Contact Information

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

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 am. - 4:30 pm

Fall Recreation Activities

Youth Programs
: Boys Basketball, Dance, Gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do, Sports Clinics, Kickers Soccer, Flag Football, School Release Trips, Mindful Arts, Holiday Theater opportunities, and more.
We are always looking for volunteer coaches and paid referees for youth athletics. Call 763-706-3730 for more info.

ENCORE Tuesdays @ Murzyn Hall:
4th & 5th grade students are invited to come to Murzyn Hall for enrichment programs on Tuesdays. This FREE program includes bussing provided from Columbia Heights Schools. Program offerings will change intermittently. Students must be enrolled each new trimester. The program begins on Tuesday, October 1st and the first session ends on Tuesday, November 26th. Participants will engage with the offered program from 3:00-4:30 pm. Pickup is from 4:30-5:15 pm. 

Adult Programs:
Adult Aerobics, Total Body Conditioning, Tae Kwon Do, Stompin at the Hall exercise, and Crochet.

Senior Citizen Programs: 
Free Exercise classes, mini-bus outings, motor-coach day trips, social groups, and much more.  ***Don't miss out on fabulous Senior Motor Coach Trips***  You will find the links for the monthly "Active Agers" newsletter on our Senior Citizens page.

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 (near City Hall) and the Hylander Center, 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: 

Katie Holznagel, Youth Program Coordinator
Phone: (763) 706-3733  |  Email: 

Brit Gartner, Youth Coordinator
Phone: (763) 706-3736  |  Email: 

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

Candy Lack, Recreation Clerk
Phone: (763) 706-3580  |  Email: