All adults and children 

of all ages are welcome to participate in LqPV Education classes, events, and activities at all of the school buildings...


Three easy ways to register:

Steven Sterud ssterud@lqpv.org

Pat Swenson pswenson@lqpv.org


Phone: 320-752-4844
 or toll free

Mail:    LqPV Community  Education
              2860 291st Ave.
              Madison, MN  56256

Online:  LqPV Community
               Education Website

Community Ed Weather Information
To see if a class is cancelled because of weather conditions, contact Community Ed at 1-877-889-4153 and press extension 1 or listen to the radio Q92.1 FM

Check out the registration forms  attached to the bottom of this page...

 Lac qui Parle
 Computer Commuter
The Lac qui Parle Computer Commuter will travel to Bellingham, Boyd, Dawson, Madison,Marietta and Nassau on a regular schedule. This unique project will offer FREE access to computers, internet service and individualized training.  In addition, the unit will be available for lease to local businesses wanting to offer onsite computer training and software upgrade training to their staff. Classes are offered free to the entire Lac qui Parle area business community by the University of Minnesota Extension in parntership with Southwest Initiative Foundation and LqP EDA. For more information and to register, call Lac qui Parle EDA 320-598-7976.

                   Bus Schedule
  • Monday 8 -12 noon, Bellingham @ Farmers Mutual Telephone
  • Monday, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Nassau City Hall
  •  Tuesday,  8-12 noon, Madison  City   Hall
  • Tuesday, 1:00-5:00 p.m., Marietta      Fire Hall

Registration Form

To mail in your registrations for Community Education Activities, use the registration forms attached at the bottom of this page. 

 Keep -to-date with what's going on with LqPV ECFE, Preschool, and Early Childhood Initiative by liking our  Facebook page! Go to lqpv.org,click on the parent link, then on  ECFE Facebook


New Class Ideas:

Please contact Lac qui Parle Community Education if you have class ideas or would like to teach a class!!!

School Age Child Care (SACC)

MMN Elementary School  

After school until 6:00 p.m.

Call 320-598-7528 or email predepenning@lqpv.org

Coordinator: Pat Redepenning

Kidstime provides quality child care for students in grades K-6.  Pre-registrations and pre-payment is required.

See the handbook for Kidstime located in Youth Activities


Swimming Lessons
Lac qui Parle Valley High School Indoor Pool
May 9-12 & 16-19, eight days
Fee: $32/student – Levels I-VI; $27/student for Shorty’s
Swimming lessons will be after school to early evening. Sessions will be assigned based on registration totals.

Summer Rec and Camp Registrations
  • Click on Summer Rec Activities tab on the left side of this page...Summer Rec information and registration forms are also attached below for both Appleton & Madison
  • Watch for Summer Camp information coming soon!

Appleton Summer Activities

Early sign-ups will be held

Wednesday May 4th

from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Appleton Civic Center for the Appleton Library Summer Reading Program, Appleton Swimming Lessons, Appleton Summer Rec, Holloway Baseball, Miss/Little Miss Appleton, and Rising Star Summer Camp.



Rising Star Dance Recitals

 Friday, April 29, 6:00 p.m.

 Saturday,  April 30, 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. 

 Location: LqPV Theatre    $4/ticket

Come and watch your favorite dancers perform.  

Super Dance Week
Members of the Shadows Dance team are encouraged to attend summer dance offerings of High Kick & Jazz. The registration form and information in attached to the bottom of the page. 

Youth Practice Schedules
See youth practice schedules for both boys and girls attached below...includes volleyball & basketball

Youth Softball (3rd through 6th Grade)

Registrations for both Appleton and Madison 
are attached below...

Click below!

Looking for a holiday 
or birthday gift idea?
Community Ed has gift certificates available to use towards classes or activities! 
Please contact Community Ed at 1-877-889-4153

***Volunteer Coaches/Instructors for all sport activities are required to have a background check and to take concussion & pathogen training before starting. Training information is attached below.

Apr 25, 2016, 12:16 PM
Apr 25, 2016, 12:16 PM
Oct 27, 2015, 10:25 AM
Steven Sterud,
Apr 12, 2016, 10:28 AM
Jan 26, 2016, 1:00 PM
Oct 27, 2015, 10:25 AM
Apr 25, 2016, 12:16 PM
Apr 25, 2016, 12:16 PM
Apr 20, 2016, 1:18 PM
Mar 16, 2016, 1:26 PM
Steven Sterud,
Mar 11, 2016, 8:14 AM