Recreation

Running Aces

Category: Recreation | Destination: Lino Lakes

15201 Running Aces Blvd
Columbus, MN 55025
P: 651-925-4571

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack is a cutting-edge, 24 hour Las Vegas style card room and restaurant. With live summer harness racing, and year round Simulcast wagering on horses. A recently built Trout Pond allows you to catch your dinner and have it cooked in our restaurant. The card room offers Blackjack, Pia Gow, 3 & 4 Card poker, all limits of Texas Hold’em & daily poker tournaments for all player levels.

Monthly entertainment such as comedy shows, bingo, bar trivia and concerts are always on the schedule. Our restaurant features great food at an affordable price. Some features include All-You-Can-Eat Ribs & Prime Rib, Fish Fry's and a Sunday Brunch.

Running Aces is located just 20 minutes North of downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul off I-35.

Running Aces
Running Aces

Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

Target Center, 600 1st Ave. North
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Lilli Putt Amusement Park

Category: Recreation | Destination: Coon Rapids

1349 Coon Rapids Boulevard
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
P: 763 755 1450

Lilli Putt is a Family Entertainment Center in Coon Rapids, MN. Join us for a round or two of Mini Golf, followed up by some Bumper Boats or Go Kart Rides. Have a Birthday coming up? Check out our Birthday packages. We also have group rates for your corporate or school event. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have!

Lilli Putt Amusement Park
Lilli Putt Amusement Park
Lilli Putt Amusement Park
Lilli Putt Amusement Park

MB2 Raceway

Category: Recreation | Destination: Fridley

45 Northern Stacks Drive, Suite 200
Fridley, MN 55421
P: (763) 710-7773

We provide a high speed race simulation with a challenging road course that is fun for all skill levels. Once you have experienced MB2 Raceway you will know why indoor karting is the fastest-growing sport in the United States. Our high-performance electric European karts are capable of speeds of up to 45 mph. Combine that with being only a couple inches off the ground on our ¼ mile road course and you're getting a racing experience that will get your heart pumping! We also have junior karts for kids, and you only need to be 48" tall to race. We welcome everyone, from walk-in racers who want to race family, friends and other customers, to private groups both small and large. MB2 Raceway caters to corporate events, team building programs, birthday and bachelor parties, new product launches, training seminars, meetings and other special occasions. After every race, each racer receives a score sheet that breaks down each racers performance. Our state of the art timing system allows competitors to view lap times and race position in real-time during each and every race on a giant projection screen.

MB2 Raceway

Ramsey County Ice Arena

Category: Recreation | Destination: Shoreview

877 Highway 96 West
Shoreview, MN 55126
P: 651.766.4000

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Department operates 10 arenas (11 ice sheets) located throughout the County. All ice sheets are NHL size (85' x 200'). Seating capacity in the arenas ranges from 150-3500. These arenas host high school hockey practice and games, instructional programs, and open skating sessions.

Blaine Baseball Complex

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

1150 Paul Parkway
Blaine, MN 55449

The Blaine Baseball Complex is highly regarded by many coaches and players as one of the premier baseball complexes in the state. It showcases 3 full-size (1 lighted) and 3 little league (2 lighted) baseball fields complete with dugouts and electronic scoreboards. It also features a handicapped accessible field known as the Miracle League Field, the first ever in Minnesota. In addition the complex has a lighted multi-use field for football, soccer and lacrosse.

Minnesota Vikings Football

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

TCF Bank Stadium, 420 SE 23rd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Shoreview Fitness

Category: Recreation | Destination: Shoreview

4580 Victoria St N
Shoreview, MN 55126
P: 651-490-4700

The Shoreview Community Center offers a complete fitness center experience with over 50 pieces of cardio equipment including treadmills, stair climbers and steppers, cross-trainers, elliptical trainers, rowing machines, upper body ergometer and NuStep trainers. Our full line of strength training equipment accommodates users of all abilities and body types and includes dumbbells, barbells, free weight benches and racks, functional trainers, TechnoGym and FreeMotion Strength machines, additional strength training tools and more.

