McDonough Recreation Center

McDonough Rec CenterMcDonough 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.

Current Activities

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

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

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Craft Room
Kitchen
(2) Gyms (1 Large, 1 Small)

Outdoor Amenities:
Bike Rack
Football Field
Playground
Sledding Hill (Medium Slope)
(2) Soccer Fields
Softball Field

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

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

Rec Check

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.

Stay Connected

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.