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Teen Programs

We offer a wide variety of after- and out-of-school activities for teens.

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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

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

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.

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

Teen basketball

teens playing 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.

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