John Ward Park

John Ward Park, also known as Rocket Park, is located at 2400 Forest Avenue, Anoka. 

The newest rocket playground design was installed in 2004, other modifications made in 2003/2004 included a large shelter, updated irrigation system. 

Skate Park Re-design

From June 21 - July 4, citizens were asked to take a survey regarding the design of the new John Ward 'Rocket' Park skate park. The results are in!  218 people participated in the survey! Thank you for your input. Spohn Ranch will now take that survey data and the additional information gathered at the Community Meeting held July 6 to come up with 2 concepts for our new park.  Check back for information on the concept reveal meeting. 

Survey Results

Project Timing: 

Open House for John Ward Park  Skatepark
Wednesday, October 12 at 5pm in Anoka City Hall

Community Meeting Flyer

Concept Below

Skatepark Concept as of 10-10-22

Skatepark Concept as of 10-10-22 View 2

Skatepark Concept as of 10-10-22 View 3

Skatepark Concept as of 10-10-22 View 4

Help us fund the Skatepark!

Periodically we will be doing drawings for people to enter to win various prizes, while also helping us raise money to build the new park. 

For the month of October, every $5 donation will receive 1 entry into a drawing to win a new skateboard and a pair of shoes, donated by Pinewski's Ski and Board Shop.

Starwars Skateboard and Pair of Shoes to win in drawing.

Visit the link here to donate and enter! Call 763-576-2980 to donate over the phone or with any questions!

Comments regarding the project can be submitted via email