Recreation and Parks
Central Park outdoor rink is open
Central Park and the other outdoor locations are open.
Central Park warming house hours
January 2 to February 18, Monday through Friday 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
If you would like to check out a key for Central Park or any other rink location, stop in at our Community Activity Center or contact our office at 763-493-8333.
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 are closed and all activities are cancelled.
For the latest information on the outdoor rink or weather conditions call us.
763-493-8181, press 1
You are sure to find lots of fun activities, classes, programs, events and much more for you and your family to enjoy!
Read the recreation brochure!
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 recreation 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.
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
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
Contact Recreation and Parks Staff