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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

Meals program

Grades K through 12

Location Day Time
Zanewood Recreation Center Mondays through Thursdays 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Fridays 4 to 5 p.m.

Free meals are provided for students at Zanewood Recreation Center. Meals are not served on non-school days and holidays.

Meals include a combination of foods from the food pyramid. All meals are served in combinations. Choose the one that's right for you. One meal per person.

Cost

Free

After-school programs

Grades 6 to 12

Teens can hang out with their friends and participate in recreation activities after school. We serve healthy snacks.

Cost

Free

Registration

Register with teen staff members during lunch periods at North View Middle School or Brooklyn Middle School.

Locations, days and times

Location Days Time
North View Middle School Wednesdays 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Middle School Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Monday through Friday 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

 

Evening programs

Location Days Time
Zanewood Recreation Center Mondays through Fridays 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Teen drop-in program. A teen lounge and scheduled activities are held. Participants help plan activities by joining the Teen Advisory Board.

Cost

Free

Open gym

Location Days Time
Zanewood Recreation Center Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

$1 or $5 punch cards are available.

School vacation days

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

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

Location, dates and times

Location Date Time
Zanewood Recreation Center Friday, December 2 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Friday, December 23 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Community Activity Center Tuesday, December 27 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Community Activity Center Wednesday, December 28 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Community Activity Center Thursday, December 29 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Monday, January 30 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Friday, February 17 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Friday, March 10 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Monday through Thursday, March 27 to 31 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Friday, April 14 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Monday, April 24 1:00 to 5:00 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).

Teen roller skating at the Roller Gardens

Grade 6 to 12

We are inviting all 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 chaperons.

Event date

Friday, December 2, 5 to 8 p.m.

Cost

$10

Open stages

Grades 6 to 12

Intermedia Arts Youth Leadership Council presents Open Stages, a free show hosted by youth, for youth. We want to know: what’s your passion? Is it music? This is an opportunity for any teen who wants to share their musical talent with other teens in a showcase! This field trip is located at the Intermedia Arts, in South Minneapolis. Free dinner provided by Open Stages prior to the showcase.

Event date

Friday, January 27, 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

Open Mic

Grade 6 to 12

Youth-focused and youth-led, Open Mic is an opportunity to showcase student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the Brooklyn Park area. Middle and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere.

Event date

Saturday, March 4, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

March Madness Bracket Buster Tournament

Grade 6 to 12

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.

Event dates

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

Cost

Free

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.

Holiday hours

We are closed December 26 and January 2.

Phone and email

763-315-8444
Contact Zanewood Staff

Events

November 15, 2016-December 15, 2016
 
December 03, 2016-December 04, 2016
 
December 22, 2016
CANCELLED
 
 
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