Parks and Recreation

Park Sponsorships

Sponsor an item in one of Maple Grove’s award-winning parks!

Celebrate a milestone, remember a loved one, or enhance the community by sponsoring a bench, engraved brick, or paver at one of several locations in the city.

For more information on park item sponsorships, call 763-494-5824 or email Kristen Bansen Weigle.

Maple Grove Veterans Memorial

Celebrate a loved one’s service and sacrifice by purchasing a paver at the Maple Grove Veterans Memorial at Central Park. Three sizes of engraved pavers are available; each has different length limits for your inscription. Order by August 15, 2021 for fall 2021 installation.

Paver order forms:

Veterans Memorial paver - Small - 4" x 12" - $300.00

Veterans Memorial paver - Medium - 4" x 18" - $750.00

Veterans Memorial paver - Large - 4" x 24" - $1500.00

Printable Veterans Memorial paver form

A Veterans Memorial paver may honor one or more individuals, living or deceased, who have served in one of the five branches of America's armed services. Pavers may also honor the armed services more generally. Paver inscriptions may include the following: name of individual(s) to be honored, message of support; name of the individual's family and/or business purchasing the paver. Length limits for the paver inscriptions vary by size of paver.

Angel of Hope memorial bricks

In 2001, the Angel of Hope statue was dedicated at Maple Grove Arboretum. The statue is one of hundreds of identical statues in cities throughout the world and offers a place of solace for those who have lost a child of any age.  Memorial bricks may be purchased for $125 and are installed and dedicated twice each year in the spring and fall.

To order, use the memorial brick order form or print the mail in order form.

Park benches

Benches are currently available for sponsorship on the trail circling North Arbor Lake and at scattered sites in Maple Grove parks.

Arbor Lakes: Benches are made of black cast iron and include a customizable brass plaque.  Cost: $3,000. View a map of bench locations and availability.

Arbor Lakes bench sponsorship order form

Scattered site benches: Benches may be located in any of Maple Grove’s parks. The city's parks staff will work with you to determine the final placement. These benches are made of powder-coated metal and include a customizable plaque. Cost $1,500.

Park bench sponsorship order form

Maple Grove Arboretum trees

More than 230 trees have been sponsored at the Maple Grove Arboretum since its creation in 1986. The Arboretum is fully sponsored and no additional trees are available at this time.

Central Park Bench