NEW: Park...at Home
Staff from St. Louis Park's Parks and Recreation Division and Westwood Hills Nature Center has created virtual programming you can do at home called Park…at Home. Learn more about the Park...at Home weekly activities.
Westwood Hills Nature Center educational videos
Westwood Hills Nature Center staff bring you Westwood Wednesdays! Every Wednesday, enjoy fun educational videos of live animals. Subscribe to the city’s YouTube channel to be notified when new videos are posted. You can also view the videos on the Westwood Wesdnesdays page.
Stay Strong Minnesota 50K
Stay strong and active during physical social distancing with this fun challenge for all ages and abilities! Whether you are walking, running, biking, rollerblading, lifting weights or using cardio machines, we challenge you to complete a 50K (31 miles) by June 12! Starting May 1, log your miles or activity minutes each day on the Stay Strong Minnesota log sheet. Track your activity through June 12 and earn a commemorative medal!
Send us your log sheet after June 12 by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing it to The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive. We will contact you with instruction on how you can receive your medal. Not local? That’s ok! We can mail you your medal for an additional $7. Make sure to indicate you would like it mailed during registration.
You must register online and pay the $20 registration fee to participate and receive your medal. Log sheets are available by email after you register. Register online.
Programs and activities
UPDATE (April 28, 2020) - All parks and recreation programs are canceled through June 30, 2020. Recreation staff are hard at work retooling remaining programs to meet physical distancing guidelines and to protect the health and safety of participants, with the goal of reintroducing some limited programs in July and August.
St. Louis Park offers a wide variety of parks and recreation programming for people of all ages. This includes adult athletic leagues, youth programs and seasonal activities. Visit the activities/programs page for more information, or view the latest Parks & Recreation brochure.
The city holds special events throughout the year, including free concerts, holiday celebrations and other community events. View the current list of special events.
Sign up for parks and recreation emails
When you sign up, we’ll send you discounts, coupons and updates for parks and recreation programs, Westwood Hills Nature Center programs, leagues, The Rec Center activities, rentals and more. You can choose to be updated on all activities or just the ones that interest you.
Reserve a court
Need to reserve a court for tennis, sand volleyball or pickleball? View the court rental information.
Rent a facility
Looking for facility rental information?
Registration forms and rental applications
- Winter outdoor facility rental application
- Aquatic Park and splash pad group reservation form
- Aquatic Park season pass form
- The Rec Center and ROC reservation form
- Outdoor facility rental application (picnic shelters, park buildings)
- Parks and recreation registration form
- West End Festival Site application
- Westwood Hills Nature Center facility rental application