Programs and Activities in the Park System
Start TimeTitleDescriptionDetailsLocation
10/24/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/24/2014 06:30 PMHalloween HikeYou will love this "Merry not Scary" outdoor walk on the trail at Four Mile Community Center themed Nature's Web. Along the trail, walkers will meet costumed characters that have an educational and fun not scary story to share. Learn about the Garden Spider and Little Miss Muffet as they inform and entertain you outside, then join us inside the community center for some spider themed fun and a craft, mini golf, bounce house and make your own treat to eat. We love it when you come in costume. Allow yourself a full hour for the hike outside and time spent inside.

The first hike begins at 6:30pm and the last will start at 7:20. Cost is $2.00 per person, all ages are welcome. Sign up online for your preferred hike time.
Sign Up Now!Four Mile Community Center
10/25/2014 10:00 AMMysteries of the CastleDifferent environmental education groups have teamed up with the Salisbury House for an educational Halloween experience at the castle.

All ages are welcome - cost is $5.00 per person.
Register Now!Salisbury House - 4025 Tonawanda Dr. Des Moines
10/25/2014 12:00 PMSoccerGolfSoccerGolf, initially founded in Europe, has made its way to Des Moines! Played with size 5 soccer balls and 21 inch diameter holes, participants follow many of golf's traditional rules and etiquette guidelines. Just like regular golf, players can walk or ride and are encouraged to wear classic golf attire.

Every Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the 2014 golf season, players can play on the area’s first SoccerGolf course at Bright Grandview Golf Course from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Green fees are $12 per person and soccer balls are available to rent for $3 each. Motorized carts are also available for an additional fee.

Contact Bright Grandview Golf Course for additional information and to book your tee time.
 Bright Grandview Golf Course
10/25/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/26/2014 12:00 PMSoccerGolfSoccerGolf, initially founded in Europe, has made its way to Des Moines! Played with size 5 soccer balls and 21 inch diameter holes, participants follow many of golf's traditional rules and etiquette guidelines. Just like regular golf, players can walk or ride and are encouraged to wear classic golf attire.

Every Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the 2014 golf season, players can play on the area’s first SoccerGolf course at Bright Grandview Golf Course from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Green fees are $12 per person and soccer balls are available to rent for $3 each. Motorized carts are also available for an additional fee.

Contact Bright Grandview Golf Course for additional information and to book your tee time.
 Bright Grandview Golf Course
10/26/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/26/2014 06:30 PMAerobicsSundays and Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost
Once a week $20
Twice a week $36
Three times a week $50
Four times a week $62
More InfoFour Mile Community Center
10/27/2014 04:00 PMRichard A. Clark Municipal Service Center Open HouseThe public is invited to the formal dedication and open house of the Richard A. Clark Municipal Service Center from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on October 27.

Come out and take a self-guided tour of the new facility located at 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy
10/27/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/28/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/28/2014 05:30 PMCyclocrossCross - Please join us for another season of Renegade Cyclocross Practices in Des Moines hosted by the BIKEIOWA.com Cycling team. All practices will be held at Stone Park each Tuesday through the end of October. The Course will be different each week. Unless the ground is completely saturated with water or their is a big storm, practices will be held rain or shine.

Renegade Cyclocross - This will be a training race, bike practice or whatever else you kids want to call it. No entry fees, no prizes no official results. Please understand the word "Race" is used loosely. What it WILL be is a great opportunity to get some intensity in, practice barriers, run-ups and other cyclocross skills and ride against guys of varying abilities. This makes it a great chance for newer riders to gain some confidence and have some fun, while the experiences guys get a good workout and pass on some knowledge. Above all, it's a good reason to ride cross bikes with friends. Cool?

Beginners welcome! - This IS the place to learn! Find out more about Cyclocross, the courses and the bike set-up at Cyclocross 101. Cyclocorss I the fastest growing cycling discipline of the 21st century.


After practice, we usually head over to Mullets or el Bait Shop for refreshments and food.
More InfoStone Park - 400 E Fulton
10/28/2014 07:15 PMAerobicsTuesdays and Thursdays 7:15pm – 8:15 pm

Cost
Once a week $20
Twice a week $36
Three times a week $50
Four times a week $62
More InfoFour Mile Community Center
10/29/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/29/2014 06:30 PMAerobicsSundays and Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost
Once a week $20
Twice a week $36
Three times a week $50
Four times a week $62
More InfoFour Mile Community Center
10/30/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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10/30/2014 07:15 PMAerobicsTuesdays and Thursdays 7:15pm – 8:15 pm

Cost
Once a week $20
Twice a week $36
Three times a week $50
Four times a week $62
More InfoFour Mile Community Center
10/31/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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11/01/2014 12:00 PMSoccerGolfSoccerGolf, initially founded in Europe, has made its way to Des Moines! Played with size 5 soccer balls and 21 inch diameter holes, participants follow many of golf's traditional rules and etiquette guidelines. Just like regular golf, players can walk or ride and are encouraged to wear classic golf attire.

Every Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the 2014 golf season, players can play on the area’s first SoccerGolf course at Bright Grandview Golf Course from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Green fees are $12 per person and soccer balls are available to rent for $3 each. Motorized carts are also available for an additional fee.

