Highwood Hills Recreation Center

Highwood Hills Rec Center

Highwood Hills Recreation Center is located on Saint Paul's East Side and is adjacent to Highwood Hills Elementary School. The park contains a small picnic area, soccer field, playground, two half-court basketball courts, and a full-court basketball court.

Current Activities

Click the activity numbers to register for Highwood Hills Recreation Center activities online, or call 651-266-6400. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.

Winter/Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
27602 Rec Check  6 - 12 M - F 2:00 - 6:00PM Sep 3 - Jun 9 Free
28068 Paint Night for Teens-December  12 - 17 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM Dec 10 Free
28470 Winter Blast  6 - 12 M, Tu, Th, F 1:00 - 4:00PM Dec 23 - Jan 3 Free
30139 Open Gym (All Ages)  6 - Adult Tu 7:30 - 8:45PM Jan 7 - May 26 Free
29590 Homework Help  12 - 14 Tu, Th 5:00 - 6:30PM Jan 7 - May 28 Free
30141 Open Gym (Teen Open Gym)  13 - 17 W 7:30 - 8:45PM Jan 8 - May 27 Free
30140 Open Gym (K-8th grade)  6 - 12 W 6:00 - 7:15PM Jan 8 - May 27 Free
29598 Sister Circle Girls Youth Group  11 - 13 W 6:00 - 8:00PM Jan 8 - May 27 Free
29606 Youth Girls Fitness Fun  12 - 17 Th 5:30 - 6:30PM Jan 9 - Apr 30 Free
29588 Elders in Community  18+ Th 6:00 - 8:00PM Jan 9 - May 28 Free
29604 Teens in Community  13 - 17 F 4:00 - 5:30PM Jan 10 - Apr 10 Free
29589 Family Open Gym  All Ages F 4:30 - 5:45PM Jan 10 - May 29 Free
29586 Beginning Badminton for Girls  6 - 12 M 6:00 - 7:00PM Jan 13 - Feb 10 Free
29603 Teen Hoops  12 - 17 M 7:45 - 8:45PM Jan 13 - Apr 27 Free
29594 Paint Night for Teens-January  12 - 17 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM Jan 14 Free
29585 Art Connection  7 - 12 Th 4:00 - 6:00PM Jan 16 - May 21 Free
29600 Soccer Skills  8 - 14 M 7:00 - 8:00PM Jan 27 - May 18 Free
29587 Cooking in the City  8 - 14 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM Jan 28 - Apr 28 Free
29597 Popcorn and A Movie  6 - 12 F 3:30 - 5:30PM Jan 31 Free
29593 Paint Night for Teens-February  12 - 17 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM Feb 11 Free
29605 Valentine's Day Craft  10 - 14 W 5:00 - 6:30PM Feb 12 Free
29607 Young Men's Group  10 - 14 W 6:00 - 7:00PM Mar 4 - May 27 Free
29599 St Patrick's Day Crafts  10 - 14 M 5:00 - 6:30PM Mar 16 Free
29595 Paint Night for Teens-March  12 - 17 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM Mar 24 Free
30205 Spring Blast  6 - 12 M - F 1:00 - 4:00PM Mar 30 - Apr 3 Free
29591 Intro to Broadcasting)  10 - 17 Th 6:00 - 7:30PM Apr 9 - May 14 Free
29592 Paint Night for Teens-April  12 - 17 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM Apr 21 Free
29596 Paint Night for Teens-May  12 - 17 Tu 6:00 - 8:00PM May 19 Free

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

Outdoor Amenities

Basketball Court
(2) Basketball Half-Courts
Picnic Table
Playground
Soccer Field

Rentals and Reservations

For field rentals, contact the Saint Paul Public Schools Permit Office at 651-767-8235 or facilityuse@spps.org.

Roaming Rec Program

Roaming Rec is a free summer youth program offering outdoor games, arts and crafts, and other recreation activities at parks and other locations around Saint Paul. Snacks will be served at each session.

Summer Blast

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

Summer Camps

View summer camps offered at Highwood Hills Recreation Center and other locations.

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.

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. 

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.