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Programs and Activities in the Park System
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07/23/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/24/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/25/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/26/2017 11:30 AMYoga at the PlazaDes Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Dr.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during July and August and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sessions will be taught by local yoga instructors, so come join the fun and relax over your lunch break. Remember to bring your yoga mat or towel. This week class will be taught by Penny Luthens.

Classes will not take place in the event of rain. We will only post on social media if Yoga is cancelled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.
Instructor ListBrenton Skating Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
07/26/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/27/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/27/2017 09:00 PMFree Flicks - ZootopiaFree Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase. Movies will not take place in the event of rain.
More InformationAshfield Park - 720 East 19th Street
07/28/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/29/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
07/30/2017 07:00 PMTour DM Parks - Visit 31 Parks in 31 Days and Win!This July, Tour DM Parks is back again as a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month. Just like last year we have designated 31 locations throughout the park system. Participants who visit all 31 spots can compete to win the grand prize of $1,000 CASH courtesy of our sponsor, the Friends of the Des Moines Parks.

NEW IN 2017 - Tour Location Photo Challenge
One photo submitted from each of the 31 sites will be selected as the winner and awarded a special Tour DM Parks commemorative coin!

- When contestants find each spot, they must document their visit with a photo and share it on any or all of our social media networks (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the official contest hashtag #tourdmparks. It’s as simple as that!

- Photos do not have to be submitted in any specific order.

- The first 500 entrants who visit 10 of the 31 locations and submit a photo will receive an Iowa Cubs t-shirt.

- The first 500 participants who submit a photo of themselves in at least 20 of the designated locations will receive a $20 “Parks Bucks” certificate with an estimated retail value of $20.00 which may be used for any Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department program through June 30, 2018.

- Entrants who submit photos of all 31 locations are then eligible to compete for the “Tour DM Parks” grand prize of $1,000.

For a full tour itinerary, contest information and mobile friendly map, visit dmparks.org/tourdmparks
Tour Itinerary, mobile Friendly Map and More 
08/01/2017 08:00 AMYouth Basketball - Registration Ends 10/1Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer youth basketball!

Separate leagues are available for boys and girls with each offering divisions for grades 1/2, 3/4, and 5-7. League play will consist of a 10-game schedule and ends with tournament play in February. Practices and games are held at area schools and community centers.

Registration is available from August 1 until October 1 and can be done as a team ($550) or individually ($60). Draft teams are formed from individual registrations. Team rosters allow for approximately 10 players. Entry fee provides a reversible jersey for each player, registered referees and game scorekeepers. Final Four of tournament play will be held at the Drake University Knapp Center.
More Information 
08/02/2017 11:30 AMYoga at the PlazaDes Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Dr.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during July and August and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sessions will be taught by local yoga instructors, so come join the fun and relax over your lunch break. Remember to bring your yoga mat or towel.

Classes will not take place in the event of rain. We will only post on social media if Yoga is cancelled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.
Instructor ListBrenton Skating Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
08/03/2017 09:00 PMFree Flicks - The Lego Batman MovieFree Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase. Movies will not take place in the event of rain.
More InformationBright Grandview Golf Course - 2401 East 29th Street
08/07/2017 08:30 PMMoon FloatTake a relaxing float under the stars! All non-gas powered boats are welcome to join us. If you don't have a boat, the Gray's Lake concession stand offers rentals of canoes, hydro bikes and paddleboats on a first-come, first-serve basis for $6 per half hour. No reservations are allowed. Lights are provided free of charge with rental boats. Participating boats must have a flashlight. Gray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive
08/08/2017 05:30 PMStand Up Paddle with the NaturalistJoin the Des Moines Environmental Educator for a Stand Up Paddle on Grays Lake to learn more about the history of the lake, how if functions and the wildlife that lives there. Starting at the peninsula next to the swimming beach, we will paddle in search for wildlife that lives in and around the lake and discuss what we find along the way. There are several dates and times to choose from. Registration for this event is limited and includes the stand-up board and gear. The fee is $10, new paddlers welcome.

Stand Up Paddleboard with the Naturalist
Other Optional Date:
August 24th, 5:30 pm
Age: New SUP Paddlers welcome, under 12 years old need to have a guardian present

Limit: 8
Register HereGray's Lake Peninsula
08/09/2017 10:00 AMWading Pools CloseWading pools close for the season.More InformationAll Wading Pools
08/09/2017 11:30 AMYoga at the PlazaDes Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Dr.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during July and August and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sessions will be taught by local yoga instructors, so come join the fun and relax over your lunch break. Remember to bring your yoga mat or towel.

Classes will not take place in the event of rain. We will only post on social media if Yoga is cancelled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.
Instructor ListBrenton Skating Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
08/10/2017 09:00 PMFree Flicks - Finding Dory Free Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase. Movies will not take place in the event of rain.
More InformationBrenton Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
08/12/2017 06:00 PMSTAR PartyThis year you are invited to take in the magnificent views of the Perseid meteor shower on August 12 from Ewing Park. The meteors will not be visible until later that night but there is a full slate of fun for the whole family leading up to the action in the sky.

