Luxton Park Community Center
Luxton Community Center
112 SE Williams Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
Phone: 612-370-4925, Fax: 612-331-0173.
Director: Huy Nguyen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Recreation Coordinator: Huy Nguyen
Hours during School Year:
2 - 9 p.m. M-F (2010-2011);
3 - 9 p.m. M-F; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sa (2011-2012)
Summer Hours (2013):
M-Th: 12 - 8PM; F: 12 - 6PM.
The Community Center building in Luxton Park is named after famous Minneapolis Tribune gardening columnist and Prospect Park resident, George Luxton, author of the book: Flower Growing in the North. Luxton Park is administered by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Ice skating, softball, basketball, flag football, volleyball, and wading pool available.
Luxton's amenities include: Computer Lab, Craft Room, Gym, Indoor Court, Kitchen, Meeting Multipurpose Room, Adult Sports, Aerobics-Fitness, After School, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Field Trips, Girls Group, Boys Group, Open Gym, Seniors, Youthline, Youth Sports.
Programs for Spring: Baseball & Soccer; coaches needed!
Programs for Summer: Summer Splash: Sports, Arts & Enrichment Outings, Service Learning, Crafts and Much More.
Enroll by May 27. For all youth who have completed K through 5 school during 2010-2011 school year.
June 20 - July 28 1:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Programs for Children include: Eastside Movers and Shakers (learn ABC’s and 123’s), Youth Care (Girl Talk, Arts & Crafts, Field Trips); Kookin’ in the Kitchen (how to prepare after-school snacks); Ceramics (handpaint and glaze Greenware); Crafts Class; Computer Fun (homework and games); Jumpin’ Gym (dodgeball, volleyball, basketball); Dominoes (math skills). Luxton Park Reading Initiative and Lending Library; story sharing during bookmobile hours. Programs for Teens include: Southeast Youth Council (get involved in the park and community); Luxton Football League (flag football for boys and girls); Homework Help (quiet place to study or for computer help); Dominoes (math skills); Teen Night (music room, movies, recreational games); Field Trips (explore the city, Science Museum, Roller Gardens, etc.); Swap Meet (sports card collection); Game Day (spades, dominoes, Connect 4, Uno).
Programs for Adults include: Adult Gym; Men’s Basketball; Open Computer Lab.
The Luxton Book Exchange is a no-cost place where adults as well as children can choose from hundreds of books, and in turn donate more to the collection.
- Open during Luxton Community Center hours.
- Hundreds of books for all ages
- Fiction, non-Fiction, Comic Books and lots more!
- Take home a book or two to read; bring it back when you're done.
- Donate a book you no longer want.
- Duplicates and surplus books are donated to the Women's Prison Book Project and the Learning Disabilities Association.
Come and browse! Questions? Contact: Becky Shockley.