Luxton Park Community Center

Luxton Park Community Center

Luxton Community Center

112 SE Williams Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
Phone: 612-370-4925, Fax: 612-331-0173.
<luxton@minneapolisparks.org>
Director: Huy Nguyen <hnguyen@minneapolisparks.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.

Current activities are listed at the Luxton Recreation Center website. See also the Luxton Park Placeography page.

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 MeetLuxton Book Exchange - Luxton Park Minneapolis (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.

Come and browse! Questions? Contact: Becky Shockley.