As a river community, Anoka can include water sports like boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing to its other numerous opportunities. Trails, athletic fields, parks, open space, an outdoor aquatic center, and a senior center are all encompassed in Anoka’s park system.
For a city smaller less than 6 square miles, Anoka provides some unique recreation opportunities for its residents such as archery deer hunting, waterfowl hunting, groomed cross country ski trails and much more!
It continues to be the goal of the city to provide excellence in parks and recreation for generations to come.
Programs & Activities
The City of Anoka’s offers many programs and activities for youth and adults. The youth and adult athletic programs are offered through the coordination, direction, and partnerships with Anoka Ramsey Athletic Association, Anoka-Hennepin Community Education, and Anoka Area Hockey Association.
Boat Slips on the Rum River
Boat slips are provided for lease at 3 locations on the Rum River.
Music in the Parks
The City of Anoka provides two concert in the park series during the summer months. Concerts are free to the public. Concerts are held at the Veterans Plaza Stage in Riverfront Memorial Park on Wednesday evenings and at the Bicentennial Bandshell at George Green Park.
Learn about various hunting opportunities in Anoka as well as the Waterfowl for Warriors program.
Skating, skiing, sledding, and riding snowmobiles are just a few of the winter activities you can participate in.
Community Events Calendar
Access to the community event calendar.