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3700 Monterey Dr., St Louis Park, MN 55416
(952) 924-2540
Admission: $10.00
Aquatic Park Admission: Under 1 year: Free; Ages 1 – 54: $10-$15; Ages 55 and over: $$6-$9; Twilight: $6-$9; Season passes are available.
Concessions Available

The St. Louis Park Rec Center features an outdoor aquatic park, two indoor ice arenas—and meeting and banquet facilities. It also includes a picnic area, full-service concession stand and locker rooms.

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Saint Louis Park Water Park

The aquatic park consists of a pool with spray features and water slides. It offers plenty of seating and some shade umbrellas. Other family-friendly features include a zero-depth entry, a toddler side in the shape of a whale, and a sand and water play area. Bigger kids will like the 12-foot drop slides, the 350′ water slides and the aqua obstacle course. There is space to picnic in the grass and a full concession stand.

The Obstacle Course includes a ramp, bridge, balance pond, slide, cliff and a corner base.

2023 Admission

Daily admission is $10 for residents and $15 for non residents. Save $3 with the Twilight price by arriving after 4:30pm.

  • General Admission: $10/resident; $15/non-resident.
  • Seniors 55+: $6/resident; $9/non-resident.
  • Babes under 1 yr: FREE

2023 Hours

The Aquatic Center is open from June 1st to August 23, 2023.

  • June and July: Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • August: Monday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

St Louis Park Aquatic Park, Image courtesy of the City of St. Louis Park, Minnesota
St Louis Park Aquatic Park – Image courtesy of St. Louis Park

St. Louis Park Aquatic Center Tot Time

A dedicated parent and tot swim time is offered every weekday from 9:30am to 11am, before the pool opens to the public. This time is for children ages 6 and under accompanied by an adult. The shallow area of the pool is reserved for exclusive use by tots. Families participating in Tot Time must arrive before 10:45 a.m. Children under 1 are free. Regular admission prices apply.

Aquatic Center Concession Stand

The aquatic center has a concession stand open on weekdays that offers hot dogs, pizza, hamburgers, corndogs, mini-donuts, ice cream treats, beverages and more.

Indoor Public Skating

Public Ice Skating at The Rec Center in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Image courtesy of the City of St. Louis Park.
Image courtesy of the City of St. Louis Park

The Rec Center often offers indoor public skating times. We try to keep schedules up-to-date on our Family Sports Page.

Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC) at St. Louis Park Rec Center

The ROC is the outdoor recreational facility located portion of The Rec Center. Amenities include a covered ice rink in the winter and covered turf in the spring. Special events, such as the spring egg hunt and ice cream social are also held here.

Little Tot Playtime at St. Louis Park Rec Center

Look for tot times from November through early May. Kids ages 3 to 5 and their parents can enjoy unstructured playtime in the Banquet Room. The cost is $2 at the door (or $40 for a 30-session pass).

The rec center also offers a structured Creative Play program for ages 3-5, where parents can learn about preschool development while playing by using storytelling, improv, mindfulness and collaborative activities. This program requires registration and a commitment.

Birthday Parties at St. Louis Park Rec Center

The recreation center has rooms available for rent for birthday parties and other private events, including the Banquet Room and Gallery Room, as well as the following party offerings:

Aquatic Park Party

During the summer, you can rent an aquatic park gazebo for 2 1/2 hour time blocks. Guests will still need to pay daily admission. The entire aquatic park can also be rented for a private event.

Indoor Ice Skating Party

Private Ice Arena rental is available at a reasonable hourly rate and includes up to 15 rental skates.

During open public skating sessions, either the Gallery or the Banquet Room can be rented for private parties. Each party will include two hour use of a room and admission to open skating for up to 15 people. Skate rental will be available for an additional $3 per pair.

ROC Indoor Ice Rink, Turf or Dry Floor Rental

Whatever, the season, the ROC is available to rent for private events, like birthday parties.
  • From mid-October to mid-March, rent the whole indoor ice arena for birthday parties, celebrations, and company or school events. The Gallery Room is included for up to two hours without additional charge. The Banquet Room can also be reserved for use at half price the cost. Up to 15 rental skates are included with private ice rental.
  • For a sports-themed birthday party, rent the turf in the outdoor facility between late March and early May on weekends between 8am and 10pm. Hourly rates are available for residents and non-residents.
  • The tent-covered dry floor is also available on weekends when in season (mid-May through September).
Find More birthday party ideas in our annual birthday party guide.

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