Health & Wellness

The Southdale YMCA offers summer programs for kids of all ages.
Start with the annual parade at 10 a.m. near City Hall.

Age knows no limits when it comes to keeping busy. These days, older adults stay active in everything from art to dance to travel to continuing education and more. Staying active is a way to stay young at heart. Edina seniors embrace life-long hobbies that are not only social, they’re fun.

Walking the wide, well-lit halls of the newest addition to the corner of France Ave. and the Crosstown highway, it’s easy to see why the team at the new Aurora on France facility is excited.  

Edina High School student Jack Fruechte admits that he was a little unsure about practicing with Twin Cities Youth Rowing when he started a number of years ago.

May 20 is the 140th day of the calendar year. But it also marks an important anniversary—the fourth anniversary of the first day of Avery Delahanty’s sobriety. Since 2013, Delahanty has honored May 20 from a space of gratitude and reflection.

It’s not easy to track the rising popularity of escape rooms. From a gaming trend in Kyoto, Japan, to one of the biggest casual party scenes in the U.S., escape rooms today sit at the top of tourist destinations on for New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle and other metro areas.

In 2014, Edina received a grant from the National Council of Aging to improve the approach to Alzheimer’s care.

The Edina Mayfly fast-pitch softball tournament is in its 25th year. Participating athletes are girls between the ages of 9 and 12.

Arbor Day has roots entrenched into history. The idea of planting and celebrating trees goes back centuries to Spain and migrated to the U.S. nearly 150 years ago. Forests were planted in Nebraska and the idea spread nationwide.