Wilder Recreation Center
Wilder Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gym, tot-times, family events, youth and adult athletics, field rentals, rental space for parties, meetings, and events, and so much more. City Academy High School is located within the Wilder Recreation Center.
NOTICE: Wilder Recreation Center will be closed for renovations starting August 16 and reopen August 28, 2019.
Click the activity numbers to register for Wilder Recreation Center activities online, or call (651) 298-5727. For all citywide programing, view the seasonal Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure.
|27614||Rec Check||6 - 12||M - F||2:00 - 6:00PM||Sep 3 - Jun 9||Free|
|27501||Hip Hop Dance||8 - 14||Th||6:00 - 7:30PM||Sep 12 - Dec 19||Free|
|28422||Cooking with Friends||7 - 12||Tu||4:30 - 6:00PM||Sep 17 - Oct 8||Free|
|27918||Girls Group||10 - 16||W||5:00 - 6:00PM||Sep 18 - Dec 18||Free|
|27959||Rock Art||8 - 17||W||5:30 - 7:00PM||Oct 9||Free|
|28072||Halloween Messy Monsters/Mummies||5 - 11||Th||3:30 - 5:30PM||Oct 17||Free|
|28462||Fall Blast||6 - 12||Th, F||1:00 - 4:00PM||Oct 17 - Oct 18||Free|
|27502||Mask Making||5 - 11||Th||4:30 - 5:30PM||Oct 24||Free|
|28122||Painting w/Friends and Snacks||10 - 15||Tu||5:30 - 7:30PM||Nov 5||Free|
|28075||Screen Printing Fun||10 - 14||Tu||5:00 - 6:30PM||Nov 5 - Nov 19||Free|
|28073||Holiday themed Slime||5 - 11||M||3:30 - 5:30PM||Dec 23||Free|
|28480||Winter Blast||6 - 12||M, Tu, Th, F||1:00 - 4:00PM||Dec 23 - Jan 3||Free|
|27960||Winter New Year's Dance||6 - 11||M||5:00 - 7:00PM||Dec 30||Free|
|Activity#||Activity Name||Ages||Day||Time||Start Date||End Date||Cost|
|26305||Chicago Style Foot Work Dance||9 - 14yr||M||5pm - 6pm||Jun 10||Aug 26||Free|
|26296||Girls Group||10 - 16yr||W||5pm - 6pm||Jun 12||Aug 28||Free|
|26295||Hip Hop Dance||9 - 13yr||Th||6pm - 7:30pm||Jun 13||Aug 22||Free|
|26298||Floor Hockey Fun||7 - 13yr||F||4pm - 6pm||Jun 14||Aug 23||Free|
|26679||Summer Blast||6 - 12yr||M - Th||1pm - 4pm||Jun 17||Aug 15||Free|
|26162||TV Interview Club||11 - 15yr||Tu||4pm - 5:30pm||Jun 18||Aug 27||Free|
|26175||Nate's Wild Adventure Club||10 - 14yr||F||1pm - 5pm||Jun 28||Aug 23||Free|
|26797||Bucket Drumming||6 - 16yr||W||4pm - 5pm||Jul 31||Aug 28||Free|
|26166||Sidewalk Chalk Art Day||6 - 16yr||F||1pm - 2:30pm||Aug 2||Aug 2||Free|
|26299||Digital Photography Class||10 - 15yr||Tu||5pm - 6pm||Aug 6||Aug 27||Free|
|26310||Ice Cream Social||6 - 16yr||F||2pm - 3pm||Aug 16||Aug 16||Free|
|26394||Farmer's Market and Salsa Making||8 - 14yr||Th||1pm - 3:30pm||Aug 29||Aug 29||Free|
Playground (New in 2016)
Rentals & Reservations
- For field reservations or to reserve space at this facility, call (651) 298-5727.
- 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.
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.