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.
Registration opens Monday, December 4.
|Activity#||Activity Name||Ages||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|20079||Rec Check||6 - 12yr||M - F||3 - 6pm||September 11, 2017||June 8, 2018||FREE|
|21436||Lovin' the Skin I'm In||11 - 13yr||Th||4:30 - 6pm||December 14, 2017||March 8, 2018||FREE|
|20265||Winter Beach Party||All ages||Sa||1 - 5pm||December 16, 2017||December 16, 2017||$2|
|21445||Levi's Hip Hop Dance Class||7 - 16yr||Th||6 - 7:30pm||January 4, 2017||April 5, 2018||FREE|
|21447||Fundamentals of Freestyling and Writing Rap Lyrics||12 - 17yr||W||4 - 5:30pm||December 13, 2017||February 7, 2018||FREE|
|21490||Zumba in Heels||16yr - adult||W||6:30 - 7:30pm||January 3, 2017||April 11, 2018||$5|
|20080||Winter Outdoor Adventures||6 - 13yr||Tu - F||8am - 5pm||December 26, 2017||December 29, 2017||$120|
|21491||Fashion Design||10 - 16yr||Tu||5 - 7pm||January 2, 2018||February 20, 2018||FREE|
|21455||Parent & Tot Time||0 - 5yr||Th||10 - 11:30am||January 4, 2018||April 5, 2018||FREE|
|21453||Soul Line Dance||18+||Tu||6:30 - 8:30pm||January 9, 2018||April 3, 2018||$5|
|21446||Jimmy Lee Mentorship Program||6 - 17yr||Th||5 - 7pm||January 18, 2018||June 7, 2018||FREE|
|21458||Jimmy Lee Basketball Camp||6 - 13yr||Sa||12 - 2pm||March 24, 2018||March 24, 2018||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, call (651) 642-0650.
- 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.
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.