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

The Columbia Heights Recreation Department is OPEN, with restrictions.  Visit online registration for a full list of upcoming activities.

Community Event Happenings:
Story Strolls FREE Winter Family Activity.  January 12 & 13: Sullivan Park
Clue in the Park: January 5 -31. Get your Clue List and search the parks for the images shown on the list. They will be attached to man made objects.
*  SnowBLAST 2021: January 30th 3 - 6 pm.  Sign up here.

The CH Recreation Department provides a wide variety of social, educational, and recreational programs for youth and, adults and seniorsTo view all our programs and to register, click on this link:  Or call our office at 763-706-3730. 
Current Recreation Brochure   Recreation Facebook Page

Winter 2020-2021:
The Governor's Order 20-99 has limited the type of programs we would typically offer in the winter months.  Check back regularly for updates on the following program categories:
ENCORE community learning programs, dance, theater, youth enrichment, sports programs, family yoga, and more.
Adults:  exercise for all adult ages, crochet, 55+ art classes.
55+ and Seniors: art classes (no experience required), movies, exercise classes, bingo, mini-bus outings, social groups, and much more. To view the "Active Agers" monthly newsletter visit our Senior Center 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) is available for weddings, receptions, banquets, meetings, events and more.  Call 763-706-3730 for details and to discuss COVID-19 guidelines.
Hylander Center
(adjacent to the Columbia Heights High School): gym and fitness. 
Due to COVID-19, the Hylander Center will be closed until further notice. 

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

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

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

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

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