Register for Fall Adult Sports and Activities in Minneapolis Parks!

New Leagues: Bags and Lawn Bowling at The Commons

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is excited to offer two new sports leagues, Bags and Lawn Bowling, at The Commons in Downtown Minneapolis this year.


When: Tuesday and Thursday nights, July-September
Where: The Commons
Leagues: Open (no gender requirements)
Season: Eight weeks scheduled, including championship round on last week
Cost: $100

Lawn Bowling

When: Wednesdays 6-7 pm, August-September
Where: The Commons
Leagues: Open (no gender requirements)
Season: Six weeks scheduled
Cost: $250

Adult Sports

Check out the links below to find an adult sports league that works for you:

Flag Football

When: Wednesday and Thursday nights, September-October
Where: Parade Stadium
Leagues: Women’s Wednesdays, Open (no gender requirements) Thursdays
Season: Eight weeks scheduled
Cost: $455

Indoor Volleyball

When: Sundays-Thursdays, late September-December
Where: Armatage, Bottineau, Harrison, Luxton, MLK, Nokomis, Northeast, Van Cleve, Whittier, Windom NE
Leagues: Co-Ed Sundays-Thursdays, Open Sundays, Women’s Thursdays
Season: 10 weeks scheduled, including tournament
Cost: $355


When: Sunday-Thursday, August-October
Where: Bossen, Bryn Mawr, Nokomis, Northeast
Leagues: Co-Ed only
Season: Nine weeks scheduled
Cost: $305

Outdoor Soccer

When: Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, August-October
Where: Elliot, Neiman, Parade
Leagues: Co-Ed, Men’s and Open (six-on-six and 11-on-11 leagues available)
Season: Nine weeks scheduled, including post-season tournament
Cost: $655 six-on-six; $985 11-on-11


Co-ed Session 1

When: Sundays-Thursdays, August-September
Where: Bossen, Bryn Mawr, Carew Field, Logan, Neiman, Northeast
Seasons: Five-week doubleheaders
Cost: $355 non-lit fields; $415 lit fields

Co-ed Session 2

When: Sundays-Thursdays, September-October
Where: Bossen, Bryn Mawr, Northeast
Seasons: Four-week doubleheaders
Cost: $265

Men’s Session 1

When: Mondays-Thursdays, August-September
Where: Bossen, Bryn Mawr, Marshall Terrace, Nokomis, Northeast,
Seasons: Five-week doubleheaders
Cost: $415 lit fields; $355 non-lit fields

Men’s Session 2

When: Mondays-Thursdays, September-October
Where: Bossen, Bryn Mawr, Northeast
Seasons: Four-week doubleheaders
Cost: $265

Open (No Gender Requirements)

When: Tuesdays, August 13-October 1
Where: Bryn Mawr
Seasons: Eight-week single games
Cost: $335

Register as a Free Agent

Are you an individual looking to get placed on a team? Register as a Free Agent. Your information will be passed along to teams needing players. If enough individuals register, an attempt will be made to organize a team from the Free Agent list.

Officials Needed!

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is always looking to hire more officials for any of the sports listed above! Earn extra cash and stay involved in the sports you love!

To apply or learn more information please contact Anthony DiBella at or 612-230-6546.

Activities and Classes

Not into sports? Browse hundreds of activities and classes linked below:


Ceramics, Crafts, Music, Pottery

Health and Fitness

Aerobics, Barre, Fitness, Martial Arts, Pickleball, Walking Groups, Yoga and Zumba

Hobbies, Clubs and Games

Card Games (Bridge, Cribbage, 500, Spades), Chess, Dominoes, Dog Obedience Classes

Language and Culture

Armored Combat

Nature and Environment

Bird Watching, Campfire Mingle, Forest Bathing, Hiking, Nature Book Club, Nature Date Night

Special Events

Monthly Dances for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Voiceover Class

Trips and Tours

Senior Trips to exciting and interesting attractions across the state

Water Activities

Adult Swimming Lessons and Sailing Lessons

Recreation Fee Assistance

Minneapolis residents who cannot afford instructional fees because of economic need may apply for fee assistance through the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Fee Assistance Program.

Questions? Contact your local recreation center (Recreation Center List) or the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board information line at 612-230-6400 or

Athletic Field Rentals

Not all applications are guaranteed a permit for field use. Permits are granted to user groups according to the priority list and field availability. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board reserves the right to cancel a permit at any time.

Priority of Usage

  1. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board programs
  2. MPS K-12 programs (including Athletics and Community Education programs)
  3. Returning permit holders requesting similar dates and hours from the previous year
  4. New community groups and organizations

Submit an application to reserve a field, court, or rink: Policy, Fees and Application [PDF]

Contact Jack Bartsh at  or 612-230-6492 for additional information.