Playground, wading pool to open in Hi-View Park

Updated: June 15, 2016 - 4:08 pm

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will celebrate the grand opening of a new playground and wading pool in Hi-View Park in Northeast Minneapolis on June 20.

The project updates the park’s aging playground, first built in 1952 and last upgraded 26 years ago, and its wading pool, originally constructed back in 1977.

President Liz Wielinski (District 1) and At-Large Commissioner Meg Forney will celebrate the grand opening event on Monday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. The Park Board will have face painting, activities and a beach ball giveaway for kids. The Columbia Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a potluck dinner, followed by its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Hi-View Park is located at 3474 2nd St. NE.