Community wellness resources

Local wellness resources and opportunities

To help manage your health, start by taking a short assessment in Allina Health Account to find your health score. After completing your assessment and receiving your health report, you can use the following local resources to help you with your health goals.

Inclusion does not imply recommendation or endorsement.

Local trails 

Regional trails

Community events

Spend an active day enjoying one of the many community events and classes.

Food support

Fare for All - 763-450-3880
Fare for All is a program designed to help families stretch their monthly food budget by providing low prices on fruits, vegetables and meats.

Family Pathways Food Shelves

1575 1st Avenue East, Cambridge
763-552-3663

6381 Main Street, North Branch
651-674-8313

Braham Area Food Shelf
101 Central Drive, Braham
320-396-2167

Isanti County Food Pantry, Inc.
First Baptist church - 304 South Main Street, Cambridge
763-689-1107

Support groups

GriefShare™ - Sponsored by the First Baptist Church, this 13 week DVD format support group is available to grieving Christian adults. Meetings take place two times a year at the First Baptist Church. Call 763-441-2363 to confirm.

Allina Health Addiction Services - Cambridge Medical Center 
Cambridge Medical Center - 701 South Dellwood Street, Cambridge
763-688-7733

Isanti Alano
1582 County Road 5, Isanti
763-444-4605

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Provides ongoing support for families and friends of persons living with mental illness. Meets weekly at Cambridge Medical Center. For more information, please call 651-253-8440.

Multiple Sclerosis
Support for those diagnosed with MS and their caregivers. Group meets monthly at the Cambridge Medical Center. For more information, please contact Bob Overturf at 651-253-8440.

Community education classes

Community education classes offer a variety of recreational activities for children and adults. From golf clinics to yoga, gymnastics to softball. It's a perfect way to try something new.

Local Chambers

Spend an active day enjoying one of the many community events in the area.

Faithfully Fit Forever

Cambridge Lutheran Church
621 Old Main Street North, Cambridge

Senior aerobics program for men and women offered at no cost. Classes include balance moves with warm-ups, energized aerobics, cool-down, resistance training, health issues of interest, guest appearances and a devotional closing. Tuesday and Friday at 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, call Lois Tureen at 763-689-2180.

Farmers markets

  • Cambridge-Isanti Farmers Market
    Cambridge: Hwy 95 just 2 blocks E of Main Street, May 1 to October 30, Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Isanti: Riverside Market parking lot., Mid April to October 30, Tuesday and Thursday noon to 6 p.m.
  • Isanti Family Farmers Market
    Eagle Park, 18 Broadway Street N, Isanti
    June to September, Fridays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • North Branch Farmers Market
    Lake State Federal on 8th Avenue and Main Street
    July to October, Saturday 8 a.m. to noon
  • Harris Farmers Market
    Railroad Park on Forest Blvd
    Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
  • Braham Farmers Market
    Freedom Park along Hwy 107
    June to October, Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Many community education programs offer swimming lessons. Please contact your local school district for more information.

Seasonal weather

Minnesota weather does not always leave you with many outdoor walking or hiking options. Check with your local community education program for more walking opportunities. Most schools have indoor walking policies that allow you to use the building after school hours.

Local 5k races

Walking, running and hiking trails

"Walk the Town" maps

Walk the Town maps feature designated routes with mileage information. For more information, visit Isanti County or call 763-689-8282.

State park trails

For information about paved and unpaved hiking trails at all Minnesota State parks, contact the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at (888) 646-6367 or visit dnr.state.mn.us.

Playgrounds and outdoor activities

Playgrounds aren't just for kids; they can be a place for adult activity as well. You could play tag, do pull-ups on the monkey bars and pushups on a picnic bench.

City parks

County parks

Frisbee/disc golf

  • Dennis Frandsen Park - 1331 North Lake Drive, Braham
    Park also has carry-in canoe access, fishing pier and walking trails.
  • Harder Park - 39257 Harder Pkwy, North Branch, 651-674-8133
    Discs are available to checkout from North Branch City Hall, located at 6408 Elm St.
  • Springvale County Park - 3361 Hwy 95 NW, Cambridge, MN 55008

Winter in Minnesota gives many options to get active outdoors. Snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice skating and ice fishing are great ways to keep active during the long Minnesota winter.

Ice skating

  • Cambridge Skate Park - 635 18th Avenue SW, Cambridge
    Lighted hockey rink, open skating area and warming house, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily.
  • North Branch Ice Rink - Northwest corner of Hwy. 95 and Grand Avenue, North Branch
    Lighted hockey rink, open skating area and warming house
    8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • Isanti Ice Rink - 201 Isanti Parkway West, Isanti
    Lighted hockey rink, open skating area
    Weekdays 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Weekends 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sledding

  • City Park Sledding Hill - 745 Second Avenue SW, Cambridge
  • Braham Sledding Hill - corner of Highway 65 and County Road 4

Cross-country skiing

  • Spirit River Cross-Country Ski Trails - 1055 2nd Ave SW, Cambridge
  • Wild River State Park - A Wild River Youth Nordic Ski Club is available for children 4 to 14 who like to have fun while learning how to cross-country ski (fees apply).
    Contact John Grund at 651-674-6096 or jmgdape@yahoo.com