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  • Neighborhood Revitalization Board

    Sep 02, 5:00 PM

  • Plan & Zoning Commission Meeting

    Sep 03, 6:00 PM

  • Greater Des Moines Sister Cities Commission Meeting

    Sep 08, 5:00 PM

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    Sep 14, 4:30 PM

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    Sep 16, 12:00 PM

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August 29, 2015 - September 05, 2015

  • Youth Flag Football Registration
  • When:

    Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 5:00:00 PM - Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 5:00:00 PM

  • What:

    Youth in grades 1-7 are welcome to participate, and will learn the basics of football in a fun, recreational atmosphere. Volunteer coaches will lead practices and games.
    The registration fee for the eight week football program is $50 per child or $475
    per team, with an September 9th deadline. The entry fee includes a jersey with all other game equipment provided. Teams are divided into age groups: 1-2 grade, 3-4 grade, and 5-6 grade. Team practices will take place once a week starting September 21st and games will be played Saturday mornings. There will be a 6 game regular season and league playoffs. The registration deadline is September 9th. For additional information, please contact dmsports@dmgov.org

  • Contact:

    Tim Smith
    dmsports@dmgov.org

  • Youth Tennis
  • When:

    Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 5:00:00 PM - Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 5:00:00 PM

  • What:

    Grades 6-12

    $30/person or $180/team
    Season duration: September 21–October 31

  • Contact:

    dmsports@dmgov.org
    515-612-4509

  • Youth Basketball Registration
  • When:

    Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 5:00:00 PM - Friday, October 16, 2015 at 5:00:00 PM

  • What:

    Grades 1–7
    $50/person or $450/team
    Season duration: November 7– February 14

  • Contact:

    dmsports@dmgov.org
    515-612-4509

  • River Canoeing Outing
  • When:

    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake Park, 2100 Fleur Drive

  • What:

    A "Canoeing Basics I" class is recommended to take this Outing. Some instruction occurs on the river, but the outing is intended to be leisurely and apply previously learned paddling skills. Depending upon water levels, this river trip will be on a local moving flat water river or creek (TBA). Equipment is provided. Dress to get wet (a change of dry clothes is optional). Minimum age is 10. A participant who is 10-15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 21 years of age for his/her canoeing partner. All river trips meet at Gray's Lake at 8:00am the day of the event, and may be cancelled or rescheduled by the instructor via phone/email notification (approx. 24-48 hours prior) due to water levels, weather conditions, etc. Pre-Registration required at least 72 hours in advance.

  • Contact:

    www.dmced.org for more information

  • Yoga in the Park
  • When:

    Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 9:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake Park

  • What:

    Des Moines Parks and Recreation and UnityPoint Health - Des Moines invite you to enjoy your Saturday mornings by participating in a free weekly yoga session at Gray's Lake this summer. Maximize your stress relief by practicing yoga on the southeast lawn.

    The class will be from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. and will be held every Saturday beginning June 6 through September 26.

    Local volunteer instructors lead each session, which means you’ll have a different yoga experience each week! You are encouraged to bring a mat or a towel as well as some water and clothes you can move in. No registration for the class is required, just show up ready to relax, release and enjoy.

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