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Teen Programs

Programs offered

Our program change each season, but could include:

  • After-school programs
  • Art and crafts
  • Basketball
  • Dances
  • Field trips
  • Fitness classes
  • Hip-hop programs
  • Ice skating
  • Leadership training
  • Open gym
  • Open mic
  • Open stage
  • Pool
  • Teen Zone
  • Teen Lounge
  • Video game tournaments
  • Volleyball

March Madness Bracket Buster Tournament

Teens interested in college basketball, please come to Zanewood and enter into the March Madness Bracket Buster Tournament. Teen can watch their final four team's battle for championship bragging rights.

Grades

6 to 12

Event dates

Teen submit their brackets in March and watch the tournament in April at Zanewood Recreation Center.

Cost

Free

School vacation days

When school's out, teens are invited to participate in activities:

  • Games
  • Ice skating
  • Basketball
  • Video games
  • Arts and crafts
  • And more!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Days and times

  • Monday, March 17 through Friday March 21, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, April 4, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 24, 1 to 5 p.m.

Cost

Free

Transportation

Transportation will be available between Zanewood and the Community Activity Center and back again with signed permission (available at both Zanewood and the Community Activity Center).

Los Angeles Lakes vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Come watch Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and the rest of the T-Wolves take on the Los Angeles Lakers! Trip includes admission, chaperons, and a ride to Target Center.

Grades

6 to 12

Event date

Thursday, March 30, 7 to 10 p.m.

Cost

$20

Teen Zones

Looking for a place to hang out this summer? Come join other teens at the Zanewood Recreation Center. Teens must fill out a registration form to get their membership (this can be completed on the first day the teen comes in). We need your help to plan activities and games with the recreation staff.

Activities

Here are some of the free activities you might be doing this summer:

  • 2 ball
  • Arts and crafts
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Big base
  • Board games
  • Disc golf
  • Football
  • Golfing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Video gaming
  • tons more!

Grades

Kids entering grades 6 to 12 in the summer

Event dates

Monday through Friday, June 12 through August 18, expect July 3 and 4, 1 to 4 p.m.

Cost

Free

Open basketball

Lace up your shoes and join your friends at Zanewood Recreation for basketball. This is a great way for teens to stay active in the summer months. School ID is required to participate.

Grades

Kids entering 6 to 12 in the summer

Event dates

Monday through Wednesdays, June 13 through August 17, except August 2, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost

$1 or $5 for a 8-pack punch card

Paintball

Indoor and low impact.

Trip includes admission, transportation from and return to the Community Activity Center and Zanewood Recreation Center, all day air rills, rental of paintball gun setup, full head protection mask, 100 rounds of paintballs at Splat ball—indoors and 90 minutes of fun. Please dress in layers covering your exposed skin, wear running shoes and clothes you do not mind getting dirty.

Grades

6 to 12

Event date

Friday, June 30, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Cost

$20

Teen roller skating

We are inviting teens to come roller skating with us in St. Louis Park. Roller skating or roller blading can be extremely fun while you are dancing the evening away listening to some of your favorite music. Transportation will be provided along with staff chaperones. Limited space so please sign up before the trip is full. 

Grades

6 to 12

Event dates

Tuesday, July 18, 5 to 8 p.m.

Cost

$10

Teen outdoor camping trip

We are inviting teens to come camping overnight with us! This field trip is for anyone who enjoys the outdoors, fishing, lake games, cooking on the hot plate, and hanging out with friends. Limited space, please sign up before the trip is full!

Grades

6 to 12

Event dates

Thursday and Friday, July 27 and 28, 3 to 10 p.m.

Cost

Free

Teen Valleyfair trip

We are inviting teens to come to Valleyfair! This field trip is for anyone who enjoys the Xtreme Swing, Power Tower, the Wild Thing, Steel Venom, Panic Falls speed slides and many more fun rides. This trip includes transportation and staff chaperones. Limited space so please sign up before the trip is full.

Grades

6 to 12

Event date

Friday, August 18, 4:00 to 10:30 p.m.

Cost

$26

Teen volleyball clinic

Join us this summer for an incredible volleyball clinic here at Zanewood Recreation Center! This clinic is for beginners, intermediate and advanced players who want to improve their skills. This clinic will focus on serving, passing, setting and spiking the ball.

Grade

6 to 12

Event dates

Thursdays, June 1 to June 22, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost

$30 for Brooklyn Park residents. $36 for everyone else.

Teen basketball clinic

Join us this summer for an amazing basketball clinic here at Zanewood Recreation Center! This basketball clinic is for beginners, intermediate, and advanced players. The clinic will focus on improving each participant’s ball handling, passing, defense, jump shots, free throws and many more skills. 

Grades

6 to 12

Event date

Thursdays, June 29 to July 20, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Cost

$30 for Brooklyn Park residents. $36 for everyone else.

Teen swimming

Join us this summer as we head to Jackson Middle school to cool off in the swimming pool! If you want to learn how to swim, become more comfortable in the water then you should come along with us. Limited spots for each session so you must sign up.

Grades

6 to 12

Event dates

  • Wednesday, June 21, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 19, 1 to 3 p.m.

Teen golf trips

Join us this summer as we head to Brookland Golf Park and Edinburgh USA to learn the basics of golf. You will have a chance to learn how to chip, putt, pitching wedge, long range and how to properly swing and much more. Limited spots for each session so you must sign up. 

Grades

6 to 12

Event dates

  • Friday, July 7, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 21, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 28, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Contact us

Zanewood Recreation Center

7100 Zane Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55429
View map and directions to Zanewood Recreation Center

Hours

Monday through Friday, noon to 9 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Sunday, closed (except for facility rentals)

Hours may vary based on events and activities.

Phone and email

763-315-8444
Contact Zanewood Staff

Events

May 01, 2017-May 31, 2017
 
May 01, 2017-May 28, 2017
 
June 01, 2017-June 03, 2017
 
 
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