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 Name Ages Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
18187 Cheerleading Camp 6yr - 13yr M-F 6pm - 8pm 26-Jun-17 30-Jun-17 Free
19547 Alumni Athletes Reunion All M, T, W, TH, F 6pm - 8pm 22-Jun-17 22-Jun-17 Free
4116 Aerobics: Zumba 18yr + T 6:30pm - 7:30pm 30-May-17 19-Jul-17 $84
16695 Create-a-Carnival/Swim 6yr -12yr M, T, W, TH, F 8am - 5pm 19-Jun-17 23-Jun-17 $100
18094 Family Fun Nights 1yr - Adult F 6:30pm - 8pm 23-Jun-17 25-Aug-17 Free
3551 Fishing Camp 10yr - 15yr M, T, W, TH, F 8am - 5pm 26-Jun-17 30-Jun-17 $100
16930 Football Camp 6yr - 13yr T, W, TH 6:00pm - 8:00pm 27-Jun-17 29-Jun-17 Free
16931 Football Camp 6yr - 13yr T, W, TH 6:00pm - 8:00pm 25-Jul-17 27-Jul-17 Free
19242 Jimmy Lee Young Professionals (JLYP) 13yr - 18yr Th 4pm - 5:30pm 29-Jun-17 17-Aug-17 Free
19577 Junior Police Academy 11yr - 14yr M,T,W,TH,F 9:30am - 3:30pm 17-Jul-17 21-Jul-17 Free
3449 Mosaics, Treasure Boxes, Wind Chimes & Swim 6yr -13yr M, T, W, TH, F 8am - 5pm 26-Jun-17 30-Jun-17 $100
9321 Outdoor Adventures 6yr -12yr M, T, W, TH, F 8am - 5pm 14-Aug-17 18-Aug-17 $100
16694 Outdoor Cooking & Swimming 6yr -12yr M, T, W, TH, F 8am - 5pm 12-Jun-17 16-Jun-17 $100
14785 Safety Day Camp 6yr - 12yr TH, F 9am - 3pm 13-Jul-17 14-Jul-17 $30
4409 Soccer 4yr -15yr M, T, W, TH, F 10am - 11:30am 24-Jul-17 28-Jul-17 $30
18019 Soccer (Sanneh) 5yr - 12yr M, T, W, TH 1pm - 3:30pm 26-Jun-17 29-Jun-17 Free
18018 Soccer Camp  ages 3-5 3yr - 5yr M, T, W, TH 1pm - 2pm 12-Jun-17 15-Jun-17 $10
16706 Soul Line Dance 10yr - Adult T 6:30pm - 8:30pm 30-May-17 19-Sep-17 $5
14312 Summer Blast 6yr - 12yr M, T, W, TH 1pm - 4pm 19-Jun-17 17-Aug-17 Free
14626 T-Ball 5yr-6yr M 5:30pm-6:30pm 10-Jul-17 14-Aug-17 $15
3409 Theatre: Fun With Music 3yr 6mo - 5yr W 9am - 10am 12-Jul-17 26-Jul-17 $25
9436 Yoga  Energy Flow 18yr + W 6:30-7:30pm 14-Jun-17 9-Aug-17 $80
6735 Zumba 18y - adult T 7pm - 8pm 2-May-17 8-Aug-17 $75

Citywide Activity Brochure (PDF)

Sports Registration


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.

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We want to hear from you!

If you have any questions, programming ideas, or suggestions please contact Patti Schwartz at Patti.Schwartz@ci.stpaul.mn.us or 651-298-5766.