Oxford Community Center
Home of Jimmy Lee Recreation Center & Great River Water Park
Located in the heart of the historic Rondo neighborhood of Saint Paul, the Oxford Community Center provides state-of-the-art recreational facilities for residents and visitors alike. The community center, reconstructed from the Oxford/Jimmy Lee Recreation Center built in the 1960s, is made up of the Jimmy Lee Recreation Center and Great River Water Park, a year-round aquatic facility.
Oxford Community Center/Jimmy Lee Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gym, family events, fitness center memberships, swimming lessons, youth and adult athletics, field rentals, rental space space for parties, meetings, and events, and much more.
Click the activity numbers to register for Oxford Community Center/Jimmy Lee Recreation Center activities online, or call 651-642-0650. For all citywide programming, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Citywide Activity Brochure.
|Activity#||Activity Name||Ages||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|26509||Project Fairy Godmother's Prom Dress||16 - 18yr||Sa||8am - 1pm||Apr 6||Apr 6||Free|
|26100||Open Gym||7 - 18yr||M - F||2pm - 6pm||Jun 3||Aug 30||Free|
|26034||Parent and Tot Time||0 - 5yr||Th||10am - 11:30am||Jun 6||Aug 29||Free|
|26031||J.L Junior Jacks Drumline||8 - 14yr||F||5pm - 6:30pm||Jun 7||Jul 19||$40|
|26896||Combo Camp||7 - 12yr||M - F||8:30am - 5pm||Jun 10||Jun 14||$50|
|26067||Game Room||8 - 17yr||M W F||6pm - 7pm||Jun 10||Aug 30||Free|
|26669||Summer Blast||6 - 12yr||M - Th||1pm - 4pm||Jun 17||Aug 15||Free|
|26701||Sanneh Soccer Camp - June||6 - 12yr||M - Th||1pm - 3:30pm||Jun 24||Jun 27||Free|
|26505||Combo Camp||7 - 12yr||M - F||8:30am - 5pm||Jun 24||Jun 28||$50|
|26029||Football Camp||6 - 14yr||W - F||5:30pm - 7:30pm||Jun 26||Jun 28||Free|
|26069||Cheerleading Camp||8 - 14yr||W - F||5:30pm - 7:30pm||Jun 26||Jun 28||$30|
|26071||Young Professionals||13 - 18yr||Th||4pm - 5:30pm||Jun 27||Aug 29||Free|
|26026||Family Fun Night||All Ages||F||6pm - 8pm||Jun 28||Jun 28||Free|
|26682||Lacrosse Camp||5 - 12yr||M - Th||1pm - 4pm||Jul 8||Jul 11||Free|
|27433||Combo Camp||7 - 12yr||M - F||8:30am - 5pm||Jul 8||Jul 12||$50|
|26035||Teach Us to Fish||8 - 15yr||W||6pm - 7:30pm||Jul 10||Jul 24||Free|
|26527||Rivard Art Skateboard Designing Camp||7 - 14yr||Th||8:30am - 11:30am||Jul 11||Jul 11||Free|
|26030||Safety Camp||6 - 12yr||Th||8:30am - 3:30pm||Jul 11||Jul 12||$30|
|F||8:30am - 6:30pm|
|26347||Movie in the Park||All Ages||F||7pm - 10:30pm||Jul 12||Jul 12||Free|
|26066||Football Camp||6 - 14yr||W - F||5:30pm - 7:30pm||Jul 17||Jul 19||Free|
|26073||Hip Hop Dance Class||6 - 14yr||Sa||12pm - 1:30pm||Jul 20||Aug 24||Free|
|26064||Soccer Camp||4 - 13yr||M - F||10am - 11:30am||Jul 22||Jul 26||$30|
|27434||Combo Camp||7 - 12yr||M - F||8:30am - 5pm||Jul 22||July 26||$50|
|26027||Family Fun Night||All Ages||F||6pm - 8pm||Jul 26||Jul 26||Free|
|26507||Combo Camp||7 - 12yr||M - F||8:30am - 5pm||Aug 5||Aug 9||$50|
|27435||Combo Camp||7 - 12yr||M - F||8:30am - 5pm||Aug 12||Aug 16||$50|
|26594||Safe Summer Nights||All Ages||Th||5pm - 7pm||Aug 22||Aug 22||Free|
|26028||Family Fun Night||All Ages||F||6pm - 8pm||Aug 30||Aug 30||Free|
|26402||Women's Open Gym||18+||Sa||4:30pm - 6:30pm||Jun 1||Aug 31||Free|
