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Folwell Park is one of the largest parks in North Minneapolis. Family friendly amenities include a playground and tot lot, a wading pool, space for picnics, biking and walking paths and sports courts and fields. There are restroom facilities and a drinking fountain on site. This is one of the parks where MPRB recently installed a Little Free Library.
Folwell Recreation Center
This Community Center is air-conditioned. Families can find a variety of camps, activities, events, and field trips at this location. Indoor amenities include board games, foosball, ping pong and active games. It also has a computer lab.
Folwell Park Wading Pool
After being closed for much of 2018 for repairs, the pool re-opened on May 31st for the 2019 season! Normally, Folwell'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. It has spray features similar to a splash pad. There are no lifeguards on duty.
Folwell Park Playground Improvement Project
Birthday Parties at Folwell Park
Free Summer Meals for Kids
Folwell Park has participated in the summer meals program, offering children under 18 years old a free weekday dinner. Summer meals run while school is out of session. Please call ahead or check the official website to confirm.
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