Parks & Recreation Programs

If you have questions, please reach out to Fridley Recreation at 763-572-3570 or Recreation@FridleyMN.gov.

Free Events

Summer Community Concert Series:  Fridley is getting musical this summer with a full line-up of live performances. Musical acts range from big band to blue grass to Brazilian and it is music that the whole family can enjoy. Grab a blanket or a chair and join us for s season of song!

Performances start at 7:00 pm.

Download the event poster (PDF) 

Locations: 

Springbrook Nature Center Amphitheater 100 85th Ave NE

Civic Campus Amphitheater 7071 University Ave NE

Commons Park 555 61st Ave NE

Act                                       GenreWhenWhere
Anthony Militch                   Acoustical June 15Springbrook Nature Center
Mr. Winky Band                  Classic Rock & RollJune 22Civic Campus 
Rum River Brass                Brass QuintetJune 29Civic Campus
Innocent Reggae Band      ReggaeJuly 13Civic Campus
Blue Groove Bluegrass      BluegrassJuly 20Springbrook Nature Center
Betty Rydell Show              CountryJuly 27Civic Campus
Roseville Big Band             Big Band/SwingAug 10Civic Campus
Xibaba                                BrazilianAug 17Springbrook Nature Center
The Fridley Four                 Rock 'n RollAug 24Civic Campus


SPECIAL KIDS DAY @ 11:00 AM

The Jolly Pops                  Children's
July 20
Commons Park


Recreation Programs

Join us and have fun while learning valuable skills! Programs listed below are fee-based.  Scholarships are available to those that qualify. 

Preschool Activities – Ages 3-5 

Sports: Fridley Recreation sports programs are designed for kids who want to learn basic skills while being active and having fun!  Instructors focus on teaching age appropriate fundamentals while encouraging teamwork.

Arts and Crafts: 

  • Halloween Fun:  Let’s get ready for the goofiest, spookiest holiday of them all!  We’ll play silly games, create slimy projects, disguise ourselves and make cute crafts. Face coverings required. Registration opens soon. 


Evening Youth Activities – Gr. K-4

Halloween Fun:  Let’s get ready for the goofiest, spookiest holiday of them all!  We’ll play silly games, create slimy projects, disguise ourselves and make cute crafts. Face coverings required. Registration opens soon.

Sports:  Fridley Recreation sports programs are designed for kids who want to learn basic skills while being active and having fun!  Instructors focus on teaching age appropriate fundamentals while encouraging teamwork.

Adult Activities

Fitness:

  • Zumba: Enjoy the party as we shake to the rhythms of Latin-infused music/dance with our instructor Lenka Seferovic!
  • Aqua Zumba: Aqua ZUMBA gives new meaning to to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the ZUMBA philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness, every class is a party!
  • Tae Kwon Do: This Korean Martial Art class will teach you to use your hands and feet without weapons.  Focusing on technique in the virtual sessions on Wednesday and fine tuning these skills during the in person classes on Saturdays.

Athletics/Sports:

  • Adult Softball Leagues: The City of Fridley offers USSSA sanctioned softball leagues at Community Park. All leagues play double-headers and run 12 weeks, including play-offs. Entry fees include softballs, umpires and play-off champion awards. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed and protocols will be in place. Registration deadline is due two weeks in advance, with full payment due upon registration. 
  • 4-Person Passing Football: A touch football activity designed to keep the “rough” style of play to a minimum.  No running plays allowed in this all passing league.  Teams play 7 games on Sunday afternoons, beginning in September and are scheduled around the Viking telecasts. 
  • Adult Basketball Leagues: In these officiated, five-on-five men’s full court winter leagues, teams will play a 12-game season. Qualifying teams will participate in a single elimination tournament. Registration opens 9/1/21.
  • Bag Toss: Grab a partner and play in our indoor Bag Toss league. Teams are made up of 2 players with any gender combination. The league will be 7-weeks in length with 5 regular season games and a 2-week playoff period. Games will be won on a best of three set basis. All teams will make the playoffs, and prizes will be awarded to the top teams. Music can be played upon request!
  • Open PickleballLooking to play Pickleball this winter? We will be offering indoor court rental at the Hayes Gym from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays beginning on January 23. Fee is $15 per hour; balls and paddles are available.  Reservations must be made at least one week in advance. Please contact us at 763-572-3570 to reserve a time. 
  • Pickleball League: Come join our self-officiated doubles pickleball league!  This fast-paced sport combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong and is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in the nation.  This league welcomes players of all skill levels.
  • Pickleball Clinic: We offer two different types of introduction level clinics.  Step I clinics are designed to introduce and improve players' skills while focusing on the fundamentals of the game.  Step II classes are made to take your skills to the next level and building upon what was learned in the first clinic.  Clinic price is $5.  This popular program fills up fast, so register before it's too late!  

Enrichment:

  • Adult Painting in the Park: Paint your Pet People of all abilities can participate in this step-by-step painting class.  Just come out to the park ready to kick back and enjoy yourself.  
  • Photography Class:  Coming in September!  

All Ages Programs:  

ROX: Recreation in a Box
We have you covered for fun at home with some exciting themed activities that will keep everyone entertained. Simply sign up and you will receive a kit full of goodies to get the party started.

  • Fabulous Fall: Autumn will soon be in the air and this kit promises to bring all the Fall feels to your home to enjoy with the whole family.