Community News - Minneapolis Parks
Monday, June 8, 2015 6:10 AM


Residents invited to help plan the future of Minneapolis Parks

Ever wish there was more gym space around this area?

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is undergoing what may be the most comprehensive planning effort in its 130 year history.  Multiple projects are underway to shape award-winning park system for next 20 years – and beyond.  Minneapolis residents are encouraged to get involved and help the MPRB. Residents can get involved by attending a public meeting or subscribing to receive timely emails about the projects.  Details about each project are available at

Public Meetings:

Multiple public meetings will be held in each quadrant of the city this summer to share information about the projects. Meetings will be scheduled 15-30 days in advance. 

June: North Minneapolis - now scheduled… (6 - 7:30 pm, June 9, North Commons Rec Center, 1801 James Ave. N;   6 - 7:30 pm, June 16, Folwell Rec Center, 1615 N Dowling Ave;   6 - 7:30 pm, June 22, Harrison Rec Center, 503 N Irving Ave.)

June/July: Southwest Minneapolis

July/August: South Minneapolis

August/September: Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis

September: Citywide