Shoreview Fitness

Valleyfair

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

One Valleyfair Drive
Shakopee, MN 55379
P: 952-445-7600

Valleyfair is the largest amusement park in the Upper Midwest with over 75 amazing rides and attractions including; eight rollercoasters, the newly expanded Soak City Waterpark, Planet Snoopy and Dinosaurs's Alive. For more information, call 952.445.7600 or valleyfair.com

Valleyfair
Valleyfair
Valleyfair
Valleyfair
Valleyfair
Valleyfair

Canterbury Park

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

1100 Canterbury Road
Shakopee, MN 55379
P: 1-800-340-6361

Canterbury Park Racetrack and Card Club is Minnesota’s premier entertainment destination. Located in Shakopee, Minnesota, just 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis & St. Paul. Canterbury Park is home to Live Racing, Simulcast Racing and a 24/7 Card Club featuring Texas Hold’em, Blackjack and more. Along with special events like the Midwest’s largest Craft Show and thrilling snowmobile racing, Canterbury Park truly is home to Fun & Games like no place else.

Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park

Pump It Up of Ham Lake, MN

Category: Recreation | Destination: Ham Lake

13941 Lincoln St Ne Ste 400
Ham Lake, MN 55304-4678
P: (763) 757-9000

Welcome to Pump It Up of Ham Lake - Where Your Imagination Comes to Play. Our passion is entertaining kids – not only at birthday parties but at Open Jump, Special Events and Group Events.

Our Birthday Parties are the best in the industry. They are 100% private – with play areas packed with gigantic inflatables, and party rooms where your child is treated like royalty. You can select an experience like our Glow parties or Adventure Party as well as add food, goodie bags and more to your party. Our friendly, trained staff does all the work so you can relax and be assured of a safe, hassle-free party.

Pump It Up of Ham Lake, MN
Pump It Up of Ham Lake, MN
Pump It Up of Ham Lake, MN
Pump It Up of Ham Lake, MN

National Sports Center

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

1700 105th Avenue NE
Blaine, MN 55449
P: 763 785 5600

The National Sports Center opened in 1990. The facility was built by the State of Minnesota as part of a statewide building program to improve Minnesota's amateur sports facilities.

The complex is a 600-acre multi-sport facility located in Blaine, Minnesota. The campus includes the Schwan Super Rink, an eight-sheet ice arena that is the world's largest ice facility; a 8,500-seat stadium; the Schwan Center meeting and events building; a multi-faceted family golf center; the National Youth Golf Center, which features the 18-hole Victory Links course; an indoor Sports Hall with a FieldTurf field; 250-meter all wood cycling velodrome, 150-bed residence hall and 52 athletic fields. The facility hosts nearly 300 events and nearly four million visitors annually, and has welcomed over 32 million visitors since its opening in 1990.

Science Museum of Minnesota

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

120 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
P: 800-221-9444

The Science Museum of Minnesota, founded in 1907, is a large regional science museum located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul. The Science Museum's programs combine research and collection facilities, a public science education center, extensive teacher education and school outreach programs, and an Imax Convertible Dome Omnitheater to provide science education to our audience of more than a million people per year.

The museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibition space includes a 10,000-square-foot temporary exhibit gallery and five permanent galleries covering the topics of paleontology, physical science and technology, the human body, peoples and cultures of the Mississippi River, and the museum's collections. The Mississippi River flows just outside the windows of the museum and past the museum's ten acres of outdoor exhibits and programming space.

Science Museum of Minnesota
Science Museum of Minnesota
Science Museum of Minnesota
Science Museum of Minnesota

Shoreview Tropical Adventure Playground

Category: Recreation | Destination: Shoreview

4580 Victoria Street North
Shoreview, MN 55126
P: 651.490.4700

Come crawl through the caves, swing through the jungle, slip down the waterfall slide, and scream down the five level spiral slide.

