Mark your calendars to join the dedication celebration of a unique new playground at MLK Park (4055 Nicollet Ave S) on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, at 1pm! Its unique and creative design honors Dr. King, the Civil Rights Movement, African American history, and African American inventors.
Summer Programming for Youth & Families Still Open at MLK Park + Fall Sports Registration Open Now As Well
Multiple projects underway to shape award-winning park system for next 20 years – and beyond
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is undergoing what may be the most comprehensive planning effort in its 130 year history. Minneapolis residents are encouraged to get involved and help the MPRB with three distinct, yet deeply intertwined projects: Closing the Gap- Investing in our Neighborhood Parks, RecQuest, and Service Area Master Plans. Residents can get involved by attending a public meeting or subscribing to receive timely emails about the projects.
- Public Meetings
From June through September, multiple public meetings will be held in each quadrant of the city to share information about the projects. Meetings will be scheduled 15-30 days in advance. A full schedule is at www.minneapolisparks.org/closingthegap.
o June/July: Southwest Minneapolis
- 6 – 8 pm, Monday, July 20, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Recreation Center, 4055 Nicollet Ave. S
- 6 – 8 pm, Tuesday, July 28, Lynnhurst Recreation Center, 1345 W Minnehaha Parkway
- Loring Community Center, 1382 Willow St: Meeting to be rescheduled on a date TBD
Anyone requiring meeting modification in order to participate should contact Emily Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-230-6415 in advance of the meeting.
Additional Meetings just in South Minneapolis scheduled:
- July 20th 6:30-8:30 PM, at Matthews Recreation Center
- July 21st 6:30-8:30 PM at Pearl Park Recreation Center
- July 22nd 6:30-8:30 PM at East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center
- July 27th 6:30-8:30 PM at Powderhorn Recreation Center
- August 3rd 6:30-8:30 PM at Sibley Recreation Center
- August 4th 6:30-8:30 PM at Corcoran Recreation Center
- August 6th 6:30-8:30 PM at Longfellow Recreation Center
- August 10th 6:30-8:30 PM at Lake Nokomis Community Center