• Middle school recreation and enrichment programs
    Modified for when schools are operating in the distance learning model

    Anoka-Hennepin Community Education will offer recreational and enrichment programs at all middle schools when Anoka-Hennepin Schools is operating under a distance learning model. These modified programs will follow the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Stay Safe Guidelines and have been shared with state health advisors. 

    Offerings will include physical activities, such as recreation samplers, archery, martial arts and  table tennis. Enrichment offerings may include chess club, American Red Cross Babysitting, drum lessons, LEGO™ robotics, arts and more.


    Recreational and enrichment programs will be offered in-person at all Anoka-Hennepin middle schools. Families can sign up for programs offered any day, as convenient. Some enrichment classes and activities will also be offered in the evening and on the weekend.

    Families are responsible for transportation to and from school. Safe drop-off and pick-up protocols will be observed, families are asked to wait in their vehicles for their child. Students may walk or bike to school if desired. Schools will have staff available to check students in at the beginning of the program, and wait with students for parent pick-up.

    Health and safety modifications

    Anoka-Hennepin Community Education will provide enrichment and recreational programming for district students following Stay Safe MN Guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

    • Group size: Classroom size limit of 15, including instructor. Gym or large space limit of 25 for events, including social distances practices of remaining 6-feet apart. This capacity includes both participants,instructors or coaches.

    • Cleaning: Anoka-Hennepin Schools will clean and disinfect spaces at the end of each night and conduct regular cleaning of high-touch surfaces and common spaces during the day. Learn more about Anoka-Hennepin Schools cleaning and disinfecting practices.

    • Screening and hygiene: All participants should self-screen before entering Anoka-Hennepin School facilities. Participants should practice social distancing and remain 6-feet apart from anyone who is not part of the same household.

    • Face coverings: Face coverings are required for all activities.