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Merriam Park has a playground and picnic areas for summertime family fun. In the winter there is a sledding hill. Families will also find multiple sports fields, a batting cage and a recreation center.
Birthday Parties at Merriam Park
St. Paul Recreational Centers have rooms available for rent. A PDF price sheet can be found HERE. Rooms at this facility include, small craft room, a gym and a large meeting room.
Sledding at Merriam Park
The Parks & Recs Department recommends Merriam Park for sledding. It has a medium slope hill that is free and open for public sledding. Learn more about sledding in St. Paul and sledding safety on the City's website.
Free Summer Meals at Merriam Park
Saint Paul Parks provides free summer meals at recreation centers for youth 18 years of age and under. This location has participated. For more information, call 651-292-6508.
Open Gym & Tot Times at Merriam Park
Families can find open gym times, tot times and family events at this facility. As always with tot 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.
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