Parks and Recreation


  Karl Huemiller, Recreation Services Director
  P 612-861-9387

Richfield Community Center
7000 Nicollet Avenue, Richfield, MN 55423
P 612-861-9385 | F 612-861-9388
711 MN Relay Service

Business Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
(closed on Federal and State holidays) 
-For Park Maintenance issues (i.e. vandalism or needed repairs), please call Public Works at 612-861-9170.
-For emergencies in the parks, please call 911.

2024 Spring/Summer Program Guide (April through August)
Registration opens Monday, March 4, 9:00 am at or in person/by phone at each program location: Community Center, Wood Lake Nature Center , or the Ice Arena).

Read all about our revamped our Recreation Fee Assistance Program and apply before you register

Cancellations and Refunds
To request the cancellation of a program registration, contact Richfield Recreation Services at 612-861-9385 or

-No refunds are granted for registrations cancelled by the participant within 13 days or less of the first day of the program.
-Full refunds are granted for cancellations made 14 days or more before the first day of the program (less a $5 processing fee per program cancelled)
-Full refunds are granted for program cancellations made by the Recreation Services Department.

 include injury or death in the immediate family (a doctor’s note or other proof of medical condition may be required). Special events such as Half-Haunted Halloween and Candlelight & Ice are non-refundable. Birthday parties are non-refundable, but a party may be rescheduled within six months.

Contact Recreation Services to transfer to a different class. A $5 processing fee per transferred program will apply. No participant substitution will be allowed for any program. All transfers must be made two weeks or more before the start of the program from which you’re transferring.

Many program, event, and facility descriptions in the brochure are listed in English and Spanish. We also keep up-to-date information in Spanish at

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Para información en español
Visite esta página para información en español acerca de programas y eventos de recreación. 

Online Registration for Programs & Events
We recently updated our online registration system. If you have been a customer with Richfield Recreation in the past, visit, click Sign In and Forgot Password.

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 CommissionFriendship 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 LakeHonoring All Veterans Memorial, Inc. and the Senior Advisory Board).