Commons Video Overview

This short video covers some of the Commons’ history, a perspective on what it means to the community, and how Community for the Commons can help impact the park’s future.

Join the Community!

We invite you to join in our vision. You can help support Community for The Commons by donating time, money and energy as we work together to sustain and improve The Commons for years...

Master Planning Process Begins

A Committee formed to begin laying the foundation for a Commons Master Plan began meeting in late 2015. This group will engage outside experts as well as the community in an effort to define...

MOU Approved by the Excelsior Council

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Community for the Commons and the Excelsior City Council was approved at the December 17, 2015 meeting.? This MOU defines the relationship between the Committee and the City,...

The Commons Today

Today, the Commons is a community space and home to many annual events. Families use the Commons for gatherings and excursions. School groups use it for recreational days and picnics. Visitors to Excelsior often...

How The Commons is Funded

The Commons is a community asset for the Village of Excelsior, theSouth Lake community, and the entire Twin Cities region, but funding and maintenance for it falls largely on the local community. Simply put,...

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