Parks & Recreation

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Our Mission:  To provide safe, leisure and educational opportunities for all ages through programs, facilities, open spaces, and services responding to the needs of the residents and enhancing the quality of life in our community.

The Parks and Recreation Department proudly offers a comprehensive year-round recreational activity program for residents of all ages. The department staff facilitates and initiates opportunities in recreation, leisure, enrichment and social pursuits. They also work in cooperation with community organizations, schools and agencies in an effort to facilitate a broad variety of recreational opportunities within the city.




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Park Maintenance

The Park Maintenance Division maintains 38 city parks totaling 316 acres of land, which include amenities such as baseball, football and soccer fields; softball diamonds; basketball and tennis courts; outdoor skating rinks; playground equipment; and picnic shelters. They also assist with the facility preparation for many of the outdoor youth and adult recreation activities.

You can always count on the Parks & Recreation Department to do their very best to serve the recreation and leisure needs of the community.

The Parks and Recreation Department also team up to plan and manage the City parks and recreation facilities for community use. Youth and adult athletic programs are the major users of park facilities.

Springbrook Nature Center

Springbrook Nature Center, Moore Lake Park & Beach and Community Park (softball complex) are three of our facilities that bring guests into our city throughout the state.

Senior Program

The City's Senior Program was established to meet the leisure needs of older adults (ages 55+). The Senior Program is located at the Fridley Community Center located at 6085 7th Street N.E.

On-Line Registration

Registration for spring recreation activities begins February 14th for Fridley residents.  Brochures are available upon request or you can view our on-line brochure .  After reviewing our brochure, or viewing our website, you will be able to register on-line for most programs using a VISA or MasterCard for payment.
If you would like to take advantage of on-line registration, listed below are a few guidelines to help you get started.

Existing Customer?
If you have an account with us, but you've never used this site, please click here. First-time users will use their phone number as their user name and their last name as their password - this will find you in our system.

Never Registered with Us?
If you're a brand new patron with us, please click here to register for a new account. You will be brought to a household/participant information form.  Areas in red must be completed.

Primary Guardian:  This is also the head of household (ex., self, mother, father).

Date of Birth: This allows us to know if the participant is in the correct age group for the program.

Secondary Guardian: This could be a parent, spouse, other, or left blank.

Primary E-mail Address: The e-mail address you would like us to send your confirmations and other notices to.

Home/Cell/Work Phone: In case of cancellations it is helpful for us to have as many ways to reach you as possible. If you use your cell phone as your home phone, enter it as your home phone AND cell phone.

Mailing Address: This is a required field which allows us to contact you if necessary. In most cases we will contact you by e-mail (unless you opt out of e-mail notifications).
IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERINGThe City of Fridley has established a Participant Code of Conduct that all participants are expected to follow. In addition, it is expected that children will be picked up at the advertised ending time of a program. A late fee will be charged to cover the cost of staff that remain with your child.

Due to unforeseen changes in our program schedules, prices, dates, times and locations may change from what is displayed on this web site. For information on program changes or cancelations, please call 763-572-3570.

Fee assistance is available for low-income families. See our Fee Assistance page for more information.