Update (March 25, 2020): The Rec Center, ROC and Westwood Hills Nature Center interpretive building will close to the public until further notice. The closures include all rentals and programs scheduled at these facilities during this time period. Trails and outdoor areas at Westwood Hills Nature Center remain open to visitors. These closures are to help protect the health and wellness of the St. Louis Park community due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. For questions call 952.924.2540.
The Rec Center has two indoor ice arenas, a skate shop, Banquet Room, Gallery Room, outdoor Aquatic Park and the Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC).
The building offers plenty of space for hockey tournaments, meetings, wedding receptions, conferences, birthday parties and more. The site has a caterer’s holding kitchen and Wi-Fi access. Alcoholic beverages are allowed at The Rec Center for private events and at the ROC with the appropriate license (restrictions apply).
If you are interested in reserving a facility at The Rec Center, complete and return The Rec Center facility reservation form.
The Rec Center’s 3,040-square-foot Banquet Room overlooks scenic Wolfe Park and the Aquatic Park. It is available for wedding receptions, birthday parties, bar and bat mitzvah celebrations, company events, family reunions and meetings.
The room offers a caterer's holding kitchen, dance floor, dimmable lighting and sound system. Audio-visual equipment can be rented for an additional fee. There is a $700 refundable damage and kitchen cleaning deposit required.
Setup seating capacity
- Theatre — 180
- Banquet tables — 160
- Classroom tables — 140
|Dates||Resident rates||Non-resident rates|
|Sunday – Friday (two-hour minimum)||$65 per hour||$75 per hour|
|Saturday, 8 a.m. – midnight||$625||$725|
The Gallery Room 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. There is a $100 refundable damage deposit required.
Setup seating capacity
- Theatre — 50
- Classroom — 45
|Dates||Resident rate||Non-resident rate|
|Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. (two-hour minimum)||$50 per hour||$60 per hour|
Indoor ice skating party
During open public skating sessions, either the Gallery or 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. View the open public skating hours.
|Room||Dates||Resident rates||Non-resident rates|
|Banquet Room||Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.||$100 per two hours||$125 per two hours|
|Gallery Room||Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.||$85 per two hours||$100 per two hours|
Indoor ice rink rental
The Rec Center has two indoor ice arenas. The larger west ice arena has stadium seating and excellent sight lines. The smaller east ice arena provides great lighting and has an informal rink setting. Both arenas have outstanding ice and are available for the general public to rent. The arenas are perfect for holiday parties, company events school groups and tournaments.
We'll provide the Gallery Room for two hours without an additional charge. The Banquet Room can also be reserved for use at half the cost. Up to 15 rental skates included with private rental.
Arena spectator capacity
|Sunday – Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.||$215 per hour, plus tax|
3700 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416