Wilder Recreation Center

Wilder Rec CenterWilder 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.

Summer Activities 

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
26165 Tie Dye T-Shirts & Ice Cream Treat  6 - 14yr M 1pm - 2:30pm   Jun 17   Jun 17   Free
26713 Sanneh Soccer Camp - June  6 - 13yr M - Th 6pm - 7:30pm   Jun 17   Jun 20   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
26301 Build your own Phone Charger  10 - 16yr F 2pm - 4pm   Jun 21   Jun 21   Free
26400 LES Steelers Football Camp Sess 2  6 - 13yr M W 6pm - 7:30pm   Jun 24   Jun 26   Free
26168 Screen Printing T-Shirt Class  10 - 14yr M 5:30pm - 6:30pm   Jun 24   Jul 15   Free
26300 Community Art Project  6 - 16yr Tu 5:30pm - 7pm   Jun 25   Jul 2   Free
26175 Nate's Wild Adventure Club  10 - 14yr F 1pm - 5pm   Jun 28   Aug 23   Free
26174 Youth Painting with Friends  8 - 13yr Tu 6pm - 8pm   Jul 9   Jul 9   Free
26314 Painting with Friends  8 - 13yr Tu 6pm - 8pm   Jul 9   Jul 9   Free
26315 Wilder Kid Challenge  8 - 15yr Th 4pm - 5:30pm   Jul 11   Jul 11   Free
26610 Elementary Engineering  8 - 14yr F 2pm - 5pm   Jul 12   Jul 12   Free
26611 On the Go Camp  8 - 12yr Tu - Th 10am - 4pm   Jul 16   Jul 18   Free
26306 LES Steelers Football Camp Sess 3 6 - 13yr M W 6pm - 7:30pm   Jul 22   Jul 24   Free
26725 LES Steelers Football Camp Sess 4 6 - 13yr M W 6pm - 7:30pm   Jul 29   Jul 31   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

Spring Activities

Activity# Activity Age Day Time Start Date End Date Cost
24055 Rec Check   6 - 12yr M - F 3 - 6pm September 10, 2018 June 7, 2019 FREE
24621 TV Interview club   11 - 15yr M, W 4pm - 5:30pm Dec 10, 2018 Mar 27, 2019 FREE
25073 Winter Holiday Dance   6 - 11yr Th 4:30pm - 7pm Dec 20, 2018 Dec 20, 2018 FREE
24137 Winter Blast   6 - 12yr W - F 1pm - 4pm Dec 26, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 FREE
24700 Hip Hop Dance   9 - 13yr Th 6pm - 7:30pm Jan 10, 2019 May 30, 2019 FREE
24589 Dessert Making   7 - 12yr Tu 4:30pm - 6pm Feb 5, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 FREE
24919 Valentine Card Making   6 - 15yr Tu 4:30pm - 5:30pm Feb 12, 2019 Feb 12, 2019 FREE
24922 Rock Art   8 - 17yr W 6:30pm - 7:30pm Mar 13, 2019 Mar 13, 2019 FREE
24618 Create-a-Play: The Power of Friendship   6 - 10yr F 3pm - 6pm Mar 22, 2019 Mar 22, 2019 FREE
25366 Spring Blast   6 - 12yr M - F 1pm - 4pm Apr 1, 2019 Apr 5, 2019 FREE
25072 Spring Fling Dance   6 - 11yr Th 4:30pm - 7pm Apr 4, 2019 Apr 4, 2019 FREE
24698 Screen Printing   8 - 11yr Tu 6pm - 7pm Apr 9, 2019 Apr 23, 2019 FREE
25071 Digital Photography Class   10 - 15yr Tu 5pm - 6pm Apr 9, 2019 May 7, 2019 FREE
24697 Teen Screen Printing with Nate   13 - 16yr Tu 7pm - 8pm Apr 9, 2019 Apr 23, 2019 FREE
24812 May Baskets   6 - 15yr W 4:30pm - 5:30pm May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 FREE
24588 Cooking with Friends   7 - 12yr Tu 4:30pm - 6pm May 7, 2019 May 21, 2019 FREE

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

Sports Registration

Amenities

Indoor Amenities:
Gym (Medium)

Outdoor Amenities:
Football Field
Picnic Table
Playground
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.