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East Phillips Park and Recreation Center, Minneapolis

Little Free Library
2399 S 17th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404, United States
Admission: $0.00
Park Hours: 6 am-10 pm; Mpls Rec Centers Closed Due to Covid-19

East Phillips Park is just South of downtown in the Phillips Neighborhood of Minneapolis. It is a few blocks east of Phillips Park Community & Aquatics Center, where you will find the indoor community pool. Family-friendly amenities at this park include a wading pool with sprinkler features, air-conditioned rec center, a playground and tot lot, and sports courts and fields.

Don't forget to bring books to trade. There is a Little Free Library at this park.

  • East Phillips Park PoolWading Pool
  • East Phillips Park PlaygroundPlayground
  • East Phillips Park Tot LotTot Lot

Free Summer Meals for Kids at East Phillips

This park historically participates in the summer meals program, offering children under 18 years old a free weekday snack and dinner when school is on summer break. Learn more about Free Summer Meals for Minnesota Kids.

East Phillips Recreation Center

This is one of the air-conditioned recreation centers in Minneapolis. It offers community gathering spaces including a computer lab, gym and craft room. 

Birthday Parties

MPRB offers park facilities to rent for private events, like birthday parties. The public is encouraged to use the centers and park spaces for self-directed activities. There are different permit requirements and special use fees, depending on the use. Find more birthday party ideas like this: Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids: Party in the Park.

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