Minneapolis Parks and Recreation

Stalled Construction On West River Parkway Closes Road Through DecemberIt could be months before part of West River Parkway is open to drivers again. In June 2014 a mudslide on the West Bank of University of Minnesota caused evacuations and road closures on West River Parkway.
Minneapolis Public Pools Close For SeasonAs the 2015 Minnesota State Fair reaches its final day, there's another sign that summer is nearing its end. As Minneapolis students are now back in class, pools that are located on or next to public schools in Minneapolis are now closed.
Frozen Minnehaha Waterfall Irresistible To ScofflawsOne of the most popular attractions in Minneapolis is also one of the most dangerous right now.
Minnesotans Enjoy The Post-Christmas SnowAs long as you're not in a car, slipping and sliding in our fresh snow is a lot of fun. That's why parks were a popular place Saturday afternoon.
Warm Weather Delays Open For Hockey Rinks, Tubing LiftsOur mild December means a lot of outdoor activities in Minneapolis have been put on hold.
Minnesotans Prepare For Brutal ColdMany people were out and about Saturday, running last-minute errands in preparation to stay at home for a few days. Grocery stores were busy with people stocking up before the winter blast. At Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, cross-country skiers and runners got out and enjoyed the brief stint of warmer temperatures. Minneapolis Parks and Recreation is closing all of its facilities Saturday at 6 p.m. until Tuesday at noon because of the weather.
Minneapolis Parks Offers Up Close Look At BeesMany of us do what we can to avoid the sting of a honey bee, but more and more people are starting hobby hives. The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Department has a unique program that lets you dabble in beekeeping. They’re offering a class on it at Theodore Wirth Park.
Ice Rinks Opening In Minneapolis ParksMinneapolis Parks and Recreation crews will begin opening rinks Wednesday.
Authorities: Dead Cat Found In Mpls. Park With Political Message A dead cat has been found in a Minneapolis park with a political message attached to it Monday morning, according to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation.
Outdoor Concert Guide For Kids In the Twin CitiesSummertime is fun time in the Twin Cities. If you have kids, it’s the time to escape being trapped in the house for weeks of winter boredom.
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