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August 01, 2015 - August 08, 2015

  • Yoga in the Park
  • When:

    Saturday, August 01, 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.

  • Camp Fire Day Camp
  • When:

    Monday, August 03, 2015 at 7:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Pioneer Columbus Community Center - 2100 SE 5th Street

  • What:

    This summer day camp is for children in grades 1-8. Your child will spend the summer learning, having fun and exploring Des Moines, including visits to Blank Park Zoo, Science Center of Iowa, Living History Farms, Iowa Cubs games, Adventureland, and local pools and parks.
    Activities are planned by Camp Fire Heart of Iowa.
    Co-sponsored by United Way and Des Moines Park & Recreation.

  • Contact:

    Barb Baker at blbaker@dmgov.org
    Camp Fire USA - 515-274-1501

  • iEarth Camp, Grades 7-8
  • When:

    Monday, August 03, 2015 at 9:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake Park, 2100 Fleur Drive

  • What:

    Get in touch with the world around you through activities like fishing, geocaching, printmaking, observational drawings, pond and water quality research, ecology, fort-building, hiking, tree identification, species documentation, outdoor cooking, nature investigation and MORE! iEARTH is a partnership between the Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Park and Recreation.

    Come learn from outdoor enthusiasts, art teachers and environmental specialists. Have a blast with fun and safe supervised activities. On rainy days, we'll be indoors or take a field trip, but please come rain or shine and dress for the weather!

    Camps for Grades 5-8 will be based from Gray's Lake. Bring a lunch each day and meet at the terrace above the concession stand. In addition to nature activities, this group will go swimming, biking and canoeing. A schedule with additional details will be sent to you before camp begins.

  • Contact:

    Joel at jmvanroekel@dmgov.org

  • Bowling at Merle Hay
  • When:

    Monday, August 03, 2015 at 3:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Evelyn K. Davis Par - 1400 Forest Avenue

  • What:

    Join the EKD staff for a bowling field trip to Merle Hay Lanes. We can take up to 20 participants, transportation will be provided.

  • Contact:

    Aaron Hughes at arhughes@dmgov.org

  • Camp Fire Day Camp
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at 7:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Pioneer Columbus Community Center - 2100 SE 5th Street

  • What:

    This summer day camp is for children in grades 1-8. Your child will spend the summer learning, having fun and exploring Des Moines, including visits to Blank Park Zoo, Science Center of Iowa, Living History Farms, Iowa Cubs games, Adventureland, and local pools and parks.
    Activities are planned by Camp Fire Heart of Iowa.
    Co-sponsored by United Way and Des Moines Park & Recreation.

  • Contact:

    Barb Baker at blbaker@dmgov.org
    Camp Fire USA - 515-274-1501

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