The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is committed to providing safe, quality recreation experiences for Minneapolis residents. This commitment extends to all MPRB activities and facilities, including the Park Board’s 415 athletic fields

We recognize that some community members have raised concerns about the use of crumb rubber infill in athletic fields. The issue of waste tire materials used in synthetic athletic field infill is a complex issue that is continuously evaluated and reviewed by MPRB staff, leadership and the Board of Commissioners.

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