This summer, the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation traveled across the state of Minnesota to help neighborhoods take their love of basketball outdoors with the ‘Our Courts. Our Future.’ program, presented by U.S. Bank. Four courts were selected by fan votes.
Thanks for Voting!
Congratulations to our winners! Bennett Park in Hibbing, Pioneer Park in Hastings, Northway Park in St. Cloud, and the Groveland Recreation Center in St. Paul have all received refurbishments to their basketball courts over the summer. View the announcement video on Facebook.
520 E 13th St., Hibbing, MN
This basketball court was initially built in 1980 and is located in the most visible corner of the park, in a welcoming, safe area. The court is used by the entire community including the neighboring apartment complexes and nursing home.VIEW UNVEIL GALLERY
801 15th St. W, Hastings, MN
These courts are located in one of the more accessible parks to the public. It's centrally located within the city and is one of the most utilized community parks which includes basketball courts, baseball & softball field, sand volleyball courts, playground equipment, picnic shelter, skating rink, and a warming house.VIEW UNVEIL GALLERY
2450 15th St. N, St. Cloud, MN
This court was originally constructed in 1982 and the pavement is beyond repair deeming it unsafe for use. The court is located immediately adjacent to North Junior High School and is located in a multi-family housing neighborhood, home to many St. Cloud youth of diverse backgrounds and income levels.VIEW UNVEIL GALLERY
Groveland Recreation Center
2021 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul, MN
Groveland Recreation Center is part of Groveland Park Elementary School. The outdoor basketball court is used at recess by students, is used by kids in after school programs, and is used by the greater Macalester-Groveland community for practicing and pick-up games.VIEW UNVEIL GALLERY
WATCH: Cole Aldrich and Tyus Jones Share Their Love For Outdoor Basketball
Timberwolves players Cole Aldrich and Tyus Jones grew up right here in Minnesota, and they know better than anyone how important outdoor courts are for young basketball players. Together the two share the courts they grew up playing on and the role that played in preparing them for the NBA.Watch Video
The Timberwolves & U.S. Bank have partnered with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities to execute these court refurbishments.
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities is a community revitalization partner working with low-income homeowners, nonprofits and small businesses to provide the repairs needed for families to have safe and healthy homes and neighborhoods.