City of Centerville 

Festival of Lakes * Est. 1857

Activities for Kids & Families

Anoka County Historical Society - facebook page


Come explore and wonder with ACHS as we take a very different look at history! Tickets are available in advance at the HistoryCenter or by calling 763-421-0600. The tour is limited to 24 people. Tickets are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for ACHS members (must show membership card), and $5.00 for children. The tour route is 15 blocks around Anoka city streets and lasts about one hour and a half.


The History Center is located at 2135 Third Avenue North in downtown Anoka. Please call for additional information at 763-421-0600 or visit the website at




OPEN SKATING COUPON for Schwan Super Rink ~ (Click on Schwan Super Rink for more information about them)


If you are interested in an open skating coupon GOOD FOR ONE FREE SESSION OF OPEN SKATING, please stop by City Hall.  Limit 4 to a family.  Offered to Centerville Residents by the Parks & Recreation Committee.


Anoka County Parks & Recreation offer Family & Activity Programs throughout the year.   Click here for a schedule of events.   


Did you know the WARGO NATURE CENTER is located in the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Preserve at 7701 Main Street?  Trail maps and binoculars are available at the center.  Admission is free.  Because trails are maintained for wildlife habitat and reserved for nature study, no pets or bicycles are allowed.  All trails at the nature center are unpaved. 


Click here for a link to the Wargo Nature Center Website.


Wargo Nature Center also provides a Heritage Lab.  Click here for a link to them.



Cross Country Skiing is also offered through Anoka County.  Click here for more information.



MAKE YOUR OWN TV SHOW!  Did you know North Metro TV in Blaine, MN offers free TV classes and production equipment at its studio in Blaine? Here's how it works...

  1. Call (763) 231-2803 for information or go to our website at click on public access, and see our current class schedule with descriptions of each class.
  2. Call our Studio Manager, Erick at (763) 231-2803 to sign up for the classes.
  3. Once you have completed a class, you can use any of our equipment here at the studio or even check it out and take it home for free!
  4. Create a video, TV show, or movie using our cameras, microphones, lights, studios and edit suites.
  5. Turn it in and we will air it on Channel 14!

If really is that simple! Remember, it is COMPLETELY FREE of charge to residents of Blaine, Ham Lake, Centerville, Circle Pines, Lexington, Lino Lakes and Spring Lake Park.  Whether you are an individual or an organization, North Metro TV gives you all the professional tools and training you need to make creating a television show a reality.


North Metro TV is located on the corner of Polk and Cty. Rd. 14, stop by anytime!


1880 Main Street, Centerville, MN 55038 Phone: (651) 429-3232 Fax: (651) 429-8629