Oxford Community Center

Oxford Community CenterHome 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.

Current Activities

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 Age Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
23807 Soul Line Dance  18+ Tu 6:30 - 8:30pm September 4, 2018 November 27, 2018 $5
23880 Express Fitness 50+ W F 2 - 3pm September 5, 2018 May 31, 2019 FREE
24028 Game Room  8 - 17yr W F 2 - 6pm September 5, 2018 December 28, 2018 FREE
23887 Total Body Fitness  18+ W 4:30 - 5:30pm September 5, 2018 May 29, 2019 $3
23798 Parent & Tot Time  3 - 5yr Th 10 - 11:30am September 6, 2018 December 13, 2018 FREE
24044 Rec Check   6 - 12yr M - F 3 - 6pm September 10, 2018 June 7, 2019 FREE
23739 Young Professionals  13 - 19yr Tu 6 - 7pm September 11, 2018 December 11, 2018 FREE
23740 Homework Help  5 - 17yr Tu 5 - 6pm September 11, 2018 December 11, 2018 FREE
23796 Hip Hop Dance Class  12 - 17yr Th 4 - 5:30pm September 13, 2018 December 6, 2018 FREE
24026 Staff vs. Youth Basketball Game  9 - 17yr F 6 - 8pm September 28, 2018 December 28, 2018 FREE
23799 Winter Beach Party  All ages Sa 1 - 5pm December 15, 2018 December 15, 2018 $2
24101 No School Days - Winter   6 - 12yr W - F 8:30am - 5pm December 26, 2018 December 28, 2018 $15
24826 Basketball Cheerleading   8 - 13yr M W 5pm - 6pm Nov 12, 2018 Feb 6, 2019 FREE
24805 Teach Us to Fish   10 - 15yr W 6pm - 7:30pm Dec 12, 2018 Jan 9, 2019 FREE
24980 Parents Day Off   5 - 12yr Sa 12pm - 5pm Dec 22, 2018 Dec 22, 2018 $10
24101 No School Days - Winter   6 - 12yr W - F 8:30am - 5pm Dec 26, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 $15
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
24797 Junior Jacks Drumline   8 - 14yr F 5pm - 6:30pm Jan 4, 2019 Feb 22, 2019 $40
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
24799 Hip-Hop Dance Class   12 - 17yr Tu 6pm - 7pm Jan 8, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 FREE
24792 Soul Line Dance   18+ Tu 6:30pm - 8:30pm Jan 8, 2019 May 28, 2019 $5
24794 Zumba In Heels   18+ W 6:30pm - 7:30pm Jan 9, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $5
24793 Jimmy Lee Mentorship Program   10 - 17yr Tu 6pm - 7:30pm Jan 15, 2019 May 28, 2019 FREE
24984 MJM Kids Day Off   6 - 12yr M 8:30am - 5pm Feb 18, 2019 Feb 18, 2019 $5
24795 Melanin Misses   7 - 17yr M 5pm - 7pm Mar 4, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 FREE
24810 Staff vs Youth  Basketball Tournament 10 - 17yr F 6:30pm - 8pm Mar 29, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 FREE
25369 No School Days - Spring   6 - 12yr M - F 8:30am - 5pm Apr 1, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 $25
25348 Lunch with the Bunny   All ages Sa 1pm - 3pm Apr 13, 2019 Apr 13, 2019 FREE

Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure (PDF) Register Online for Activities

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities

  • Craft Room
  • Computer Lab
  • Dance Studio
  • Fitness Center
  • (4) Gymnasiums
  • Multipurpose Room
  • Teaching Kitchen
  • Walking Track
  • Great River Water Park

Outdoor Amenities

  • Baseball Field - Synthetic Turf
  • Football Field - Synthetic Turf
  • Lacrosse Field - Synthetic Turf
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • 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
  • Sauna
  • Concessions
  • Designated eating areas
  • Party room
  • Swimming lessons

Rentals and Reservations

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

Summer Blast is a free afternoon program for youth who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall.

Rec Check

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.

Stay Connected

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Volunteer

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.