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.

Fall

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
23742 Volleyball Camp  6 - 13yr Th 6 - 7:30pm September 6, 2018 September 27, 2018 FREE
23798 Parent & Tot Time  3 - 5yr Th 10 - 11:30am September 6, 2018 December 13, 2018 FREE
24044 Rec Check   6 - 12yr M Tu W Th 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
23797 Basketball Camp  6 - 14yr Sa 11am - 2:30pm September 29, 2018 September 29, 2018 FREE
24407 Melanin Misses 7 - 17yr M 5 - 7pm October 8, 2018 November 26, 2018 FREE
24104 No School Days - MEA   6 - 12yr Th F 8:30am - 5pm October 18, 2018 October 19, 2018 $10
24027 MJM Mini Olympics  6 - 17yr F 5 - 7pm November 9, 2018 November 9, 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 Th F 8:30am - 5pm December 26, 2018 December 28, 2018 $15

Citywide 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.

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