General Information:

  • Wristbands and socks are required
  • The playground is an unsupervised area
  • Parents and guardians are responsible for supervision of their children
  • Children 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Groups visiting the playground are posted at the entrance each week
  • Playground is limited to children 12 years old and under

Shoreview Tropical Adventure Playground
Shoreview Tropical Adventure Playground

Bunker Park Stable

Category: Recreation | Destination: Coon Rapids

550 Bunker Lake Boulevard NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55304
P: 763-757-9445

Since 1995 we have provided a full range of riding programs and activities to the public, kids and adults, of every ability and skill level. Just wander our website or give us a call to discover the array of horse-related activities you can find here. There is something for everyone! Horseback riding is great outdoor fun and a rewarding lifetime sport as well. We are committed to giving you a fun and safe horse experience. Our horses and ponies are well trained ... and our staff is, too!

Bunker Park Stable
Bunker Park Stable
Bunker Park Stable

Mermaid Event and Entertainment Center

Category: Recreation | Destination: Mounds View

2200 Hwy 10
Mounds View, MN 55112
P: 763-746-2134

The Mermaid Event Center has been Landmark in the North Metro since 1967. We have everything you need under one roof. Within The Mermaid, three spectacular spaces are available for rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies and receptions. Coral Bay’s high ceilings are draped with white chiffon and soft lights giving off a romantic glow. This ballroom has air walls which allow it to be split in half or quarters. Directly outside the ballroom is a pre-function area that can be used as a social area/overflow space. Located on the lower-level is Atlantis Ballroom. This spacious ballroom includes a permanent bar, dance floor, and large social area with plush leather furniture. Atlantis Ballroom has a charming atmosphere, which is sure to make your guests feel comfortable. Garden Courtyard Tent is a unique climate-controlled and carpeted space available April-October. Its ceiling is draped with white chiffon and soft lights. The Garden Tent looks particularly stunning in the evening. Full service catering is available on-site, featuring a variety of menu options and full bar service. The attached 70 room AmericInn Hotel and Suites offers accommodations from standard rooms to deluxe whirlpool suites.

Enjoy an evening of bowling in 32-lane Mermaid Bowling Center which offers Cyber Optic as well as regular open bowling. The Mermaid’s Game Room, an amazing entertainment complex with a multitude of games and activities for all ages. We integrated the sports bar and the new Game Room into one EXCITING Space for Dining, Drinks and Entertainment.

Mermaid Event and Entertainment Center
Mermaid Event and Entertainment Center
Mermaid Event and Entertainment Center

Brunswick Zone XL

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

11351 Ulysses St. NE
Blaine, MN 55434
P: 763-561-2230

Brunswick Zone XL is extra large fun. Endless lanes for bowling, a giant game room, lazer tag, billiards, and a super-size lounge to relax with friends or catch the big game. It's a different kind of family entertainment center with something for everyone. If you want BIG fun, get into the good times at Brunswick Zone XL.

At This Location:

  • 38 Lanes
  • 4 Billiard Tables
  • 4 Dart Boards
  • 3 Private Event Rooms
  • 70+ Arcade Games
  • 2 Level Lazer Tag
  • Pockets Bar and Grill
  • Balladium Ball Blaster Arena
  • Laser Frenzy Laser Maze

Brunswick Zone XL
Brunswick Zone XL

Minnesota Wild Hockey

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

Excel Energy Center, 199 West Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102

Glow in One Mini Golf

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

12579 Central Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55434
P: 763-777-9577

We are a new and exciting glow in the dark mini golf course new to the Twin Cities this fall. The course is illuminated by black-lights which features bright colors and easy but challenging holes. With upbeat music playing in the background while you golf, it is sure to be a good time. It's fun for all ages! We offer parties, snacks, refreshments, and arcade games as well.

Cheap Skate Roller Park

Category: Recreation | Destination: Coon Rapids

3075 Coon Rapids Boulevard
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
P: 763 427 8980

Cheap Skate offers sessions all year long. There is never a day that we are not offering FUN!. We have just the thing for you and your family. We’ve outlined the specifics in our Fall-Winter Schedule. So, if you are wondering how you can fill time on those boring school breaks, or have fun this fall, join us often.

Cheap Skate follows the Anoka-Hennepin school schedule. Our Fall Schedule is in effect from the time school goes into session in September until school is out for the summer.

We play great music for each session. There are discount nights twice a week and fun skate and family nights each weekend. In other words, Cheap Skate is packed full of FUN!

