Lakeville is the southern gateway to the Twin Cities, located within driving distance to both Minneapolis and St. Paul. Lakeville is a family-oriented community, with ample activities for all ages. It boasts 5 lakes with 3 public swimming beaches and 2 public boat launches. There are 47 parks, 70 ball fields, 30 soccer fields, 26 playgrounds and 25 miles of pedestrian and bicycle trails. In historic downtown Lakeville you can explore local shops and restaurants.