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.
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|
|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|
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.