Parks and Recreation
|Following the safety guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to slow the spread of COVID-19, all recreation facilities are closed and all in-person, staff-led programming is suspended until further notice. Walking trails at Wood Lake Nature Center will remain open. Please refer to the City's Facebook page for announcements about self-guided and virtual programming.
Recreation Services Director
Richfield Community Center
7000 Nicollet Avenue, Richfield, MN 55423
P 612-861-9395 | F 612-861-9388
711 MN Relay Service
Business Hours (currently closed to the public due to COVID-19)
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(closed on Federal and State holidays)
Spring/Summer 2021 Programs PROGRAM GUIDE
Richfield Recreation plans for a fun and busy summer around town, with tons of programs and events for everybody! Check out our Recreation Program Guide; you'll find offerings for all ages and interests. Read all about youth sports camps, nature camps and classes for all ages at Wood Lake, art classes, Richfield Farmers Market, park shelter rental, and so much more! Register for programs at www.richfieldmn.gov/onlineregistration
Program Status Update
The City of Richfield continues to monitor the situation surrounding the pandemic in order to protect the health and safety of our community and staff. Richfield is following the guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on implementing community measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19, including the order from Governor Walz to put a pause on adult and youth sports. As a result, the City will be closing its recreational facilities . Indoor programming will not be offered and all rentals and reservations will be cancelled.
Our Mission & Vision
To provide enriching health, leisure, and educational experiences for members of the community, maintain quality parks and facilities that improve quality of life for residents, and to enhance the value of the community for people who live, work, visit, and do business in Richfield.
Parks Master Plan
Updated over a two-year period in 2017-2018 with input from residents, Community Services Commission members, and staff, the Parks Master Plan provides a roadmap for future projects and improvements.
Public Advisory Boards
Recreation Services Department staff members serve as staff liaisons to two Council advisory Commissions: the Community Services Commission, Friendship City Commission, and the Arts Commission. Recreation Staff also works with a number of subcommittees of the CSC, project task forces, neighborhood groups and fundraising boards (such as the Friends of Wood Lake, Honoring All Veterans Memorial, Inc. and the Senior Advisory Board).