El Rio Vista Recreation Center

El Rio Rec 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.

Current Activities

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.

Winter/Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
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

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

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
(2) Computer Labs
Dance Studio
Fitness Center
(2) Gyms (Large)
Meeting Room (Small)
Lounge Room (Small)
Locker Rooms
Teaching Kitchen
Theater
Walking Track

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

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

Rec Check

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.

Stay Connected

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.