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Prior Lake Recreation
The Recreation Department coordinates and manages the toddler, youth, adult and family recreation programs and trips offered throughout the year. The department also manages and operates the Club Prior Senior Center, coordinates the use of the city’s park facilities, including beaches, athletic fields, ice rinks and the skate park.

 RECREATION ............................ (952) 447-9820  Fax: (952) 447-4245

 Angie Barstad, Recreation Coordinator

(952) 447-9822
 Debbie Carlberg, Senior Recreation Programmer (952) 447-9783

 Kelsey Kes, Recreation Program Assistant

(952) 447-9823
 Recreation Registration and Information Website

The Recreation Department offers many different programs and trips for all ages and families throughout the year. To find out all that we offer, along with a map of all the parks in Prior Lake and the athletic field schedule, click here to visit the Prior Lake Recreation Registration and Information website, or call (952) 447-9820, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cooperative Programs & Youth Athletics

Prior Lake Parks & Recreation does not administer, nor does it directly sponsor, any of the following programs. All the organization and athletic associations operate independently of Prior Lake Parks & Recreation.

Randy Geister (952) 220-6055
Stacey Ruelle (952) 456-1253
(952) 226-0000
(952) 226-0080
(952) 226-0950

Does the city offer youth sports programs?
The City of Prior Lake offers adult (male/female) summer and fall softball leagues only. Prior Lake Athletics for Youth, the Prior Lake Hockey Association and Prior Lake Soccer Club offer youth sports for the city.

How far in advance do we accept reservations for shelters and the pavilion?
We go a year out and don't have a cut off date.

What do I have to do to secure a reservation for the pavilion or shelters?

Reservations can be handled online at Find the "Programs and Facilities-Click Here!" tab and browse available dates and facilities under the "Facility Rentals" section. If you cannot find the date to add to your cart, the facility is not available on that date. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance. Please read all instructions and policities carefully, for you are agreeing to the rental policies at check-out. If you have any questions, call (952) 447-9820.

What shelters in the city are free?

All neighborhood park shelters are free and are used on a first-come, first-served basis. We only charge fees for community parks which are Lakefront, Sand Point and Memorial.

How do I know if a field is closed in Prior Lake?

There will be signs posted around the Lakefront, Thomas Ryan, Ponds and Memorial fields stating they are CLOSED.There is also a weather hotline (952) 447-9825 that will be updated with the status of the athletic fields at Lakefront, Thomas Ryan, Ponds and Memorial.

Where can I find directions to the parks in Prior Lake?  

Check out the Parks & Trail section in the menu on the left side of this page.

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4646 Dakota Street SE   -   Prior Lake, MN 55372-1714
Phone: (952) 447-9800   -   Fax: (952) 447-4245
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