Parks and Recreation Month

July is National Parks and Recreation Month! 

Celebrate Parks and Rec Month by participating in some of our City events, visiting our parks and trails and attending fun and free fitness programs! Try something new!

Parks and Rec Month Programs

Trail_Walking_Park_RecreationJoin a Free Moms on the Run Class
Join the Moms on the Run! A Coon Rapids-based fitness group for moms of all fitness levels interested in making friends while breaking a sweat.
Wednesday, July 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Bunker Hills Regional Park (meet in the parking lot near the large playground).
Tuesday, July 11 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Coon Rapids Dam (meet in the parking lot near pavilion #1).
Wednesday, July 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Bunker Hills Regional Park (meet in the parking lot near the large playground).

Skate_SnowflakeDaysSketchFree Public Skate
Friday, July 21 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Join us for free skating at the Coon Rapids Ice Center. Concessions and skate rentals available for a fee.

1a - burn photoTry Burn Boot Camp for Free
Come to a free Burn Boot Camp class in Lions Coon Creek Park at 1664 119th Avenue! Coon Rapids Burn Boot Camp staff will lead a 45 minute full body workout. Attend one or both of the sample classes!
Monday, July 10 at 5:30 p.m.  (Lions Coon Creek Park, meet by the Restroom Building)
Saturday, July 29 at 9 a.m.  (Lions Coon Creek Park, meet by the Restroom Building)

City Events in July

Photo of farmers market with words: Coon Rapids Farmers MarketCoon Rapids Farmers Market
Every Wednesday, June 21-Oct. 11 from 3-6 p.m.
Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. 
Photo of kids playing with words: Rec on the SpotRec on the Spot
Weekly from June 12 through Aug. 10. 
Rec on the Spot is a free mobile recreation unit that makes scheduled stops throughout the summer providing time for kids to come together and play outside. 

Learn more and see the schedule here!
4thofJuly_Newsflash4th of July Celebration
July 2-4
Boulevard Plaza, 11002 Crooked Lake Blvd. 
One of the biggest local events of the year, the 4th of July Community Celebration has something for everyone! Visit the carnival, watch the parade, run in the 5K and of course, watch the fireworks! 

More information available here!
Photo with words: Summer in the City Neighborhood MeetingsSummer in the City Neighborhood Meetings
The last neighborhood meeting takes place on July 11 at Boulevard Plaza from 6:30-8 p.m. 

Summer in the City events are a fun and casual way to get to know more about Coon Rapids! Talk to City officials, learn about the departments that serve you and enjoy family friendly entertainment. City owned vehicles like fire trucks, police cars and more will be on display. 

Learn more here!
Photo of band with words: Summer Concert SeriesSummer Concert Series
Specific Thursdays throughout summer
Coon Rapids Dam, 9750 Egret Blvd.

Not to be missed, the fun and free Summer Concert Series is here with unique bands and singers every time. Enjoy a beautiful evening in the Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park while listening to live music!

See the lineup here.