Breakaway Hockey League

Co-Ed Travelling team for mini mites – peewees
Games in Elk River, Rogers, Monticello, Buffalo, and Anoka


Learn to Skate

Spring Learn to Skate registration opens late January.
The session is February 18 - April 8
Monday evenings, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
8 sessions


Melonie Shipman presents: It's a Sled Dog's Life

Sled dogs have been providing work, companionship and entertainment for hundreds of years.  Learn more about these hard working and unique canines from Melonie Shipman, a former naturalist in Alaska, Iditarod volunteer and recreational musher.  You will have an insider’s perspective on what it means for these master athletes and their mushers to race for the finish while dodging blizzards, moose, and exhaustion along the way.

Tuesday, January 29, at 10:00 a.m. Held at the Activity Center.  Fee: $3 members or $5 non-members

Register by: January 22

Golden Starz Theatre Workshop

Are you interested in theatre? Kathy Boecher from Northern Starz Theatre Company will lead this 6-week theatre workshop at the Activity Center.  The workshop includes acting, characterization, pantomime, storytelling, creative movement, dialect, and memorization.  No prior experience is necessary! Come to meet new friends, learn new skills and improve your memory while having fun!

This workshop will be held every Thursday from 10:00 a.m.– 11:30 a.m. starting February 7 and ending March 14.
Fee: $55 members  $60 non-members
Cash, Check, or Credit Card payable to City of Elk River
Register by: February 1


Looking for...

Are you interested in becoming a vendor for the 2019 Elk River Farmers Market or the 2019 Elk RiverFest, applications are available online.


Voters Pass Active Elk River Plan - Now What?

On November 6, voters overwhelmingly decided to invest in city amenities that will benefit every generation. The Active Elk River plan passed with 6,830 votes of support and 3,702 opposed. Curious as to what happens next? City staff members are working with our local state representatives to draft the sales tax bill to introduce when the Legislature reconvenes on January 8, 2019. The bill will need approval in both the House and Senate Tax Committees before approval by both bodies and signed by the governor. When/if the bill is signed into law, the Minnesota Department of Revenue will notify local businesses of the change in sales tax. This legislative session is scheduled to close on May 20, 2019. will continue to be your source for news and information regarding the local option sales tax for improvements and additions to recreational and outdoor amenities in the city. As soon as new information becomes available, look to the website, as well as the city’s Facebook and Twitter pages for updates.


Join a City Advisory Commission

Make Community Involvement a 2019 Resolution
Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Here’s your chance! The City of Elk River is accepting applications for the following advisory commissions, with terms beginning March 1, 2019:

  • Arena Commission
  • Energy City Commission
  • Heritage Preservation Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Utilities Commission

Learn more about each advisory commission, and apply online by visiting Applications are due by close of business on Thursday, January 31.

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