Battle Creek Recreation Center

Battle Creek Recreation CenterBattle Creek Recreation Center is closed at this time. Please visit stpaul.gov/parks-covid19 for more information.

Battle Creek Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gym, tot-times, family events, fitness center memberships, seasonal ice skating, athletics, S'more Fun childcare, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.

Current Activities

Click the activity numbers to register for Battle Creek Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 501-6347. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.

Summer Activities

Summer Activity Brochure 

*SPRO = Activity for Saint Paul residents only

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
31779 Sanneh Soccer Camp - June  6 - 12 M - Th 9 - 11:30AM Jun 15 - Jun 18 Free
31345 Kids in the Kitchen  5 - 8 M 1 - 3PM Jun 15 - Jun 29 $5
31301 Art in the Evening  2 - Adult Tu 7 - 8:30PM Jun 16 - Aug 11 Free
31335 Insane Slime with Kidcreate  4 - 9 W 1:30 - 3:30PM Jun 17 $28
31359 Rec After Dark  12 - 17 W 6:30 - 8:30PM Jun 17 - Aug 26 Free
31270 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament  10 - 17 F 12 - 3PM Jun 19 Free
31517 Lacrosse Camp  5 - 12 Tu - Th 1 - 3PM Jun 23 - Jun 25 Free
31294 Art Academy with Kidcreate  5 - 12 W - F 1:30 - 3:30PM Jun 24 - Jun 26 $70
31348 Little Mess Makers Art Camp with Kidcreate  3 - 6 M, Tu 9:30 - 11:30AM Jun 29 - Jun 30 $48
31343 Junior Top Chef  9 - 13 M 1 - 3PM Jul 6 - Jul 20 $5
31360 Tot Time Outdoors  2 - 6 W 10:30 - 11:30AM Jul 8 - Jul 29 Free
31309 Board Game Club  7 - 16 W 3 - 5PM Jul 8 - Jul 29 Free
31349 Mess to the Max Art Camp  4 - 9 Th, F 1:30 - 3:30PM Jul 9 - Jul 10 $48
31320 First Tee Golf Lessons  6 - 14 Sa 12 - 2PM Jul 11 - Aug 1 Free
31363 Valleyfair Field Trip  11 - 17 F 11AM - 6:30PM Jul 17 $45
31752 Junior Police Academy  8 - 12 M - Th 8:30AM - 12:30PM Jul 20 - Jul 23 Free
31351 Mini Sports Camp  4 - 6 Tu - Th 10AM - 12PM Jul 21 - Jul 23 $15
31357 Pinch, Slab, Coil Clay Camp with Kidcreate  4 - 9 M, Tu 9:30 - 11:30AM Jul 27 - Jul 28 $48
31501 Sanneh Soccer Camp - August  6 - 12 M - Th 9 - 11:30AM Aug 3 - Aug 6 Free
31364 Video Game Club  7 - 17 W 10AM - 1PM Aug 5 - Aug 26 Free
31279 Adult Cornhole League  18+ Th 6 - 8PM Aug 6 - Aug 27 $5
31680 Family and Pet Movie Night  All Ages F 6:30 - 10:30PM Aug 14 Free
31330 Get Active Camp  5 - 11 M - Th 9AM - 4PM Aug 17 - Aug 20 $90
31354 Ninja Warrior Obstacle Camp  9 - 13 W - Th 1 - 3PM Aug 26 - Aug 28 $35
      F 1 - 4PM    

 

