Merriam Park Recreation Center

Merriam Park Rec Center

Merriam Park Recreation Center is closed at this time. Please visit stpaul.gov/parks-covid19 for more information.

Merriam 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

Summer Activity Brochure 

*SPRO = Activity for Saint Paul residents only

 

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
31515 Children's Group Guitar Class  6 - 10 M 5 - 5:45PM Jun 8 - Jul 13 $60
31158 Level l Guitar Class  9 - Adult M 6 - 6:45PM Jun 8 - Jul 13 $60
31159 Level ll Guitar Class  9 - Adult M 7 - 7:45PM Jun 8 - Jul 13 $60
31156 Ballet Technique  5 - 12 M - F 6 - 7:30PM Jun 15 - Jun 19 $40
31828 Theater for All - June  4 - 17 M - F 4 - 6PM Jun 15 - Jun 26 $120
31795 Summer Blast  6 - 12 M - Th 1 - 4PM Jun 15 - Aug 20 Free
31196 Parent and Child Paint Night  3 - Adult Th 5:30 - 7:30PM Jun 18 $15
31163 Skateboarding Beginner-June  7 - 13 M - Th 10 - 11AM Jun 22 - Jun 25 $55
31165 Skateboarding Experienced-June  8 - 14 M - Th 11AM - 12PM Jun 22 - Jun 25 $55
31526 Drone Camp  7 - 14 M 1:30 - 3PM Jun 22 - Aug 17 FreeSPRO
31161 Rivard Art Skateboard Designing Camp  7 - 17 W 1 - 4PM Jul 8 Free
31177 Painting & Pastries Class-July  7 - 15 W 2:30 - 4PM Jul 8 FreeSPRO
31164 Skateboarding Beginner-July  7 - 13 M - Th 10 - 11AM Jul 13 - Jul 16 $55
31166 Skateboarding Experienced-July  8 - 14 M - Th 11AM - 12PM Jul 13 - Jul 16 $55
31418 Theater for All - July  4 - 17 M - F 4 - 6PM Jul 13 - Jul 24 $120
31197 Parent and Child Paint Night  3 - Adult Th 5:30 - 7:30PM Jul 16 $15
31417 Tap Technique  5 - 12 M - F 6 - 7:30PM Jul 20 - Jul 24 $40
31502 Sanneh Soccer Camp - August  6 - 13 M - Th 1 - 3:30PM Aug 3 - Aug 6 Free
31157 MP Magics Annual Basketball Camp  8 - 13 M - Th 5:30 - 6:30PM Aug 3 - Aug 6 $15
31178 Painting & Pastries Class-August  7 - 15 W 2:30 - 4PM Aug 12 FreeSPRO
31162 Skateboarding Beginner-August  7 - 13 M - Th 10 - 11AM Aug 17 - Aug 20 $55
31167 Skateboarding Experienced-August  8 - 14 M - Th 11AM - 12PM Aug 17 - Aug 20 $55
31198 Parent and Child Paint Night  3 - Adult Th 5:30 - 7:30PM Aug 20 $15
31740 Ice Cream Peanut Butter Jam All Ages Sa 12 - 4PM Sep 12 Free

 

Winter/Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
27608 Rec Check  6 - 12 M - F 2:00 - 6:00PM Sep 3 - Jun 9 Free
30069 Tot Time Wednesdays  1 - 5 W 3:00 - 5:00PM Dec 4 - May 27 Free
29988 Adult Basketball  18+ W 7:00 - 8:30PM Dec 4 - May 27 $2
28376 Parent and Child Paint Night  All Ages W 6:00 - 7:30PM Dec 4 $15
30070 T.C. Radio Network Class  10 - 14 Th 3:00 - 4:30PM Dec 5 - Feb 27 Free
30068 Tot Time Fridays  1 - 5 F 1:00 - 3:00PM Dec 6 - May 29 Free
28364 Parents Day Off  6 - 12 Sa 12:00 - 5:00PM Dec 14 $10
28377 Parent and Child Paint Night  All Ages W 6:00 - 7:30PM Dec 18 $15
28475 Winter Blast  6 - 12 M, Tu, Th, F 1:00 - 4:00PM Dec 23 - Jan 3 Free
28983 Pickleball  18+ F 6:00 - 8:00PM Jan 3 - May 29 $2
30065 Sporties for Shorties  3 - 5 M 5:00 - 6:00PM Jan 13 - Feb 3 $15
29995 Ballet & Tap 3 & 4  3 - 4 Th 5:30 - 6:15PM Jan 16 - May 21 $100
29996 Ballet & Tap 5 & 6  5 - 6 Th 6:20 - 7:05PM Jan 16 - May 21 $100
29997 Ballet & Tap 7 & 10  7 - 10 Th 7:10 - 7:55PM Jan 16 - May 21 $100
30035 MJM No School Day  6 - 12 F 8:30AM - 4:00PM Jan 24 $5
30033 Level II Guitar Class  9 - Adult Tu 7:00 - 7:45PM Feb 4 - Mar 10 $60
29998 Children's Group Guitar Class  4 - 10 Tu 5:00 - 5:45PM Feb 11 - Mar 17 $60
30001 Level I Guitar Class  9 - Adult W 6:00 - 6:45PM Feb 12 - Mar 18 $60
29993 Ballet & Tap - Costume fee  2 - 12 Th 5:30 - 8:00PM Mar 5 - May 28 $40
30067 Spring Blast  6 - 12 M - F 1:00 - 4:00PM Mar 30 - Apr 3 Free
30000 Dusk Hunt  All Ages F 5:30 - 8:00PM Apr 10 $5
30063 Skateboarding - Beginner  7 - 12 M 5:00 - 6:00PM Apr 27 - May 18 $55
30064 Skateboarding - Experienced  8 - 14 M 6:00 - 7:00PM Apr 27 - May 18 $55
30052 Parent and Child Paint Night  All Ages W 6:00 - 7:30PM May 6 $15
29990 American Red Cross Babysitting  11 - 17 Sa 9:00AM - 4:00PM May 9 $60
30053 Parent and Child Paint Night  All Ages W 6:00 - 7:30PM May 20 $15
29992 American Red Cross Babysitting  11 - 17 Sa 9:00AM - 4:00PM May 30 $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.