An indoor, space-themed playground filled with interstellar delights

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

THE BLAST IS CLOSED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2023

What is The "Blast"?

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

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 

  • Open daily. Drop in any time the ECC is open.
  • 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
Tuesdays/Thursdays
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
Saturday, April 29
9 a.m. – noon
$5/child (18 months – 10 years)
Free (17 months and younger, and adults)
No pre-registration required

Birthdays

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

Current Pricing and Information
Birthday Package Pricing
Monday - Thursday $145
Friday - Sunday $175
Additional Pricing
Each additional child $12

The Birthday Package includes

  • Admission for up to 15 children
  • Up to 25 people (including adults)
    • Additional children can be added for a per child fee - see Additional Pricing above. Due to room size and safety guidelines there is a 25 Max Room capacity including adults. Based on availability additional space may be available for larger parties for an additional package fee.
  • Two hours in a private party room
  • Birthday Blast birthday invitation
  • Three pitchers of your choice of beverage (lemonade, blue Powerade or raspberry ice tea)
  • Paper products (placemats, plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
  • Vanilla ice cream cups
  • Birthday cake may be brought in from any licensed baker
  • Due to room size and safety guidelines there is a max capacity of 25 people, including adults

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
$4/child
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