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9501 12th Avenue Circle, Bloomington, MN 55425
Parks & Rec: 952-563-8877
Admission: $0.00
Bloomington Parks are open half-hour before sunrise until 10 p.m. unless posted otherwise.

Running Park is a 10 acre park in Bloomington on East Old Shakopee Road. Family friendly amenities include a playground, softball and space for picnics in the summer and ice rinks in the winter months. The hilly terrain also makes good sledding. This park also has off-street parking.

Note that the playground at this park is quite close to the pond. Parents of small escape artists may want to position themselves strategically.

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Ice Skating at Running Park

The City of Bloomington maintains two hockey rinks and a general rink at this location. This is one of four parks in Bloomington that is open and staffed daily. The rinks are lit after dark. Open hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays; Noon to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and school release days; and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. Special hours are noon to 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve (12/24) and New Years Eve (12/31).

Recent Improvements

The playground equipment at this location was replaced in 2017, combining the two playgrounds into one. Picnic tables and park benches were installed and the bituminous trail modified.

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