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 daylight, 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.

Summer Activities

Activity# Activity Name   Ages   Day   Time   Start Date   End Date   Cost
26754 Theater: The Secret Garden    8yr - Adult   M - Th   5:30pm - 8:30pm   May 28   Jul 18   $100
26017 Tot Time    0 - 5yr   Su   1pm - 2pm   Jun 2   Sep 1   Free
260XX Independent Music Lessons   5yr - Adult   Tu, W, Th   Varies   Jun 4   Jul 18   $162
26762 COMPAS Arts: Let's Create a Circus    6 - 12yr   M - Th   9am - 12pm   Jun 10   Jun 13   $60
26753 Theater: Pippi Longstocking    8 - 22yr   M - F   10am - 3pm   Jun 10   Aug 7   $100
26746 Movie - Jumanji: WTJ 2017 (Highland Poolhouse)   All Ages   Th   7pm - 10:45pm   Jun 13   Jun 13   Free
26728 American Red Cross Babysitting    11 - 18yr   Sa   10am - 4pm   Jun 15   Jun 15   $60
26092 Skyhawks Beginning Golf Camp    5 - 8yr   M - F   9am - 12pm   Jun 24   Jun 28   $119
26741 Fishing and Swimming Camp    7 - 12yr   M - F   8am - 5pm   Jun 24   Jun 28   $175
26775 Mommy and Me Yoga Class 1    0 - 1yr   M   4pm - 4:45pm   Jun 24   Aug 26   $81
26742 Music Together - Wednesdays 9:30    0 - 5yr   W   9:30am - 10:15am   Jun 26   Aug 14   $140
26743 Music Together - Thursdays 10:00    0 - 5yr   Th   10am - 10:45am   Jun 27   Aug 15   $140
26776 Mommy and Me Yoga Class 2    0 - 1yr   F   12:15pm - 1pm   Jun 28   Aug 30   $72
26744 Music Together - Saturdays 10:15    0 - 5yr   Sa   10:15am - 11am   Jun 29   Aug 17   $140
26760 Music Together Spanish - Saturdays 11:15    0 - 5yr   Sa   11:15am - 12pm   Jun 29   Aug 17   $140
26020 Soo Bahk Do - Adult    16yr - Adult   M   6pm - 7:30pm   Jul 1   Sep 25   $180
          W   7pm - 8pm            
26021 Soo Bahk Do - Youth    6 - 11yr   W   6pm - 7pm   Jul 3   Sep 25   $105
26022 Soo Bahk Do - Family Registration    6yr - Adult   W   6pm - 7pm   Jul 3   Sep 25   $180
26095 Tiny Hawk Soccer    4 - 5yr   M - F   9:30am - 10:30am   Jul 8   Jul 12   $65
26096 Tiny Hawk Soccer    4 - 5yr   M - F   10:45am - 11:45am   Jul 8   Jul 12   $65
26091 Skyhawks Basketball Camp    6 - 12yr   M - F   1pm - 4pm   Jul 15   Jul 19   $119
26800 Brain & Body Camp    7 - 12yr   M - F   1pm - 3pm   Jul 15   Jul 19   $55
26748 Movie - Honey, I Shrunk the Kids    All Ages   F   7pm - 10:45pm   Jul 19   Jul 19   Free
26097 Skyhawks Volleyball Camp    7 - 12yr   M - F   1pm - 4pm   Jul 22   Jul 26   $119
26248 Performance: The Secret Garden - Thursday 7/25 7PM  All Ages   Th   7pm - 9pm   Jul 25   Jul 25   $12
26249 Performance: The Secret Garden - Friday 7/26 7PM    All Ages   F   7pm - 9pm   Jul 26   Jul 26   $12
26250 Performance: The Secret Garden - Saturday 7/27 7PM    All Ages   Sa   7pm - 9pm   Jul 27   Jul 27   $12
26251 Performance: The Secret Garden - Sunday 7/28 2PM    All Ages   Su   2pm - 4pm   Jul 28   Jul 28   $12
26763 COMPAS Arts: Forest Inspired Art    11 - 16yr   M - Th   9am - 12pm   Jul 29   Aug 1   $60
26099 Mini Hawk Multi-Sport Camp     4 - 7yr   M - F   9am - 12pm   Jul 29   Aug 2   $119
26252 Performace: The Secret Garden - Thursday 8/1 7PM    All Ages   Th   7pm - 9pm   Aug 1   Aug 1   $12
26253 Performace: The Secret Garden - Friday 8/2 7PM    All Ages   F   7pm - 9pm   Aug 2   Aug 2   $12
26747 Movie - Goosebumps 2 (Sibley Manor)   All Ages   F   7pm - 10:45pm   Aug 2   Aug 2   Free
26254 The Secret Garden - Sat 8/3 7PM    All Ages   Sa   7pm - 9pm   Aug 3   Aug 3   $12
26173 On the Go Camp    7 - 12yr   M - F   8am - 5pm   Aug 5   Aug 9   $210
26242 Performance: Pipi Longstocking - Thursday 7PM    All Ages   Th   7pm - 9pm   Aug 8   Aug 8   $12
26243 Performance: Pipi Longstocking - Friday 7PM    All Ages   F   7pm - 9pm   Aug 9   Aug 9   $12
26244 Performance: Pipi Longstocking - Saturday 7PM    All Ages   Sa   7pm - 9pm   Aug 10   Aug 10   $12
26245 Performance: Pipi Longstocking - Saturday 2PM    All Ages   Sa   2pm - 4pm   Aug 10   Aug 10   $12
26247 Performance: Pipi Longstocking - Sunday 2PM    All Ages   Su   2pm - 4pm   Aug 11   Aug 11   $12
26093 Skyhawks Flag Football Camp    6 - 12yr   M - F   9am - 12pm   Aug 12   Aug 16   $119
26745 Movie - The Goonies (Hidden Falls)   All Ages   Sa   7pm - 10:45pm   Sep 7   Sep 7   Free
26015 Pickleball    18+   M F   8:45am - 11:45am   May 31   Aug 30   $2
26019 Adult Card Games    18+   Tu   9am - 12pm   Jun 4   Aug 27   Free
26016 Low Impact Total Body Fitness    18+   Tu Th   11am - 12pm   Jun 4   Aug 29   $5
26018 Adult Basketball    18+   Sa   10am - 2pm   Jun 8   Aug 31   $2
26002 Hatha Yoga    18+   M   5pm - 6pm   Jun 24   Aug 26   $63
26003 Hatha Yoga    18+   M   6:15pm - 7:15pm   Jun 24   Aug 26   $63
26004 Hatha Yoga    18+   M   7:30pm - 8:30pm   Jun 24   Aug 26   $63

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

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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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.