McDonough Recreation Center
McDonough Recreation Center offers educational programs, Rec Check after school programing, family events, open gym, youth and adult athletics, a seasonal sledding hill, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.
Click the activity numbers to register for McDonough Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 558-2171. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.
|Activity#||Activity||Ages||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|24084||14 and Under Open Gym||6 - 14yr||M||6 - 8:45pm||September 3, 2018||December 17, 2018||FREE|
|23618||15+ Open Gym||15 - 18yr||W||6 - 8:45pm||September 5, 2018||December 19, 2018||FREE|
|24085||Staff vs. Kids Games||11 - 17yr||F||4:30 - 5:30pm||September 7, 2018||December 21, 2018||FREE|
|24048||Rec Check||6 - 12yr||M - F||3 - 6pm||September 10, 2018||June 7, 2019||FREE|
|23610||Rock Band||8 - 18yr||M||6 - 7pm||September 10, 2018||December 17, 2018||FREE|
|23614||Teen Open Soccer||13 - 17yr||M||6 - 8:45pm||September 10, 2018||December 17, 2018||FREE|
|23616||Tweens Late Evening||10 - 14yr||M||6 - 9pm||September 10, 2018||December 17, 2018||FREE|
|23620||Adult Breakdance||18+||Tu||7:30 - 9:30pm||September 11, 2018||December 18, 2018||FREE|
|23595||Girls Group||12 - 15yr||Tu||6:00 - 7:30pm||September 18, 2018||December 18, 2018||FREE|
|23625||Boys Group||12 - 15yr||W||5 - 6:30pm||September 19, 2018||December 19, 2018||FREE|
|23613||Teen Tech||8 - 18yr||M - Th||4 - 6pm||October 1, 2018||December 17, 2018||FREE|
|23608||Little Picasso||2 - 5yr||Sa||12 - 1pm||October 6, 2018||December 15, 2018||FREE|
|23615||Tot Time||2 - 5yr||Sa||12 - 2pm||October 6, 2018||December 15, 2018||FREE|
|23619||Adult Basketball||18+||Sa||2 - 4pm||October 6, 2018||December 15, 2018||$2|
|23621||Adult Soccer||18+||F||6 - 8:45pm||October 12, 2018||December 21, 2018||$2|
|23623||Adult Badminton||18+||Th||6 - 8:45pm||October 18, 2018||December 20, 2018||$2|
|23622||Adult Volleyball||18+||Th||6 - 8:45pm||October 18, 2018||December 20, 2018||$2|
|23624||Baking||11 - 15yr||Th||6 - 7:30pm||November 1, 2018||December 13, 2018||FREE|
|24130||Winter Blast||6 - 12yr||W - F||1 - 4pm||December 26, 2018||December 28, 2018||FREE|
|24573||Hip Hop Dance||11 - 16yr||Th||6:30pm - 8pm||Jan 3, 2019||Feb 7, 2019||FREE|
|25278||Adult Soccer||18+||F||6pm - 8:45pm||Jan 4, 2019||Mar 29, 2019||$2|
|24575||Spoken Word||11 - 16yr||M||6:30pm - 8pm||Jan 7, 2019||Feb 4, 2019||FREE|
|25266||Rock Band||12 - 18yr||M||6pm - 7pm||Jan 7, 2019||Mar 25, 2019||FREE|
|25272||Tween Night||12 - 18yr||M||6pm - 8:45pm||Jan 7, 2019||May 27, 2019||FREE|
|25265||Open Computer Lab||6 - adult||M - Th||4pm - 6pm||Jan 7, 2019||Apr 25, 2019||FREE|
|25274||Youth Breakdance||6 - 18yr||Tu||5:30pm - 6:30pm||Jan 8, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|25260||Girls Group||12 - 15yr||Tu||6pm - 7:30pm||Jan 8, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|25270||Teen Soccer||12 - 16yr||Tu||6pm - 8:45pm||Jan 8, 2019||Apr 30, 2019||FREE|
