Active Elk River

For every generation.

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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.


October 16, 2019
We just received some updated renderings of the improvements and additions currently underway at Lion John Weicht Park - click here to check them out.


Monthly Construction Progress Report

It has been a busy month for crews working on the Multipurpose Facility and Lion John Weicht Park! Click the link to see how these two projects progressed over the last month: Active Elk River Progress Report - September 2019

Past Progress Reports
Active Elk River Progress Report - August 2019


When will we start seeing projects underway?

Design, Timelines, Renderings

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Community Priorities

Much of Elk River’s lifestyle is built around parks, trails and other outdoor and indoor activities that provide an abundance of options for everyone. Elk River residents – our children, our families, our seniors – deserve the same high quality amenities that other communities in the region enjoy.


The Plan

The Active Elk River plan features a broad range of projects that were designed to benefit local residents of all ages.


Why a Sales Tax?

City leaders considered multiple options before deciding to ask voters to consider a half-cent sales tax to finance this investment in our community. As a regional recreation center, they decided a sales tax levy was the fairest solution for residents.

Learn more here