The ideal combination of historic charm and modern convenience, Lakeville is a thriving city comprised of family-oriented neighborhoods, vibrant businesses, and successful community partnerships. Working together, education, commerce, and local government have built a dynamic city
offering a wide-array of shopping, housing, and business development opportunities. Our parks, lakes, and award-winning schools are alive with countless cultural, recreational, educational, and leisure activities. Lakeville is ideally positioned for easy access to the Twin Cities’ numerous regional amenities and attractions. From a historic downtown to industrial and high-tech business parks, Lakeville continues to attract quality growth while maintaining the small-town feeling and high quality of life that makes it exceptional.
Lakeville provides the foundation for healthy neighborhoods and prosperous businesses by investing in efficient services, effective partnerships, and citizen participation. Whether you are looking for your first home, your last, or something in between, Lakeville has what you are looking for. With 35 percent of our population under the age of 18, the City of Lakeville recognizes and values the importance of outstanding schools. Our community is served by three excellent school districts, each of which consistently produces students who score above the national average on achievement tests.
Discover Lakeville...Where Nature Meets The Twin Cities
Lakeville’s many recreational opportunities include:
• 5 beautiful lakes with 3 public swimming beaches, 2 public boat launches perfect for boating, fishing, swimming or simply relaxing.
• 47 expansive parks, 70 ball fields, 30 soccer fields, and 26 playgrounds, 25 miles of pedestrian and bicycle trails, access to cross-country ski, equestrian (horseback), and snowmobile trails. Includes 340 acre Ritter Farm Park nature preserve and 2700 acre Murphy Hanrehan Park reserve.
• 4 champion golf courses and 6 more with-in a 20 minute drive.