Highland Park Community Center

Highland Park Community CenterThe Highland Park Community Center is the new name for the partnership between the former Hillcrest Recreation Center and Highland Park Library, which have been recently renovated and expanded to include an additional 5,000 square feet of public space, a dedicated teen zone, new meeting and study rooms, increased natural daylighting, expanded children’s area, public art by Amanda Lovelee and III-AD, express holds pickup on the first floor, more internet stations, additional parking, and an enhanced welcome area.

Highland Park Community Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gymtot-times, family events, fitness center memberships, youth and adult athleticsS'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 Highland Park Community Center activities online, or call (651) 695-3706. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.

Winter/Spring

Registration opens Monday, December 4.

Register Online for Classes

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
19985 Art: How the Grinch Stole Christmas  1 - 6yr M 9:30 - 10:30am December 11, 2017 December 11, 2017 $16
19983 Art: Holiday Ornament Making Party  1 - 6yr M 9:30 - 10:30am December 18, 2017 December 18, 2017 $16
20237 Theater: Augusto Boal - Theatre Of The Oppressed 9 - 20yr Tu 12 - 3pm December 26, 2017 December 26, 2017 $20
20238 Theater: Scene Work - Part One 9 - 20yr W 12 - 3pm December 27, 2017 December 27, 2017 $20
20168 Red Cross Babysitting Training  11 - 17yr Th 10am - 4pm December 28, 2017 December 28, 2017 $60
20239 Theater: Songwriting and Composition Workshop 9 - 20yr Th 12 - 3pm December 28, 2017 December 28, 2017 $20
20240 Theater: Audition Workshop 9 - 20yr F 12 - 3pm December 29, 2017 December 29, 2017 $20
20241 Theater: Write Your Own - Performance Based 9 - 20yr Sa 12 - 3pm December 30, 2017 December 30, 2017 $20
21485 Adult Card Games  18+ Tu 9am - 12pm January 2, 2018 May 29, 2018 FREE
21359 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 4:30) 5yr - adult Tu 4:30 - 5pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21360 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 5:00) 5yr - adult Tu 5 - 5:30pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21361 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 5:30) 5yr - adult Tu 5:30 - 6pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21362 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 6:00) 5yr - adult Tu 6 - 6:30pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21363 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 6:30) 5yr - adult Tu 6:30 - 7pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21364 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 7:00) 5yr - adult Tu 7 - 7:30pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21365 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 7:30) 5yr - adult Tu 7:30 - 8pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21366 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 8:00) 5yr - adult Tu 8 - 8:30pm January 2, 2018 February 6, 2018 $162
21470 Low Impact Total Body Fitness  18+ Tu Th 11am - 12pm January 2, 2018 May 22, 2018 $5
21468 Tot Time  0 - 5yr Tu Th 9 - 10:30am January 2, 2018 May 24, 2018 FREE
21434 Soo Bahk Do Karate (Adult) 13yr - adult M W 7 - 8:30pm January 3, 2018 May 30, 2018 $65
21435 Soo Bahk Do Karate (Youth) 6 - 12yr W 6 - 7pm January 3, 2018 May 30, 2018 $40
21367 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 4:30) 5yr - adult Th 4:30 - 5pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21368 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 5:00) 5yr - adult Th 5 - 5:30pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21369 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 5:30) 5yr - adult Th 5:30 - 6pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21370 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 6:00) 5yr - adult Th 6 - 6:30pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21371 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 6:30) 5yr - adult Th 6:30 - 7pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21373 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 7:00) 5yr - adult Th 7 - 7:30pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21374 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 7:30) 5yr - adult Th 7:30 - 8pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21375 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 8:00) 5yr - adult Th 8 - 8:30pm January 4, 2018 February 8, 2018 $162
21469 Pickleball  18+ M F 9am - 12pm January 5, 2018 May 25, 2018 $2
21480 Adult Basketball  18+ Sa 10am - 12pm January 6, 2018 May 26, 2018 $2
21471 Theater Games and Performance  8 - 12yr Sa 12 - 1:30pm January 6, 2018 February 10, 2018 $90
21319 Hatha Yoga (5:00)  18+ M 5 - 6pm January 8, 2018 February 26, 2018 $56
21320 Hatha Yoga (6:15)  18+ M 6:15 - 7:15pm January 8, 2018 February 26, 2018 $56
21321 Hatha Yoga (7:30)  18+ M 7:30 - 8:30pm January 8, 2018 February 26, 2018 $56
21506 Music Together (Wed, 10:30) 0 - 5yr W 10:30 - 11:15am January 10, 2018 March 14, 2018 $177
21505 Music Together (Wed, 9:30) 0 - 5yr W 9:30 - 10:15am January 10, 2018 March 14, 2018 $177
21507 Music Together (Thur, 10:00) 0 - 5yr Th 10 - 10:45am January 11, 2018 March 15, 2018 $177
21509 Music Together (Fri, 10:30) 0 - 5yr F 10:30 - 11:15am January 12, 2018 March 16, 2018 $177
21508 Music Together (Fri, 9:30) 0 - 5yr F 9:30 - 10:15am January 12, 2018 March 16, 2018 $177
21510 Music Together (Sat, 10:15) 0 - 5yr Sa 10:15 - 11am January 13, 2018 March 17, 2018 $177
21440 Tumbling: Parent & Child (Sess I) 2 - 4yr W 10 - 10:45am January 17, 2018 February 21, 2018 $42
21443 Tumbling: Parent & Child (Sess I) 2 - 4yr W 11 - 11:45am January 17, 2018 February 21, 2018 $42
21285 Babysitting Training  11 - 18yr F 10am - 4pm January 26, 2018 January 26, 2018 $60
21286 Community Recreation Night  All ages F 6 - 8:30pm February 9, 2018 February 9, 2018 $3
21378 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 4:30) 5yr - adult Tu 4:30 - 5pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21379 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 5:00) 5yr - adult Tu 5 - 5:30pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21380 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 5:30) 5yr - adult Tu 5:30 - 6pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21381 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 6:00) 5yr - adult Tu 6 - 6:30pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21382 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 6:30) 5yr - adult Tu 6:30 - 7pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21383 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 7:00) 5yr - adult Tu 7 - 7:30pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21384 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 7:30) 5yr - adult Tu 7:30 - 8pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21385 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 8:00) 5yr - adult Tu 8 - 8:30pm February 20, 2018 March 27, 2018 $162
