Note: Summer hours are now in effect.

An indoor, space-themed playground filled with interstellar delights

Children playing in the Blast playground at the ECC
The "Blast"

What is The "Blast"?

The Blast is an indoor, space-themed playground filled with interstellar delights! Located inside the Eagan Community Center.

Hours of Operation

  • Open daily. Drop in any time the ECC is open.
  • Please note that private events close The Blast to the public at certain times. Check the Blast Availability Calendar to help plan your next visit.

Comments from a Recent Blast Event

  • "So much fun! I told everyone it was the best $5 I have ever spent. Thank you!!"
  • "Really appreciated the cost, variety, hours, and thought that went into the event. Really well done, and exactly what a community center should be."
  • "Awesome open gym concept, fun toys!"
  • "Love that you had this [planting activity.] Got the kids excited about gardening and being in nature. Fun take home project that ultimately has them caring for something at home."
  • "Lots of great options and allowed something calm between trips between the blast and the gym."

Fees/General Info 

  • Fees
    • Youth (18 months – 12 years): $5
    • 10-visit punch pass: $45
  • Adult supervision is required at all times.
  • All participants must wear socks (available for purchase at guest services for $2, if needed)
  • Availability and admission times may occasionally be changed, modified, or canceled due to events, private rentals, severe weather, or maintenance.
Blast & Play Package

Play in The Blast and the Gym
Labor Day - Memorial Day Only
9 a.m. – noon
$5/child (18 months – 6 years)
Free (17 months and younger, and adults)
No pre-registration required

Blast & Play Events

Play in The Blast, the Gym and Craft Project
9 a.m. – noon
$5/child (18 months – 10 years)
Free (17 months and younger, and adults)
No pre-registration required


The Blast Indoor Playground is an out of this world place to hold your child's next birthday party.

Current Pricing and Information

Regular Package VIP Package
Monday - Thursday
Friday - Sunday
Fridays & Sundays Only (October-May)
Sundays Only (June-September)
2 hours
(various time slots available)
2 hours
(5:30-7:30 p.m. only Oct-May)
(3:30-5:30 p.m. only June-Sept)
Exclusive use of The Blast (closed to the public)
No Yes
1 3
Room Capacity
25 75
Children Admitted under Package
15 45
Fillable PDF Invitation
Included Included
Pitchers of Beverages
3 9
Paper Products
Included Included
Ice Cream Package
Add-on for $15 Included
Additional Ice Cream
$10 each additional gallon
(must buy ice cream package)
$10 each additional gallon
Can I bring my own store bought food?
Yes; maximum of $100 value Yes; maximum of $300 value
Additional Pricing & Information
Each additional child $7
Additional children can be added for a per child fee. Due to room size and safety guidelines there are maximum room capacities including adults (25 regular package, 75 VIP package). Based on availability additional space may be available for larger parties for an additional package fee.
Vanilla Ice Cream Package (includes a gallon of vanilla ice cream, ice cream scoop to keep, bowls, and spoons)
Outside food must be in original store packaging
Birthday cake/cupcakes/cookies may be brought in from any licensed baker.
Contact (651) 675-5500 for food and beverage options

Additional Blast Information

  • Socks must be worn while in The Blast
  • Children must be supervised
  • There is a 25 max room capacity including adults
  • A room reservation is required to have a birthday party at The Blast. Parties are not permitted in common areas. You are welcome to pay the daily admission and enjoy The Blast as a birthday outing, but if you do not have a room reservation then cake, gifts, food and decorations are not allowed. Picnic tables in outdoor park areas are available on a first come, first served basis. If you have any questions, call Eagan Parks & Recreation at (651) 675-5500.
  • Please note: The time you have the room reserved for includes setup and cleanup time. Please be considerate of staff and others using the rooms outside of your reservation time so events stay on schedule.

Groups & Field Trips

Those interested in group rentals or field trips should inquire for more information and availability. Please fill out an inquiry form, and allow three to four business days for us to get back to you. If you do not hear from us in that time frame, you are welcome to call (651) 675-5550.

Current Pricing and Information
Number of children
Minimum: 15
Maximum: 75
Admission to The Blast
One party room per hour (maximum 25 children)
$22 Eagan residents
$25 non-Eagan residents
Two party rooms per hour (maximum 50 children)
$44 Eagan residents
$50 non-Eagan residents
Three party rooms per hour (maximum 75 children)
$50 Eagan residents
$55 non-Eagan residents
Gym rentals (per hour)
$38/half court
$64/full court