McDonough Recreation Center

McDonough Rec 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.

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.

Winter/Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
27607 Rec Check  6 - 12 M - F 2:00 - 6:00PM Sep 3 - Jun 9 Free
28200 Holiday Gift Making  6 - 18 M 6:00 - 8:00PM Dec 16 Free
28474 Winter Blast  6 - 12 M, Tu, Th, F 1:00 - 4:00PM Dec 23 - Jan 3 Free
29226 Adult Soccer  18+ F 6:00 - 8:45PM Jan 3 - Mar 27 $2
29203 Pampered Princesses  6 - 15 Tu 6:30 - 8:00PM Jan 7 - Jan 28 Free
29224 Teen Soccer  12 - 18 Tu 5:30 - 8:45PM Jan 7 - Apr 28 Free
29223 Golden Girls  8 - 18 Tu 5:00 - 6:00PM Jan 7 - May 26 Free
29213 15+ Open Gym  12 - 18 W 6:00 - 8:45PM Jan 8 - May 27 Free
29217 Comedy Class  6 - 14 W 6:15 - 7:30PM Jan 15 - Feb 19 Free
29220 Adult Breakdance  18+ Tu 6:30 - 8:45PM Jan 21 - May 19 Free
29204 Valentine Craft  6 - 18 Th 6:30 - 8:00PM Feb 13 Free
29205 Cooking Up Fun  6 - 14 Tu 6:30 - 8:00PM Feb 18 - Mar 24 Free
29209 McDonough Carnival  All Ages Tu 5:30 - 7:30PM Feb 25 Free
29202 Clay Class  6 - 14 Th 6:30 - 7:30PM Mar 19 - Apr 16 Free
30208 Spring Blast  6 - 12 M - F 1:00 - 4:00PM Mar 30 - Apr 3 Free
29210 The Giant Egg Hunt  All Ages Sa 1:00 - 4:00PM Apr 4 Free
29207 Park Explorers  8 - 18 W 5:00 - 7:30PM May 6 - May 27 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.