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Hopkins Activity Center Facility Rental

The Hopkins Activity Center is the perfect place to rent for meetings, classes, business functions, gatherings, basketball, sales, birthday and anniversary parties, and wedding receptions. Individuals, groups, and businesses may rent the facility.

Application Procedure

  1. Download application and guidelines.
  2. Read through everything to make sure the facility will fit your needs.
  3. Contact the Hopkins Activity Center to inquire if the facility is available on your desired date and time.
  4. Submit the application along with a picture ID (if requesting Hopkins resident rate) and the damage deposit. You can do this in person at the Activity Center, or by emailing your completed application with a copy of your photo ID to, and then calling 952-939-1333 with credit card information for your damage deposit.
    1. Application, ID, and damage deposit must be submitted at least 31 days in advance of the reservation date to be guaranteed consideration of usage. Applications submitted less than 31 days prior to the event date will be considered, but there will be no guarantee of usage.
    2. Applicants must be 18 years old or older.

Confirmation Procedure

Applicants will be notified 2-3 working days after the application/request is properly submitted to inform the applicant that the Activity Center has received their request and the availability of their event date and time.

Written confirmation and a bill for rental will be sent out upon approval of the applicant’s request. Reservations are not confirmed until applicants have received written confirmation from the Hopkins Activity Center. It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure they have received their confirmation.

Available Equipment

  • Folding chairs (168)
  • Card tables
  • Piano
  • Public address system
  • Podium
  • Waste containers
  • Television/VCR/DVD
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Convection oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Serving carts
  • Coffee makers (30 cup, 60 cup, 100 cup)
  • 5' round tables, fit 7-8 guests (14)
  • 6' rectangle tables, fit 6-8 guests (12)

Available Rooms

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Fitness Room

  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical machine
  • Stationary bike
  • Recumbant bike
  • Free weights


  • 11 square tables
  • 36 chairs
  • Vended snacks/drinks
  • Sink/counter area
  • Television
  • Three overstuffed chairs


  • Oven
  • Convection oven
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator/freezer
  • Serving carts
  • Serving and prep counters

computer labComputer Nook

  • Computers
  • Three 36" x 36" tables
  • 10 chairs
  • 50" television monitor

Harmony HillHarmony Hill

  • Six 18" x 72" conference tables
  • 24 chairs
  • 50" television monitor


  • 6' table
  • Eight cloth chairs
  • 50" television monitor

Raspberry NorthRaspberry

  • 14 18" x 72" conference tables
  • 32 cloth chairs
  • Refreshment prep area
  • Sink
  • 70" television monitor with internet

full gymNorth GymSouth gymMulti-purpose North/Gym or Multi-purpose South/Gym

  • 2,000 square feet
  • One basketball rim
  • 70" television monitor
  • Capacity of people - 100 (no exceptions)

North and South can also be open to make a large room of 4,000 square feet, serving 200 people with two 70" television monitors

Rental Fees & Payment

The Hopkins Activity Center accepts cash, checks or credit cards for damage deposits and fees. The name of the individual or organization making the application must appear on the front of the check or credit card. All applicants are charged a fee according to their classification and the number of rooms being used. All groups are subject to sales tax unless a completed ST3 form is submitted with application.

Rental Fees
(for complete list of fees, see Facility Use Guidelines)
Damage Deposit $0 $75 $75 $75 $75
Daytime Hours of Operation (Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.)
First room rented
(per hour)
$5 $5 $10 $10 $15/
*Add $5/hour for Multi-Purpose Gymnasium (North or South).
Every additional room (per hour) $10 $10 $10 $10 $10
Evening Hours of Operation (Monday–Thursday, 3–9 p.m.)
First room rented
(per hour)
$15 $15 $20* $20* $30/
*Add $5/hour for Multi-Purpose Gymnasium.
Every additional room (per hour) $10 $10 $10 $10 $10
Weekend Hours of Operation (Friday 8 a.m.–Sunday 10 p.m.)
First room rented
(per hour)
$25 $30 $35 $35 $45
Every additional room (per hour) $10 $10 $10 $10 $10

User Classifications

(AA) City of Hopkins Sponsored—Police Department, Pavilion, Center for the Arts, etc.

  • Meetings, training, open houses open to the public where there is no charge to the participant

(B) Community Use—Hopkins residents, Hopkins civic organizations, community service organizations

  • Meetings and training open to the residents of Hopkins where there are no charges to the participant
  • A family (parent/guardian and their immediate family members) occasional recreation time
  • Community service organizations might not be based in Hopkins, but reaching out to service Hopkins residents and there are no charges to participants to attend the activity.

(BB) Community Use—Hopkins residents, Hopkins civic organizations, community service organizations

  • Meetings, training and events open to residents of Hopkins and there is a charge to the participant
  • Family or membership social gatherings, birthday party, wedding, funeral, or anniversary receptions

(D) Other—Businesses, non-resident, etc.

  • Using the facility to promote or make a profit for themselves or others by non-Hopkins School District residents
  • Events that do not meet the above criteria
  • Private rentals


  • Hopkins Activity Center
    33 14th Ave N

Rental Hours

The facility is open for rental:

  • Monday - Thursday
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday
    8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

To inquire if the facility is available for a specific date and time, call 952-939-1333.


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