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Youth Programs

Brooklyn Park Kid Zone Afterschool

Kids Zone open house

Attend on of our free Kid Zone open house events at Zanewood Recreation Center to learn more about Kid Zone!

  • Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday, November 21, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 6, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 10, 10 a.m. to noon (then stay for Family Valentine Bingo)

Kids Zone Afterschool

Are your kids looking for something fun to do after school? Kid Zone Afterschool is an awesome recreation program that will help your child unwind and be engaged in a variety of activities led by caring and motivating staff. Talk to your child’s school about bus transportation to Zanewood Recreation Center. Snacks served daily. Kid Zone Afterschool follows the ISD 279 school year calendar and will have no program on dates accordingly.

Grades

For kids in grades K through 5.

Event dates and location

Monday through Friday, 4 to 6 p.m. at Zanewood Recreation Center

Winter session

Winter session is November 27 to February 9 with no dates on December 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, January 1, 2, 15, 29.

Spring session

Spring session is February 12 to April 20 with no dates on February 16, 19, March 9, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.

Cost

Each session is $109 for Brooklyn Park residents and $129 for everyone else.

Kid Zone out of school days

When school's out, Kid Zone is in!

Need a little simulation for your kid when school is out? Kid Zone is the place to be!

Keep your kids active and engaged during non-school days. We have all day program for the working family. Exciting games, themed activities, special guests and field trips on select days are all part of our awesome curriculum. Students must bring a bag lunch and snack from home for each day they are registered. 

Grades

For kids in grades Kindergarten to 5

Friday, February 16, heading to the rink

Join us for a fun-filled day of activities at Zanewood Recreation Center and a field trip to the ice rink at the Community Activity Center. We will skate, play games and have a good time with friends. Ice skate will be provided.

Cost

$42 for Brooklyn Park residents, $50 for everyone else.

Friday, March 9, going to Grand Slam

Enjoy a great program with gym games, arts and crafts, and sports in the morning. Then be prepared to get loaded with fun at Grand Slam in Coon Rapids. Enjoy laser tag, bumper cars, arcade games, mini-golf, and goodies, all together with new friends or old.

Cost

$42 for Brooklyn Park residents, $50 for everyone else.

Winter break

Wednesday, December 27, ice skating

Cost

$42 for Brooklyn Park residents. $50 for everyone else.

Thursday, December 28, snow tubing

Cost

$42 for Brooklyn Park residents. $50 for everyone else.

Friday, December 29, WinterFest Spectacular

Cost

$42 for Brooklyn Park residents. $50 for everyone else.

Discounted cost for all 3 days

$121 for Brooklyn Park residents. $141 for everyone else.

Spring break

Monday, March 26, making music with drums

Have you ever wanted to learn how to drum, create new sounds and learn all about music? Well, this day will give you the opportunity to learn, create and have fun all day with music and beats! Come find your inner musician and make new friends and memories!

Tuesday, March 27, splishing and splashing at the pool

What better way to enjoy spring break than with a field trip to an indoor pool!? We will start off at Zanewood Recreation Center and do some awesome group activities. Then we will spend the afternoon enjoying the water and having a splashing good time!

Wednesday, March 28, rockin' recreation

Join us for an entire day filled with all things recreation! We will play all the classic favorites. Some activities will include dodgeball, kickball, relay races and fun team events. You will have a day filled with fun, creativity, prizes, specialized activities and more!

Thursday, March 29, Cheap Skate Day!

Join us at Zanewood for our annual field trip to Cheap Skate! We will rock and roll at the roller rink, make new friends and skate the day away!

Cost

$42 per day for Brooklyn Park residents. $50 per day for everyone else.

Discount cost for all days

$160 for Brooklyn Park residents. $180 for everyone else. 

Winter princess and super heroes ball

Elsa or Anna? Superman or Spider-Man? Join us in your favorite costume for a night of dancing, games and door prizes! We will have fun jamming to your favorite super hero and princess sound tracks. Parents are encouraged to dress up too and party with your favorite princess and/or super hero! This is one of our best events of the year, so don't miss out!

Grades

For kids in grades K through 5

Event date and location

Friday, December 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Cost

$6 for Brooklyn Park residents. $8 for everyone else.

A gift on canvas

It’s a perfect time of year for your child make a personal, creative gift for someone special in their life. Led by our fantastic art specialists, kids will paint a masterpiece on canvas. Parents and caregivers are welcome to paint as well.

Grades

For kids in grades K through 5.

Event date and location

Friday, December 22, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Cost

$5 for Brooklyn Park residents. $6 for everyone else.

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

September through May 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, activities and holidays.

 

Phone and email

763-493-8333
Contact Recreation and Parks Staff

 
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