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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

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

Monday through Friday, 4 to 5 p.m.

Meals are not served on non-school days and holidays.

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

"Zanewood out of school days are important to me because it gives me a place to hang-out with friends!" said a participant

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

  • Friday, December 1, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, December 22, 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, January 29, 2018, 2 to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, February 16, 2 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 9, 2 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday, March 26 to 30, 2 to 5:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

Independent living skills

This is a hands-on program that teaches young people valuable life skills. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Attending 5 of the 7 classes will teens an opportunity for a scholarship.

Grades

For kids in grade 9 to 12

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Event dates and topics

Thursday, November 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., post-secondary options

Thursday, December 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., employment

Thursday, January 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., mock interviews

Thursday, February 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., budgeting

Thursday, March 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., legal rights and responsibilities

Thursday, April 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., healthy relationships and sexuality

Thursday, May 10, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., health and well-being

Cost

Free

Teens playing basketball

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

Mondays and Wednesdays, now through April 25, 6 to 8 p.m.

We will not have teen basketball when the building is closed for holidays, rentals and school events, which includes December 18, 20, 25, 27, 28, 29, February 7, 12, and 14.

Cost

$1 per visit or $5 for a 8-visit punch card

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 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

Registration

Enter into the tournament at Zanewood Recreation Center.

Roller skating

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

Open stages

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.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event dates

  • Thursday, December 14, 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, March 2, 5 to 8 p.m.

Cost

Free

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Come cheer on Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and the rest of the T-Wolves take on the Portland Trail Blazers!

Trip includes admission, chaperons, and a ride to Target Center. Spaces is limited, so sign up before it gets full.

Grades

6 to 12

Event date

Monday, March 26, 7 to 10 p.m.

Cost

$10

Three teen girls at the  Valentine's Dance

Valentine Dance

Teens, come dressed in your best! Our Valentine dance will feature the best music, plus contests for best dancer and best dressed!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Event date

Friday, February 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost

$5 or $3 if you are wearing Valentine's colors (red, pink or purple).

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 25 for Christmas and January 1 for New Year's Day.

Phone and email

763-315-8444
Contact Zanewood Staff

Events

November 01, 2017-December 18, 2017
 
December 22, 2017
 
 
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