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 Name||Ages||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|26781||Summer Safety Fair||All Ages||W||5pm - 7pm||May 29||May 29||Free|
|26412||Baseball Camp||6 - 14yr||M - Th||1pm - 2pm||Jun 10||Jun 13||Free|
|26683||Jr. Police Academy||8 - 12yr||M - Th||8:30am - 12:30pm||Jun 10||Jun 13||Free|
|26409||The Neighborhood Project||10 - 14yr||M||5pm - 7:30pm||Jun 10||Jul 15||Free|
|26351||Circle Up!||9 - 16yr||M||4pm - 5pm||Jun 10||Aug 26||Free|
|26399||Park Explorers: Art Edition||10 - 14yr||Tu||5pm - 7pm||Jun 11||Jul 23||Free|
|26405||Rec Hop||6 - 18yr||Tu - Th||11:30am - 12:30pm||Jun 11||Aug 22||Free|
|26415||Breakdance||6yr - Adult||Tu||5pm - 8pm||Jun 11||Aug 27||Free|
|26375||Earth to Eats||7 - 13yr||W||11:30am - 12:30pm||Jun 12||Aug 28||Free|
|26414||Boys Group||8 - 18yr||W||4pm - 5:30pm||Jun 12||Aug 28||Free|
|26381||Girls Soccer Camp||12 - 18yr||Th||6pm - 7:45pm||Jun 13||Jul 18||Free|
|26075||Backyard Games Kids vs Staff||6 - 18yr||F||5pm - 7pm||Jun 14||Aug 9||Free|
|26671||Summer Blast||6 - 12yr||M - Th||1pm - 4pm||Jun 17||Aug 15||Free|
|26703||Sanneh Soccer Camp - June||6 - 12yr||M - Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Jun 24||Jun 27||Free|
|26410||Wilderness Skills||12 - 14yr||W||4pm - 5pm||Jun 26||Jul 31||Free|
|26396||Glass Art||10 - 14yr||Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Jun 27||Jul 25||Free|
|26376||Family Water Day||All Ages||Tu||5pm - 6:30pm||Jul 2||Jul 2||Free|
|26413||Snacks & Raps||8 - 14yr||W||4:30pm - 6pm||Jul 10||Aug 28||Free|
|26407||Summer Eats||8 - 14yr||Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Jul 11||Aug 1||Free|
|26411||Amazing Race||6 - 12yr||F||1pm - 5pm||Jul 12||Jul 12||Free|
|26417||First Tee Golf Camp||8 - 14yr||Sa||12:30pm - 1:30pm||Jul 13||Aug 3||Free|
|26377||Flag Football Camp||6 - 13yr||M - Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Jul 15||Jul 18||Free|
|26406||Shoe Design||11 - 16yr||M||6pm - 7:30pm||Jul 22||Aug 12||Free|
|26404||Project DIY||8 - 14yr||W||6pm - 7:30pm||Aug 7||Aug 28||Free|
|26408||Sweet Eats||8 - 14yr||Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Aug 8||Aug 29||Free|
|26397||Lacrosse Camp||6 - 14yr||M - Th||6pm - 7pm||Aug 12||Aug 15||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.