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Hayden Heights Recreation Center has many activities to offer families looking for free or inexpensive together time. Included in its offerings is a playground, a gym, a skate rink with warming room, sports fields and a picnic area.
Free Summer Meals at Hayden Heights Recreation
This location has served meals as part of Saint Paul Parks free summer meals program for children under age 18. The schedule has included a snack between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. and a meal between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please call ahead or check the official website to confirm this program.
Blast Program at Hayden Heights
Blast is a free program for kids when school is out of session -- summer break, winter break & spring break. Activities include crafts, art, tennis, cooking, swimming, gym games, water fun, outdoor nature activities, outdoor play, fitness, kitchen science and more. Hayden Heights has been a participant in this program.
Like most St. Paul Recreational Centers, this facility rents rooms by the hour for private events, including birthday parties. A list of prices is available HERE in PDF format. Rooms at this facility include a craft room, a game room (not rentable, but maybe could be used?), a medium-sized gym, a kitchen, a meeting room and the warming room of the skate rink.
Outdoor Skating Rink and Warming House at Hayden Heights Recreation Center
The City of St. Paul provides an outdoor rink with a warming house at Hayden Heights. St. Paul rinks are also free and open for public use when weather and ice quality cooperate. Warming house hours are Monday through Thursday between 3:00 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., and Fridays between 3:00 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Find up-to-date information on St. Paul Outdoor Rinks Here
Open Gym & Tot Times at Hayden Heights Recreation
Families can find open gym times and family events at this facility. Tot times are not currently offered. As always with these drop-in events, its wise to call ahead. Times are subject to change without notice and do change seasonally. We work hard to update our calendar, but we have not affiliation with the park systems.
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