Welcome to Wayzata is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is in the western part of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metro area.  Located on the shores of Lake Minnetonka.

Wayzata Public Schools are part of Independent School District 284 and serve all or portions of eight west suburban municipalities (Plymouth, Corcoran, Hamel, Maple Grove, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minnetonka, and Orono). The only schools located within the city of Wayzata are Gleason Lake Elementary and West Middle School, as are the district offices. The district covers 38 square miles (98 km2), extending north and east from Wayzata Bay on Lake Minnetonka, and lies approximately eight miles west of Minneapolis. There are approximately 9,510 students enrolled in eight public elementary schools (K–5), three middle schools (6–8), and one high school (9–12). Some students attend public schools in other school districts chosen by their families under Minnesota’s open enrollment statute. Wayzata is also home to the Highcroft campus of The Blake School (K-5

Schools in the Wayzata School District
Elementary schools Middle schools High School
Sunset Hill West Middle School Wayzata High School
Plymouth Creek Central Middle School
Oakwood East Middle School
Kimberly Lane
Gleason Lake

Parks and Recreation

The Wayzata Beach is located in downtown Wayzata on Lake Minnetonka. The beach is open to the public and has permit and non-permit parking. There is a lifeguard on duty from mid-June to mid-August when the temperature is above 65 degrees. The beach features

  • A sandy beach and grassy peninsula
  • Shaded picnic areas
  • Playground equipment
  • Canoe racks
  • Stand-up paddleboard rentals
  • Volleyball court
  • Boat slips
  • Playing fields

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