New! Winter Fun on the Run program launches February 1 in parks across the city

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Neighborhood Park Programs

Winter Fun on the Run
launches Monday, February 1!

MPRB staff  bring FREE outdoor youth activities to neighborhood parks


Kick sledding, snow soccer, snow-fort building and
more winter fun at parks throughout Minneapolis. 
Sanitizing and social distancing included!

On Monday February 1, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board's (MPRB) launches Winter Fun on the Run, with staff bringing outdoor recreation and activities to seven neighborhood parks throughout the city, on a rotating schedule. 

All youth and teens are welcome to come by between 1 pm and 3 pm for fun and games at a safe – and social!  distance. All activities are FREE (no registration is necessary) - see list below. MPRB staff sanitize equipment after each use and help ensure participants follow social distancing guidelines.


Fun on the Run activities


• sledding

• kick sledding

snow soccer

• snow fort building

• snowman building

• snow corn hole

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Fun on the Run details


Youth and teens


1 pm to 3 pm
Days vary depending on location


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Good to Know

  • Make sure to dress in warm clothes, with hats and gloves and boots.

  • Supervision is not provided before or after the designated program times.

  • Winter Fun on the Run will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather, based on the MPRB Inclement Weather Policy: When temperature reaches -10 degrees or windchill reaches -20 degrees.

  • Coronavirus prevention: All activities will be done with social distancing and continuous sanitization of equipment. Participants in MPRB programs and activities agree to maintain social distance (6 feet) at all times and adhere to the current Minnesota state face covering mandate. (Face covering exceptions may apply to certain MPRB activities.) Failure to comply will result in removal from the program.