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Arlington Hills Community Center
Free Wi-Fi Available
1200 Payne Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55130
Admission: $0.00

Arlington Hills Community Center is a jointly-run facility shared by Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and the Saint Paul Public Library. Family-friendly amenities include an outdoor playground, sports courts, gym, and picnic area. Find open gym times, tot times and family events at this facility through the St. Paul Park & Recreation Department.

Exterior of Arlington Hills Community Center in St. Paul Minnesota
Image courtesy of St. Paul MN

Arlington Hills Library

The library is part of the Saint Paul Public Library System. Library amenities include a createch lab.  They offer events like story hours and cultural and arts programs.

Free Summer Meals

Arlington Hills traditionally participates in the Summer Meals for Kids Program. Participating parks provide free meals to children 18 and under while school is out of session. For more information, call 651-298-5701. For all St. Paul summer meal times, see the city’s website.

Createch Lab for Teens

Arlington Hills is one of a handful of Saint Paul Libraries with a Createch lab. This creative drop-in program was created by teens for kids ages 12 to 18. Kids can explore creative interests or play video games with friends. Teens can drop in during open hours to explore their interests. Available equipment include:

  • A laser engraver,
  • Oculus Quest headset
  • Painting material
  • Sewing equipment
  • A drone
  • A recording studio.
  • 3D printers.

Birthday Parties at Arlington Hills

Various rooms in the community center can be rented for private use. They include the kitchen, the community rooms and the gym. 

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