Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation department strives to provide exceptional parks, trails and recreational opportunities. We offer 62 parks, 118.4 miles of pedestrian and bike trails and diverse recreational opportunities for all ages.

With all Lakeville has to offer, it’s no wonder so many special events take place in its parks and recreational facilities.

202nd Street (County Road 50) Reconstruction

Dakota County, in partnership with the City of Lakeville, is reconstructing 202nd Street to a 2-lane divided roadway from Holyoke Avenue to Cedar Avenue. The project includes a roundabout at 202nd Street and Holyoke Avenue and improvements to Aronson Park, including relocating park access to align with Heath Avenue and more.

Phase 1: April to July 10, 2019 - COMPLETED

Phase 2: July 22-November 2019
County Road 50 has reopened to traffic.

Due to the unfavorable fall weather, the contractor will need to continue work on the project in 2020, at which time the County anticipates closing the roadway to traffic between Highview Avenue and Cedar Avenue. The remaining work includes trail construction, final lift of asphalt paving, Aronson Park improvements (field grading, irrigation installation, restoration, driveway and parking lot construction), and restoration along the project corridor. More information will be provided in the spring of 2020 regarding the schedule for the remaining work. 
All side street accesses are also now open along County Road 50, with the exception of the new access into Aronson Park. Until the remaining project work is completed, access into Aronson Park will continue to be provided at Highview Avenue via the temporary road through Quigley-Sime Park. 

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Reports & Plans

  1. John Hennen

    Parks & Recreation Director

  2. Parks & Recreation

    Physical Address
    20195 Holyoke Avenue
    Lakeville, MN 55044

    Phone: 952-985-4600
    Fax: 952-985-4499

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Park Hours
    Sunday - Saturday
    6 a.m. - 10 p.m.