Pearl is a popular sports park offering a variety of options for youth and adults. The youth track team, now in its sixth season, draws 75 participants. Outdoor amenities include baseball, football, softball and soccer fields, hockey and ice skating rinks, wading pool, totlot/playground, walking paths and picnic areas.
Popular programs at the park and rec center include pre-school gymnastics, art and music; the YouthLine mentorship program; and the Minneapolis’ Institute of Art’s summer program, Art in the Park.
Rec center staff collaborate with the Hale-Page-Diamond Lake Neighborhood Association for special events, including Frost Fest, Earth Day and Picnic in the Park.
Historical Profile: More information about this and other parks is included in Parks, Lakes, Trails and So Much More, a richly detailed account of the histories of Minneapolis’ renown recreational system.