City of Minnetonka Public Works 11522 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN55305 Minnetonka's Public Works is in charge of maintaining the city's infrastructure through seven divisions: natural…More resources and forestry, garbage and recycling, parks and trails, water and sewer utilities, streets, buildings, and fleet. Public Works consists of 60 full-time staff and 26 seasonal part-time staff. Public Works is responsible for maintaining five community parks and 37 neighborhood parks, the city's 81-mile trail system, 10 miles of sidewalk and 253 miles of local streets. Together with Hopkins, Minnetonka Public Works manages a self-service recycling drop-off center. This center is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year-round, and is located at the Minnetonka Public Works Facility.
Lake Charlotte Park & Preserve 16500 Norwood Dr, Minnetonka, MN55345 Lake Charlotte Park is one of seven community preserves in Minnetonka. There is no public access to or community use…More of the preserve, which is nestled behind an established Minnetonka neighborhood just south of Highway 7. Protected native wetlands make up the bulk of the preserve.
Small World Preschool 13215 Minnetonka Dr, Minnetonka, MN55305 Small World Preschool is on the Mills Church Campus, just south of Minnetonka Boulevard. Mills Church has been a…More long-standing member of the Minnetonka Mills neighborhood dating back to 1898, and Small World Preschool shares this distinguished history, educating children in Minnetonka since the 1970s. Children here learn through age-appropriate play and exploration with books, blocks, puppets, paper and toys. Classes are offered in two sections: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. You may opt to have your child go to both sections. Children must be three years old and potty-trained to attend.
Mini-Tonka Park 16001 Lake Street Ext, Minnetonka, MN55345 Mini-Tonka Park is a small neighborhood park located at the intersection of Tonkawood Road and Lake Street…More Extension. Minnetonka residents often call it "water tower park," or the "tot lot." Park features include a fenced-in play structure and picnic tables.
Oakhaven Park 13608 Spring Lake Rd, Minnetonka, MN55345 Oakhaven Park is the newest of Minnetonka's 43 parks. The park is located in an established neighborhood, less than a…More block west of I-494. At under three acres, Oakhaven is a moderate-size residential park. Amenities include two children's play areas, a basketball court, a mini picnic shelter with table, and concrete walkways that make the park handicap accessible.
Minnetonka Library 17524 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN55345 Located at the corner of Excelsior Boulevard and County Road 101, Minnetonka Library is a small but efficient…More neighborhood library. The library amenities include 14 computer workstations and a collection of Chinese children's books. Programs offered at the library include baby storytime, family storytime, kids book club and preschool singalong. Minnetonka Library is part of the Hennepin County library system. HCLS's collection consists of more than 5 million books, CDs and DVDs in 40 world languages and 1,750 public computers. The system serves the 1.1 million residents of Hennepin County, MN.
Elmwood-Strand Park 3610 Elmwood Pl, Minnetonka, MN55345 Elmwood-Strand Park is a small neighborhood park featuring playground equipment for the kids, and a picnic table and…More benches for the adults. Nestled in a residential area, this park has a cozy neighborhood feel. Two cool features you won't find in every neighborhood park - a two-person bench that swings, and a table with a painted-on checker board.
Gold Nugget Tavern and Grille 14401 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN55345 This Minnetonka legend has returned to serve the same classic burgers and fries with an expanded menu and a…More reconstructed building. As you walk into the Gold Nugget Grille, reopened in 2008, you will notice hints of the restaurant's past all around you. Even if you haven't been to the Gold Nugget you can head back to the bathrooms and learn about the restaurant's long history as a part of the Glen Lake neighborhood.
Clear Springs Elementary School serves neighborhoods in Chanhassen and Minnetonka. Located on Highway 101 in…More Minnetonka, Clear Springs Elementary offers kids classes in reading, writing, grammar, spelling, handwriting, math, science, social studies, health, art, music, media and technology and physical education. Clear Springs Elementary students also have the option of Spanish Immersion beginning in kindergarten.
Two hot lunch choices are offered each day; meals are planned in accordance with requirements of the federal school lunch guidelines. For children in need of before- and/or after-school care, Explorer's Club is offered for grades K-5. Hours are 6:45 a.m. until school starts and after school until 6 p.m.
Hair Proz' Salon 14415 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN55345 Much more than your neighborhood salon, Hair Proz' Salon offers hair, skin and nail care services in an upscale and…More relaxing setting. Eighteen independent stylists, nail technicians and estheticians are available six days a week for services from waxing to facials to hair and make-up for wedding parties. Founded in 1991, Hair Proz' Salon moved across the street to its current location in 2007. The friendly, knowledgeable professionals at Hair Proz' Salon sponsor an annual silent auction to benefit the Minnetonka Food Shelf.