El Rio Vista Recreation Center
El Rio Vista Recreation Center, also know as Wellstone Community Center, offers educational programs, after school activities, open gym, family events, fitness center memberships, youth and adult athletics, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.
Click the activity numbers to register for El Rio Vista Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 789-3692 . For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.
|27597||Rec Check||6 - 12||M - F||2:00 - 6:00PM||Sep 3 - Jun 9||Free|
|28257||Boxing Instruction-Beginners -Dec.-||13 - 17||Tu, Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||Dec 3 - Dec 26||$12|
|28011||Santa's Toy Shop by Kidcreate Studio||5 - 12||Sa||10:30AM - 12:30PM||Dec 7||Free|
|28466||Winter Blast||6 - 12||M, Tu, Th, F||1:00 - 4:00PM||Dec 23 - Jan 3||Free|
|29233||Boxing Instruction-Beginners (January)||13 - 17||Tu, Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||Jan 2 - Jan 30||$12|
|29212||Tot Time||0 - 4||Th||10:00AM - 12:00PM||Jan 2 - May 28||Free|
|29218||Badminton Open Adult||18+||F||5:30 - 8:30PM||Jan 3 - May 29||$3|
|30404||Rec Tech: Productivity||13 - 17||M W||2:30 - 4:00PM||Jan 6 - May 27||Free|
|29222||Mobile Jazz Project||12 - 18||M, W||4:00 - 7:00PM||Jan 6 - May 27||Free|
|29219||Teen Open Gym||12 - 17||M - Th||3:00 - 5:30PM||Jan 6 - May 28||Free|
|29215||Senior Group||50+||Tu||9:00AM - 12:00PM||Jan 7 - May 26||Free|
|30399||Rec Tech: Hour of Code/Minecraft||5 - 12||Tu Th||4:00 - 6:00PM||Jan 7 - May 28||Free|
|30187||Teen Time||13 - 16||Th||6:30 - 8:00PM||Jan 9 - May 28||Free|
|29229||Youth Baking||12 - 17||Th||6:30 - 8:00PM||Jan 23 - Feb 20||Free|
|29225||Cooking: Healthy Cultural Nutrition||9 - 17||Tu||6:30 - 8:00PM||Jan 28 - Mar 24||Free|
|29235||Boxing instruction-Beginners (February)||13 - 17||Tu, Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||Feb 4 - Feb 27||$12|
|29837||Robotic Builders: Gamer-bots||7 - 12||Sa||10:00AM - 1:00PM||Feb 8||Free|
|30143||Valentine's Candy Bouquet Making||14 - Adult||W||6:00 - 8:00PM||Feb 12||$15|
|30317||Youth Painting with Friends and Snacks||10 - 17||W||6:00 - 8:00PM||Feb 26||Free|
|29236||Boxing Instruction-Beginners (March)||13 - 17||Tu, Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||Mar 3 - Mar 31||$12|
|29885||Mommy & Me: Doodlebugs& Flutterbys||1 - 6||Th||10:00 - 11:00AM||Mar 5 - Mar 26||Free|
|29839||RC Robotics||7 - 12||Sa||10:00AM - 1:00PM||Mar 7||Free|
|30199||Spring Blast||6 - 12||M - F||1:00 - 4:00PM||Mar 30 - Apr 3||Free|
|29237||Boxing Instruction-Beginners (April)||13 - 17||Tu, Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||Apr 2 - Apr 30||$12|
|29882||Squishies Kidcreate Studio||6 - 10||Th||4:00 - 5:00PM||Apr 23||Free|
|29843||American Red Cross Babysitting||11 - 15||Sa||10:00AM - 4:30PM||Apr 25||Free|
|29238||Boxing Instruction-Beginners (May)||13 - 17||Tu, Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||May 5 - May 28||$12|
|30142||Mother's Day Card Making||10 - Adult||W||6:00 - 7:30PM||May 6||$5|
(2) Computer Labs
(2) Gyms (Large)
Meeting Room (Small)
Lounge Room (Small)
Outdoor Amenities (Gilbert de la O Fields):
Baseball Field (MLB All-Star Park)
Football Field (Artificial Turf)
Soccer Field (Artificial Turf)
(2) Softball Fields (Artificial Turf)
Rentals & Reservations
For field reservations, please call (651) 789-3692 or see Recreation Center Rentals for more information.
For room rentals, please call 651-789-2542 or submit a room rental request form.
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.
Summer Blast is a free afternoon program for youth who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall.
Rec Check is a free after-school program for youth in grades 1–5.
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.
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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.