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Recreation Department
6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430

Ph: (763) 569-3400
Fx: (763) 569-3434

The Recreation Department is pleased to present numerous events throughout the year that offer family fun and enhance the quality of life in our community for all ages. Some events are free and others are offered at a nominal fee. Join us and discover the fun!


Big Chill
Candy scavenger hunt, ice skating, s'mores and more! This free Winter event takes place in January and is for the whole family. 

Canceled: Home & Garden Show
Browse and visit with local vendors for construction, landscaping, windows, siding and more at the Earle Brown Heritage Center.

Step To It
This fun four-week challenge with Hennepin County along with 24 northwest metro cities takes place in May and is an initiative to get communities active and improve health. Registration opens April 1st. 

Entertainment in the Park
Join us in the Summer for concerts and movies at the Centennial Park Amphitheater. Interested entertainers can apply here for Summer 2020. 

Dudley/Budweiser Minnesota Softball Classic
Annual Dudley/Budweiser Classic Softball Tournament
Sponsored by Xtreme
June 19-21, 2020

Earle Brown Days Festival
Join us for our City Celebration! Click here for more information regarding activities and participation. 
June 25-27, 2020

Member Appreciation Week
A week of appreciation to current and new membership holders at the community center. 

Flick & Float
Bring your own tube or inflatable and join us for a movie night in the pool! For movie titles & details, call the movie hotline at 763-569-3402. 

The Great Pumpkin Hunt
October 17 - November 2
All ages! Free!
One prize per person

Explore parks and trails in Brooklyn Center to find one of 100 hidden clay pumpkins! 
Return your clay pumpkin to Rec on the Go or the community center for a prize. Call 763-569-3400 for details. 

Halloween Drive-thru Boo Thursday, October 29th 5-7pm FREE! All Ages! Brooklyn Center Community Center parking lot Join us for our first ever Halloween Drive-thru Boo! Enjoy Halloween themed booths and vehicles as you drive around beautiful Centennial Park. Children will receive candy and other surprises along the route.  Reserve your time slot by calling 763-569-3400 or by clicking here.
Participants must stay inside their vehicle at all times. Costumes not required. Weather hotline: 763-569-3442

Snow Many Traditions! A cultural celebration

Free! All ages!
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2-5 pm
Centennial Park: 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway

Discover a world of winter cultural traditions as you stroll through Centennial Park. Experience the wonders of winter as you view displays showcasing the winter cultural traditions celebrated by our neighbors that are designed and created by the Brooklyn Center community. Capture the memory with a family portrait by a professional photographer before warming up with a warm beverage and treat. 

This is an outdoors event, please dress for the weather. 
Drop-in event, no registration required. Social distancing protocols will be in place. Weather hotline: 763-569-3442

Interested in creating a cultural holiday display for this event? Please click here for a letter of interest form.