|26401||Adult Open Gym||18+||Su||11:30am - 4:30pm||Jun 2||Aug 25||Free|
|26033||Soul Line Dance||18+||Tu||6:30pm - 8:30pm||Jun 4||Sep 3||$5|
|26349||City Moves-Basketball||18 - 25yr||Tu Th||5:30pm - 7:30pm||Jun 25||Aug 29||Free|
|Activity#||Activity||Age||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|24044||Rec Check||6 - 12yr||M - F||3 - 6pm||September 10, 2018||June 7, 2019||FREE|
|24816||Express Fitness 50+||50+||W F||2pm - 3pm||Jan 2, 2019||May 31, 2019||FREE|
|24798||Parent & Tot Time||0 - 5yr||Th||10am - 11:30am||Jan 3, 2019||May 30, 2019||FREE|
|24813||Vinyasa Yoga||18+||Th||7pm - 8pm||Jan 3, 2019||May 30, 2019||$3|
|24808||Total Body Fitness||18+||Th||11am - 11:30am||Jan 3, 2019||May 30, 2019||$3|
|24983||Men's Open Gym||18+||Sa||12pm - 4pm||Jan 5, 2019||May 25, 2019||FREE|
|24804||Open Gym||7 - 19yr||M - F||3pm - 6pm||Jan 7, 2019||May 31, 2019||FREE|
|24796||Open Game Room||8 - 17yr||M W F||6pm - 7pm||Jan 7, 2019||Jun 7, 2019||FREE|
|24823||Homework Help||5 - 17yr||Tu||5pm - 6pm||Jan 8, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|24792||Soul Line Dance||18+||Tu||6:30pm - 8:30pm||Jan 8, 2019||May 28, 2019||$5|
|24793||Jimmy Lee Mentorship Program||10 - 17yr||Tu||6pm - 7:30pm||Jan 15, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
- Craft Room
- Computer Lab
- Dance Studio
- Fitness Center
- (4) Gymnasiums
- Multipurpose Room
- Teaching Kitchen
- Walking Track
- Great River Water Park
- Baseball Field - Synthetic Turf
- Football Field - Synthetic Turf
- Lacrosse Field - Synthetic Turf
- Picnic Area
- Soccer Field - Synthetic Turf
- Softball Field - Synthetic Turf
Great River Water Park Amenities
- 25-yard, eight-lane lap pool
- Equipment for lap swim & water aerobics
- Life jackets available to rent for free
- Children's activity pool
- One-meter diving board
- Large water slides
- Large floats (Snappy the Turtle and his log)
- Men's, women's, and family locker rooms
- Designated eating areas
- Party room
- Swimming lessons
Rentals and Reservations
- For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, contact Scott Walsh at (651) 642-0650 or Scott.Walsh@ci.stpaul.mn.us.
- For terms and conditions, rental rates, and applications, see Recreation Center Rentals.
- Interested in having a birthday party or event at Great River Water Park? See Great River Water Park Rentals & Parties.
Free Summer Meals
Free summer meals are provided Monday through Friday to youth 18 years of age and under and persons over 19 who participate in a public or nonprofit private school program for persons with disabilities. Visit the Free Summer Meals webpage for more information.
Summer Blast is a free afternoon program for youth who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall.
Rec Check is a free after-school program for youth in grades 1–5.
No-School Day Programs
Special programming may be available during no-school days such as MEA, winter break, spring break or other times throughout the school year.
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of youth and adults who rely on recreation center programs and services, including helping out at community events, youth coaching, mentoring, and more. Learn more about our recreation center volunteer opportunities.