Open Space Projects & Studies

Canadian Pacific Rail Regional Trail Study

Three Rivers Park District will be leading the engagement process for input on the proposed Canadian Pacific Rail Regional Trail. This proposed trail begins in Crystal and will proceed north to south through New Hope, Golden Valley, St Louis Park, Hopkins, Edina, and through Bloomington. Three Rivers staff will be out and about in Golden Valley this summer at many community events and activities sharing information and taking resident input.

Isaacson Park Ballfield #1

The ballfield is scheduled for field rehabilitation beginning in August and the play structure from Wildwood Park is scheduled to be reinstalled at Isaacson Park during the 2023 construction season.

Medley Park Improvements

Read about the Medley Park Stormwater Improvement Project.

Sandburg Middle School

Sutton Field

The ballfield is scheduled for field rehabilitation beginning in August.

Tapper Field

The ballfield is scheduled for field rehabilitation beginning in August.

Doodleboard 23. Join us May 1–10 and decorate the Scheid Park hockey rink boards

Scheid Park 

This year, planned improvements at Scheid Park include:

  • repair of the stormwater sewer that runs through the park
  • installation of two new hybrid tennis courts with additional Pickleball lines
  • update of the west youth ballfield
  • replacement of the park shelter building roof
  • addition of a new sun shelter with picnic tables next to the play structure area
  • replacement of all outdoor lighting with energy efficient LED fixtures
  • improvement of internal park trails, where needed
  • replacement of outdoor hockey rink dasher boards
  • addition of more parking attached to current parking area, if space allows

Seeman Park

The deteriorating asphalt basketball court will be removed during the summer/fall of 2023 and replaced with a new smaller asphalt pad and an adjustable basketball hoop system.

Wildwood Park

A new shade structure for the Pickleball courts is scheduled for installation. Stormwater improvements are also scheduled for the park. Read more.

Wesley Park

Park shelter building improvements are scheduled to begin in August and continue through the fall season. Improvements include door and frame replacements, the addition of windows, LED lights, air circulation fan addition, flooring replacement, bathroom remodel, furnace replacement, and internal painting.

Yosemite Park

A new play structure is scheduled for installation as well as a new shade structure fall of 2023.

Scheid Park 

Work began in August 2022 and will continue through fall on two park improvements. The east ballfield is scheduled for backstop, fence, and dugout repairs. The tennis courts are scheduled for removal in September 2022 to prepare the site for soil borings and new court construction in spring 2023.

Seeman Park

Court crack and leveling repairs will begin in August and continue through the fall. Once the initial court repairs are complete, the courts will be secured and not open for use until spring 2023 when the final resurfacing and painting can be finished.

Wesley Park Shelter Building Project

Park shelter building improvements are scheduled to begin late summer or early fall. Improvements include door and frame replacements, the addition of windows, LED lights, air circulation fan addition, flooring replacement, bathroom remodel, furnace replacement, and internal painting.