Parks & Recreation & The COVID-19 Facility Closure

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Eagles Nest Indoor Playground
When will the Eagles Nest Reopen?

The Eagles Nest is closed until further notice. Beginning in October the Eagles Nest will be used periodically by children in the Mission Possible Day Camp. The facility will remain closed to the public until further notice.

I have a birthday party scheduled this summer. Will I get a refund?

Happy Birthday! Eagles Nest, birthday parties and group reservations will be canceled and refunded until we reopen. At this time we anticipate that the Eagles Nest will be the last amenity in the Community Center to re-open. 

I know the Eagles Nest is closed but can I still play at my neighborhood park?

New Brighton outdoor parks and playgrounds are open. If you choose to spend time in the park please exercise caution, cover your cough, wash your hands and stay home if you are sick.

New Brighton Community Center
Open Pickleball

At this time due to the constraints of the executive order and other facility constraints we are not able to offer open pickleball. We will be offering League play this winter. 


In compliance with the MN Executive order, masks that cover your nose and mouth are required by all visitors and staff in all public spaces. Masks can be lowered to drink water but we request that any eating or other activities that require you to lower your mask be done outside. Anyone not wearing a mask in our facility will be asked to leave.

Open Gym

At this time due to the constraints of the executive order and other facility constraints, the gymnasium is not currently available for public open use. 

Recreation Programs
Are you currently offering any recreation programs?

Due to the Dial Back, Minnesota order, we have canceled all in-person programming for the season. Follow us on Facebook @newbrightonparks for updates on virtual program offerings. 

Is the New Brighton Community Center Fitness Facility Open?

Yes, we are back open with new restrictions. Masks are now required while inside our building including on the fitness floor. A social distance of 12ft should be maintained while on the fitness floor.


Monday- Friday 6:00am-7:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm


Can I play on the playground at my local park?

All New Brighton Playgrounds are open. Please exercise caution, maintain social distance, wash your hands, cover your cough and stay home when you are sick.

Can I play golf at Brighwood Hills?

Brightwood Hills golf course is CLOSED for the Season.