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Youth Programs

Brooklyn Park Kid Zone Afterschool

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!


$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.

Deadline to register

Register by March 23.

Kid Zone Summer Program

Take the best memory when you were a kid and times that by a thousand!

Experience the joy and excitement of Kid Zone Summer 2018. At Kid Zone Summer, kids will be engaged in great opportunities and build great memories for a lifetime. What better way than to get creative play, nature exploration, science and technology, sports, music, art and crafts, and many more fun experiences. All at Kid Zone Summer!

  • Lunches served every day through Partners in Nutrition
  • Learn to Swim week at Jackson Middle School pool
  • Special guests and visitors throughout the nine weeks
  • Nature play with Three Rivers Park District programs
  • Field trips
  • Concert in the Parks
  • Many more awesome opportunities!


5 to 12. Kids must be 5 by June 11, 2018 and not older than 12 at the start of the program.

Event dates

Mondays to Thursdays, June 11 to August 16 (9 weeks), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Lakeland Park, 6901 66th Ave. N.

Hamilton Park, 6101 Candlewood Dr. N.


Payment plans are available to those who need it.

Type Brooklyn Park residents Non-Brooklyn Park residents
Half day $400 $420
Full day $550 $570


Deadline to register

May 18. Register by April 16 and get a free Family Open Gym Pass good for all summer.

View Family Open Gym

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

Contact Recreation and Parks Staff

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