2 business days prior to the start of class (or the published deadline if it is earlier) in order to be considered for a full refund. There will be a $3 cancellation fee.Please take our Customer Satisfaction Survey. Click here to take survey. We appreciate your feedback.We take photographs of many of our activities which may be used in our LumberLog, news releases, website, displays at events, and flyers.Please let us know in writing if you do NOT wish to have photos in our promotional materials.