imageSummer Blast

NOTICE: Summer Blast will not take place as planned during summer 2020. Please see our alternative program, Summer Space. Summer Space is a free outdoor program for Saint Paul youth entering grades 1-6 that adheres to MN Department of Health guidance on COVID-19

Summer Blast is a free afternoon program for youth who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall.

Activities include crafts, art, tennis, cooking, swimming, gym games, water fun, outdoor nature activities, outdoor play, fitness, kitchen science, field trips and more. Partnering with the Saint Paul Public Library, youth are encouraged to keep reading all summer through fun literature activities and programs. A daily snack is provided.  No Summer Blast on July 4.

Summer Blast Locations

Arlington Hills Community Center 651-632-3861
Dayton's Bluff Recreation Center 651-793-3885
Duluth and Case Recreation Center 651-298-5709
Edgcumbe Recreation Center 651-695-3711
El Rio Vista Recreation Center 651-789-2500
Frogtown Community Center  651-298-5820
Hancock Recreation Center 651-298-4393
Hayden Heights Recreation Center 651-298-5716
Hazel Park Recreation Center 651-501-6350
Highwood Hills Recreation Center 651-266-6391
Jimmy Lee/Oxford Community Center 651-642-0650
Langford Recreation Center 651-298-5765
Linwood Recreation Center 651-298-5660
Martin Luther King Recreation Center 651-290-8695
McDonough Recreation Center 651-558-2171
Merriam Park Recreation Center 651-298-5766
North Dale Recreation Center 651-558-2329
Palace Community Center 651-298-5677
Phalen Recreation Center 651-793-6600
Rice Recreation Center 651-298-5727
West Minnehaha Recreation Center 651-298-5823
Wilder Recreation Center 651-298-5727

Fall, Winter & Spring Blast

Fall, Winter, and Spring Blast are free programs for grades K-5 from 1pm-4pm during SPPS seasonal breaks. The above sites have Fall, Winter, and Spring Blast programs with the exception of Palace, North Dale, Hazel Park, and Oxford/Jimmy Lee, which have all-day, fee-based programs for grades K-5. Visit the No-School Days page for information on Fall, Winter and Spring Blast. 

Last Edited: June 18, 2020