|25277||Adult Breakdance||18+||Tu||6:30pm - 8:45pm||Jan 8, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|25269||Pampered Princesses||7 - 15yr||W||6:30pm - 8pm||Jan 9, 2019||Feb 6, 2019||FREE|
|25249||Video Game Club||8 - 17yr||W||6pm - 8:30pm||Jan 9, 2019||Mar 27, 2019||FREE|
|25279||Boys Group||11 - 15yr||W||5pm - 6:30pm||Jan 9, 2019||May 29, 2019||FREE|
|25275||Teen Open Gym||14 - 17yr||W||6pm - 8:45pm||Jan 9, 2019||May 29, 2019||FREE|
|25251||Boys Club||6 - 10yr||Th||4pm - 5:30pm||Jan 10, 2019||Jun 6, 2019||FREE|
|25261||Golden Girls||6 - 10yr||Th||4:30pm - 5:30pm||Jan 10, 2019||May 30, 2019||FREE|
|25271||Tot Time||3 - 5yr||Sa||12pm - 2pm||Jan 12, 2019||Mar 30, 2019||FREE|
|25276||Adult Basketball||18+||Sa||2pm - 4pm||Jan 12, 2019||Mar 30, 2019||$2|
|25350||Adult Volleyball & Badminton||18+||Sa||12pm - 2pm||Jan 12, 2019||Mar 30, 2019||$2|
|25254||Floor Hockey Camp||8 - 13yr||M - Th||5:30pm - 6:30pm||Jan 14, 2019||Jan 17, 2019||FREE|
|25250||Volleyball Camp||8 - 13yr||M - Th||5:30pm - 6:30pm||Jan 21, 2019||Jan 24, 2019||FREE|
|25268||Showcase||All ages||Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Feb 7, 2019||Feb 7, 2019||FREE|
|25267||Science Rules||7 - 15yr||M||6:30pm - 7:30pm||Feb 11, 2019||Apr 1, 2019||FREE|
|25282||Valentine Craft Night||6 - 13yr||W||6pm - 7:30pm||Feb 13, 2019||Feb 13, 2019||FREE|
|25247||Soul Food Cooking||8 - 16yr||W||6:30pm - 8pm||Feb 20, 2019||Mar 27, 2019||FREE|
|25255||Futsal Camp||8 - 13yr||M - Th||5:30pm - 6:30pm||Mar 4, 2019||Mar 7, 2019||FREE|
|25256||Global Dance||8 - 16yr||Tu||6:30pm - 7:30pm||Mar 5, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|25253||Digital Media Stories||11 - 14yr||Th||6pm - 8:45pm||Mar 7, 2019||Apr 25, 2019||FREE|
|25246||Softball Camp||8 - 14yr||M - Th||5:30pm - 6:30pm||Mar 11, 2019||Mar 14, 2019||FREE|
|25258||McDonough Carnival||6 - 14yr||Tu||5:30pm - 7:30pm||Mar 19, 2019||Mar 19, 2019||FREE|
|25359||Spring Blast||6 - 12yr||M - F||1pm - 4pm||Apr 1, 2019||Apr 5, 2019||FREE|
|25252||Children's Story Time||3 - 12yr||W||6:30pm - 7:30pm||Apr 3, 2019||Apr 24, 2019||FREE|
|25257||Makers Space Mondays||7 - 13yr||M||6:30pm - 7:30pm||Apr 8, 2019||May 27, 2019||FREE|
|25281||The Giant Egg Hunt||All ages||Sa||1pm - 3pm||Apr 13, 2019||Apr 13, 2019||FREE|
|25319||Taste of Asia Cooking||10 - 16yr||Th||6:30pm - 8pm||Apr 18, 2019||May 23, 2019||FREE|
|25259||Park Explorers||8 - 14yr||W||5pm - 7:30pm||May 1, 2019||May 29, 2019||FREE|
|25320||McDonough Family Dinner||All ages||Th||6pm - 7:30pm||May 9, 2019||May 9, 2019||FREE|
(2) Gyms (1 Large, 1 Small)
Sledding Hill (Medium Slope)
(2) Soccer Fields
Rentals & Reservations
For information on reserving space at McDonough Recreation Center, call (651) 558-2171.
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.
Summer Blast is a free afternoon program for youth who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall.
Rec Check is a free after-school program for youth in grades 1–5.
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.
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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.