Anna is home to many community parks and trails: Slayter Creek Park, Slayter Creek Trail, Bryant Park, Geer Park, Natural Springs Park, Sherley Park, and Johnson Park. Slayter Creek Park includes two tennis courts, four lighted ball fields, two basketball courts, two multipurpose fields, a skate park, a playground, a trail, a disk golf course, and even more. Natural Springs Park features a natural spring as well as a man-made pond, and the park is full of open space, making it a great location to fly kites or picnic.
In addition to recreation, there are also plenty of excellent local restaurants to visit, including Crow's Country Café, Mama Mia's Pizzeria, and Italian Villa Restaurant.
Anna is served by the Anna Independent School District (Anna ISD). Over 3,600 students are enrolled in Anna ISD schools, and the district's mission is "to invest in academic excellence, instill values and inspire students". The district consists of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. In addition to the Anna ISD schools, there is also one private school located in Anna ? Christian Care Academy. For those seeking higher education, the nearest college to Anna is Collin County Community College, and not too far away is The University of Texas at Dallas as well as Richland College. As for employment options, the largest industries in Anna are educational services, health care, social assistance, retail, and transportation.