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Van Cleve Park, Minneapolis

901 15th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, United States
612-370-4926
Admission: $0.00
Hours of Operation:
Mon. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tue. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wed. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thu. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Fri. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Sat. 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Sun. Closed
Currently Showing Building Hours August 27 2018-June 11 2019: Park Hours: 6 am-midnight
Details:

Van Cleve Park features many family-friendly amenities including a colorful playground and tot lot, a wading pool and several athletic fields and courts. It also offers space for picnicking, a drinking fountain and restrooms. Explore the park for public art and gardens. In the winter, there is an ice-skating rink, a hockey rink and a broomball rink.

Train Fun at Van Cleve Park

Van Cleve Park Playground

The Playground has a train theme

This is a great park to bring your train enthusiasts because, not only does the tot lot have a train theme, but the park is right next to active tracks.Kids can get a close up view of trains behind a chain-link fence to keep them safe.

If you love this train idea,we have more: Minneapolis/St. Paul: A Train Lover's Destination

Van Cleve Park Wading Pool

Van Cleve's wading pool is zero-depth entry, but it does not have any spray features. Because it does not share property with a school, the pool opens Memorial Day weekend and closes on Labor Day. Pool hours are 10 am to 9 pm daily. Minneapolis wading pools are unguarded.

Van Cleve Park Recreation Center

Community gathering spaces in the rec center include a community kitchen, a computer lab, a craft room, a gym and meeting rooms. When the rec center is open families can drop in for arts & crafts, board games, computer lab, foosball, gym games and ping pong. Families can also find a variety of camps, programs, activities and events in the seasonal activity guide.

Van Cleve Recreation Center

The Recreation Center has picnic tables

Birthday Parties at Van Cleve Park

Room rental available for birthday parties and other family gatherings. The public is encouraged to make use of the facility for self-directed activities. Permit requirements vary by use. Contact manager Jordan Nelson or vancleve@minneapolisparks.org to play a special and memorable birthday party.

Summer Meals at Van Cleve Park

Van Cleve Park has participated in the summer meals program when school is out of session.

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