The neighborhood of Keewaydin is located in the Nokomis district of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The neighborhood is bordered by Minnehaha Parkway on the north, 34th Avenue to the east, 54th Street to the South, and Cedar Avenue to the west. Lake Nokomis makes up much of the Keewaydin neighborhood, offering its beauty to residents and visitors.
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Keewaydin listings are within walking distance of Lake Nokomis, restaurants, libraries, shops, walking and cycling trails and parks. The main attraction in Keewaydin is Lake Nokomis which makes up the western border of the neighborhood and offers a variety of year-round outdoor activities. Amenities at Lake Nokomis include swimming beaches with lifeguards in the summer, boat launches, fishing, ice fishing in the winter, a playground, tennis court, playing fields, an ice hockey rink, a restaurant/concessions stand, water sport rentals, walking and cycling paths, gardens, and a community center. The Nokomis offers year-round programming for all ages, and has an indoor gymnasium along with rentable meeting rooms, a craft room, and kitchen. Another park in Keewaydin is Keewaydin Park, which is adjacent to Keewaydin Elementary school. The park offers various amenities including sport courts, playing fields, a playground and wading pool. The Nokomis Public library is on the east side of the neighborhood, and was renovated in 2011. The library offers computers for public use, tutoring for students, a Spanish collection, and a reservable meeting room. Attractions near the Keewaydin neighborhood include the Hiawatha Golf Course to the northwest of the neighborhood, which is a public course that offers golf leagues and lessons in the summer, FootGolf rentals, and snowshoe and cross country ski rentals in the winter. The Minnehaha Creek runs to the north of the Keewaydin neighborhood, and offers walking and cycling trails as part of the Grand Rounds trails. The creek leads to Minnehaha Park to the east.
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The Minneapolis Public School District serves the Keewaydin neighborhood. There are two schools within the neighborhood: Lake Nokomis Community – Keewaydin Campus (3-8) which is one of the main public schools serving the area; and Minneapolis Academy (5-8), which is a tuition-free independent college preparatory school. The other main public schools that serve Keewaydin include Lake Nokomis Community – Wenonah Campus; and Roosevelt High School. Additionally, residents of Keewaydin can choose among a variety of nearby public charter, magnet, and private schools.
Keewaydin is located conveniently near Highways 55 and 62, allowing residents to easily commute to downtown and other neighborhoods and suburbs of the Minneapolis metropolitan area. Residents can commute via car, public transportation, or by bicycle. Commuting options include the Nice Ride bicycle sharing program open seasonally by Lake Nokomis, and the light rail which travels down Hiawatha Avenue.
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