NEW! Ice rinks
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation has seven ice rink locations for 2020-2021 winter season. Ice rink hours and conditions are subject to change without notice, and rinks will close periodically for maintenance. Status updates can be found on the ice rink webpage.
NEW! Ski programs
Visit the webpages to learn more on locations, ski hill hours, and equipment rentals.
NEW! Sledding hills
From steep to gentle, Saint Paul has a variety of hill inclines for your thrill level. All sledding hills are free and open to the public.
NEW! Aquatics programs
Great River Water Park has reopened. Advance reservations are required and CDC and MN Public Health guidelines will be in place. Some activities, amenities, and features may not be available at this time. View the Great River Water Park website for full details.
NEW! Visit the Como Zoo & Conservatory
Como Zoo and The Marjorie McNeely Conservatory have reopened and are now taking reservations for visitors. Current health guidelines will be followed, including taking reservations to limit capacity, requiring masks, and staying at least four flamingos or one polar bear away from other guests. If you're ready to visit the Zoo in person yet, scroll down to view what virtual options Como Park Zoo & Conservatory are offering.
NEW! No School Day programs
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers fun programs to keep youth active and engaged during fall, winter, and spring breaks as well as other days when Saint Paul Public Schools are not in session. Upcoming dates include February 15 and March 26.
Rec Check (for the 2020-2021 school year)
Our popular Rec Check after-school program is back with some safety modifications to align with the CDC and MN Department of Health guidelines on COVID-19. This program is free. Registration is required.
S'more Fun (for the 2020-2021 school year)
S’more Fun is a recreational childcare program providing structured and unstructured activities offered at limited sites around the city. Registration is now available for school year 2020-2021 and will adhere to the CDC and MN Department of Health guidance on COVID-19. Registration is required.
Recreation for Preschoolers (for the 2020-2021 school year)
Recreation for Preschoolers encourages children to play, socialize, and grow from daily lesson plans that prioritize educational experiences and recreation. Recreation for Preschoolers registration is now available for school year 2020-2021 at limited sites and will adhere to the CDC and MN Department of Health guidance on COVID-19. Registration is required.