Kid friendly fun starts at 6 p.m. with crafts, activities, telescopes, and a real meteorite you can see up close. While the sun setting we will have guest speakers to teach you about the night sky and the interesting things you can see there. Starting about 8:30 p.m. when it's dark enough, there will be a movie shown on the outdoor movie screen. Overnight camping will be available by reservation.
 Ewing Park Lilac Arboretum - 5300 Indianola Avenue
08/12/2017 06:00 PMStar PartyFor over 2,000 years, the Perseid meteor shower has been the most active meteor shower of the year. STAR Party is being held on the night the meteor activity will reach its peak at the Ewing Park Lilac Arboretum.
The meteors will not be visible until later at night, but there is a full slate of fun for the whole family leading up to the action in the sky. Kid friendly fun starts at 6 p.m.with crafts, experiments and activities.
While the sun is setting, guest speakers will teach about the night sky and the interesting things you can see. Starting around 9 p.m. Toy Story 3 will be shown on the outdoor movie screen.

The event is free, but overnight primitive camping is available for $25 and must be reserved online.
Camping ReservationsEwing Park Lilac Arboreatum
08/12/2017 09:00 PMFree Flicks - Toy Story 3Free Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase. Movies will not take place in the event of rain.
More InformationEwing Park Lilac Arboretum - 5300 Indianola Avenue
08/16/2017 11:30 AMYoga at the PlazaDes Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Dr.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during July and August and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sessions will be taught by local yoga instructors, so come join the fun and relax over your lunch break. Remember to bring your yoga mat or towel.

Classes will not take place in the event of rain. We will only post on social media if Yoga is cancelled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.
Instructor ListBrenton Skating Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
08/17/2017 05:30 PMUPCYCLE StewardsRemove invasive species from Gray's Lake Park and feed the animals at Blank Park Zoo. Participants must be over 14 years of age. The first 30 volunteers (age 21+) will receive a free post-event drink at Confluence Brewing.

Interested volunteers should meet at the southeast corner of the park.
 Gray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive
08/17/2017 09:00 PMFree Flicks - MoanaFree Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase. Movies will not take place in the event of rain.
More InformationCheatom Park - 1100 Day Street
08/20/2017 01:00 PMPool Season EndsAshworth, Birdland, Northwest, and Teachout Aquatic Centers will close on August 20th for the season.

Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open August 21, 22, 26 & 27, and Labor Day Weekend September 2-4.

Regular admission applies
More InformationAshworth, Birdland, Northwest and Teachout
08/20/2017 03:00 PMDoggie DiveThis is an opportunity for dogs and their owners to celebrate the last day of the pool season. Dogs must be accompanied by their owners at all times.

Fee: $4.00/dog - Regular admission fees apply for dog owners and family members.
More InformationAshworth, Birdland, Northwest and Teachout
08/21/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last Days Enjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open August 21-22, 26-27 and September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00

More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
08/22/2017 10:00 AMAshby Park Splash Pool Closes for SeasonTake a dip in the Ashby Park splash pool before if closes for the season!

A splash pool is a splash pad with standing water and spray features; offering water play specifically aimed at children ages 10 and under. City of Des Moines Splash Pools are staffed, however, parental supervision is strongly encouraged.
More InformationAshby Park - 3200 38th Street
08/22/2017 10:00 AMUnion Park Splash Pool Closes for SeasonTake a dip in the Union Park splash pool before it closes for the season!

A splash pool is a splash pad with standing water and spray features; offering water play specifically aimed at children ages 10 and under. City of Des Moines Splash Pools are staffed, however, parental supervision is strongly encouraged.
More InformationUnion Park - 725 Thompson Avenue
08/22/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last DaysEnjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open August 21-22, 26-27 and September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00

More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
08/23/2017 11:30 AMYoga at the PlazaDes Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Dr.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during July and August and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sessions will be taught by local yoga instructors, so come join the fun and relax over your lunch break. Remember to bring your yoga mat or towel.

Classes will not take place in the event of rain. We will only post on social media if Yoga is cancelled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.
Instructor ListBrenton Skating Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
08/24/2017 05:30 PMStand Up Paddle with the NaturalistJoin the Des Moines Environmental Educator for a Stand Up Paddle on Grays Lake to learn more about the history of the lake, how if functions and the wildlife that lives there. Starting at the peninsula next to the swimming beach, we will paddle in search for wildlife that lives in and around the lake and discuss what we find along the way. There are several dates and times to choose from. Registration for this event is limited and includes the stand-up board and gear. The fee is $10, new paddlers welcome.

