Recreation Programs Registration

People interested in registering for Recreation and Springbrook Nature Center programming can do so in three ways:

  • Online registration through the Xplor software
  • Over the phone by calling Recreation at 763-572-3570 or Springbrook Nature Center at 763-572-3588. 
  • In-person at Fridley City Hall or Springbrook Nature Center

Registration Notes

• Online registration closes one week prior to the class start date. Call the Recreation Office at 763-572-3570 to check on registration options after this date. 
• The participant grades listed apply to the current school year. 

Scholarship Program

Scholarships are available to full time Fridley residents only, for select activities (Summer Rocks and Adult Sports Leagues Do Not Qualify). Proof of Residency and Income Restrictions apply. Email or call Recreation at 763-572-3570 to request a scholarship application. 

NOTE: Class registrations using scholarships cannot be processed without a completed/approved application. 

Weather Cancellation Hotline

If you believe there is threatening weather or inclement conditions, please call our 24-hour HOTLINE at 763-572-3578 prior to your program or activity to see if it will still be held. Weather-related cancellations will be sent out via text/SMS to the mobile number listed on the registrant’s account. 


The Fridley Parks & Recreation department reserves the right to cancel any class or activity due to insufficient enrollment.  A full refund will be issued in the event this occurs. 


A full refund is given if the Parks & Recreation Department cancels your class/activity or if we are unable to register you because it is full. Refunds cannot be guaranteed after the registration deadline or after the class/activity has begun.  Trip refunds are subject to specific polices on a per-trip basis based on advanced purchases.  Participants/Guardians must contact the Parks & Recreation Department prior to, or during, the class/activity to request a refund.  Refunds will not be given if requested after a program is held. 

Photo Policy

Photographs are periodically taken of participants while they are engaged in programs, special events or enjoying the parks. Please be aware that these photos may appear in the local newspapers and/or Parks & Recreation Department publications including our website, Instagram and Facebook. If you would prefer that we not use your photo, please let the photographer know. 

Inclusion Policy

The City of Fridley is committed to providing reasonable accommodations and accessibility to participants. If you need support due to a special need/disability, contact the Recreation Office at 763-572-3570 or at least three weeks prior to the start of the program to discuss strategies for inclusion and for the staff to gather information about the participant. You may be asked to complete a confidential intake assessment in order for staff to gain appropriate information about the participants abilities.

City of Fridley Directory

Parks and Recreation Department: 
Recreation Office – City Hall, 7071 University Avenue NE
763-572-3570 | 

Springbrook Nature Center:
100 85th Avenue NE
763-572-3588 |