Merriam Park Recreation Center

Merriam Park Rec CenterMerriam Park Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gym, tot time, family events, youth and adult athletics, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.

Current Activities

Click the activity numbers to register for Merriam Park Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 298-5766. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.

Summer Activities

Activity# Activity Name   Ages   Day   Time   Start Date   End Date   Cost
24860 American Red Cross Babysitting    11 - 17yr   Sa   9am - 4pm   Jun 1   Jun 1   $60
26339 Skateboarding Beginner    7 - 12yr   M - Th   10am - 11am   Jun 10   Jun 13   $55
26342 Skateboarding Experienced    8 - 14yr   M - Th   11am - 12pm   Jun 10   Jun 13   $55
26592 Open Gym    5yr - Adult   M   3pm - 8:45pm   Jun 10   Aug 30   Free
          Th   4:30pm - 6pm            
          F   3pm - 5:30pm            
26345 Children's Guitar    4 - 11yr   Tu   5pm - 5:45pm   Jun 11   Jul 23   $60
26335 Level l Guitar Class    9yr - Adult   Tu   6pm - 6:45pm   Jun 11   Jul 23   $60
26336 Level ll Guitar Class    9yr - Adult   Tu   7pm - 7:45pm   Jun 11   Jul 23   $60
26593 Tot Time    1 - 5yr   W   3pm - 5pm   Jun 12   Aug 28   Free
26582 Parent/Child Painting In the Park    3yr - Adult   Th   5:30pm - 7:30pm   Jun 13   Jun 13   $15
26319 Ballet Technique    5 - 12yr   M - F   6pm - 7:30pm   Jun 17   Jun 21   $40
26672 Summer Blast    6 - 12yr   M - Th   1pm - 4pm   Jun 17   Aug 15   Free
26584 Parent/Child Painting In The Park    3yr - Adult   Th   5:30pm - 7:30pm   Jun 27   Jun 27   $15
26540 Desnoyer Picnic    All Ages   Tu   6pm - 8pm   Jul 9   Jul 9   Free
26543 Rivard Art Skateboard Designing Camp   7 - 14yr   W   8:30am - 11:30am   Jul 10   Jul 10   Free
26589 Parent/Child Painting In the Park    3yr - Adult   Th   5:30pm - 7:30pm   Jul 11   Jul 11   $15
26338 Skateboarding Beginner    7 - 12yr   M - Th   10am - 11am   Jul 15   Jul 18   $55
26341 Skateboarding Experienced    8 - 14yr   M - Th   11am - 12pm   Jul 15   Jul 18   $55
26323 Tap Technique    5 - 12yr   M - F   6pm - 7:30pm   Jul 15   Jul 19   $40
26346 Game Days at Desnoyer    4 - 7yr   M - Th   10am - 11am   Jul 22   Jul 25   $5
26590 Parent / Child Painting In the Park    3yr - Adult   Th   5:30pm - 7:30pm   Jul 25   Jul 25   $15
26704 Sanneh Soccer Camp - July    6 - 12yr   M - Th   6pm - 7:30pm   Jul 29   Aug 1   Free
26333 Sanneh Soccer Camp    6 - 13yr   M - Th   6pm - 7:30pm   Jul 29   Aug 1   Free
26321 MP Magics Annual Basketball Camp    14 - 18yr   M - Th   6:30pm - 7:30pm   Aug 5   Aug 8   $15
26320 MP Magics Annual Basketball Camp    8 - 13yr   M - Th   5:30pm - 6:30pm   Aug 5   Aug 8   $15
26344 Movie in the Park    All Ages   Th   7pm - 9pm   Aug 8   Aug 8   Free
26337 Skateboarding Beginner    7 - 12yr   M - Th   10am - 11am   Aug 12   Aug 15   $55
26340 Skateboarding Experienced    8 - 14yr   M - Th   11am - 12pm   Aug 12   Aug 15   $55
26539 Ice Cream Peanut Butter Jam    All Ages   Sa   12pm - 4pm   Sep 14   Sep 14   Free
26542 Adult Basketball    18+   W   6pm - 8pm   Jun 5   Aug 28   $2
26541 Pickleball    18+   F   6pm - 8pm   Jun 7   Aug 30   $2

