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About Crystal

“Crystal is a fully-developed, first tier suburban community just west of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. The city become a Home Rule Charter city in 1960 and has a population of more than 22,000 residents. The City’s mission is to improve and promote the quality of life for all Crystal citizens and provide municipal services in a cost-effective, innovative, and professional manner.

The City is committed to redevelopment, updating its infrastructure, and maintaining the vitality and livability of its neighborhoods through proactive code enforcement. Amenities include the Crystal Cove Aquatic Center, Crystal Community Center, parks and trails, a variety of programs and services for all ages, well-groomed sports fields, and the redeveloped Crystal Shopping Center.”

The Friendship Center

This source of diverse and inclusive special events and multifaceted programming is located in the Crystal Community Center. The Friendship Center offers a large gathering room complete with a book and puzzle library for your intellectual stimulation, an attached billiards room, and additional space of all sizes for special events.

Crystal Cove Aquatic Center

This pool was renovated in 2005 and re-opened in 2006 with added features including the zero depth pool, water-walk, and drop slide. This pool also features a Jet Scream Waterslide, lap pool and plunge slide. Discounts are available for residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, and Robbinsdale.