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Washburn Avenue Tot Lot Playground is Now Open!!

Thank you very much for your patience during construction! Back to Project Page

Playground Construction is Underway!

Depending on weather we expect to tentatively open the playground in October. We greatly appreciate your patience throughout delays. Back to Project Page

Playground project update: Washburn Tot Lot

Unfortunately, due to unexpectedly long lead times for procuring equipment, the planned playground improvements at the Washburn Avenue Tot Lot have been delayed.  Construction to replace the existing playground is expected to begin in September. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board appreciates the public’s patience while staff works to improve Minneapolis parks and playgrounds. Back […]

Project Update

Due to unexpectedly long lead times for equipment the planned improvements to the Washburn Avenue Tot Lot Playground have been delayed. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) expects construction to replace the existing playground to begin in September 2018. Work should be completed in November 2018. We apologize for the delay and appreciate your patience.If […]

Tentative Construction Dates

We anticipate that the Washburn Avenue Tot Lot Playground construction will begin in June 2018 and should be completed in early August 2018. The playground will be closed during construction. We greatly appreciate your patience during construction. The project concept was approved by the board on April 18, 2018.

Washburn Avenue Tot Lot Playground Concept Approval Public Hearing

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is holding a public hearing for concept approval of the Washburn Playground Improvement Concept [PDF].  The hearing is the culmination of an eight month planning process.  Please join us!  The improvements will be constructed in 2018. If you have questions please contact the project manager Crystal Passi at 612-230-6455 or […]

Washburn Tot Lot Playground: Proposed Playground Design Review

This third meeting will be a presentation of proposed playground images and site drawings. Drop in anytime and provide feedback and final suggestions on playground details and site amenities. Kids are encouraged to attend and everyone is welcome! If you cannot attend the meeting check out the proposed playground images here and please submit any […]

CANCELLED: November 22 community open house event for Washburn Avenue Totlot

Open House on Saturday, December 2 will take place as scheduled You’re invited to a community open house on Saturday December 2 to learn about the Washburn Avenue Totlot’s new playground and provide feedback on its design.  Drop in at the Armatage Recreation Center any time between 10 a.m. and noon to:   Review community input from the […]

Bring the kids to a fun and informal event at the Washburn Avenue Totlot

When it comes to designing new play areas, we count on advice from experts: kids, of course, as well as the grownups who care for them. We’ll be at the Washburn Avenue Totlot on Saturday morning, October 28 to get advice, ideas, and feedback from playground users, passers-by and others. All are welcome. See you at […]

Initiating park improvements at playground – Washburn Avenue TotLot

Fall 2017, the project team will review the park and specifically engage the communities and users on what is desired for the playground equipment repair, and replacement that will be occurring in 2018. Expect notices for this engagement to occur in September and October.