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Minneapolis named #1 Park System for 5th Consecutive Year

Minneapolis repeats as Nation’s Best Park System on Trust for Public Land’s 2017 ParkScore® Index for more information see the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board press release.

May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Waite Park Carnival Friday June 2nd

Waite Park Community Carnival
Come for the annual Waite Park Community Carnival. There are games, food, prizes, and lots more. Held rain or shine, bring the whole family and have a blast supporting our community!
All Ages               Free
Waite Rec Center
Friday      6/2     5pm – 8pm

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

3rd meeting June 21st on Sheridan Park Improvements

Sheridan Memorial Park north end play area and picnic shelter improvements meeting #3. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6-8 pm at East Side Neighborhood Services (ESNS) 1700 2nd ST NE. The preferred design for the layout, play features and picnic shelter will be presented. Last chance to suggest changes before the plan goes to the Park Board planning committee for a public hearing.

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , |

Service Area Master Planning to begin this summer for NE/SE

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is continuing to do master planning for all of the neighborhood parks in the 5 service areas of the city. South was completed in 2016, the Downtown plan is under the 45 day comment period ending on March 4th, and the Northside plan is accepting applications for the CAC. The Northeast/Southeast (NE/SE) plan will be getting underway this summer. Keep your eye out for your opportunity to participate. These park plans will be used for the capital improvements associated with both the 20 Year Neighborhood Park Planning process and for designating Park Dedication Fees collected from new housing and business development. For more information look here.

January 5th, 2017|Categories: Coming Soon, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |