Athletic Programs & Activities

Upcoming Events

American Red Cross: Babysitter's Training Course

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid & CPR. This training is designed for youths ages 11 to 15. *Participants will NOT become certified in CPR with this course.*

Youth participating will receive an American Red Cross Babysitter's Manual, first aid kit, CPR mouth barrier, and activities kit.

Course will take place at Anoka City Hall, 2015 1st Ave, Anoka, MN 55303. Youth will need to bring a lunch with them for during the class. 

Course Fee: $25.00

Two Course Dates will be Offered:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021         9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday, March 18, 2021      9:00am - 3:00pm

Visit our CivicRec portal here to register online, or call our Public Services Department to register, 763-576-2980. Email Nickie Jenks at with any questions.

Past Events


Ratings and Skills Clinics brought to you by North Star Pickleball Association

Ratings clinics:

September 11, 2020 - George Enloe - 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
September 14, 2020 - Sunny Acres - 5:50 pm-7:30 pm

Skills Clinic:

September 26, 2020 - Novice (less than 3.5) - Sunny Acres - 10:00am-12:00pm
September 26, 2020 - Intermediate (3.5-4.0) - Sunny Acres - 12:30pm-2:30pm
September 26, 2020  - Advanced (4.0+) - Sunny Acres - 3:00pm-5:00pm

Gruesome Twosome Pickleball Tournament

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Visit the "Pickleball" section for more information.

Boo's Bags Tournament 

Saturday, October 3, 2020

This tournament will run alongside the Pickleball tournament at Sunny Acres park. Check back for specifics.

Click here to register for either tournament starting September 7 through September 30 or until registration is full.


The City of Anoka’s youth and adult athletic programs are offered through the coordination, direction, and partnerships with:

Thank you to the countless numbers of volunteers that help make youth athletics a positive experience for kids. League organizers, coaches, referees/officials, and parents all deserve thanks for their commitment to Anoka’s youth!

Thank you to the Anoka-Hennepin Community Education staff for their commitment and dedication to providing fun and competitive adult athletic leagues!