Northwest Como Recreation Center is currently open for pre-registered activities only. When COVID-19 restrictions and guidance allow us to safety return to normal business hours, we will do so. Please see below for current programing options and alternatives, and visit stpaul.gov/parks-covid19 for more information.
Northwest Como Recreation Center offers educational programs, S'more Fun, preschool, family events, open gym, athletics, ice skating, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.
Call (651) 298-5813 for more information.
Summer Camp and Summer Activities
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation offers summer camps and activities at parks and recreation centers throughout the city. Offerings are available for all ages. 2021 summer registration is open.
S'more Fun: In-person all-day program
S'more Fun is an all-day program for youth in grades K–5 provided at various recreation center sites. S'more Fun will run weekdays from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. on days when Saint Paul Public Schools have classes in session. Advanced registration is required. Visit the S'more Fun webpage for more details, including registration information and COVID-19 safety procedures.
Learn more about these other youth recreation programs.
Rec Reimagined: Digital and Alternative Programs
In order to help you stay connected, healthy, and active during this time, we have launched a new webpage where you can stay up-to-date with all of our digital and alternative programming options. Visit Rec Reimagined page often for the latest virtual programs, activity ideas, and other ways to live an active lifestyle and stay connected to nature in our parks, at home, and in your own back yard. We will continue to update this page as new programs and activities are introduced.
Skating Rink (General)
(5) Softball Fields
Rentals & Reservations
- For field reservations or to reserve space within Northwest Como Recreation Center, call (651) 298-5813.
- For terms and conditions, rental rates, and applications, see Recreation Center Rentals.
Northwest Como also handles reservations for the Como Regional Park baseball and softball fields north of Horton Ave. For shelter or pavilion rentals, or to rent open space within Como Regional Park, please call the permit office at (651) 632-5111. To rent space at McMurray Athletic Fields (south of Horton Ave.) call Municipal Athletics at (651) 558-2255.
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.
Free Meals Program
Free meals are provided 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 Meals Program webpage for more information.
Summer Rec Check (formerly Summer Blast)
Summer Rec Check 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.
- Subscribe to Northwest Como Rec Center email updates.
- Follow Northwest Como Recreation Center on Facebook.
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.