Scheffer Recreation Center

Scheffer Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, family events, youth and adult athletics, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.

Scheffer Recreation Center Construction Project

The City of Saint Paul is excited to move forward with  the planning and design of a brand new Scheffer Recreation Center as a replacement of the existing 1970’s building. Please visit the Scheffer Recreation Center Construction Project website for updates on the project.

Current Activities

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.


Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
19503 3 on 3 basketball 13yr-18yr W 6pm-8pm 14-Jun-17 30-Aug-17 Free
19505 Dodgeball / Gym Games 10yr-16yr F 4pm-6pm 12-Jun-17 25-Aug-17 Free
19455 Football Clinic  6yr-14yr T,W,TH 6pm-8pm 13-Jun-17 15-Jun-17 Free
19454 Football Clinic @ West Minnehaha 9yr - 14yr T, W, TH 6pm - 8pm 11-Jul-17 13-Jul-17 Free
19459 Frogtown Youth Football Jamboree and Resource Fair 1yr - Adult S 10am - 4pm 19-Aug-17 19-Aug-17 Free
19506 Horseshoes 8yr-16yr TH 5pm-7pm 15-Jun-17 31-Aug-17 Free
19297 Ping Pong 8yr - 16yr T 5pm - 6pm 13-Jun-17 29-Aug-17 Free
19298 Rec It Outside 6yr -13yr M 5pm - 7pm 13-Jun-17 8-Aug-17 Free
19299 Sepak Takraw 14yr - Adult TH 6pm - 8pm 11-May-17 7-Sep-17 Free
19452 Soccer Camp (Sanneh) 6yr - 12yr M,T,W,TH 6pm - 7:30pm 19-Jun-17 22-Jun-17 free
14319 Summer Blast 6yr -12yr M,T,W,TH 1pm - 4pm 19-Jun-17 17-Aug-17 Free


Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
19068 Aikido (Cancelled) 7y - 13y T 5:30pm - 6:45pm 6-Dec-16 10-Jan-17 $6 /session
18161 Spring Blast 6y - 11y M, T, W, Th, F 1pm - 4pm 3-Apr-17 7-Apr-17 free
16449 Winter Blast 6y - 12y T, W, Th, F 1pm - 4pm 27-Dec-16 30-Dec-16 free
More Info Rec Check Grades 1-5 School days 3pm - 6pm Ongoing   free
* Senior Group (Cards, games, coffee) 50+ F 10am - 12pm Ongoing   free
* Young Men's Hour 13y - 16y M 6pm - 7pm Ongoing   free
* Tween Crafters 8u - 11y Th 6pm - 7pm Ongoing   free
* Youth Double Dutch Jump Rope 6y - 17y W 6pm - 7pm Ongoing   1st mo free, then $1/session
* Adult Double Dutch Jump Rope 18+ W 7pm - 8pm Ongoing   1st mo free, then $1/session
19134 Bass Fishing Outing All Sa 8:30am-12pm 10-June-17 10-June-17 Free
7636 Spring Egg Hunt @ Hancock 5y - 12y Sa 11am-1pm 15-April-17 15-April-17 Free

*Call (651) 298-5820 for details.

Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure (PDF)

Sports Registration


Indoor Amenities:
Game Room
Gym (Small)
Meeting Room

Outdoor Amenities:
Basketball Court
Baseball Field
Football Field
(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

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

We want to hear from you!

If you have any questions, programming ideas, or suggestions please contact Victor Mister at or 651-642-0650.