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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

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

Meals program

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.

Grades

For kids in grades K through 12

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Days and times

  • Mondays through Thursday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Fridays, 4 to 5 p.m.

Cost

Free

Afterschool programs

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

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12

Locations, days and times

Location Days Time
North View Middle School Wednesdays 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Middle School Tuesdays and Thursday 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Zanewood Recreation Center Monday through Friday 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.

 

Cost

Free

Registration

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

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.

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).

Days and times

  • Thursday, October 19, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, October 20, 1 to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, December 1, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, December 22, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 27, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 28, 1 to 5 p.m.

Cost

Free

Teen basketball

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

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Event dates

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

Mondays and Wednesdays, September 11 through December 20, 6 to 8 p.m.

We will not have teen basketball when the building is closed for holidays, rentals and school events.

Out of school dates

  • Friday, December 22, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 27, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 28, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, December 29, 1 to 5 p.m.

Cost

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

Teen roller skating

Come roller skating or roller blading with us at Minnesota's #1 rink. Roller skating or roller blading can be extremely fun while you are dancing the evening away listening to some of your favorite music. You will gain more confidence in your skills, you will for sure get a work out and most of all you can make new friends or hangout with friends. Limited space so please sign up before the trip is full. 

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Location

Roller Gardens, 5622 West Lake St., St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Transportation

Transportation will be provided along with staff chaperones. 

Event dates

Friday, December 1, 5 to 8 p.m.

Cost

$10

Teen trip to Scream Town

Join us for the 6th annual Halloween adventure to Chaska's Scream Town! Admission includes five HUGE haunted attractions covering over 400,000 square feet!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event dates

Thursday, October 19, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Cost

$30

Registration

Register over the phone or in person at the Zanewood Recreation Center or the Community Activity Center.

Pool tournament

If you think you have the skills to battle all the way to the pool championship, then this tournament is for you!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event date

Thursday, October 19, 2 to 4 p.m.

Cost

Free

Registration

Enter into the tournament at Zanewood Recreation Center.

NFL Madden 2018 Tournament

If you think you have the skills to battle all the way to the championship, then this tournament is for you!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event date

Friday, October 20, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

Registration

Enter into the tournament at Zanewood Recreation Center.

NBA 2K 2018 Tournament

If you think you have the skills to battle all the way to the championship, then this tournament is for you!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event date

Thursday, November 18, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

Registration

Enter into the tournament at Zanewood Recreation Center.

Hallowteen dance

The 9th annual Teen Halloween Dance is coming to you very soon! This dance will give you a chance to be with your friends, show off your costume, and, of course, dance to the coolest music.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event dates

Friday, October 27, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost

$3 with a costume. $5 without a costume.

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

August 26, 2017
 
August 30, 2017
 
September 06, 2017
 
 
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