Facilities & Parks
Our water playground at Oak Hill Park lets kids activate bubbling hoses, water nozzles and sprinkler arches. Just wave your hand over the sensor bollard and get ready to splash in the sun! It’s the equivalent of running through the sprinkler on a grand scale. Parents should always accompany and supervise children. Rubber soled water shoes are...
updated: Thursday, May 21, 2015
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 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.
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.
- Two hour room rental: $85 (resident) / $100 (non-resident) plus
- $3 skate rental
- View the public open skating schedule
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
updated: Monday, February 09, 2015
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...
updated: Thursday, April 16, 2015
2015 Park Building Rental Application
All park buildings are fully enclosed, have indoor restrooms, tables and chairs, and are available for rent. Alcoholic beverages are NOT allowed in any park.
Weekends, May 2 - Sept. 20
Weekdays, June 1 - Aug. 28
Rental hours: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (two-hour minimum)
$300 damage deposit for all park buildings
Fee depends on duration of rental and price listed below
Holidays: Buildings generally cannot be reserved on Memorial Day weekend, Independence Day weekend or Labor Day weekend.
These enclosed park buildings seat up to 20 people.
$50 per hour (resident) / $60 (non-resident)
- Birchwood Park Building, 2700 Zarthan Ave. S.
View Birchwood Park Building
- Browndale Park Building, 4900 Morningside Rd. Has Wifi access
View Browndale Park Building
- Nelson Park Building, 2500 Georgia Ave. S. Has Wifi access
View Nelson Park Building
- Oak Hill Park Building, 3201 Rhode Island Ave. S.
View Oaks Hill Park Building
Accommodates 30 people
$50 per hour (resident) / $60 (non-resident)
- Louisiana Oaks Park Building, 3350 Louisiana Ave. S.
- View Louisiana Oaks Park Building
- Wolfe Park Building, 3700 Monterey Dr.
View Wolfe Park Building
updated: Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Beginning January 5, you may reserve your picnic shelter at the parks listed below! These open-air shelters can accommodate groups of 20 to 100. Most shelters have access to electricity, grills (no grills at Fern Hill Park),and outdoor portable toilets. Oak Hill and Fern Hill main shelters are the only facilities with indoor restrooms which are open...