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Recreation and Parks

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
  • Park planning
  • Community Activity Center
  • Zanewood Recreation Center

Get Up & Go - Fall 2019 


See the latest issue of Get Up & Go here.

Donate to our scholarship fund

All children deserve the opportunity to participate in community programs. You can help to ensure that all youth have access to our recreation and community programs by donating to the Youth Scholarships Program Fund.

You can contribute in two ways:

  1. Add a quarterly donation to your utility bill by clicking here.
  2. Donate online here.


Sign up or search for recreation programs and activities

Five easy ways to register!

Online registration

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 in

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.

Park bond

63% of the votes cast were in favor of the park bond referendum. 

See the park bond projects

More resources

Youth program locator

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 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
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

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