Scheffer Recreation Center
Site of the Future Frogtown Community Center
Construction of the new Frogtown Community Center began in spring 2018. The Scheffer Recreation Center building is now closed to allow construction of the new Frogtown Community Center. Rec Check has been relocated to Jackson Elementary School on 437 Edmund Ave W, Saint Paul MN 55103.
Please visit the Scheffer Recreation Center Construction Project website for project updates.
Click the activity numbers to register for Scheffer Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 298-5820. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.
Due to construction of the new Frogtown Community Center, summer activities are held at alternative locations.
|Activity#||Activity Name||Ages||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|26629||Scheffer Rec Programming (Rivertown Commons, 175 Charles Ave)||6 - 12yr||Tu Th||1pm - 4pm||Jun 11||Aug 29||Free|
|W||6pm - 8pm|
|26372||Frogtown Youth Football Camp (West Minnehaha, 685 W. Minnehaha Ave)||8 - 14yr||Tu Th||6pm - 8pm||Jun 11||Jul 30||Free|
|26474||Frogtown Youth Radio Broadcasting Team (Twin Cities Radio Network, 501 Dale St)||10 - 13yr||Tu||4:30pm - 6pm||Jun 11||Aug 27||Free|
|26371||Archery for Youth (West Minnehaha, 685 W. Minnehaha Ave)||9 - 13yr||M - F||3:30pm - 5:30pm||Jun 17||Jun 21||Free|
|26470||Fishing -N- Grilling (Lake Gervais, 2420 Edgerton St)||9 - 16yr||Sa||9am - 12pm||Jun 22||Jun 22||Free|
|26370||First Tee Golf Camp (Highland Park Rec, 1200 Montreal Ave)||8 - 14yr||Tu Th||2pm - 3pm||Jul 16||Jul 25||Free|
|26496||Frogtown Youth Football Jamboree (West Minnehaha, 685 W. Minnehaha Ave)||9 - 14yr||Sa||11am - 4pm||Aug 17||Aug 17||Free|
|Activity#||Activity||Age||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|24636||Dance with Purpose (West Minnehaha, 685 W. Minnehaha Ave)||8 - 18yr||Tu||5pm - 7pm||Dec 4, 2018||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|24638||Gym Games (St. Paul City School)||12 - 17yr||Tu||6pm - 8pm||Jan 3, 2019||May 28, 2019||FREE|
|24496||Archery (West Minnehaha, 685 W. Minnehaha Ave)||9 - 11yr||Th||4:15pm - 5:30pm||Mar 28, 2019||Jun 6, 2019||FREE|
|25364||Spring Blast (West Minnehaha, 685 W. Minnehaha Ave)||6 - 12yr||M - F||1pm - 4pm||Apr 1, 2019||Apr 5, 2019||FREE|
(2) Softball Fields
Rentals & Reservations
- For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, call (651) 298-5820.
- 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 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.
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.
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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.