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Parks

Enjoy our more than 60 parks and more than 400 amenities.
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Explore 2,000 acres of fun

There’s something for everyone in Brooklyn Park!

Enjoy an archery range, all-inclusive park, community gardens, dog parks, and much more. Brush up on your hockey skills at our hockey rink or outdoor skate rink, cruise the river at our boat launch, or perfect your free throw at one of our basketball courts.

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See how we’re improving our parks thanks to the park bond referendum > 

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Meet the Recreation and Parks Director

Jody Yungers, Recreation and Parks Director

Jody Yungers joined Brooklyn Park in August of 2014. She came here because she was excited to work with a highly qualified team of recreation professionals who embrace our equity and diversity.

Jody has worked in the Recreation and Parks field since 1981. Prior to coming to Brooklyn Park, she was the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Roseville and most recently was the Director of Special Facilities and Services for Ramsey County. She’s an active member of the National Recreation and Parks Association and Minnesota Recreation Parks Association, where she volunteers on numerous committees. Jody has even won multiple state and national awards for her outstanding work. In her spare time, Jody enjoys going on walks, golfing and spending time with her family and friends. She loves spending time outdoors and visiting state and national parks.

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Calendar of Events

  1. Music on the Lawn (must pre-register)

  2. Brooklyn Park Farmers' Market

  3. Cities United Community Video Chat

  4. Planning Commission Meeting

  5. Charter Commission Meeting

  6. Budget Advisory Commission Special Meeting

  7. Watershed Meeting

  8. CLIC Meeting

  9. City Council Meeting

  10. Police Reform and Racial Justice Virtual Listening Session

In the Works

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

The Three Rivers Park District (TRPD) in partnership with the City of Brooklyn Park is planning for the redevelopment of the Mississippi Gateway Regional Park (formerly Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park) and Environmental Nature Area, located on the eastern edge of the community along the Mississippi River.

Learn more about Mississippi Gateway Regional Park >

 

Edinburgh USA Renovations

After a competitive selection process, the City is excited to announce that D’Amico & Partners will take over food and event services at Edinburgh USA starting on January 1, 2019.

Learn more Edinburgh USA renovations >

 

Other projects

Brooklyn Park is proud of all the great parks the city has to offer. We are always working to improve the quality and amenities of our parks. In 2018, residents passed a Park Bond Referendum allowing us to do even more!

Learn more about our park projects >

River Park Master Plan

River Park is located on the east border of Brooklyn Park and lies on the banks of the Mississippi River and the Mississippi River Regional Water Trail. River Park is a host site for Rec on the Go programs from June to August and special events throughout the year.

Learn more the River Park Master Plan >

 

Historic Eidem Farm Master Plan

In November of 2017, Recreation and Parks leaders began working with Miller Dunwiddie to develop a 10-year master plan for Eidem Homestead. The plan will include development of a mission and vision statement for the site, an interpretation plan for programs and self-direction, and a facility development plan.

Learn more Eidem Farm >

Park Amenities

  1. Brooklyn Park has 2 golf courses, 50 soccer fields, & 28 baseball fields.

  2. Brooklyn Park has 60 amazing parks - that is 1,377 acres of park land.

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Contact Us

  • Community Activity Center 5600 85th Ave. N.
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
    (763) 493-8333

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  • Hours Monday – Thursday 8am – 9pm
    Friday 8am – 5pm
    Sat 9am – 5pm

  • Holidays Hours may vary based on events, activities, and holidays.

  • Phone (763) 493-8333