Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Page Updated 7-27-20

  • City buildings are open to the public.
  • When you enter our buildings, we ask the following:
    • Please do not enter facilities if you are ill.
    • Please use hand sanitizer upon your arrival; dispensers are located throughout the building.
    • Please practice social distancing, maintaining a distance of 6 feet apart from others.
    • Visitors must wear a face mask per the Governor's Executive Order which started 7-25-20.
  • The Coon Rapids Senior Center and Civic Center remain closed to large events. Small gatherings and by appointment specialty services are available, with masks and social distancing measures put in place.

Please note:

For people seeking answers to general questions, it is preferred to call and talk to staff first before stopping in person to City Hall. Many questions can be answered through a phone call or by visiting the City’s website. For business that needs to be conducted in-person and is more involved in nature or needs more discussion, please call ahead and set up an appointment with the appropriate staff person. These measures are being put in place to ensure social distancing, lessen the potential spread of the virus and adapt to changing conditions as it relates to City staff members working both in the office and in the field (or remotely). We thank the public for planning ahead for what they may need. Please call 763-755-2880 with your questions.

Online City Services Available

Several City services are available online through the City of Coon Rapids website including:
E-permits
Request police reports

City Code information 
Pay your utility bill
Report issues (street lights out, pot holes, other maintenance concerns)
Job listings and applications

Please search the City website to see if there is information available online to help answer your questions.

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CANCELED Events and Recreational Programs

ALL of the following events and activities have been CANCELED.

Recreational Programs

  • Spring Intro to Ice Skating Classes - May 4 start
  • Public Works Open House Event - May 16
  • Home Remodeling Tour - May 17
  • Movie in the Park - Frozen II at Sand Creek Park May 22 
  • Pickleball Skills and Drills – June 1 start
  • Stand Up Paddleboard 101 Class - June 3, 7, 10
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga Classes - June 3, 7, 10
  • Summer Kick off Public Skate at Coon Rapids Ice Center - June 7
  • Home Alone Safety Class taught by CRPD - June 11
  • Skyhawks Sports Camp - 3 sessions set to start June 15, July 13, August 10
  • Rec on the Spot - June 16 start
  • Intro to Hockey Camp at Coon Rapids Ice Center - August 4-13
  • Basic 1 and Basic 2 Ice Skating Classes - June 15 Start 

Events

  • Ice Fantasy Skating Show at Coon Rapids Ice Center - April 23-26
  • ALL Summer Concerts at Coon Rapids Dam: June 4 - August 6.
  • ALL Summer in the City Neighborhood Meetings June 9, June 23, July 14, July 28
  • 4th of July Community Celebration - Read more here about the decision.
  • Red, White and Blue Public Skate at Coon Rapids Ice Center - July 5
  • Kids Safety Camp - July 21-22
  • Family Night at the Twins Game - August 3
  • The Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair and Rabies Clinic - September 19
  • Movie in the Park May 22 and September 19
  • Fire Department Open House Events October 10.

*Guests who purchased tickets to the winter concert featuring Betty Rydell April 9 will be refunded their ticket price starting June 1. Refunds will take place through September 1. Tickets can be brought in to the front desk of City Hall as proof of purchase, and the receptionist will refund your ticket fee. You may obtain a refund for a friend, as long as you have the actual ticket in hand. 

Recreational Programming that WILL Occur in Summer 2020

** As of June 15, 2020, the City continues to offer the following programs, because social distancing measures can be put in place. Sign up for all programs online through the links highlighted below.

Events that WILL Occur in Summer 2020

  • Farmers Market - Every Wednesday July 15 - October 7, 3-6 p.m.
    Coon Rapids Ice Center Parking lot, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. Social distancing measures will be put in place.

Events that May Occur in 2020

Special Notes about Splash Pad and Crooked Lake Park Water Area

  • The Splash Pad located at Boulevard Plaza (11000 Crooked Lake Blvd.) is now open. Visitors are asked to practice social distancing and time limits. Read more about specific details here.
  • The water area at Crooked Lake Park (13180 Crooked Lake Blvd.) is open for recreational use. There is no lifeguard on duty; swim at your own risk. Please practice social distancing.
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Updates by Department

Building Inspections Activities

Permits and Inspections are still required for projects, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residential Inspections
Residential inspections resumed June 1.

New structures, vacant, and exterior work only inspections
Site visit inspections continue.

All commercial inspections
Site visit inspections continue.

  • Call 763-767-6476 to schedule all inspections and get your questions answered. You may also email the department to communicate.

Bunker Hills Golf Club

  • The facility opened at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 18 as part of the Governor’s Executive Order 20-38 to expand outdoor recreational opportunities. The Executive and Championship courses are open.
  • Several operational enhancements are in place for the safety of golfers.
  • The Championship and Executive courses are open.
  • New additions to amenities as of April 25: cart rental is back (please follow new guidelines) and the Driving Range is open. Golf fees can be paid at the Starter Building, not only online.
  • The clubhouse and pro shop and Bunker Hills Event Center remain closed.
  • Kendall’s Tavern & Chophouse is open for service. Learn more here.
  • For more information about the facility and to reserve tee times, visit the Bunker Hills Golf Website.

City Council Meetings

  • City Council meetings are being held in person at Coon Rapids City Hall. For members of the public who would like an options besides attending a meeting in person, virtual meeting options are available for now. Check the City Council Agenda page for more information and links to the Zoom meetings. 

Coon Rapids Civic Center

  • Facility open for small group meetings.
  • Please read the latest policies regarding cancellations made by the Civic Center and/or if you are looking to cancel or reschedule your own private event.

Coon Rapids Ice Center

  • Facility opened for private small group rentals and skating school classes as of June 1, 2020. Public skating events are canceled until further notice.
  • Spring session of Intro to Ice Skating classes set to begin May 4 were canceled.
  • All public skating events canceled through July 12.
  • When You Believe Ice Show canceled April 23-26; may be rescheduled to later dates but this has not been determined.

Coon Rapids Senior Center

  • Facility closed until further notice, but some by appointment services are underway. Call 763-767-6473 for details. 

Fire Department

  • Requests for fire truck visits to public events are canceled until further notice.
  • Blood pressure screenings at fire stations are also on hold until further notice.

Parks and Playground Structures

Parks are open to the public to walk, ride bikes on trails, etc. while observing social distancing measures. Playground structures are play at your own risk as they are not sanitized and social distancing measures should also be observed.

Police Department

  • The Police Department is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Car Seat clinics canceled until further notice.
  • Appearance requests by an officer - canceled until further notice

Recycling Center

Note for the Organics Program:

  • If you use the organics program, please continue to bring your materials even on days when the facility is closed. The organics bin has been moved outside of the gate for easy access. Please use social distancing measures and respect others in front of you when dropping off your materials. Thank you!

Riverwind Community Building

  • Facility open for small group events.
  • Please read the latest policies regarding cancellations made by Riverwind staff and/or if you are in looking to cancel or reschedule your own private event at the Riverwind Community Building.


Please NOTE: All closures and cancellations may be subject to change pending the ever-changing, fluid situation surrounding the pandemic. Please check this web page often for the latest information.