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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 […]

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 Meeting Minutes [PDF] CAC #3 Park Amenity Coverage Maps [PDF] CAC #3 Neighborhood Data Snapshots [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 Presentation [PDF] CAC #2 Meeting Minutes [PDF] CAC #2 Attachment A, Stakeholder Exercise [PDF] CAC #2 Work Groups Brainstorm [PDF] CAC #2 Service Area Demographic Maps [PDF] See Project Page

Next Southwest Service Area Master Plan meeting is June 18

CAC #1 Agenda [PDF] CAC #1 Presentation [PDF] CAC #1 Meeting Minutes [PDF] Meeting notes and presentation from the last Community Advisory Committee meeting posted online. Thank you to all of the community members working together to create the Southwest Service Area Master Plan! The next Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting for the project is scheduled for […]

SW Service Area Master Plan CAC member park tour

Saturday, June 9th. 9:30am-3:00pm. Vans will depart from Kenwood Community Center, 2101 West Franklin Ave. at 9:30am. Community Advisory Committee (CAC) members and staff will be visiting most SW neighborhood parks by van. If additional seats are available, they will be open to members of the public – please request a seat via codell@minneapolisparks.org before June […]

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board seeks proposals for design and planning services

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board seeks design services from a registered Landscape Architect teamed with other professional consultants, if necessary, to collaborate with MPRB staff on the creation of the Southwest Service Area Master Plan. This project will involve extensive community engagement to create a vision for parks south of I-394 and west of […]