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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Paddling/Tubing Closure on Minnehaha Creek June 28

No paddling will be allowed while two new bridges are placed at Arden Park.

No paddling or tubing along Minnehaha Creek through Arden Park will be allowed for a few hours Friday, June 28, while two bridges are placed in the park. 

A crane will be lifting the bridges into place. During the work time for this, expected to b...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Edina Wins Grant to Add Recycling Bins to Parks and Facilities

The Hennepin County grant will pay for 106 new containers to promote and increase recycling.

The Edina Parks & Recreation Department has won a $60,700 grant to put 106 more recycling containers in City parks and activity centers.

Having more recycling bins to place in key spots will increase the collection of recycling from both the public and...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Fitness in the Park Series Returns

Fitness in the Park is returning this spring and summer, bringing free and fun exercise opportunities at parks and green spaces throughout the city.

Fitness in the Park is returning this spring and summer, bringing free and fun exercise opportunities at parks and green spaces throughout the city.

New this year are Family Fitness Classes, open to all ages, and a new location – Braemar Golf Course – for ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Vetter Hired as Edina’s Parks & Recreation Director

Perry Vetter has been hired as the City of Edina’s new Parks & Recreation Director. He will begin work in Edina June 10.

Perry Vetter has been hired as the City of Edina’s new Parks & Recreation Director. He will begin work in Edina June 10.

Vetter is currently the Assistant City Manager for the City of Minnetonka. He began his career with the City of Minnetonka in 1998,...

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Parks & Recreation