Northwest Como Recreation Center

Northwest Como Rec CenterNorthwest Como Recreation Center is closed at this time. 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 gymathletics, ice skating, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.

Current Activities

Call (651) 298-5813 for more information.

Summer Space: Youth Outdoor Program

Summer Space is a free outdoor program for Saint Paul youth entering grades 1-6 that adheres to MN Department of Health guidance on COVID-19. The program includes arts & crafts, nature exploration, games, fitness, and other structured activities that allow for participants to connect with their peers while keeping their “space” to allow for social distancing. Registration is required. You must call the recreation center directly, Monday through Friday, 12pm-3pm to register. 

Summer Space Registration Information

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. 

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Gym (Medium)
Kitchen (Small)
Meeting Room
Warming Room

Outdoor Amenities:
Baseball Field
Basketball Half-Court
Playground
Skating Rink (General)
Soccer Field
(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.

S'more Fun

Learn more about Northwest Como S'more Fun before school, after school, and summer programs.

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.

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.