Wilder Rec Center

Wilder Recreation Center is closed at this time. Please see below for current programing options and alternatives, and visit stpaul.gov/parks-covid19 for more information.

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

Call (651) 298-5727 for more information.

Learn more about these school-day youth recreation programs.

Rec Check S'more Fun Recreation for Preschoolers

Rec Reimagined: Digital and Alternative Programs

In order to help you stay connected, healthy, and active during this time, we have launched a new webpage where you can stay up-to-date with all of our digital and alternative programming options. Visit Rec Reimagined page often for the latest virtual programs, activity ideas, and other ways to live an active lifestyle and stay connected to nature in our parks, at home, and in your own back yard. We will continue to update this page as new programs and activities are introduced. 

Rec Reimagined webpage

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.

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.

Free Meals Program

Free meals are provided 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 Meals Progam 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.

Stay Connected

  • Subscribe to Wilder Recreation Center email updates.
  • Follow Wilder Recreation Center on Facebook.

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.