425 W 26th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55405


Phone: 612-370-4966
Fax: 612-354-3717

School Year Hours

August 28 2017-June 8 2018
Monday-Friday: 3-9 pm
Saturday: 9 am-4 pm  
Sunday: Closed
Holiday Schedule

Summer Hours

Wading Pool Hours

Wading pools are closed for the season.

Whittier Recreation Center

Part of: Whittier Park

Activities & Amenities


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Good to Know

Summer Meal Program

Not Air Conditioned

View a list of recreation centers sorted by which locations are equipped with air conditioning [PDF].


  • Community Kitchen
  • Computer Lab
  • Craft Room
  • Gymnasium
  • Meeting Room
  • Multipurpose Room


  • Basketball Court
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground/Tot Lot
  • Restroom Facility
  • Softball Field
  • Wading Pool

Park and Recreation Center Construction Summer 2018

Whitter Recreation Center gym, wading pool and playground will be closed from June 8-August 31, 2018 for building improvements.

Mueller Park and Bryant Square Park are recommended nearby locations for wading pools and playgrounds. The rest of the recreation center and the park will be open.

Rentals & Permits

Athletic Rentals: Call the recreation center directly to reserve a field, court, or rink for a single practice or game. Policy [PDF] Application [PDF]

Recurring Athletic Rentals: To reserve a field, court, or rink for two or more dates, visit our athletic permit page. Application [PDF]

Outdoor Event Space: Learn how to reserve park space for corporate events, community celebrations, and more. Application [PDF]

Room Rentals: Call the recreation center directly to reserve space for a meeting or special event. Fee Schedules and Procedures [PDF] Application [PDF]

Recreation Center Details

Neighborhood: Whittier

Service AreaSouthwest

Commissioner District4

Did you know?

We offer programming at 47 neighborhood recreation centers throughout Minneapolis.