City facilities, including Bloomington Civic Plaza, are currently closed. Call 952-563-8700 for info, or visit the   COVID-19 closures page.
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Parks and Recreation Department

Bloomington's parks, playgrounds and trails remain open. Please follow CDC precautionary guidelines. Learn more.

The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department provides great parks, trails, facilities, programs and events for Bloomington residents of all ages.

Use the links on this page to learn more.

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The PDF icon2020 Summer Experience Catalog is here! Check out the amazing variety of fun, exciting and inclusive programs, services, camps, facilities and events available to people of all ages.


The planning process for the Park System Master Plan is underway and input from park users and residents is critical. Visit the project page for information and opportunities to engage online and in person to help guide the future of Bloomington's parks, trails, facilities, and programs.