Winter/Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
28137 Tae Kwon Do-December  5 - Adult F 4:30 - 5:30PM Dec 6 - Dec 27 $50
28141 Tot Time Holiday Celebration  1 - 5 W 10:30AM - 12:30PM Dec 18 Free
28117 Christmas Craft  5 - 12 Th 2:30 - 3:30PM Dec 19 Free
28142 Winter Lock Out  All Ages Tu 3:00 - 6:00PM Dec 31 Free
30106 Take off Pounds Sensibly  18+ Th 9:15 - 10:45AM Jan 2 - May 28 Free
29128 Hockey Stickhandling  8 - Adult F 6:00 - 6:30PM Jan 3 - Feb 7 $65
29157 Ice Skating Lessons (Ages 3-5)  3 - 5 F 5:00 - 5:30PM Jan 3 - Feb 7 $65
29158 Ice Skating Lessons (Ages 6-9)  6 - 9 F 5:30 - 6:00PM Jan 3 - Feb 7 $65
29110 Family Open Gym  All Ages Su 12:30 - 3:30PM Jan 5 - Mar 29 Free
29102 Ballet, Tap & Creative Movement (Ages 3-4)  3 - 4 M 5:30 - 6:15PM Jan 6 - May 11 $90
29104 Ballet and Tap 1 & 2 (Ages 5-6)  5 - 6 M 6:15 - 7:00PM Jan 6 - May 11 $90
29105 Ballet and Tap 1 & 2 (Ages 7-8)  7 - 8 M 7:15 - 8:00PM Jan 6 - May 11 $90
29099 Adult Pickleball  18+ M - F 9:00AM - 12:00PM Jan 6 - May 22 $2
29232 Senior Games Group  18+ M, W 9:00AM - 12:00PM Jan 6 - May 27 Free
30100 Teen Futsal Open Gym  13 - 18 Tu, Th 3:00 - 5:30PM Jan 7 - Apr 16 Free
29177 Tot Time  1 - 5 Tu - Th 10:30AM - 12:30PM Jan 7 - May 28 Free
30084 Elementary Open Gym 5 - 13 M - F 2:00 - 3:00PM Jan 8 - Apr 15 Free
30087 Teen Basketball Open Gym  13 - 18 M, W, F 3:00 - 5:30PM Jan 8 - Apr 15 Free
30093 Adult Men's Open Indoor Soccer  18+ W 7:00 - 8:55PM Jan 8 - Apr 15 $2
29170 Senior Women's Volleyball  18+ W 1:00 - 2:30PM Jan 8 - May 27 $2
29106 Ballet and Tap 2 & 3 (Ages 9-15)  9 - 15 Th 7:30 - 8:15PM Jan 9 - May 14 $90
29171 Taekwondo-January  6 - Adult F 4:30 - 5:30PM Jan 10 - Jan 31 $50
29185 Young Men in Community  12 - 16 M 4:00 - 5:30PM Jan 13 - May 11 Free
29180 Volleyball Camp  9 - 13 Tu 5:30 - 7:00PM Jan 14 - Feb 4 Free
29166 Ping Pong Club  10 - 17 Tu 3:45 - 5:30PM Jan 14 - Mar 31 Free
29098 Adult Open Spikeball  18+ W 6:00 - 8:00PM Jan 15 - Mar 25 Free
29159 Introduction to Spikeball  10 - 17 W 4:30 - 6:00PM Jan 15 - Mar 25 Free
30250 Knitting and Crochet Club  18+ Th 10:30AM - 12:30PM Jan 16 - Mar 12 Free
29168 Robotic Builders-Game Bots  6 - 12 Sa 9:00AM - 12:00PM Jan 18 $36
29163 Paw Patrol Art Class  2.5 - 6 F 9:30 - 10:30AM Jan 24 - Feb 14 $49
29161 Messy Art for Tots  2 - 6 W 10:30 - 11:30AM Feb 5 - Mar 25 Free
29162 Parent & Child Valentine's Day Date Night  5 - 12 Th 6:30 - 8:00PM Feb 6 $32
29172 Taekwondo-February  6 - Adult F 4:30 - 5:30PM Feb 7 - Feb 28 $50
29167 RC Robotics  6 - 12 Sa 9:00AM - 12:00PM Feb 8 $36
29107 Beginning Indoor Soccer Clinic  5 - 13 M 6:00 - 7:00PM Feb 10 - Feb 24 Free
29184 Valentine's Day Craft  5 - 12 Th 2:30 - 3:30PM Feb 13 Free
29179 Valentines Parent's Night Out  4 - 13 F 6:00 - 9:00PM Feb 14 $10
29109 Creative Writing Club  8 - 14 Tu 5:00 - 6:00PM Mar 3 - Apr 21 Free
29174 Taekwondo-March  6 - Adult F 4:30 - 5:30PM Mar 6 - Mar 27 $50
29164 Piece of Cake! (Baking Class)  9 - 15 W 2:30 - 4:00PM Mar 11 - Mar 25 Free
29183 Saint Patrick's Day Craft  5 - 12 M 2:30 - 3:30PM Mar 16 Free
29178 Unicorn Slime  4 - 9 F 9:30 - 11:30AM Mar 20 $25
29870 Junior Engineering  6 - 12 Sa 9:00AM - 12:00PM Mar 21 $36
29127 Glitter!  4 - 9 M 9:30 - 11:30AM Mar 30 $25
29165 Pikachu and his Pokémon Pals  5 - 12 M 1:30 - 3:30PM Mar 30 $25
29169 Senior Cribbage  18+ Th 10:00AM - 1:00PM Apr 2 - May 28 Free
29175 Taekwondo-April  6 - Adult F 4:30 - 5:30PM Apr 3 - Apr 24 $50
29112 Introduction to Gardening (Ages 6-13)   6 - 13 Sa 10:00 - 11:30AM Apr 11 - May 23 $10
29121 Introduction to Gardening (Ages 18 -Adult)  18+ Sa 11:30AM - 12:30PM Apr 11 - May 23 $20
29176 Taekwondo-May  6 - Adult F 4:30 - 5:30PM May 1 - May 29 $50
29181 Mother's Day Craft  5 - 12 F 2:30 - 3:30PM May 8 Free

Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure (PDF) Register Online for Activities

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Craft/Meeting Room (Small)
Fitness Center
Kitchen
Gym (Large)
Gym/Multipurpose Room (Small)
Meeting Room (can divide in two)
Warming Room

Outdoor Amenities:
Bike Rack
Baseball Field
(3) Basketball Half-Courts
Bocce Ball Court
Football Field
Hockey Rink
Horseshoe Pit
(2) Playgrounds
Skating Rink (General)
Sledding Hill (Steep Slope)
(2) Soccer Fields (Fall only)
(4) Softball Fields
(2) Tennis Courts

Rentals & Reservations

  • For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, call (651) 501-6347.
  • For terms and conditions, rental rates, and applications, see Recreation Center Rentals.

Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Rentals

Cross country skis and boots are available to rent for $12/child or $15/adult at Battle Creek Recreation Center. Ski trails are maintained by Ramsey County. A Minnesota State Ski Pass is required to ski on Battle Creek Regional Park trails for skiers age 16 and above. *No rentals Jan. 31-Feb 2, 2020.

Snowshoes are available to rent for $5/pair. Snowshoeing is not permitted on groomed ski tracks. 

The last day for ski and snowshoe rentals will be Friday, February 28, 2020. 

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.

S'more Fun

Learn more about Battle Creek Recreation Center's S'more Fun childcare program.

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.

Stay Connected

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Volunteer

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of youth and adults who rely on recreation center programs and services, including helping out at community events, youth coaching, mentoring, and more. Learn more about our recreation center volunteer opportunities.