Age: New SUP Paddlers welcome, under 12 years old need to have a guardian present

Limit: 8
Register HereGray's Lake Peninsula
08/26/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last DaysEnjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open August 26-27 and September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00
More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
08/26/2017 09:00 PMFree Flicks - Beauty and the BeastFree Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines. The films will be shown on a 25-foot portable screen and begin after sunset around 9:00 p.m.

Admission is free, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. People are free to bring their own snacks as concessions will not be provided for purchase. Movies will not take place in the event of rain.
More InformationAshley Okland Star Playground - 5300 Indianola Avenue
08/27/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last DaysEnjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open August 26-27 and September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00
More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
08/30/2017 11:30 AMYoga at the PlazaDes Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Plaza (520 Robert D. Ray Dr.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during July and August and will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sessions will be taught by local yoga instructors, so come join the fun and relax over your lunch break. Remember to bring your yoga mat or towel.

Classes will not take place in the event of rain. We will only post on social media if Yoga is cancelled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.
Instructor ListBrenton Skating Plaza - 520 Robert D. Ray Drive
09/02/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last DaysEnjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00
More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
09/03/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last DaysEnjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00
More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
09/04/2017 01:00 PMNahas Last DaysEnjoy a day of swimming before the pool comes to a close for the season. Nahas Family Aquatic Center will remain open September 2-4.

Daily Admission:
2 and Under - Free
Ages 3-10 -$2.00
Ages 21 and Over - $4.00
More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
09/04/2017 04:30 PMDoggie DiveThis is an opportunity for dogs and their owners to celebrate the last day of the pool season. Dogs much be accompanied by their owners at all times.

Fee: $4.00/dog - Regular admission fees apply for dog owners and family members.
More InformationNahas Family Aquatic Center
09/09/2017 09:00 AMYoga in the Park - Gray's Lake Park Des Moines Parks and Recreation and UnityPoint Health-Des Moines invite you to start your Saturday mornings with a free weekly yoga session.

Join us every Saturday, June 3 through September 30 from 9 – 10 a.m. for classes led by volunteers from around the metro. This week's instructor is Drew Maifeld.

Yoga in the Park will once again visit different parks this summer.
• June - Gray’s Lake
• July - Union Park
• August - James W. Cownie Soccer Park
• September - Gray’s Lake (September 2 class will be held at James W. Cownie Soccer)
More InformationGray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive
09/10/2017 10:00 AMM.L. King Splash Pool Closes for SeasonTake a dip in the M.L King splash pool before it closes for the season!

A splash pool is a splash pad with standing water and spray features; offering water play specifically aimed at children ages 10 and under. City of Des Moines Splash Pools are staffed, however, parental supervision is strongly encouraged.
More InformationM.L. King Park - 1650 Garfield Avenue
09/10/2017 10:00 AMPete Crivaro Splash Pool Closes for SeasonTake a dip in the Pete Crivaro splash pool before it closes for the season.

A splash pool is a splash pad with standing water and spray features; offering water play specifically aimed at children ages 10 and under. City of Des Moines Splash Pools are staffed, however, parental supervision is strongly encouraged.
More InformationPete Crivaro Park - 1021 SE 14th Street
09/16/2017 09:00 AMYoga in the Park - Gray's Lake Park Des Moines Parks and Recreation and UnityPoint Health-Des Moines invite you to start your Saturday mornings with a free weekly yoga session.

Join us every Saturday, June 3 through September 30 from 9 – 10 a.m. for classes led by volunteers from around the metro. This week's instructor is Lynn Marie Nelson.

Yoga in the Park will once again visit different parks this summer.
• June - Gray’s Lake
• July - Union Park
• August - James W. Cownie Soccer Park
• September - Gray’s Lake (September 2 class will be held at James W. Cownie Soccer)
More InformationGray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive
09/23/2017 09:00 AMYoga in the Park - Gray's Lake Park Des Moines Parks and Recreation and UnityPoint Health-Des Moines invite you to start your Saturday mornings with a free weekly yoga session.

Join us every Saturday, June 3 through September 30 from 9 – 10 a.m. for classes led by volunteers from around the metro. This week's instructor is Robin Bourjaily.

Yoga in the Park will once again visit different parks this summer.
• June - Gray’s Lake
• July - Union Park
• August - James W. Cownie Soccer Park
• September - Gray’s Lake (September 2 class will be held at James W. Cownie Soccer)
More InformationGray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive
09/30/2017 11:30 AMYoga in the Park - Gray's Lake Park Des Moines Parks and Recreation and UnityPoint Health-Des Moines invite you to start your Saturday mornings with a free weekly yoga session.

Join us every Saturday, June 3 through September 30 from 9 – 10 a.m. for classes led by volunteers from around the metro. This week's instructor is Rachel Jensen.

Yoga in the Park will once again visit different parks this summer.
• June - Gray’s Lake
• July - Union Park
• August - James W. Cownie Soccer Park
• September - Gray’s Lake (September 2 class will be held at James W. Cownie Soccer)
Instructor ListGray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive