Category: COVID-19

Early Childhood Development & COVID-19

Early Childhood Development & COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing challenges facing children and families, including food and housing insecurity, access to education and poverty. While all children are facing adversity, the immediate and long-term impacts of this...

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will provide school-age childcare for children in grades K-6 at neighborhood recreation centers. Rec Plus currently operates after school and on school release days.

Program components have been modified to meet public health guidelines, including mask requirements for staff and children in accordance with Executive Order 20-81. Activities have been modified for social distancing and may include games, sports, arts and crafts, homework help and nutritious snacks.

MPS Back to School Supply Drive

Community organizations such as Bikes & Bites are rallying to help drive donations for the back-to-school event. On Wednesday, Bikes & Bites will be hosting a kid-friendly bike drop/family ride delivering school supplies to Green Central. In addition, corporate partners such as RSM US LLP will be bringing supplies for 1,500 students to the event. Anyone is welcome to bring a donation.