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Lake Nokomis Park is one of three sailing lakes in the Minneapolis park system that offers many recreational opportunities. In addition to sailing, families can swim at the beach and rent watercraft such as paddleboats and stand-up paddleboards.
Lake Nokomis Park's New Playground
The new playground (pdf link) was completed in the summer of 2017. Among other improvements there is a new tot lot with new playground containers and equipment, more seating and permanent nature play features, including a large domed structure made from woven willow branches, called "The Thicket".
Lake Nokomis Park Beaches
Lake Nokomis is home to two beaches. Lifeguards will be on duty at select Minneapolis beaches beginning mid-June and running through late August.
A lifeguard is on duty at Lake Nokomis Main Beach from Noon to 7:00 p.m. daily. While Lake Nokomis 50th Street Beach has lifeguards are on duty from noon to 7:00 p.m., Thursday through Sunday.
Winter at Lake Nokomis Park
In the winter months, Lake Nokomis maintains a pond hockey rink with warming room. There are some free loaner skates available on a first come, first serve basis.
Lake Nokomis Park Recreation Center
The recreation center features a multi-purpose room, a gym, a craft room, a meeting room and a community kitchen. It is not air-conditioned, but it does participate in the summer meal program.
Lake Nokomis Park Improvements
A new skate park was approved in the Nokomis-Hiawatha Regional Park Master Plan. It is on hold until funding can be maintained.
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