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Hancock Recreation Center
1610 Hubbard Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 298-4393
Admission: $0.00
Register for Programs Online or call (651) 793-3885
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 02:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Tue. 02:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Wed. 02:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Thu. 02:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Fri. 02:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed
Showing School Year 2023/24 Hours. Recreational Center Hours Change Seasonally. Find a Link to Current Times at the Bottom of this Page

Hancock Recreation Center has offerings for visitors that include an outdoor playground, space to picnic and sports fields. It also offers an indoor gym, craft space. Look for family-friendly events and educational programs throughout the year, including the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

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St. Paul recreation facilities have rooms available for rent. Rooms at this facility include, a craft room, a medium-sized gym, a kitchen, a lounge and a multi-purpose room. There is no pavilion or other outdoor space to rent at this park.

Free Summer Meals

This recreation center has historically been among the Saint Paul recreation centers that provide free summer meals to children. To learn more about the summer meals program and confirm participating locations, call 651-292-6508 or visit the linked page at the bottom of this article.

Open Gym & Tot Times at Hancock Recreation Center

Families can sometimes find open gym times, tot times and family events at this facility. Tot times are offered for children 5 years of age and younger. Open gym times are offered for a wider age range. Offerings change from season to season. As always with both the open gym and tot times, its wise to call ahead. Times are subject to change without notice and do change seasonally.

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List of Indoor Amenities:

  1. Craft Room
  2. Medium-sized Gym
  3. Kitchen
  4. Lounge Room
  5. Multipurpose Meeting Room
  6. Dance Studio
  7. Rec Check Room

5 Ideas for Outdoor Fun at Hancock Recreational Area:

Hancock Recreation Center shares building space with Hamline Elementary School. The playground and playing fields may be in use during school hours. Bring a playground ball when you visit this park, you can use it to play basketball, soccer, kickball, volleyball, dodgeball and a variety of other games in the open green spaces.

  1. Bring a basketball to play a game of Around the World on the half-court basketball court.
  2. Pack a picnic or grab a coffee to relax while the kids play. A small picnic table sits near the mural by the playground. There is a Starbucks inside Hamline University just across Snelling Avenue.
  3. Run and play on the playground
  4. Kick around a playground ball on the soccer field
  5. Play a game of kickball on the baseball fields.

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