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Langford Park Recreation Center offers families educational programs, family events, open gym, tot times, and rental space for birthday parties. Outdoors at the park there is a playground, sports fields and a skating rink with a warming room in winter.
In the winter, Langford park has outdoor rinks with a warming house that is free for public use when once it freezes over. The open rink is reserved for pleasure skating, while the boarded rinks can be used for hockey.
Warming house hours are Weekdays from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sundays form 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Find up-to-date information on opening and closings of St. Paul Outdoor Rinks Here.
Open Gym & Tot Times at Langford Park Recreation Center
Families can find open gym times, tot times and family events at this facility. As always with scheduled drop-in times, its wise to call ahead. Times are subject to change without notice and do change seasonally. We strive to keep our calendar up to date, but we are not affiliated with the park systems.
St. Paul Recreational Centers have rooms available for rent. A PDF price sheet can be found HERE. Rooms at this facility include, a medium-sized gym, a kitchen and a meeting room.
Free Summer Meals at Langford Park Recreation Center
Saint Paul Parks provide free summer meals at recreation centers for youth 18 years of age and under. This site has participated. For more information, you can call 651-292-6508.
Blast Program at Langford Park
The Blast is a free program for grade school kids. The program has been offered at Langford when school is out of session, including 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. This program requires registration.
Independence Day at Langford Park
Langford Park is home of St. Paul's 4th in the Park celebration, which includes an old-fashioned parade, bandstand entertainment and picnics in the park. Participants can enjoy music, free games and tournaments. Bring a picnic and/or visit the food tent.