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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

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

  • Monday through Friday, March 26 to 30, 2 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 30, 1 to 8:30 p.m.

Cost

Free

End of school, pre-Tater Daze teen event

Join us in welcoming summer vacation and kicking off teen Tater Daze. This event will include water kickball, a two ball tournament, a talent show and more. This talent show will be the preliminary round to the Teen Tater Daze talent competition, the Teen Tater Daze talent show is an opportunity for youth to showcase their talents where teens can earn cash and prizes for participating.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Days and time

Friday, June 1, 3 to 7 p.m.

Cost

Free

Teen Zone

Looking for a place to hang out this summer? Come join other teens at Zanewood. Teens must fill out a registration form to get their membership (this can be completed on the first day the teen comes in).

Activities

We need your help to plan activities and games with the recreation staff. Activities you might be doing this summer:

  • 2ball
  • Arts and crafts
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Big base
  • Board games
  • Disc golf
  • Football
  • Golfing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Video gaming
  • And tons more!

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Days and time

Monday through Friday, June 11 to August 17 (no activities on July 4 and 5), 1 to 8:30 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, 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

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Cheer on the T-Wolves as they take on the Memphis Grizzlies!

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, 6 to 10 p.m.

Cost

$20

Rec on the Go roving tournament

Join us as we partner with Rec on the Go to bring a series of tournaments where you have an opportunity to play your favorite sport against youth from all over the community, to compete for a championship title. Offsite tournaments have limited space so register early.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Days and time

May 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., flag football

May 18, 3 to 5 p.m., two ball tournament

Cost

Free

More information

See Rec on the Go

Teen trips

Join other teens and Teen Zone staff on teen-only field trips. Take a look at some of the summer trips:

  • Swimming at Jackson Pool, June and July
  • Como Zoo, June
  • Roller Gardens, July
  • Valleyfair, August
  • Plus other fun trips

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Cost

Some of these trips may require a fee to participate.

Teen trip to Valleyfair

Come to Valleyfair! This field trip is for anyone who enjoys the Xtreme Swing, Power Tower, the Wild Thing, Steel Venom, Panic Falls speed slides and many more fun rides.  Limited space so please sign up before the trip is full.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Transportation and chaperones

This trip includes transportation and staff chaperones. Meet at Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N. and ride to Valleyfair, 1 Valleyfair Dr., Shakopee, MN 55379.

Days and time

Friday, August 17, 4 to 10:30 p.m.

Cost

$28

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

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,June 11 to August 13, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

We will not have teen basketball when the building is closed for holidays, rentals and school events.

Cost

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

Teen basketball clinic

Join us this summer for an incredible volleyball clinic here at Zanewood Recreation Center! The clinic will focus on improving each participant’s ball handling, passing, defense, jump shots, free throws and many more skills.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Levels

For beginners, intermediate and advanced players.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Event dates

Tuesdays, July 10 to August 7, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Cost

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

Teen volleyball clinic

Join us this summer for an incredible volleyball clinic here at Zanewood Recreation Center! This clinic will focus on serving, passing, setting and spiking the ball.

Grades

For kids in grades 6 to 12.

Levels

For beginners, intermediate and advanced players who want to improve their skills.

Location

Zanewood Recreation Center, 7100 Zane Ave. N.

Event dates

Tuesdays, July 10 to August 7, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Cost

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

Roller skating

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 July 4 for Independence Day.

Phone and email

763-315-8444
Contact Zanewood Staff

Events

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