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The RecConnect is published three times per year and can be viewed at BlaineMN.gov/RecConnect.
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Parks are open to the public from 5AM to 10PM. The beach, boathouse, and pavilions have different hours.
To current programs at BlaineParks.com/Register call the Parks and Recreation Department at 763-785-6164.
Register online on our website or in person, by fax, or by mail.
Park shelters or meetings rooms can be reserved online at BlaineMN.gov/FacilityRental.
We begin taking applications for summer employment on February 1 through March. Employment runs from approximately June 1 until mid-August. Positions will be posted at BlaineMN.gov/Jobs.
Typically, the restrooms open on April 1 and close on November 1.
Beach:Late May - Late August10AM-8PM
Boathouse:Late May - mid August11AM-5PM
Yes. Blaine has what is called the Blaine Festival. It is always the last Friday, Saturday and Sunday in June with the parade being on that Saturday at noon. All activities are held at Aquatore Park. The Blaine Festival is organized and operated by the Blaine Festival Committee. Learn more at, BlaineFestival.org.
Yes. Blaine’s fireworks are held on July 4 at 10PM at the National Sports Center.
Yes, however, all dogs need to be leashed and you must pick up after your dog. The City does have a designated dog park, Swanson Dog Park
You may report a concern at BlaineMN.gov/ReportIt.
Garden plots can be obtained by registering online at BlaineParks.com/Register. Gardeners from previous year can begin registering in February; Blaine residents in March and non-resident gardeners.
Yes, Swanson Dog Park is located inside of Aquatore Park at 9191 Lincoln Street.
The Little League program is run through the Blaine Area Little League. Registration information can be found online. Most sports are offered through volunteer based athletic associations.
The Parks and Recreation Department offers non-competitive, recreational, instructional soccer. All other soccer is run by the Twin Cities Rush.
Yes, fishing is allowed.
There is no public boat launch at Lakeside Commons. You may, however, carry in canoes and kayaks and load them in by the boat house. Only electric motors are allowed on the lake.