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13501 Upton Ave S, Burnsville, MN 55337
Admission: $0.00
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tue. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wed. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thu. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fri. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sat. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sun. 05:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Neill Park in Burnsville offers family-friendly amenities, including a playground and recreation center as well as a paved walking trail. During warmer months enjoy a variety of sports courts, an inline skate rink and space to picnic. In the winter months, the park has an outdoor skating rink with warming house and hills for sledding.

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8 Ideas for Family Fun at Neill Park

  1. Try a new sport! – This park has an amazing variety of sports courts and fields including some you may not have played before:
    1. Gaga Ball – Instructions. Equipment Needed: playground ball.*
    2. Horseshoes – Instructions. Equipment Needed: Horseshoes.*
    3. Pickleball – Instructions. Equipment Needed: Paddles & Balls.*
  2. Or your favorite, more familiar, sport:
    1. Tennis – This website has rules for a dodgeball game you can play on a tennis court.
    2. Basketball – A good game of HORSE works well with smaller kids.
    3. Open Fields for practicing football & soccer skills – or just running field games.
    4. Diamonds for practicing baseball or softball; Or play a game of kickball.
    5. Volleyball – You’ll need to bring your own ball,* but you could probably get by with one playground ball for gaga ball, basketball, soccer, kickball and any field games that require a ball.
  3. Take a walk on the paved trails. Perfect for pushing a stroller or teaching smaller kids to bike.
  4. Practice Inline Skating together
  5. Pack a picnic. There is a picnic area, including a shelter.
  6. Run around on the playground. Or let the kids run while you rest.
  7. Enjoy Nature. With the pond and tree-lined paths, you just might see turtles, deer or waterfowl – definitely geese, but maybe even swans.
  8. Get active in the winter with:
    1. Ice Skating
    2. Sledding

Neill Park in Burnsville has a sledding hill in winter

Birthday Parties at Neill Park

This park has a park building that holds up to 100 people available for reservations.  Prices vary by day of the week, length of rental, and resident status. Expect to pay a deposit. Find more ideas for park birthday parties here.

Ice Skating at Neill Park

The skating rink is open during regular park hours with a staffed warming house during peak hours. Skating season is weather dependent, but usually runs from mid-December through mid-February, with closures when the weather gets too cold or too warm.

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