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ROC — Recreation Outdoor Center

Plan your wedding or next event at the ROC. The outdoor facility accommodates up to 700 people for wedding receptions, Bar and Bat Mitzvah parties, company events, birthday parties and large-scale gatherings. The facility rental space measures 200’ x 85’ and includes a PA system. Call 952.924.2540 to reserve your event. 

  • Available to rent Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • $30 per hour (resident)/ $35 (non-resident, (two-hour minimum)
  • $180 half day (resident/$210 (non-resident), 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 – 10 p.m.
  • $360 full day (resident)/$420 (non-resident), 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • $60 food and beverage fee (events over 100 people)
  • $150 damage deposit for half or full day rentals

Rec Center Facilities

See the 2018 Rec Center Rental Guide for rental rates. Call 952.924.2540 with any questions and for facility availability.

Banquet Room 
The Banquet Room overlooks the Aquatic Park and Wolfe Park and 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. Contact Complete Beverage Service at 1.800.550.7750 if you wish to have alcohol at your event. An additional $290 us charged to retain a police officer if alcohol is served after 9 p.m.
Sunday to Friday (two-hour minimum)
Fee: $65 per hour (resident)/$75 (non-resident)
Saturday 8 a.m. -Midnight
$625 (resident)/$725 (non-resident)
$700 refundable damage deposit

Gallery Room
Located on the first floor of The Rec Center, the gallery can accommodate up to 50 people for small group gatherings, team meetings and birthday parties. Audio-visual equipment can be rented for an additional fee.
Sunday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (two-hour minimum)
Fee: $50 per hour (resident)/$60 (non-resident)
$100 refundable damage deposit

Indoor Ice Skating Party
During open public skating sessions, either the Gallery or the Banquet Room can be rented for private parties. Each party will include two hour use of a room and admission to open skating for up to 15 people. Skate rental is available for an additional $3 per pair. Visit Indoor Ice Skating for open public skating hours.  
Gallery, Sunday through Saturday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fee: $85 per two hours (resident)/$100 (non-resident)
Banquet Room, Sunday through Saturday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fee: $100 per two hours (resident)/$125 (non-resident)

Indoor Ice Rink Rental
Rent The Rec Center’s indoor ice arena for birthday parties, celebrations, and company or school events. We’ll provide the gallery room for two hours without additional charge. The Banquet Room can also be reserved for use at half the cost. Up to 15 rental skates are included with private ice rental.
Sunday through Saturday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (per two-hour minimum)
Fee: $220.43 per hour, tax included

Aquatic Park and Nature Center

Need facility rental information for the Aquatic Park or Westwood Hills Nature Center? Visit the following links:

Outdoor Facilities

2018 Outdoor Rental Application. To see rental rates and more details about each outdoor facility, go to the Facilities & Buildings page, click the Category drop-down menu and choose Park Buildings or Open Air Picnic Shelter. Then click on the building or shelter name. Call 952.924.2540 with any questions and for availability.

Park Buildings 
All park buildings are fully enclosed and have indoor restrooms, tables and chairs, and free Wi-Fi. They can accommodate 20 or 30 people. Alcoholic beverages are NOT allowed in any park.
Birchwood $60 per hour (resident)/$70 (non-resident)
Browndale $60 per hour (resident)/$70 (non-resident)
Louisiana Oaks $60 per hour (resident)/$70 (non-resident)
Nelson $60 per hour (resident)/$70 (non-resident)
Oak Hill $60 per hour (resident)/$70 (non-resident)
Wolfe $65 per hour (resident)/$75 (non-resident)
$300 refundable damage deposit

Open Air Picnic Shelters
Picnic shelters can accommodate groups of 20 to 100. All shelters have access to electricity and free Wi-Fi, and most have grills (except for Fern Hill Park). Indoor toilets are open May 29 – Aug. 31. Portable toilets will be available before May 29 and after Aug. 31. A permit is required for live bands or amplified music. Alcoholic beverages are NOT allowed in any park.
Fern Hill $75 (resident)/ $95 (non-resident)
Oak Hill Main $105 (resident)/$135 (non-resident)
Oak Hill Central $80 (resident)/$100 (non-resident)
Oak Hill Rustic $45 (resident)/$55 (non-resident)
Wolfe East/West $80 (resident)/$100 (non-resident)
$100 refundable damage deposit

Veterans Memorial Amphitheater
Terraced into the hill, the amphitheater connects the park to the Excelsior & Grand Town Green. Its eight terraced tiers offer seating for 300 people. The concrete stage at the bottom of the hill is edged with trees and shrubs. When no public events are scheduled, the amphitheater can be rented for weddings and other events from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily. There is an additional fee for overhead lights after dusk.
$70 per hour (resident)/$80 (non-resident)
Amphitheater & Wolfe Park Building
$100 per hour (resident)/$120 (non-resident)

Mobile Stage/Special Equipment

The city has a mobile stage, portable PA system, and folding tables and chairs available for residents and neighborhood groups to rent. Call 952.924.2540 for more information.

Court Rentals

Sand volleyball, tennis and pickleball courts are available for rent Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 1 – Oct. 30, 9 – 11 a.m. Fees are $20 per hour per court for residents, $25 for non-residents. Call 952.924.2540 to reserve a court.

Park Location Number of Courts
Bass Lake Reserve
3501 Beltline Blvd. 2
St. Louis Park Middle School
2025 Texas Ave.
4 (potential for 8)
Park Location  Number of Courts
St. Louis Park Middle School 2025 Texas Ave.  2
Wolfe Park
3700 Monterey Drive  1
Park Location  Number of Courts
Aquila Park
3110 Xylon Ave. S. 8
Bass Lake Reserve 3501 Beltline Blvd.
Carpenter Park 3001 Raleigh Ave. S. 
Fern Hill Park  4421 W. 28th St.  1
Northside Park  2200 Louisiana Ave.  2
St. Louis Park High School 6425 W. 33rd St.