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Brooklyn Center Recreation

Brooklyn Center Recreation is committed to providing recreational opportunities during the pandemic. 

Recreation Newsletters

Online newsletters will be published periodically throughout the summer as guidance from health officials continue to be announced. Stay up-to-date by following us on Facebook and subscribing to email/text notifications for recreation and events through Notify Me

January 1 - March 14 Recreation Newsletter
Includes family sledding weekends, ice bocce, learn to swim and more!
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October 17 - December 31 Recreation Newsletter

Includes events, swimming lessons, iPads for seniors and more!
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September 1 - October 16 Recreation Newsletter

Includes community center opening, youth programs, fitness in the park and more!
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August 10-31 Recreation Newsletter

Includes Dance Party Pop-up, Fall preview, Movies in the Park and more!
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July 27 - August 9 Recreation Newsletter

Includes Rec-tivity boxes, strength training, online recreation resources and more!
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July 13-26 Recreation Newsletter

Includes Virtual Bingo, Three Rivers Pop Up Program, Virtual Fitness and more!
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June 29-July 12 Recreation Newsletter
Includes Rec-tivity Boxes, Virtual Bingo, Three Rivers Pop up Program and more!
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June 15-28 Recreation Newsletter

Includes Rec on the Go meal delivery, virtual group fitness, online resources and more!
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50 Meter Indoor Pool
Joe Ericksen

6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430

Ph: (763) 569-3400
Weather Line (763) 569-3442
Fx: (763) 569-3434

Sunday 1-8 pm
Monday - Friday 8:30am-9pm
Saturday 8am-8pm
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 

Latest message from recreation division:

Brooklyn Center Recreation continues to make difficult and heartbreaking decisions related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please see our latest newsletter for more information.

Contact Us

Recreation staff continues to be available Monday-Friday from 8am – 4:30pm via phone and email.

Phone: 763-569-3400


The Community Center is open for fitness and pool by reservation only. City Hall remains closed.

Department Information

The Recreation Department includes Recreation, the Community Center, Centerbrook Golf Course and the Government Buildings Division

  • Active Older Adults: day trips, educational speakers, senior luncheons and social groups
  • Adult Recreation: group fitness, swim lessons, pottery and specialty classes
  • Community Events: Entertainment in the Park, Earle Brown Days Festival, Dudley/Budweiser Classic Softball Tournament, Halloween Party and Holly Sunday   
  • Adult Sports: volleyball and softball leagues
  • Youth Recreation: youth soccer, swim lessons, dance, summer camps, art camps, Rec On The Go, Safety Academy, Home Alone Safety   
  • Recreation Guide

Community Center
  • 50 meter indoor swimming pool
  • 150' water slide 
  • Fitness Studio
  • SilverSneakers® & Silver&Fit® fitness location
  • Community rooms

Centerbrook Golf Course
  • 9-hole, Par-3 course
  • Open golf
  • Leagues for men, women, senior, and youth
  • Corporate outings
  • Golf tournaments & events
  • Lessons

Government Buildings Division
Ongoing cleaning, maintenance and repair of city owned buildings & grounds.
  • City Hall
  • Community Center
  • East and West Fire Stations
  • Police Station
  • Public Works Garage