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Civic Center Park, 4141 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55427
Admission: $0.00
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Concessions Available
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
New Hope Parks are open sunrise to 10 p.m.

New Hope Civic Center Park is a nearly 20 acre park encompassing city civic buildings, a community gathering space, an aquatic center and a skate park.  The park has family friendly amenities that include a playground, picnic areas and grills, walking paths, a skate park and sports courts and fields. As home to the New Hope Performance Center, an outdoor theatre, it hosts community events throughout the year. In the winter there is a sledding hill. For families with four-legged members, this park offers an off-leash dog area. There is an off-street parking lot available to visitors.

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10 Ideas for Family Fun at Civic Center Park

  1. Swim at the waterpark during the summer months
  2. Play a game of kickball on the ballfield. Bring your own playground ball.
  3. Make it a game of dodgeball on the soccer field
  4. Use your playground ball to play HORSE on the basketball court.
  5. Volley your playground ball on the sand volleyball court.
  6. Bring your rackets and a sleeve of balls for a game of tennis
  7. Pack a picnic or grill a meal in the parks picnic area.
  8. Run, climb and swing on the playground.
  9. Practice skateboarding on the skate plaza. .
  10. Sled in the winter months.

New Hope Aquatic Park

New Hope’s outdoor pool is on the southeast corner of Civic Center Park. Families will enjoy that this park has a kiddie pool, shallow swim area, fountain and playhouse structure, as well as lap lanes and a diving well. The pool’s season usually lasts from early June to Mid-August.

Birthday Parties at Civic Center Park Pool

Birthday parties at the pool includes exclusive use of a cabana and an option to purchase box lunches. Choose between an afternoon or early evening timeslot. Call 763-531-5151 to book a party or find more information on the aquatic park page of the City of New Hope’s website (scroll to the bottom for a link).

Find more outdoor pools in our Splash Happy Guide.

More water fun ideas here.

New Hope Skate Plaza

The Skate Park is a free tier-one skateboard park. It features a 6,000 square foot concrete pad, obstacles and modular stainless steel equipment. It is suitable for all skill levels and is open from 8 am to sunset.

New Hope Performance Center

Summer brings both live entertainment and movies in the park to the outdoor theatre at Civic Center Park. Movies begin about dusk. Bleacher seating available and a limited amount of space for blanket is also available. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Located just north of the aquatic park, the New Hope Performance Center is home to the Off Broadway Musical Theatre and hosts a variety of community programs and events, such as:

  • Storytime in the Park
  • Movies in the Park
  • Music in the Park
  • Acting Camps for Kids
  • New Hope Summer Theatre

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