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Adopt a Hydrant


Dress up a hydrant competition

Let your creativity awaken, enter to win!

  1. Adopt a hydrant (if you already adopted a hydrant, skip this step).
  2. Dress up your hydrant. Winter clothes, funky costumes, anything. All decorations must be temporary.
  3. Post a photo on the adoption page. Get extra points for posting on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #WeAreBrooklynPark. Get extra points for having your neighbors in the picture.

Winners for 2018:

Hydrant Red Ned!!

Congratulations! We can't wait to see everyone at the station soon.

A HUGE Thank You to everyone that adopted and participated. We appreciate the communities help in keeping the hydrants in Brooklyn Park clear.


One lucky winner will get a private tour and lunch at the Brooklyn Park Central Fire Station for up to 20 people!

Search for a hydrant to adopt

Search for a hydrant


About the adopt a hydrant program

Winters are cold and snowy in Brooklyn Park. Firefighters need quick access to hydrants, which means they need to be clear of snow and ice. You can keep yourself, your house, and your neighbors safe by adopting a hydrant today.

Who can participate?


  • Individuals/families
  • Neighborhood groups
  • Community organizations
  • Places of worship
  • Schools
  • Businesses


Shovel five feet all the way around your hydrant after it snows three inches or more.

Sign up and name it

Signing up is easy. All you have to do is search for a hydrant near you and pick one that is available for adoption. Give it a name and take good care of it.

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Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

763-493-8020 (non-emergency)
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