21386 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 4:30) 5yr - adult Th 4:30 - 5pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21387 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 5:00) 5yr - adult Th 5 - 5:30pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21388 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 5:30) 5yr - adult Th 5:30 - 6pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21389 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 6:00) 5yr - adult Th 6 - 6:30pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21390 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 6:30) 5yr - adult Th 6:30 - 7pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21391 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 7:00) 5yr - adult Th 7 - 7:30pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21392 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 7:30) 5yr - adult Th 7:30 - 8pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21393 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 8:00) 5yr - adult Th 8 - 8:30pm February 22, 2018 March 29, 2018 $162
21322 Hatha Yoga (5:00)  18+ M 5 - 6pm March 5, 2018 April 23, 2018 $56
21323 Hatha Yoga (6:15)  18+ M 6:15 - 7:15pm March 5, 2018 April 23, 2018 $56
21324 Hatha Yoga (7:30)  18+ M 7:30 - 8:30pm March 5, 2018 April 23, 2018 $56
21287 Parents' Night Out (Preschool) 3 - 6yr F 6 - 8:30pm March 9, 2018 March 9, 2018 $10
21441 Tumbling: Parent & Child (Sess II) 2 - 4yr W 10 - 10:45am March 14, 2018 April 25, 2018 $42
21444 Tumbling: Parent & Child (Sess II) 2 - 4yr W 11 - 11:45am March 14, 2018 April 25, 2018 $42
21512 Music Together (Wed, 10:30) 0 - 5yr W 10:30 - 11:15am March 28, 2018 May 30, 2018 $177
21511 Music Together (Wed, 9:30) 0 - 5yr W 9:30 - 10:15am March 28, 2018 May 30, 2018 $177
21513 Music Together (Thur, 10:00) 0 - 5yr Th 10 - 10:45am March 29, 2018 May 31, 2018 $177
21515 Music Together (Fri, 10:30) 0 - 5yr F 10:30 - 11:15am March 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 $177
21514 Music Together (Fri, 9:30) 0 - 5yr F 9:30 - 10:15am March 30, 2018 June 1, 2018 $177
21516 Music Together (Sat, 10:15) 0 - 5yr Sa 10:15 - 11am March 31, 2018 June 9, 2018 $177
21394 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 4:30) 5yr - adult Tu 4:30 - 5pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21396 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 5:00) 5yr - adult Tu 5 - 5:30pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21397 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 5:30) 5yr - adult Tu 5:30 - 6pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21398 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 6:00) 5yr - adult Tu 6 - 6:30pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21399 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 6:30) 5yr - adult Tu 6:30 - 7pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21400 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 7:00) 5yr - adult Tu 7 - 7:30pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21401 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 7:30) 5yr - adult Tu 7:30 - 8pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21402 Ind Music Lessons (Tues, 8:00) 5yr - adult Tu 8 - 8:30pm April 17, 2018 May 22, 2018 $162
21403 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 4:30) 5yr - adult Th 4:30 - 5pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21404 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 5:00) 5yr - adult Th 5 - 5:30pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21406 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 5:30) 5yr - adult Th 5:30 - 6pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21407 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 6:00) 5yr - adult Th 6 - 6:30pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21409 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 6:30) 5yr - adult Th 6:30 - 7pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21410 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 7:00) 5yr - adult Th 7 - 7:30pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21411 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 7:30) 5yr - adult Th 7:30 - 8pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21412 Ind Music Lessons (Thurs, 8:00) 5yr - adult Th 8 - 8:30pm April 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 $162
21325 Hatha Yoga (5:00)  18+ M 5 - 6pm April 30, 2018 June 18, 2018 $49
21326 Hatha Yoga (6:15)  18+ M 6:15 - 7:15pm April 30, 2018 June 18, 2018 $49
21327 Hatha Yoga (7:30)  18+ M 7:30 - 8:30pm April 30, 2018 June 18, 2018 $49

Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure (PDF)

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Auditorium
Computer Workstations
Craft Room
Fitness Center
Gym
Indoor Walking Track
Kitchen
Library
(5) Meeting Rooms
Story Time Room
(5) Study Rooms
Teen Center
Warming Room

Outdoor Amenities:
Baseball Field
Playground
Reading Garden
Sledding Hill
(2) Soccer Fields (Seasonal)
(2) Softball Fields
Tennis Court

Rentals & Reservations

  • For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, call (651) 695-3706.
  • For terms and conditions, rental rates, and applications, see Recreation Center Rentals.

S'more Fun & Move Shake Learn

Learn more about Highland Park Community Center's Move Shake Learn and S'more Fun childcare programs. 

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.

Play Area Improvements

The play area at Highland Park Community Center is over 20 years old and in need of replacing. This project will replace the existing play equipment that is inaccessible to those with disabilities and does not meet current CPSC playground safety standards.  Other site improvements such as new site furnishings and landscaping will be considered pending available funding.

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We want to hear from you!

If you have any questions, programming ideas, or suggestions please contact Amanda Smith at Amanda.Smith@ci.stpaul.mn.us.