Family Fun Directory: Things To Do with Kids


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Farview Park, Minneapolis

621 N 29th Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-370-4922
Admission: $0.00
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wed. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thu. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Fri. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Sat. 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Sun. Closed
Currently Showing Building Hours August 27 2018-June 11 2019: Park Hours: 6 am-10 pm
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Farview Park is a 21-acre park tucked into North Minneapolis. Family friendly amenities include a playground, a wading pool, a large turf playing field and a recreation center.

Farview is known for its beautiful panoramic hilltop that is perfect for rolling down in the summer. While it is not one of Minneapolis Park & Rec's official sledding hills, people do sled there. The parks department asks that non-official hills be used with caution and with respect for other park users.

Farview Park's Awesome Rolling Hill

Farview Park's Awesome Rolling Hill


Farview Park Wading Pool

Farview's Wading Pool opens Memorial Day weekend and closes on Labor Day. The pool is free to use between the hours 10 am to 9 pm daily. There are no lifeguards on duty. This pool is one of the newer zero depth entry pools with a splash-pad like spray feature.

Farview Park Pool

Farview Park Pool

Farview Park serves free summer meals for kids



Free Summer Meals for Kids at Farview

Farview participates in the summer meals program, offering children under 18 years old a free weekday snack and free dinner when school is out of session for the summer. Please call ahead to confirm this program.

Farview Recreation Center

This Recreation Center is air-conditioned. Families can find a variety of camps, activities, events and field trips at this location. The park has active games, foosball and billiards available, as well as an open computer lab.

Farviewe Park Recreation Center

Farviewe Park Recreation Center

Public Art at Farview Park

While visiting the park, you can take a moment to check out “Purple Raindrop” by Esther Osayande, public art honoring Prince. This 15-foot metal sculpture doubles as a seating area.

Purple Raindrop sculpture at Farview Park

Photo of the Purple Raindrop sculpture at Farview Park in Minneapolis. - Courtesy of MPRB

Birthday Parties at Farview Rec Center

The Recreation Center can be rented for birthday parties and other private gatherings. See the parks website for various permit requirements and special use fees, depending on the use.

  • Farview Park PlaygroundFarview Park Playground
  • Farview Park Play StructureFarview Park Play Structure
  • Farview Park Drinking FountainFarview Park Drinking Fountain
  • Farview Park Sports FieldFarview Park Sports Field
  • Sports Fields at Farview ParkSports Fields at Farview Park

 

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