Shoreview SweetRoll Skate Park

Category: Recreation | Destination: Shoreview

4580 Victoria Street North
Shoreview, MN 55126
P: 651.490.4700

The SweetRoll is a tier-one skating facility, located on the north side of the Shoreview Community Center, 4580 Victoria Street North, adjacent to the paved trail that runs under Highway 96. This allows access to the SweetRoll via the City of Shoreview's 41 miles of paved trails. The attractions include a wedge, a spine, a fun box, a quarter pipe, grind rails, and a mini ramp.

Shoreview SweetRoll Skate Park

Four Seasons Curling Club

Category: Recreation | Destination: Blaine

9250 Lincoln St NE
Blaine, MN 55434
P: 763-780-3328

The Four Seasons Curling Club provides a myriad of leagues, learn-to-curl sessions, corporate events, and training and practice time

Four Seasons Curling Club

Eagles Nest Indoor Playground

Category: Recreation | Destination: New Brighton

400 10th St. Nw
New Brighton, MN 55112
P: 651-638-2130

Children will be thrilled to experience the fun at the Eagles Nest. Imaginations will run wild as they leap into the ball pit, climb the 8 ft. climbing wall, zoom down over 75 feet of slides and find their way through the wiggle waggles and the foam forest!
A large toddler area is available for the little ones age 3 and under. Complete with its own colorful ball pit, challenging climbing structure, reading corner and many other activities geared toward the development of toddlers. Feel free to bring your own snack for the picnic area.

Eagles Nest Indoor Playground
Eagles Nest Indoor Playground
Eagles Nest Indoor Playground
Eagles Nest Indoor Playground

New Brighton Fitness Center

Category: Recreation | Destination: New Brighton

400 10th St. Nw
New Brighton, MN 55112
P: 6516382130

Be a driving force in a decision to create a new you, join today. Enjoy the perks of New Brighton's Community Center membership with a no hassle monthly payment option via bank, debit or credit card. No long term contracts and a multitude of benefits. Starting at only $25.67 per month!

Coon Rapids Ice Center

Category: Recreation | Destination: Coon Rapids

11000 Crooked Lake Boulevard
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
P: 763-951-7221

The Coon Rapids Ice Center (CRIC) is a state-of-the art skating facility featuring indoor ice, an outdoor refrigerated rink, meeting rooms, training rooms and party rooms. The facility opened in September 2011.

The center provides year-round indoor skating opportunities including skating instruction, hockey skill development, numerous hockey tournaments, public skating events, skate rental and sharpening. The Center also features an annual Ice Fantasy Show.

Coon Rapids Ice Center

Rice Creek Park Reserve & Campgrounds

Category: Recreation | Destination: Lino Lakes

7401 Main Street
Lino Lakes, MN
P: 763-757-3920

The 5,500-acre Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Reserve is one of the largest in the seven-county metropolitan area and contains some of the most significant native wildlife habitat and water resources in the regional area.

The park offers a wide variety of amenities, including the Wargo Nature Center, Chomonix Golf Course, Rice Creek Campground, and Centerville Lake Beach. Other amenities include picnic areas, boat launch facilities, biking and hiking trails, playgrounds and a fishing pier.

All motorized vehicles are required to purchase a vehicle entry permit to the regional parks. Annual permits are available for $25, good for one year from date of purchase. Daily permits are available for $5 per day. The annual permit is honored at all Anoka County Regional Parks as well as regional parks in Washington and Carver counties.

Rice Creek Park Reserve & Campgrounds
Rice Creek Park Reserve & Campgrounds

Zero Gravity Trampoline Park

Category: Recreation | Destination: Mounds View

2292 Woodale Drive
Mounds View, MN 55112
P: 763-231-3033

Zero Gravity is the Twin Cities out of this world experience of thrills and excitement! A place where you can defy gravity, jump, bounce off the walls, do somersaults in the air, flip into a foam pit and play dodge ball like never before.

Zero Gravity is the perfect place to celebrate your next birthday or group event.

Zero Gravity Trampoline Park
Zero Gravity Trampoline Park
Zero Gravity Trampoline Park
Zero Gravity Trampoline Park
Zero Gravity Trampoline Park

Minnesota Twins Baseball

Category: Recreation | Destination: Twin Cities

Target Field, 1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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