Connected by Zanewood Community School (a STEM-based grade school), Zanewood Park and Recreation Center in Brooklyn Park offer family-friendly programming, including a Teen Zone during the day and family and teen activities on evenings and weekends. They also offer Kid Zone summer and school release day programming for grade school kids.
The park offers sports courts and fields and there are two playgrounds, which are part of the school but connected to the park.
6 Things for Families to Do at Zanewood Park & Rec Center
- Bring your ball and practice soccer skills on the field
- Practice your shots on the basketball court
- Check out the indoor pickleball court
- Have some fun on either of the two Playgrounds
- Run the bases on the softball diamond
- Bring a playground ball and play four square
Family Open Gym
Free Meals for Kids at Zanewood
Kids can grab free summer meals on weekdays (not including holidays or July 5th). In 2021, meals are available from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
Teen Zone in Zanewood Rec Center
Updated in 2013, the Teen Zone is a safe and positive place for teens in grades 6 through 12 to hang out, complete with a pool table, big screen TV and plenty of seating to just hang out. Teens fill out a registration form to get their membership when they first come in. Registered teens can join FREE clubs for interests like:
- Video games
- Board games
Recreation and youth programs are offered throughout the year and teens are encouraged to help decide what the programming will look like.
Birthday Parties at Zanewood Rec Center
The recreation center has a variety of classroom and multi-purpose rooms available to rent for private events, like birthday parties. Prices vary by residency and day of the week. Call 763-315-8444 for more information.