Wilder Recreation Center

Wilder Rec Center

Wilder Recreation Center offers educational programs, after school activities, open gymtot-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.

Current Activities

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.

Winter/Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Name Ages Day Time Dates Cost
27614 Rec Check  6 - 12 M - F 2:00 - 6:00PM Sep 3 - Jun 9 Free
28480 Winter Blast  6 - 12 M, Tu, Th, F 1:00 - 4:00PM Dec 23 - Jan 3 Free
28073 Holiday themed Slime  5 - 11 M 3:30 - 5:30PM Dec 23 Free
27960 Winter New Year's Dance  6 - 11 M 5:00 - 7:00PM Dec 30 Free
29187 Teen Open Gym  14 - 19 M, W 6:00 - 8:30PM Jan 6 - May 25 Free
29190 Girls Group #1  9 - 15 W 5:00 - 6:00AM Jan 8 - Mar 11 Free
29192 Adult Open Soccer  18+ W 6:00 - 8:30AM Jan 8 - Apr 15 $3
29100 Hip Hop Dance Class  9 - 17 Th 6:00 - 7:30PM Jan 9 - May 21 Free
30244 Wilder Wild Arts Class - Tin Tile Cardboard Project  10 - 17 W 6:00 - 7:30PM Jan 15 - Jan 22 Free
30021 Kids Chef Class  8 - 12 W 5:30 - 7:00PM Jan 22 - Feb 12 Free
29206 Floor Hockey Mini League  8 - 12 Th 5:00 - 6:00PM Jan 30 - Feb 20 Free
29108 Video Game Tournament  8 - 15 Tu 6:00 - 7:30PM Feb 18 - Apr 7 Free
29101 Advanced Coloring  10 - 17 Th 6:00 - 7:30PM Feb 20 Free
30243 Wilder Wild Arts Class - Color Splash Tile Project  10 - 17 Th 5:00 - 6:30PM Mar 12 - Mar 19 Free
30214 Spring Blast  6 - 12 M - F 1:00 - 4:00PM Mar 30 - Apr 3 Free
29189 Girls Group #2  9 - 15 W 5:00 - 6:00PM Apr 1 - May 20 Free
29103 Healthy Snacks Cooking Class  8 - 12 Tu 4:30 - 6:00PM Apr 14 - Apr 28 Free
29208 Wildcat Boys Group  8 - 14 Th 5:00 - 6:00PM Apr 16 - May 7 Free

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

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Gym (Medium)

Outdoor Amenities:
Football Field
Picnic Table
Playground (New in 2016)
Softball Field

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

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.

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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.