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City Hall

updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

St. Louis Park City Hall

  • 5005 Minnetonka Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • Click here for a map

(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, March 10, 2014

Fire Staion 1Fire Station One and Fire Department Administration
3750 Wooddale Ave.
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.

Holidays
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: Monday, December 16, 2013

  • 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: Monday, November 25, 2013

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: Friday, December 06, 2013

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
 



Rec Center Information

updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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

Rec Center Office Hours 

Day   Office Hours  
Monday - Thursday   8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  
Friday   8 a.m. to 9 p.m.  
Saturday   9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  
Sunday   12 p.m. to 6 p.m.  
***The Rec Center may host events or private parties outside of these hours; however, the front desk is not staffed outside of regular office hours.

Holidays -

  • The Rec Center is open on Independence Day.
  • If no organized activities have been scheduled, the Rec Center may be closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day weekend, Labor Day weekend, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. On these holidays, it's best to call ahead.



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.

Nature center BuildingAddress:
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.

February through November
Saturday and Sunday - Noon to 5 p.m.

The Interpretive Center will be closed on the following dates in 2014:
April 20, May 24 - 26, July 4-6, Aug 30 - Sept. 1, Oct. 19, Nov. 11, Nov. 27 - 30, 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



About The Rec Center

updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014

The St. Louis Park Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive, features an outdoor aquatic park, two indoor ice arena—used by both St. Louis Park and Benlide-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...


Nature Center Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties are for individuals age 4 and older feature a one-hour naturalist-led program and another hour for your use of a private party room. Children will meet a live animal, hike outdoors and then celebrate the birthday in a private room in the Nature Center. You bring the treats, paper ware and presents. Reservations are being accepted...


Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater

updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014

Terraced into the hill on the south side of Wolfe Park (3700 Monterey Drive), the amphitheater connects the park to the Excelsior & Grand Town Green. Its eight terraced tiers offer seating for 200 people. The concrete stage is edged with trees and shrubs. When no public events are scheduled, the amphitheater can be rented for weddings and other...


Park Pavilion Rental

updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014

2014 Park Pavilion Form
All pavilions are fully enclosed, have indoor restrooms, tables and chairs, and are available for rent. Alcoholic beverages are NOT allowed in any park.

Weekends, May 3 - Sept. 21
Weekdays, June 9 - Aug. 29
Rental hours:
8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (two-hour minimum)

$300 damage deposit for all pavilions
Fee depends on duration of rental and price listed below

Holidays: Pavilions generally cannot be reserved on Memorial Day weekend, Independence Day weekend or Labor Day weekend.

These enclosed pavilions seat up to 20 people.
$50 per hour (resident) / $60 (non-resident)

Accommodates 30 people
$50 per hour (resident) / $60 (non-resident)

This glass and stone pavilion features a fireplace, air conditioning, and can set up to 30 people.
$55 per hour (resident) / $65 (non-resident)

 



Picnic Shelter Rental

updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014

Beginning January 6, you may reserve your picnic shelter at the parks listed below! These open-air shelters can accommodate groups of 20 to 100. All shelters have access to electricity, grills and outdoor portable toilets. Oak Hill and Fern Hill main shelters are the only facilities with indoor bathrooms which are open June 2 – August 29. Renters...


Tents & Canopy Rental

updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014

The use of tents or canopies for special public events or retail sales may require a permit. Please contact the Fire Department at least seven days before you plan to put up a tent or canopy for your event.

For more information, contact the Fire Department at

  • (952) 924-2595



Mobile Stage Rental

updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

mobile stage2014 Mobile Stage Application
Our portable 36-foot mobile stage is available for rental on weekdays after 4 p.m. and on weekends. Basic fee includes delivery, set-up, built-in stage and public address system. Extended stage is available for an additional fee. $840 and up. For rental information, call (952) 924-2540.



More Links

St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org