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City Hall

updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

St. Louis Park City Hall

(City Hall is often open for meetings outside of regular office hours; however, the front desk is not staffed outside of these hours.)

Drop-boxes for utility bill payments can be accessed 24-hours a day. One drop box is located outside City Hall on Minnetonka Boulevard. Another drop box is located in the parking lot on the south side of City Hall (near the awning).

Fire Stations

updated: Monday, February 23, 2015

Fire Staion 1Fire Station One and Fire Department Administration
3750 Wooddale Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Fire Station Two 
2262 Louisiana Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN, 55426 (Northside of St. Louis Park)

Unless out on a call, firefighters are at the stations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can visit the stations daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a free blood pressure check.

The Fire Stations are open on all holidays. They are staffed 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

In an emergency – Call 911 – Do not call a fire station directly.

Municipal Service Center - MSC

updated: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

  • 7305 Oxford St., St. Louis Park, MN, 55426
  • 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (The MSC may also be open during snowplowing or storm repair; however, the front desk is not staffed outside of these hours)

Holidays: Unless workers are on duty to plow snow or handle storm clean-up, the building is closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day weekend, Independence Day, Labor Day weekend, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Police Station

updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Police Department has 51 sworn officers and 23 civilian personnel, including 11 dispatchers, 7 support staff, and 4 community service officers. Employees in the Police Department include sworn law enforcement officials, administrators, support staff and dispatchers.

Police Car in front of stationThe Police Department is responsible for:

  • Enforcing motor vehicle laws
  • Protecting lives and property from crime
  • Preserving public order
  • Apprehending criminals
  • Collecting and preserving evidence
  • Mediating conflicts
  • Responding to medical emergencies and car accidents
  • Preventing crime by identifying community problems, analyzing crime patterns and working with neighborhoods and community institutions to address concerns
  • Maintaining criminal records and data.

Police Substations

updated: Monday, March 09, 2015

St. Louis Park has three police substations or COP Shops at the locations listed below. Hours vary since the substations are primarily used by officers to write reports and meet with people who have made advance arrangements. Call (952) 924-2600 for more information.

St. Louis Park Cop Shops      
Excelsior & Grand Cop Shop   4717 Park Commons Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Texa-Tonka Shopping Center   Texas Ave. & Minnetonka Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
West End Cop Shop   1623 West End Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Westwood Hills Nature Center

Westwood Hills Nature Center is a 160-acre natural area featuring marsh, woods and restored prairie. The preserve is beautiful throughout the seasons and provides homes for many animals including deer, fox, mink and owls. Westwood Naturalists conduct year-round programs to increase visitors understanding and appreciation of our natural world. The nature center is located just south of I-394 and east of Highway 169. Parking and admission are free. Wood chipped, boardwalks and hard surface accessible trails are open from dawn to dusk year-round. Take a peek at what you'll see at the Nature Center!

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Westwood Hills Nature Center
8300 W. Franklin Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Phone: (952) 924-2544

Park & Trail Hours:
Nature center trails and playground are open every day from sunrise to sunset, year round.

Interpretive Center Building Hours
Year Round
Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday - Noon to 5 p.m.

The Interpretive Center will be closed on the following dates in 2015:
Jan. 1, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, April 5, May 23-25, July 3-5, Sept. 5-7, Oct. 18, Nov. 11, Nov. 26-29, Dec. 25

Prohibited Activities:
In order to maintain Westwood's natural habitats, the following activities are prohibited.

  • Dogs and other pets.
  • Picking or collecting of any plant or animal including wildflowers.
  • Feeding of wildlife.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Bicycle riding on trails.
  • Releasing/relocating any wild animal.

Programs Scroll down for information on programs offered at the Nature Center.

The Rec Center

updated: Thursday, February 19, 2015

City of St. Louis Park - Rec CenterThe St. Louis Park Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive, features an outdoor aquatic park, two indoor ice arena—used by both St. Louis Park and Benilde-St. Margaret’s boys and girls High School hockey teams—and meeting and banquet facilities.

Admission fee events are not allowed at The Rec Center (Banquet/Gallery/Amphitheater/Aquatic Park) unless partnered with the City of St. Louis Park.

(952) 924-2540

2015 Rec Center Rental Guide

Banquet Room Rental
Located on the second floor of The Rec Center, the Banquet Room overlooks the Aquatic Park and Wolfe Park. The room is available for wedding receptions, birthday parties, bar and bat mitzvah parties, company events, family reunions and large meetings. The room comfortably seats 160 people and offers a caterer's holding kitchen, dance floor, "dimmable" lighting and sound system. Audio-visual equipment can be rented for an additional fee.

  • Sunday through Friday fees: $60 per hour (resident) / $70 per hour (non-resident) (two-hour minimum)
  • Saturday (8 a.m. to midnight): $600 (resident) / $700 (non-resident)
  • $700 refundable damage deposit
  • Total fee depends on duration of rental and amenities
  • View Banquet Room

Gallery Room Rental
Located on the first floor of The Rec Center, the gallery can accommodate 35 to 70 people for small group gatherings, team meetings and birthday parties. Audio-visual equipment can be rented for an additional fee.

  • Sunday to Saturday (8 a.m. - 10 p.m.): $45 per hour (resident) / $55 per hour (non-resident) (two-hour minimum)
  • $100 refundable damage deposit
  • Fee depends on duration of rental and amenities

Indoor Ice Skating Party
During open public skating sessions, the adjacent gallery room can be rented for private parties admission is for up to 15 people.

Indoor Ice Rink Rental
Rent the Rec Center’s indoor ice arena for birthday parties, family celebrations, and company or school group events. We’ll provide the gallery room for two hours without additional charge. The Banquet Room can also be reserved for use at half price the cost. Rental skates are available for $3 per pair.

  • $198.46 per hour, tax included 

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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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