Park Bond News

Voters in Coon Rapids approved a Park Bond on November 5, 2013 in the amount of $17.4 million. The money is being used to renovate and reconstruct several of the city's parks.

See a complete listing of ALL of the City's park Here

Cornerstone Parks to be Improved:

  • Crooked Lake Park - 13180 Crooked Lake Boulevard (See the preliminary site plan developed in December 2016 here) 
  • Pheasant Ridge Park - 11845 Pheasant Ridge Drive (Renovation complete in 2016!)
    This park has been renovated to include a new playground, picnic shelter, half-court basketball and interpretive areas (with native plantings), benches, two wetland overlooks and on-street handicapped parking spaced.
  • Riverview Park - 2420 105th Ave. (Renovation complete!)
  • Lions Coon Creek Park - 1664 119th Ave.

Neighborhood Parks to be Improved:

  • Woodcrest Park - 901 103rd Ave. (Renovation complete in 2016!)
    This park has new amenities which include a small picnic shelter, half-court basketball, seasonal restroom facilities and new walking trails around the perimeter of the park. The ball field has also been re-positioned for better use. Portions of the park's trail system now tie in to a new 21-hold disc golf course, a partnership between the City and the MN Disc Golf Association. Volunteers worked with City staff to build the course which is now playable, however, it will still take several years to complete the entire course.
  • Delta Park - 11151 Yukon St. (Renovation complete in 2016!)
    This park has a new playground with picnic shelter, a looping trail system and half-court basketball. The hockey rink has been removed.
  • Mason Park - 9600 Holly Circle (Renovation complete in 2016!)
    This park has a new playground with picnic shelter, new basketball court, new half-mile walking trail around the park and native planting areas.
  • Riverwind Park - 11747 Crocus St. (See the preliminary site plan developed in December 2016 here)

Sand Creek Athletic Complex: (Opening in spring 2017!)

  • New playgrounds
  • New softball, baseball, football and lacrosse fields
  • Re-arranged parking
  • New concession building
  • Hockey rink with open skate areas
  • Energy efficient lighting and new, safer entrance to the park

Other Improvements:

  • Build a new park named Boulevard Park located near the Coon Rapids Ice Center which will become a community gathering place and may include playground equipment, splash pad and other features. 
    (Read about Boulevard Park in menu at left under Neighborhood & Other Parks.)
  • Renovate restrooms at the Coon Rapids Soccer Complex
  • Complete sidewalk gaps and renovate other neighborhood parks using Parks Improvement Fund dollars 
  • Complete several trail connections including Coon Creek Regional Trail, Sand Creek Linkage Trail, 85th Avenue Trail connection to Kennedy Park, Mississippi Regional Trail, Middle Linkage Trail, Northern Linkage Trail and other select gaps  
    (Read about trail improvements in menu at left.)

Construction of the parks listed above is occurring over a 6 to 8 year period, starting in 2015. The work is being done in a phased approach to avoid having major portions of the City's parks system torn up and reconstructed at the same time.

To read more about the parks and trails master plan in the City of Coon Rapids, read more here.