Come play with us! MDAH sponsors regular weekly playgroups for dads and children to meet up and play. We meet at parks and playgrounds where weather permits and find low-cost indoor spaces for when the Minnesota winter hits. Check out whichever playgroup is closer or best fits your schedule and come on by!

Mondays: Lake Calhoun (April-October)
Our “Monday Run-day Fun-day” meets at the East Calhoun playground around 10am. After some playtime with the kids, we load up the jogging strollers and take a lap around the lake.

Wednesdays: Southwest (Edina/St. Louis Park)
Memorial Day-Labor Day, meet us at Roseland Park in Edina (off 62 at Valley View Road, next to the water park).
Fall/winter, meet us at Wolfe Park/St. Louis Park Rec. Center in St. Louis Park. If the weather is nice, we will be outdoors in the park. The playground is near the amphitheater. Starting November 6, we will be indoors for the Little Tot Playtime: Official SLP Rec Center Information Site
March-May, meet us at the Hopkins Pavilion on Excelsior Boulevard and 17th Avenue for Turf Tots.
For additional information, contact Zack at

Thursdays: North Central (Fridley/Northeast Minneapolis)
Summer/good weather: This group rotates through venues like Long Lake Regional Park, Tamarack Nature Center, Como Zoo and area parks; and we also take turns hosting in select homes.
Winter/inclement weather: This group meets indoors at several locations including, Shoreview Community Center, Maple Maze, and Eagle’s Nest in New Brighton.
For additional information, contact Jorun at