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Alden Park, Edina

6750 Belmore Lane, Edina, MN 55343, USA
952-826-0367
Admission: $0.00
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun. 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Alden Park in Edina is a 5-acre neighborhood park with family-friendly amenities that include a playground, space for picnics, a bike trail and walking paths and green space. It also has a basketball court. It is across First Street from the Harley Hopkins Family Center, which offers ECFE programs and open gym times.

Alden Park, Edina

Image courtesy of the City of Edina. Click here to go to the official webpage for Alden Park.


9 Fun Things for Families at Alden Park

  1. Play Fort. This is one of those playgrounds that feels like a fort or castle, or even a pirate ship. It just begs for some imagination play.
  2. Monkey Bar Races.  Bring along a stop watch to see who can cross the monkey bars the fastest (or the furthest for smaller kids).
  3. Play in the Sand. The playground has a sand floor perfect for digging in together.
  4. Take a Walk Together. The trail that runs through the park is paved, so bring along a stroller, wagon or scooter. It is one meandering line through the park, so you may want to explore the neighborhood as part of your walk.
  5. Play Tag. The green space at this park is just a little bit hilly and is edged by trees, making it a good area for a game of tag. (Note though, that it is also close to residential homes, so you'll want to be considerate of the neighbors.) 
  6. Enjoy a Game of One on One on the basketball court. Bring your own ball. 
  7. Kick around your soccer ball or toss a football in the multi-sport field. 
  8. Bring a Picnic and a blanket to spread out. 
  9. Read a book.  The city recommends this park for reading under a tree on its webpage.

Alden Park is in Edina

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