Contact Information

Recreation Department
John P. Murzyn Hall
530 Mill Street NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Recreation Department
What's Happening Now
CH Community Picnic Wednesday, June 7 @ Huset Park West 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. FREE FOOD! Everyone Welcome!
Please join us for a fun family event to celebrate the beginning of summer. Meet your City Departments, school, and local organizations. City Staff from Recreation, Police, Fire, Community Development, Library, Admin/Finance, and Public Works, CH Royalty, Lions Club, Athletic Boosters, CH Sister City, CH Public Schools, Lee Carlson Center, SACA food shelf, Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, Big Brother/Big Sisters, CH Fairview Clinics, Meet Pete the Cat, HeightsNEXT (ice cream), El Taco Loco food truck, and music from the mariachi band Jalisco (5-6pm).
SUMMER PROGRAMS, Youth Wild Wednesday Trips, Football, Soccer, Sports Clinics, Youth Enrichment, Adult Programs and more!
NoteWe are always looking for volunteer coaches and paid referees for youth athletics.

Adult Programs: Adult Aerobics, Total Body Conditioning, Tae Kwon Do, Crochet

We Also have Senior Citizen programs: Free Exercise, outings, motor-coach day trips, social groups and much more. You will find the link to the monthly "Senior Highlights" Newsletter on our Senior Citizens page.

CH City Parks and Event Wagon reservations now open for 2017.  Garden Plot reservations open for returning gardeners from Jan 3-Mar 31. New gardeners - please call beginning April 3 for details at (763)706-3730.

*Online Registration is available!*
Current Recreation Brochure   Recreation Facebook Page

John P. Murzyn Hall & Hylander Center
The City of Columbia Heights operates a variety of facilities for use by residents and the general public. John P. Murzyn Hall & the Hylander Center which is adjacent to the Columbia Heights High School.

Staff Contact Information
Keith Windschitl
, Recreation Director
Phone: (763) 706-3732  |  Email:  

Delynn Mulligan, Senior Citizen Coordinator
Phone: (763) 706-3735  |  Email: 

Liz Bray, Recreation Program Coordinator
Phone: (763) 706-3733  |  Email: 

Deanna Saefke, Recreation Secretary
Phone: (763) 706-3734  |  Email: 

Darci Knauer, Recreation Clerk
Phone: (763) 706-3580  |  Email: