Highland Park Community Center
The Highland Park Community Center is the new name for the partnership between the former Hillcrest Recreation Center and Highland Park Library, which was 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 gym, tot-times, family events, fitness center memberships, youth and adult athletics, S'more Fun childcare, Highland Park Community Center Theatre, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.
Face masks are welcome but not required.
Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has lifted the masking requirement for staff and visitors in City-controlled facilities. Face masks are welcome and will be available for anyone wishing to wear one. Visitors are still encouraged to maintain distance from others when possible, to wash hands frequently, and to stay home if feeling sick.
Visit our COVID-19 Updates webpage for the latest information on all our parks and recreation facilities.
Activities & Programs
Highland Park Community Center offers year-round activities, programs, and events for the community to enjoy. Offerings are available for all ages.