Recreation and Parks
You are sure to find lots of fun activities, classes, programs, events and much more for you and your family to enjoy!
Take a look at the new Winter Recreation Brochure! (PDF)
Five easy ways to register!
Using your VISA/Mastercard/Discover/American Express card, you can register online anytime that is convenient for you.
Sign up or search for programs and activities
In person registration
Walk–in registrations are accepted at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Ave. N. or Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N. during business hours.
Over the phone registration
Call the main office at 763-493-8333 during business hours. Have your VISA/Mastercard/Discover/American Express card ready and our staff will assist you.
Mail your registration to Recreation and Parks Department at 5600 85th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park, MN 55443.
Fax your registration to 763-493-8253.
Returned Check Charge
You will be charged $30.00 for any check or automatic bank draft payment your bank returns to us.
Outdoor ice rinks are open until February 15.
Download the outdoor skating rink schedule (PDF)
Central Park warming house hours
Central Park has a supervised warming house. Hours are:
Monday through Friday, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Holidays, 1 to 5 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 18
Presidents Day, February 15
Other rink locations
These parks have outdoor ice only. They do not have a supervised warming house. The park lights turn off daily at 8:30 p.m.
Rinks and warming houses are available for team practices, neighborhood gatherings and birthday parties. For information about rink use during non-staffed warming house times, please contact Recreation and Parks at 763-493-8333.
Conditions for closing
If the outside air temperatures dip below -15 degrees or if the weather bureau indicates severe blizzard conditions, rinks close and all activities get cancelled.
For the latest information on the outdoor rink or weather conditions call us.
763-493-8181, press 1
About the Recreation and Parks Department
The Recreation and Parks Department is responsible for taking care of planning parks and recreation facilities, managing the public's use of parks and facilities, setting up recreation programs, and managing special facilities.
The divisions include:
Parks and Facilities Management
Recreation Program and Services
Edinburgh USA Golf Course
Brookland Golf Park
Brooklyn Park Ice Arenas
Community Activity Center
Zanewood Recreation Center
Community Activity Center (Recreation and Parks Department)
5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Hours may vary based on events and activities.
Phone and email
Contact Recreation and Parks Staff