Community Center Open Gyms

Apple Valley Community Center, 14603 Hayes Rd

Open Gyms During COVID-19 

Due to COVID-19, days & hours of operation, capacities, and programming may be altered to comply with the State of Minnesota orders and guidelines.  The following guidelines are currently in place:

Youth and Family Open Gym will be available Aug 18-21, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Open Gym will not be held August 24 – September 4 due to previously scheduled events.
Fall 2020 Open Gyms: Details on fall Open Gyms are to be determined. Details will be posted at a later date.
Face Coverings: Participants are required to wear a mask indoors, but are allowed to temporarily remove it “When participating in organized sports in the gym where the level of exertion makes wearing a face covering difficult”. Participants not complying with the state face covering mandate will be asked to leave.
• Family Open Gym Information
     o Family Open Gym be held in the Apple Valley Community Center Sport Court Gym
     o One family group is allowed on each half of the gym.  All participants in that group must be from the same household.  Half gym is defined as one basketball court.
Youth Open Gym Information
     o Youth Open Gym be held in the Apple Valley Community Center Hardwood Gym.
     o 10 players are allowed on each half of the gym.  Half gym is defined as one basketball court. If maximum capacity is reached, players will need to wait for a previous participant to leave.
• Equipment will not be provided.
  Participants are encouraged to bring their own balls.

Family Open Gym

Ages 17 and under with an adult
The whole family can participate in informal recreation.  The courts and nets will be available for practice shooting or pick up games.  Families of two or more are welcome (guardians plus child(ren); no individuals.  Children 17 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a guardian who is actively participating on the court with the child

Days, Dates & Times tbd - See COVID-19 Open Gym Information above
Cost: Free

Youth Open Gym

Grades 6-12 with ISD #196 ID or parent present
Grades 1-5 supervised by a non-participating adult
Participants must attend school in ISD #196 or reside in Apple Valley; a current ISD 196 student ID card is required for admission.  Parents may obtain an alternate ID by contacting Community Center staff at 952-953-2300 if their child lives in Apple Valley but attends a non-ISD #196 school.

Days, Dates & Times tbd - See COVID-19 Open Gym Information above
Cost: Free