Spring Activities 

Activity# Activity Ages Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
24862 Adult Basketball   18+ W 6pm - 8:30pm Jan 2, 2019 May 29, 2019 $2
24977 Family Gym Time   All ages Th 6:30pm - 8pm Jan 3, 2019 May 30, 2019 FREE
24974 Open Gym   4 - 17yr M F 3pm - 5:30pm Jan 7, 2019 May 31, 2019 FREE
24932 Children Self Defense - Jan 5 - 17yr M W 6pm - 7pm Jan 7, 2019 Jan 30, 2019 $40
24918 Adult Self Defense - Jan 18+ M W 7pm - 8pm Jan 7, 2019 Jan 30, 2019 $40
24976 Teen Tuesday   4 - 17yr Tu 3pm - 9pm Jan 8, 2019 May 30, 2019 FREE
      Th 4:30pm - 6:30pm      
24856 Ballet & Tap - ages 3-4   3 - 4yr Th 5:30pm - 6:15pm Jan 10, 2019 May 16, 2019 $100
25053 Parent & Child Paint Night   3 - adult Th 5:30pm - 7pm Jan 10, 2019 Jan 10, 2019 $15
24857 Ballet & Tap - ages 5-6   5 - 6yr Th 6:20pm - 7:4pm Jan 10, 2019 May 16, 2019 $100
24858 Ballet & Tap - ages 7-10   7 - 10yr Th 7:10pm - 7:55pm Jan 10, 2019 May 16, 2019 $100
24913 Adult Painting Night   18+ Th 6:45pm - 7:45pm Jan 10, 2019 Jan 10, 2019 $20
24875 Sporties for Shorties   3 - 5yr M 5pm - 6pm Jan 14, 2019 Feb 4, 2019 $15
25057 Date Night Painting   18+ Th 7pm - 8:30pm Jan 17, 2019 Jan 17, 2019 $20
25054 Parent & Child Paint Night   3 - adult Th 5:30pm - 7pm Jan 24, 2019 Jan 24, 2019 $15
24914 Adult Painting Night   18+ Th 6:45pm - 7:45pm Jan 24, 2019 Jan 24, 2019 $20
24971 MJM Kids Day Off   6 - 12yr F 8:30am - 5pm Jan 25, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 $5
24883 All About Henna   14 - adult M 6pm - 8pm Feb 4, 2019 Feb 4, 2019 $15
24934 Children Self Defense - February   5 - 17yr M W 6pm - 7pm Feb 4, 2019 Feb 27, 2019 $40
24920 Adult Self Defense - February   18+ M W 7pm - 8pm Feb 4, 2019 Feb 27, 2019 $40
25373 Zumba 18+ Tu 5pm - 6pm Feb 5, 2019 Jun 4, 2019 $3
25055 Parent & Child Paint Night   3 - adult Th 5:30pm - 7pm Feb 7, 2019 Feb 7, 2019 $15
24915 Adult Painting Night   18+ Th 6:45pm - 7:45pm Feb 7, 2019 Feb 7, 2019 $20
24886 Date Night Painting   18+ Th 7pm - 8:30pm Feb 14, 2019 Feb 14, 2019 $20
24967 Children's Group Guitar Class   4 - 11yr W 5pm - 5:45pm Feb 20, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 $60
24968 Level I Guitar Class   9 - adult W 6pm - 6:45pm Feb 20, 2019 Apr 10, 2019 $60
25056 Parent & Child Paint Night   3 - adult Th 6pm - 7pm Feb 28, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 FREE
24916 Adult Painting Night   18+ Th 6:45pm - 7:45pm Feb 28, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 $20
24935 Children Self Defense - Mar 5 - 17yr M W 6pm - 7pm Mar 4, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $40
24923 Adult Self Defense - Mar 18+ M W 7pm - 8pm Mar 4, 2019 Mar 27, 2019 $40
24881 Henna Art   8 - 14yr Sa 11am - 1pm Mar 9, 2019 Mar 9, 2019 $10
24882 All About Henna   14 - adult Sa 11am - 1pm Mar 9, 2019 Mar 9, 2019 $15
25360 Spring Blast   6 - 12yr M - F 1pm - 4pm Apr 1, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 FREE
24936 Children Self Defense - Apr 5 - 17yr M W 6pm - 7pm Apr 1, 2019 Apr 24, 2019 $40
24925 Adult Self Defense - Apr 18+ M W 7pm - 8pm Apr 1, 2019 Apr 24, 2019 $40
24855 Dusk Hunt   All ages F 5:30pm - 8pm Apr 12, 2019 Apr 12, 2019 $5
24873 Skateboarding - Beginner   7 - 12yr M 5pm - 6pm May 6, 2019 May 27, 2019 $55
24872 Skateboarding - Experienced   8 - 14yr M 6pm - 7pm May 6, 2019 May 27, 2019 $55
24962 Children Self Defense - May   5 - 17yr M W 6pm - 7pm May 6, 2019 May 29, 2019 $40
24927 Adult Self Defense - May   18+ M W 7pm - 8pm May 6, 2019 May 29, 2019 $40
24859 American Red Cross Babysitting  - May 11 - 17yr Sa 9am - 4pm May 11, 2019 May 11, 2019 $60
24860 American Red Cross Babysitting  - Jun 11 - 17yr Sa 9am - 4pm Jun 1, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 $60

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

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Craft Room/Multipurpose Room (Small)
Gym
Meeting Room (Large)

Outdoor Amenities:
Baseball Field
Basketball Half-Court
Batting Cage
Picnic Tables
Playground
Skate Park
Sledding Hill
(2) Soccer Fields
Softball Field
(2) Tennis Courts

Rentals & Reservations

  • For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, call (651) 298-5766
  • For terms and conditions, rental rates, and applications, see Recreation Center Rentals.

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.