Maplewood welcomes you and your family to this beautiful bustling city just ten minutes from St. Paul along the northern and eastern boarders of the metropolitan area. Maplewood is home to a few large companies including the large corporation 3M and is a perfect place to live whether you enjoy the hustle and bustle of the big city or the serenity of a small town.
Maplewood belongs to the North St. Paul, Maplewood and Oakdale School District ISD #622. The school district serves thousands of children with over 72,000 residents in the area. There are nine elementary schools including Carver Elementary School located at 2680 Upper Afton Road at (651) 702-8200 for grades K-5. There are three middle schools in the district including John Glenn Middle School at 1560 East County Road B at (651) 748-6300 for grades 6th through 8th and two high schools including Tartan High School at 828 Greenway Avenue North at (651) 702-8600 for grades 9th through 12th. For more information regarding the school district in general, call (651) 748-7622.
The Maplewood Community Center is a state of the art exercise facility. The center offers innovative equipment including over 3,000 square feet Nautilus and Cybex strength equipment, free weights and a cable tower. There is a suspended indoor walking/running track, a full snack bar serving soup, chicken sandwiches and smoothies. There are over 75 free fitness classes including spinning, yoga and dance classes. Discounts are available for seniors 55 and over, membership offers and discounts on unique birthday party ideas. For more information call (651) 249-2230.
Nature lovers and hunters love the Maple Wood Nature Center. The Nature Center offers areas specifically for deer hunters and there are beautiful scenic trails and a visitor center with exhibits. Some of the special amenities the Nature Centers offers are special event rentals, field trip possibilities for schools, and innovative nature programs for children of all ages. The main trail at the Nature Center is about one and a half miles of scenic trails through the oak woods, prairies and butterfly gardens. The center is open daily and closes by 7:00p.m each day. For more information, call (651) 249-2170.
The City of Maple Wood would like to make recycling and disposal of items easy for you. According to city ordinances, disposing of buckthorn and electronics should be done a certain way. The disposal of Buckthorn cannot be done on city property, but some alternative ways to dispose of it include registering for free curbside pick-up on designated days, contact your hauler to see if they will dispose of it, burn the brush or turn into compost for your garden. To dispose of electronics, call your hauler first to see if they dispose of electronics. To see if your hauler will dispose of Buckthorn or electronics, call (651) 249-2000 to contact different haulers in the area.