About the Community of Edina
Edina is located 15 minutes west of Minneapolis and known for its quality of life, including nationally recognized schools, scenic residential neighborhoods, and outstanding park and recreational facilities. Edina has grown from a small village to a full service metropolitan community.
The city of Edina offers residents 39 parks, lakes, and neighborhood and regional shopping districts. Edina has some of the metro's highest-quality medical facilities. Edina is home to several family-owned businesses and major corporations, churches, and community centers. Outstanding libraries, theaters and excellent restaurants are all located within the Edina city limits. Edina is home to the very first indoor shopping mall in the country, and is known for having some of the oldest and most beautiful homes in the metro area.
Edina Parks & Recreation
Edina’s parks and open spaces total more than 1,550 acres. The Edina Park and Recreation Department oversees 39 parks, which include amenities such as;
- football and soccer fields
- softball diamonds
- basketball and tennis courts
- outdoor skating rinks
- playground equipment for young children; and picnic shelters.
The Department maintains eight miles of scenic pathways for bicycling, walking, jogging, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Find a park using our Park Finder system.
Edinborough Park, which is city operated, is a one-of-a-kind cultural and recreational center for all seasons. The park includes a pool, running track, children's playground, amphitheater, multipurpose area and kitchen surrounded by trees and greenery of enclosed park.
Edina offers 9 Park and Recreation facilities.
- the Edina Aquatic Center
- Art Center
- Braemar Arena
- Braemar Golf Courses
- Braemar Golf Dome
- Centennial Lakes Park
- Edinborough Park
- Arneson Acres Park
- and the Edina Senior Center.
Shopping opportunities in Edina are unique and distinctive to the community with Southdale Center, the world's first enclosed shopping mall; Leisure Lane Shopping Center; Centennial Lakes Plaza that adjoins a park with a putting course and paddle boats; the Galleria and the beautiful shops at 50th and France.
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