Conway Park offers many amenities including a splash pad, field rentals, playground, and recreation center. The Conway Recreation Center has been repartnered with the Sanneh Foundation. The Sanneh Foundation offers public programs including free youth camps, open basketball, futsal, soccer, after school computer time, study hall, academic support, and more.
Named for its view of the Minnesota State Capitol, Capitol View Park sits adjacent to the Smith Avenue Bridge high atop the bluffs. Visitors are also treated to stunning views of the Cathedral of Saint Paul, the Mississippi River, and downtown Saint Paul.
The location of a bustling immigrant community up until the late 1950s, Swede Hollow Park is enjoyed by many residents looking for a green escape in an urban setting. The park's valleys create a distinct feeling of wilderness in conjunction with a bisecting stream that lightly fills the impressive silence and serenity afforded by the environment.
One of the oldest parks in Saint Paul, Newell Park was dedicated in 1908. The park is named after Stanford Newell, attorney, member of the first Saint Paul Park Board, and U.S. Minister to the Netherlands from 1897 to 1906.
Prosperity Park, along with Prosperity Heights Park, combine to provide Saint Paul's East Side with a large expanse of recreational and natural green space to utilize. The recreational field consists of two softball fields, two baseball fields, two tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, a basketball court, and a full-size playground.
Webster Park is a popular location for sports among youth residing in the Summit-University neighborhood. Conveniently located behind Obama Elementary School, the park welcomes visitors to play ball and shoot some hoop. A tennis court and practice backboard are also available. An expansive green field also sees plenty of use from football and soccer. The play area was completely renovated in 2016.