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Love Southwest Minneapolis Parks? Help plan their future at any of four upcoming events

Kids activities and refreshments featured at family-friendly workshops in late January and early February.

Join us at Design Week November 13-16!

Join neighbors and friends, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board staff and professional designers during Design Week Nov. 13-16! Everyone who lives, works or plays in Southwest Minneapolis is invited to two opportunities to help set the vision for neighborhood parks in the area. During the week, project designers will set up a working design studio at […]

First online survey closes November 5 Join us at Design Week Nov. 13-16!

Last spring the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) launched the Southwest Service Area Master Plan (SW Parks Plan). This project will set a cohesive vision and priorities for future improvements at 43 neighborhood parks and park properties in Southwest Minneapolis over the next 20-30 years. During the summer, project staff attended more than 100 […]

CAC Meeting #4 Summary

CAC #4 Agenda [PDF] CAC #4 Presentation [PDF] Back to Project Page

Six upcoming workshops focus on parks grouped by neighborhoods

Thank you to all community members working together to create the Southwest Service Area Master Plan, called SW Parks Plan for short. Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting #4 was held Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Kenwood Recreation Center. Thanks everyone for your excellent work at that meeting looking through and interpreting data collected so far!  It’s […]

Next CAC meeting October 16; Six workshops for park groupings scheduled late October-early November

Thank you to all of the community members working together to create the Southwest Service Area Master Plan, called SW Parks Plan for short. Since the project launched last summer, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board staff have attended more than 100 events in Southwest Minneapolis to raise awareness and get feedback on the project. More […]

CAC Meeting #3 Summary

This meeting was held on July 26, 2018. CAC #3 Agenda [PDF] CAC #3 Presentation [PDF] CAC #3 Existing Conditions [PDF] Back to Project Page  

Work Group meetings scheduled throughout August and September!

Any interested Southwest Minneapolis parks user is invited to attend discussions hosted by work groups dedicated to topics related to SW neighborhood parks. The groups were created as part of the planning process for the Southwest Service Area Master Plan (SW Parks Plan), which kicked off in May and will create a cohesive set of […]

Next CAC meeting scheduled Thursday, July 26

Thank you to all of the community members working together to create the Southwest Service Area Master Plan, called SW Parks Plan for short. The next SW Parks Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6-8 pm at Pershing Recreation Center, 3523 W 48th St.  This meeting will focus on a […]

Materials from CAC Meeting #2 posted

Materials from the Southwest Service Area Master Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting #2 have been posted: CAC #2 Agenda [PDF] CAC #2 Meeting Minutes [PDF] CAC #2 Attachment A, Stakeholder Exercise [PDF] CAC #2 Work Groups Brainstorm [PDF] See Project Page