Welcome to Willmar Community Ed and Rec online!

The mission of the Willmar Community Education & Recreation Department is to generate support and encourage lifelong learning opportunities in areas of education, personal growth and leisure activities.

Willmar Community Education & Recreation programs evolve to meet the needs of the area residents and surrounding communities through collaboration and non-duplication of service.

Programs and classes are available now!

Click HERE for step-by-step instructions for setting up an account profile.

Youth Recreation

Willmar CER offers a variety of youth sports through out the summer.

Cardinal Place 

Cardinal Place offers care for children grades K-5.  Care is offered for a full day in the summer or before and after school during the school year.

Youth Enrichment

Art classes, Prairie Woods activities, and drivers education are a few of the activities offered through our youth programs.

Adult Enrichment

Take an art class, learn basic computing skills, or become certified in CPR through our adult enrichment courses.

Adult Recreation

Sign up for adult sport leagues and fitness classes for the spring and summer! 


Sign up for Swim Lessons or

train to become a Lifeguard!


Early Childhood Family Education offers  birth-5 classes to educate and enrich young families.


Willmar CER offers full day and half day preschool options through Willmar Public Schools.


Facility Rental

Contact the Willmar CER office to learn about renting a park or facility.

Register online today for available programs & activities!

Special Events

Special Events

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 WCER Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

Friday 8:00am-4:30pm from the Tuesday after Labor day to the Friday before Memorial Day weekend.

Friday 7:30am-4pm from the Tuesday after Memorial day to the Friday before Labor Day weekend.