Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Almost Ready

If you have been to Staring Lake Park this summer you may have noticed that our play area is undergoing a major renovation. Even though the amphitheater was open and active all summer with events like Movies in the Park, Starring at Staring and Kidstock concert series, the play area was closed. I am now […]

Round Lake Park Phase 2

After wrapping up another successful Hometown Celebration on July 4 earlier this week, the second phase of our Round Lake Park renovation project began as planned the next day, July 5, with the removal of the existing ballfields, basketball court and a number of trees. The overall project stemmed from a Parks, Recreation and Natural […]

Last Call for the New Pedestrian and Bike Plan

A goal of the City since 2012 has been to create a new citywide master pedestrian and bicycle plan. Since receiving a grant from Hennepin County in 2013, we have spent much of this year developing this citywide plan to create safer, more navigable roadways, sidewalks and paths throughout the City. During 2014, the project advisory team analyzed […]

Toby and the New Trail

A few months back we received a request to make a trail connection on Riverview Road near Gantry Way in the southeast portion of our City.  Resident Maggie Mortensen identified the need for this connection based on her observations as a neighbor. She suggested that adding this small section of trail would be a great benefit for safety […]

Soaring Bird at the Community Center

Yesterday I attended the dedication ceremony for the newest addition of public art in Eden Prairie located at the Community Center.  The “Soaring Bird: Peace Through Service” sculpture is a public art project that was commissioned as a partnership between our two Eden Prairie Rotary Clubs and the City. As a member of the AM Rotary Club, […]