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.

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.

S'more Fun webpage

Learn more about these other school-day youth recreation programs.

Rec Check  Recreation for Preschoolers 

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. 

Rec Reimagined webpage 

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Gym (Medium)
Kitchen (Small)
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.

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 Progam 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.

Stay Connected

  • Subscribe to Northwest Como Rec Center email updates.
  • Follow Northwest Como Recreation Center on Facebook.

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.