Wilder Recreation Center shares space with City Academy High School. It offers an open gym time for teens in its medium-sized gym. It does not currently offer tot-times, but you can find a list of rec centers that do here. (We also recommend our Preschool Activities Page for more ideas). Outdoors, this park has a playground, space to picnic and sports fields.
The Playground at Wilder Recreation Center
The playground was upgraded in 2016. The renovated playground includes all new equipment, including a couple climbing webs and a tot area. Synthetic resilient surfacing and benches for parents have also been added.
Free Summer Meals at Wilder Recreation Center
Wilder Recreation Center has participated in the summer meals program, which provides meals to children and teens Monday through Friday during summer break. Times and details are subject to change from year to year. St. Paul's Free Summer Meals page is the best place to keep up with information.
Blast Programs at Wilder Recreation Center
St. Paul offers free Summer Blast and School Break programs to kids in grades 1-6 at its recreation centers. The program requires registration, but provides activities including crafts, sports, games and learning activities. A snack is also included.