Holiday, Seasonal, & Special Hours

Recreation Center Seasonal, Holiday & Special Hours

Holiday Hours

All sites are closed on the following holidays:​

  • Thursday, November 28 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Wednesday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • Monday, May 25 – Memorial Day

On November 29 (the day after Thanksgiving) the following centers will be open (all other centers will be closed):

  • Arlington Hills – 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Phalen – 1:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Dayton’s Bluff – 1:00pm – 5:30pm
  • North Dale – 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Frogtown Community Center – 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Rice – 1:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Oxford/Jimmy Lee – 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Highland Park Community Center– 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Linwood – 9:00am – 5:30pm

All centers will close at 5pm on December 24, except:

  • S'more Fun sites may stay open until 6pm depending on enrollment. 

No-School Day Hours

Centers which normally open at 2:00pm will open at 1:00pm on the following days:​​

  • October 17 & 18 (MEA/Fall Blast)
  • October 25
  • November 15
  • December 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31
  • January 2, 3, 20, 24
  • February 17
  • March 6, 20, 30, 31
  • April 1, 2, 3, 10

Visit the No-School Day page for special programming on these days.

2019-20 School Year Hours

Building hours for the following sites:

  • Arlington Hills Community Center – Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm
  • Battle Creek – Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-3pm, Closed on Sunday
  • Frogtown Community Center - Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm (Hours beginning Sept 16, 2019)
  • Highland Park Community Center – Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-5:30pm, Saturday 10am-5:30pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm
  • Oxford Community Center/Jimmy Lee – Monday-Friday 6:30am-9pm, Saturday 8am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
  • North Dale – Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, Closed on Sunday
  • Edgcumbe – Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  • Linwood – Monday/Wednesday 7am-9pm, Tuesday/Thursday 6am-9pm, Friday 7am-6pm, Saturday 9am-1pm, Closed on Sunday

Building hours for all other centers will be:

Monday-Thursday 2:00pm – 9:00pm​
Friday 2:00pm – 6:00pm​
Closed Saturday & Sunday (Except Dayton’s Bluff, Phalen, Palace, see hours below)

  • Dayton’s Bluff (Saturdays 11:00am – 5:00pm)
  • Duluth & Case
  • El Rio Vista
  • Groveland
  • Hancock
  • Hayden Heights
  • Hazel Park
  • Highwood Hills
  • Langford
  • MLK
  • McDonough
  • Merriam Park
  • NWC
  • Palace (Saturdays 9:00am – 2:00pm & Sundays 11:00am – 5:00pm)
  • Phalen (Saturdays 9:00am-1:00pm)
  • Rice
  • West Minnehaha
  • Wilder

Skating rink locations may have some extended hours during the holidays and throughout the skating season.