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The Creekview Park and Recreation Center lie on the east bank of Shingle Creek, providing a natural environment for walking and biking paths. Family-friendly amenities include a playground and tot lot, a skate park and regularly scheduled tot times. This park is one of the free city WiFi areas.
Free Summer Meals for Kids at Creekview Park
Creekview has participated in the summer meals program offering free weekday lunch to children under 18 years old from. Meal times vary from year to year and are usually offered weekdays during summer break. Please call ahead to verify this program.
Creekview Park Skate Park
Creekview has one of the six existing skate parks in Minneapolis parks. This relatively underused skate park is due for some major re-hauls, but it sounds like it would make a good beginner park as is. Minneapolis Parks has made a goal to make the city more skater-friendly and is beginning to implement a 20-year plan for improving the overall skate park experience through design, operations, partnerships and safety measures. You can download the full 66-page plan here.
Creekview Recreation Center
The recreation center has board games, active games, foosball and ping-pong, as well as an open computer lab. Check out the seasonal activity guides for programs, camps, activities, crafts and field trip opportunities.