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Adult Athletics

Programs offered

Adult athletics are open to men and women. We bring more options to you through our partnerships with the Recreation and Park Departments from Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Maple Grove and New Hope. We offer a wide variety of sport programs and leagues including:

  • Adult yard game league
  • Baggo tourney
  • Basketball leagues
  • Golf leagues
  • Hockey league
  • Horseshoe club
  • Pickleball
  • Kickball league (co-rec)
  • Soccer league (co-rec)
  • Softball
  • Tennis leagues
  • Volleyball league (co-rec)

Team registrations

Team registrations are taken for most leagues. If you are interested in signing up your team to participate, you must register and pay in person or through the mail:

Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center
5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Standings

The most current and up-to-date standings can be found in the document section. Please choose your teams program to access the latest standings.

Free agent program

If you would like to be placed on teams as an individual, call the Recreation Office at 763-493-8333 to be placed on a free agent list.

When teams are looking for additional players this list is made available to them to help fill out their teams. You may also use this list to coordinate your own team.

Severe weather notice

City programs held at school facilities will be canceled if schools close during the day. Call the Weather and Information Line at 763-493-8181, after 4 p.m. for weather-related cancellations.

Baggo tournament at Crystal Frolics

For ages 18 and up.

Team are 2 to 4 people, any gender.

Be part of the annual Crystal Frolics Celebration. Tournament will consist of pool play followed by single-elimination tournament. Prizes are given away to top teams and team with the most creative uniforms and team name.

Cost

$30 per team

Date

Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location

Becker Park
6225 56th Ave. N.
Crystal, MN 55429

Registration

Register by July 10. Call Crystal Recreation Department at 763-531-0052.

Kids and families playing basketball during open gym

Adult drop-in gym

Adult open gym is for 18 years and older. A picture ID is required. Everyone is required to sign in at the front desk!

Activity Dates Days Time Cost per person
Pickleball March 2 through August 31 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $2
Soccer March 4 through April 15 Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $3
Volleyball March 5 through April 9 Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $4

Some dates are closed due to BPAA tournaments, holidays and other events. No activities on March 28, 30 or July 4.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center
7100 Zane. Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

Family open gym

Dates Days Time Location
March 4 through April 15 Saturdays 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Zanewood Recreation Center
June 23 through August 18 Fridays 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Zanewood Recreation Center

Some dates are closed due to BPAA tournaments, holidays and other events.

Get in a workout with your whole family! Enjoy quality time with a wide variety of activities during Family Open Gym Time. All youth must be accompanied by an adult (18 or older).

Brooklyn Park Horseshoe Club

For men, women, juniors and seniors, beginner or veteran players.

Your level of skill is not important because we use handicapped scoring. This is also a very affordable sport. So get up and move! This is a group of people having fun and enjoying summer.

Location

Central Park horseshoe courts
8440 Regent Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

More information

Marlene Knudtson, 763-571-0601

Jerry Larson, 763-768-0653

Visit Minnesota Horseshoes

Adults playing indoor Pickleball

Outdoor pickelball

Nets, balls and some paddles are available, but don’t assume there will always be sufficient paddles. 

Season

April through October

Level

Days

Time

Location

Beginner/novice

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Norwood Park

Experienced

Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays

8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Norwood Park

We will play at Bass Creek Park later in the summer after the courts have been repaired.

For complete schedules email Dave Herickson.

Email Dave Herickson

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Softball (Summer)

Double header and single game formats per evening for men's D and E and co-rec.

Days

Leagues will be offered Monday through Friday.

Location

Noble Sports Park
4701 Oak Grove Pkwy

Registration

Registration begins January 23, 2017. Team space is limited. Call for a registration packet 763-493-8333.

Softball (Fall)

Double header and single game formats per evening for men's D and E and co-rec.

Days

Leagues will be offered Monday through Friday.

Location

Noble Sports Park
4701 Oak Grove Pkwy

Registration

Registration begins soon. Team may roster up to 20 players. Team space is limited and priority is given to returning teams. Call for a registration packet 763-493-8333.

Adult tennis lessons

For ages 17 and up. Basic to intermediate.

A skilled tennis instructor will teach rules, regulations, forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Play tennis, meet new people and stay active! Class consists of 6 60-minutes lessons. All participates get a T-shirt.

Location

Central Park tennis courts

Registration

Sign up for tennis lessons

Tennis leagues

We have two divisions of play: intermediate and advanced for both men's and women's singles.

Season

Begins the week of June 12. Consists of a 8 to 10-match schedule.

Registration

Register by May 19. Call New Hope Recreation Department at 763-531-5100.

Volleyball leagues

Officiated 6-on-6. Teams are divided into divisional play and may advance to Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association (MRPA) State Tournaments.

Season

Fall season runs September through December; guaranteed ten matches. Winter leagues begin in January.

Day League type Team fee Team limit
Mondays Co-rec $300 24
Tuesdays Women $300 48
Wednesdays Men $330 16

 

Locations

Earle Brown Elementary School and North View Middle School.

More information

Register with Brooklyn Center Recreation Department. Call 763-569-3400.

Contact us

Community Activity Center (Recreation and Parks Department)

5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center

Office hours

Sunday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

June through August office hours

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, closed unless we have a scheduled event or activity.
Hours may vary based on events and activities.

Phone and email

Steve Gulenchyn
763-493-8343
Email Steve Gulenchyn

 
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