Free Summer Meals Program

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation has partnered with Saint Paul Public Schools Nutrition Services and Youthprise to provide free summer meals at recreation centers for 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.

All sites serve meals Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted. Meal times are conveniently scheduled during or near many popular youth programs in Saint Paul, including Saint Paul Urban Tennis, Summer Blast, various summer camps and more. Free snacks are also served at all Roaming Recreation sites. For more information about serving times at other sites throughout the city, call Saint Paul Public Schools Nutrition Services at (651) 603-4950.

Saint Paul Public Schools Free Summer Meals

2020 schedule information coming soon.

Monday - Friday, June 11 - August 23, 2019

2019 SPPS Summer Meals Schedule 

Youthprise Free Summer Meals

June 10 - September 3, 2019



1st Meal

 2nd Meal

Arlington Hills Community Center 3:30-4:30pm (Mon-Fri) 5-5:30pm (Mon-Thu)  
Palace Community Center 4-5pm (Mon-Fri) 12:30-1:30pm  (Mon-Thu)  
Rice Recreation Center 12:30-1pm  (Mon-Thu) 4-5pm  (Mon-Thu)  
McDonough Recreation Center   12:30-1pm (Mon-Fri) 4-5pm (Mon-Thu)
(See the SPPS schedule above
for all other rec center and park locations.)

For more free summer meals locations, visit the USDA Summer Food website.

Meals are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.