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.

Summer Activities 

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
28241 Boot Camp Jam - June   18+   F   6:30am -7:15am   June 21   June 28   $5/session
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   T - Th   5:30pm - 7:30pm   Jun 25   Jun 27   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
28243 Boot Camp Jam - July   18+   F   6:30am - 7:15am   Jul 5   Jul 26   $5/session
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   T - Th   5:30pm - 7:30pm   Jul 16   Jul 18   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
28245 Boot Camp Jam - Aug   18+   F   6:30am - 7:15am   Aug 2   Aug 30   $5/session
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

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.