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Shady Oak Beach

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  1. 76 Feet of Sandy Beach Shoreline
  2. Birthday Party Packages
  3. Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals
  4. Community Play Area
  5. Concession Stand
  6. High Dive
  7. Picnic Shelter
  8. Restrooms / Changing Areas
  9. Sand Volleyball Court

Winter Notice

An aerator has been put in place near the floating dock in Shady Oak Lake. Please be aware that there will be open water in and around the dock through the winter months, and use caution. 

Reserve a Picnic Shelter

Picnic shelters can be reserved through Joint Recreation Services at least 7 days in advance. Visit the City of Minnetonka website for more information. 

Fee Options

A fee is required to enter Shady Oak Beach. Customers can choose from a season pass, one-day admission fee or a 10-visit punch card. Children two years and younger are free. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

One-Day Admission Rate

  • $6 per person
  • $3 after 6 p.m.

Season Passes

Purchase Options:

  • View Minnetonka website. Online renewal is available for 2018 pass holders only.
  • Phone: 952-939-8203
    Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • In Person: Minnetonka Recreation Services (temporarily located at 14350 Excelsior Boulevard), Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and at Shady Oak Beach starting June 7 during open hours.

Group Reservations

Group reservations are available from noon-6 p.m. daily. Contact Recreation Services at 952-939-8203 at least seven days in advance to reserve time for a group.

Group rates:

  • Resident: $5 per person
  • Non-resident: $6 per person