West Minnehaha Recreation Center

West Minnehaha Rec CenterWest Minnehaha Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gym,  tot time, family events, youth and adult athletics, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more.

Current Activities

Click the activity numbers to register for Minnehaha Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 298-5823. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.

Fall Activities

Activity # Activity Name   Ages   Day   Time   Dates   Cost
27613 Rec Check    6 - 12   M - F   2:00 - 6:00PM   Sep 3 - Jun 9   Free
28491 Adult Open Gym    18+   M, W   7:00 - 8:30PM   Sep 4 - Nov 27   Free
28492 Teen Open Gym    13 - 17   M, W   5:00 - 7:00PM   Sep 4 - Nov 27   Free
28493 Youth Open Gym    6 - 12   M - Sa   3:00 - 5:00PM   Sep 4 - Dec 2   Free
28411 Open Teen Room    13 - 18   M - Th   4:00 - 8:00PM   Sep 9 - Nov 14   Free
27558 8 Count Chicago Stepping Class    18+   M   6:00 - 8:00PM   Sep 9 - Nov 18   $8
27547 Hope News    6 - 18   M   4:45 - 6:45PM   Sep 9 - Nov 18   Free
28408 Teen Open Gym    13 - 18   M   6:00 - 8:00PM   Sep 9 - Nov 25   Free
28494 Fun-time Game Room    8 - 16   M, W, F   4:00 - 6:00PM   Sep 9 - Nov 29   Free
28495 Cooking with Snow    7 - 13   Tu   5:00 - 6:00PM   Sep 10 - Nov 26   Free
28496 Teen Game Night with Eyob    13 - 18   W   6:00 - 8:00PM   Sep 11 - Nov 27   Free
27561 Tot Time    1 - 5   W, F   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Sep 11 - Dec 20   Free
28498 Social Club with Amara & Ibti    13 - 18   Th   6:00 - 8:00PM   Sep 12 - Nov 28   Free
28497 Movie Night with Ibti    13 - 18   F   4:00 - 6:00PM   Sep 13 - Nov 29   Free
27562 Pickle Ball    18+   M, W   12:30 - 8:00PM   Sep 23 - Nov 20   $2
27557 Self-Defense    9 - 18   M   5:30 - 6:30PM   Sep 30 - Nov 18   Free
28410 African Dance for Youth   9 - 16   Tu   5:30 - 6:30PM   Oct 1 - Nov 19   Free
27559 Badminton    16 - Adult   Tu, Th   6:00 - 8:00PM   Oct 1 - Nov 21   $3
28461 Fall Blast    6 - 12   Th, F   1:00 - 4:00PM   Oct 17 - Oct 18   Free
27551 Northwest Campus Fall Festival    5 - 13   Th   5:00 - 8:00PM   Oct 31   Free
28409 Teen Open Gym    13 - 18   F   4:00 - 6:00PM   Nov 15 - Dec 6   Free
28479 Winter Blast    6 - 12   M, Tu, Th, F   1:00 - 4:00PM   Dec 23 - Jan 3   Free

Summer Activities

Activity# Activity Name   Ages   Day   Time   Start Date   End Date   Cost
26261 Frogtown Pollinator Gardening    All Ages   W   12pm - 3pm   Apr 3   Aug 28   Free
26634 Northwest Campus Celebration    5 - 12yr   Sa   12pm - 2pm   Apr 13   Apr 13   Free
26143 Fun-Time Game    6 - 18yr   M W F   4pm - 6pm   Jun 3   Aug 30   Free
26222 Adventure Fridays    8 - 16yr   F   1pm - 6pm   Jun 7   Aug 30   Free
26460 Hope News    6 - 18yr   M   4:45pm - 6:45pm   Jun 10   Aug 26   Free
26170 Teen Open Gym   13 - 17yr   M W   5pm - 7pm   Jun 10   Aug 28   Free
26159 Youth Open Gym    6 - 12yr   M - F   1pm - 4pm   Jun 10   Aug 30   Free
26226 P.A.L Summer Trips    8 - 16yr   M - Su   1pm - 6pm   Jun 10   Aug 30   Free
26368 Frogtown Youth Football Camps    8 - 13yr   Tu Th   6pm - 8pm   Jun 11   Jul 30   Free
26462 Frogtown Youth Broadcasting Team    10 - 13yr   Tu   4:30pm - 6pm   Jun 11   Aug 27   Free
26156 P.A.L Nerf Gun Capture the Flag    8yr - Adult   F   4pm - 6pm   Jun 14   Aug 16   Free
26445 Girls are Magical/Melanin Misses    7 - 17yr   F   4pm - 6pm   Jun 14   Aug 30   Free
26359 Teen First    12 - 17yr   M - Th   3pm - 6pm   Jun 17   Aug 14   Free
26358 3 on 3 Summer Basketball Showcase    8 - 16yr   M W   3pm - 6pm   Jun 17   Aug 14   $10
26678 Summer Blast    6 - 12yr   M - Th   1pm - 4pm   Jun 17   Aug 15   Free
26363 Tot Time    1 - 5yr   Tu Th   10am - 12pm   Jun 18   Aug 27   Free
26782 Summer Safety Fair    All Ages   W   5pm - 7pm   Jun 26   Jun 26   Free
26361 P.A.L Laser Tag    8yr - Adult   F   4pm - 6pm   Jun 28   Aug 30   Free
26500 Frogtown Youth Football Jamboree and Resource Fair   9 - 14yr   Sa   11am - 4pm   Aug 17   Aug 17   Free
26142 Adult Open Gym    18+   W   6pm - 8pm   Jun 12   Aug 28   $2

Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure (PDF) Register Online for Activities

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Craft Room (Large)
Fitness Center
Gym (Large)
Handball Court
Kitchen
Meeting Room (Large)
Multipurpose Room

Outdoor Amenities:
Baseball Field
Basketball Court
(2) Football Fields
Picnic Area
Playground
Soccer Field
(4) Softball Fields
(2) Tennis Courts

Rentals & Reservations

  • For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, call (651) 298-5823.
  • 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.

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.

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