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.
|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|
(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.