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Adult Athletics

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Park System Plan

What is a park system plan? A park system plan is a 10-year plan that will identify current and future needs, priorities and improvements for all our parks, trails and recreation programs.

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Learn more about the Park System Plan

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)

Adult open hockey

See adult open hockey

No checking hockey league

See no checking hockey league

Kids and families playing basketball during open gym

Adult drop-in gym

A picture ID is required. Everyone is required to sign in at the front desk!

Ages

Adult open gym is for 18 years and older.

Activities, dates, days, time and cost

Activity Dates Days Time Cost per person
Pickleball September 19 to December 21 Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $3 or 8 visits for $18
Soccer September 23 to December 16 Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $4
Volleyball September 25 to December 17 Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $5

Some dates are closed due to BPAA tournaments, holidays and other events. No activities on November 23, 24, 25, 26.

Location

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

Family open gym

Get in a workout with your whole family! Enjoy quality time with a wide variety of activities during Family Open Gym Time.

Ages

All youth must be accompanied by an adult (18 or older).

Dates, days and times

September 23 to December 17, Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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

Cost

$3 per person. New punch cards option is available. Buy 8 visits for $18.

Location

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

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

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Adults playing indoor Pickleball

Outdoor pickleball

Courts have been resurfaced plus 6 new pickleball courts have been added. Nets, balls and some paddles are available, but don’t assume there will always be sufficient paddles.

Season

April through October

Recreational players days, time and location

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 8 to 11 a.m. at Norwood Park

Advanced players days, time and location

Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, 8 to 11 a.m. at Norwood Park

Bass Creek Park

Nets, balls and some paddles available, but there is no formal playing time schedule.

More information

For complete schedules email Dave Herickson.

Email Dave Herickson

Men's Monday night basketball league

New Hope Parks and Recreation will offer an officiated men's basketball league this fall and winter. The league will be classified men's class C/D and the winner will receive a paid berth to the state tournament.

Season

Starts November 6

Cost

$600 per team

Location

New Hope Community Gym
North end of Cooper High School
8230 47th Ave. N.
New Hope, MN 55428

More information

Call 763-531-5151

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.

Days, league type, cost, team limits

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.

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.

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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