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

Spring Activities 

Activity# Activity Age Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
25337 Teen Open Gym   7 - 18yr Every day 2pm - 5:15pm Jan 2, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 FREE
25329 Family Bingo Night   5 - adult W 6pm - 7:30pm Jan 2, 2019 Jan 2, 2019 FREE
24632 Express Fitness: Tot Body Fitness   18+ W F 12pm - 1pm Jan 2, 2019 May 31, 2019 $3
24706 Tot Time   0 - 5yr Tu Th 9am - 10:30am Jan 3, 2019 May 30, 2019 FREE
      Su 1pm - 2pm      
24768 Express Fitness: Pilates   18+ Th 12pm - 1pm Jan 3, 2019 May 30, 2019 $3
25336 Adult Basketball   18+ M 12pm - 2pm Jan 5, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 $2
      Sa 10am - 12pm      
24705 Pickleball   18+ M F 8:45am - 11:45am Jan 7, 2019 May 24, 2019 $2
24769 Soo Bahk Do - Adult   16 - adult M 6pm - 7:30pm Jan 7, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $180
      W 7pm - 8pm      
247## Independent Music Lessons - Call for details 5 - adult Tu Th 4:30pm - 8:30pm Jan 8, 2019 May 16, 2019 $162
24703 Adult Card Games   18+ Tu 9am - 12pm Jan 8, 2019 May 28, 2019 FREE
24832 Insta Pot Basics   18+ Tu 6pm - 7:30pm Jan 8, 2019 Jan 29, 2019 $165
24834 Scribbles and Giggles - Session 1   3 - 5yr Tu Th 10:30am - 11:15am Jan 8, 2019 Feb 14, 2019 $40
24631 Low Impact Total Body Fitness   18+ Tu Th 11am - 12pm Jan 8, 2019 May 30, 2019 $3
24647 Music Together - Wed 10:30   0 - 5yr W 10:30am - 11:15am Jan 9, 2019 Mar 13, 2019 $183
24646 Music Together - Wed 9:30   0 - 5yr W 9:30am - 10:15am Jan 9, 2019 Mar 13, 2019 $183
24770 Soo Bahk Do - Youth   6 - 11yr W 6pm - 7pm Jan 9, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $105
25077 Soo Bahk Do - Family Registration   6 - adult W 6pm - 7pm Jan 9, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $180
24648 Music Together - Thur 10:00   0 - 5yr Th 10am - 10:45am Jan 10, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $183
24650 Music Together - Fri 10:30   0 - 5yr F 10:30am - 11:15am Jan 11, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 $183
24649 Music Together - Fri 9:30   0 - 5yr F 9:30am - 10:15am Jan 11, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 $183
24651 Music Together - Sat 10:15   0 - 5yr Sa 10:15am - 11am Jan 12, 2019 Mar 16, 2019 $183
24901 Bucket Drumming - Sat Session 1   8 - 11yr Sa 11am - 12pm Jan 12, 2019 Mar 9, 2019 $30
24836 Science Works: Ages 5-8   5 - 8yr Th 4:10pm - 5:10pm Feb 14, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $75
24838 Science Works: Ages 8-12   8 - 12yr Th 5:10pm - 6:10pm Feb 14, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $75
24625 Hatha Yoga - Mon 5:00  18+ M 5pm - 6pm Mar 4, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 $56
24626 Hatha Yoga  - Mon 6:15 18+ M 6:15pm - 7:15pm Mar 4, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 $56
24627 Hatha Yoga  - Mon 7:30 18+ M 7:30pm - 8:30pm Mar 4, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 $56
24835 Scribbles and Giggles - Session 2   3 - 5yr Tu Th 10:30am - 11:15am Mar 5, 2019 Apr 18, 2019 $40
25331 Family Bingo Night   5 - adult W 6pm - 7:30pm Mar 6, 2019 Mar 6, 2019 FREE
24841 Kids Canvas Painting - Session 2   8 - 15yr Sa 3pm - 5pm Mar 9, 2019 Mar 9, 2019 $25
25078 Theater: Audition Workshop   8 - adult T 5pm-6pm Mar 12, 2019 Mar 12, 2019 $20
24833 Quick Breads, Muffins & Scones   18+ Tu 6pm - 8pm Mar 19, 2019 Mar 19, 2019 $20
25110 Soo Bahk Do - Adult   16 - adult 6pm - 7:30pm Apr 3, 2019 Jun 26, 2019 $180
      W 7pm - 8pm      
24653 Music Together - Wed 10:15   0 - 5yr W 10:15am - 11am Apr 3, 2019 Jun 5, 2019 $183
24652 Music Together - Wed 9:15   0 - 5yr W 9:15am - 10am Apr 3, 2019 Jun 5, 2019 $183
25332 Family Bingo Night   5 - adult W 6pm - 7:30pm Apr 3, 2019 Apr 3, 2019 FREE
25111 Soo Bahk Do - Youth   6 - 11yr W 6pm - 7pm Apr 3, 2019 Jun 26, 2019 $105
25109 Soo Bahk Do - Family Registration   6 - adult W 6pm - 7pm Apr 3, 2019 Jun 26, 2019 $180
24654 Music Together - Thur 10:00   0 - 5yr Th 10am - 10:45am Apr 4, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 $183
24656 Music Together - Fri 10:30   0 - 5yr F 10:30am - 11:15am Apr 5, 2019 Jun 7, 2019 $183
24655 Music Together - Fri 9:30   0 - 5yr F 9:30am - 10:15am Apr 5, 2019 Jun 7, 2019 $183
24657 Music Together - Sat 10:15   0 - 5yr Sa 10:15am - 11am Apr 6, 2019 Jun 8, 2019 $183
24900 Bucket Drumming - Tues Session 2   8 - 11yr Tu 4:30pm - 5:30pm Apr 9, 2019 Jun 4, 2019 $30
24902 Bucket Drumming - Sat Session 2   8 - 11yr Sa 11am - 12pm Apr 13, 2019 Jun 8, 2019 $30
24628 Hatha Yoga  - Mon 5:00 18+ M 5pm - 6pm Apr 29, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 $49
24629 Hatha Yoga  - Mon 6:15 18+ M 6:15pm - 7:15pm Apr 29, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 $49
24630 Hatha Yoga  - Mon 7:30 18+ M 7:30pm - 8:30pm Apr 29, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 $49

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.