Contact Bright Grandview Golf Course for additional information and to book your tee time.
 Bright Grandview Golf Course
11/01/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
Sign Up Now! 
11/02/2014 12:00 PMSoccerGolfSoccerGolf, initially founded in Europe, has made its way to Des Moines! Played with size 5 soccer balls and 21 inch diameter holes, participants follow many of golf's traditional rules and etiquette guidelines. Just like regular golf, players can walk or ride and are encouraged to wear classic golf attire.

Every Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the 2014 golf season, players can play on the area’s first SoccerGolf course at Bright Grandview Golf Course from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Green fees are $12 per person and soccer balls are available to rent for $3 each. Motorized carts are also available for an additional fee.

Contact Bright Grandview Golf Course for additional information and to book your tee time.
 Bright Grandview Golf Course
11/02/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
Sign Up Now! 
11/03/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
Sign Up Now! 
11/04/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
Sign Up Now! 
11/05/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
Sign Up Now! 
11/06/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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11/07/2014 04:00 PMAdult Basketball RegistrationDes Moines Parks and Recreation offers Adult Basketball leagues for men and women. Cost is only $330 per team for a 10-game schedule. Games are played at Four Mile and Pioneer Columbus Community Centers. Click the link below for more details and to sign up online.

Registration ends November 16.
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11/08/2014 10:00 AMBird Feeder WorkshopCome out and see the birds at the Gray's Lake bird feeding station and then make your own cedar wood feeder to take home.

Registration is required. Cost is $10 per bird feeder built. All ages are welcome to attend. Meet at the Southeast parking lot.
Sign Up Now!Gray's Lake Park
11/08/2014 12:00 PMSoccerGolfSoccerGolf, initially founded in Europe, has made its way to Des Moines! Played with size 5 soccer balls and 21 inch diameter holes, participants follow many of golf's traditional rules and etiquette guidelines. Just like regular golf, players can walk or ride and are encouraged to wear classic golf attire.

Every Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the 2014 golf season, players can play on the area’s first SoccerGolf course at Bright Grandview Golf Course from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Green fees are $12 per person and soccer balls are available to rent for $3 each. Motorized carts are also available for an additional fee.

Contact Bright Grandview Golf Course for additional information and to book your tee time.
 Bright Grandview Golf Course
11/09/2014 12:00 PMSoccerGolfSoccerGolf, initially founded in Europe, has made its way to Des Moines! Played with size 5 soccer balls and 21 inch diameter holes, participants follow many of golf's traditional rules and etiquette guidelines. Just like regular golf, players can walk or ride and are encouraged to wear classic golf attire.

Every Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the 2014 golf season, players can play on the area’s first SoccerGolf course at Bright Grandview Golf Course from Noon – 4:00 p.m. Green fees are $12 per person and soccer balls are available to rent for $3 each. Motorized carts are also available for an additional fee.

Contact Bright Grandview Golf Course for additional information and to book your tee time.
 Bright Grandview Golf Course
11/12/2014 09:00 AMImagination Playschool and Banana Splits Sneak PeeksBring your imagination and join us for warm indoor playtime at Imagination Playschool and Banana Splits Gymnastics Sneak Peeks. Enjoy some bounce house fun too!

Imagination Playschool and Banana Splits don't officially begin until January but bring your little one to participate in the sneak peeks to see what these fun, interactive programs are all about.

Cost is $2.50 per participant
 Pioneer Columbus Community Center
11/15/2014 09:00 AMPrairie PickWe will learn about the prairie plants in the park and how the City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation is using native Iowa species of plants in our parks. After a brief talk, participants will move into the prairie and help harvest seeds to be used in future plantings.

All ages are welcome to attend.
 Greater Des Moines Softball Complex
11/26/2014 09:00 AMImagination Playschool and Banana Splits Sneak PeeksBring your imagination and join us for warm indoor playtime at Imagination Playschool and Banana Splits Gymnastics Sneak Peeks. Enjoy some bounce house fun too!

Imagination Playschool and Banana Splits don't officially begin until January but bring your little one to participate in the sneak peeks to see what these fun, interactive programs are all about.

Cost is $2.50 per participant
 Pioneer Columbus Community Center
12/10/2014 09:00 AMImagination Playschool and Banana Splits Sneak PeeksBring your imagination and join us for warm indoor playtime at Imagination Playschool and Banana Splits Gymnastics Sneak Peeks. Enjoy some bounce house fun too!

Imagination Playschool and Banana Splits don't officially begin until January but bring your little one to participate in the sneak peeks to see what these fun, interactive programs are all about.

Cost is $2.50 per participant
 Pioneer Columbus Community Center
02/03/2015 07:00 PMSnow Moon Snowshoe HikeExperience a winter full moon from a set of snowshoes. Take a walk with us through the park on a set of snowshoes to enjoy our parks during a winter evening. It is fun and easy to do.

This program will be held at Grandview Park Enclosed Shelter on February 3, 2015 starting at 7:00 p.m. so dress for the weather. Cost is only $5 per person and the registration fee includes snowshoe rental. If there no snow, there will still be a walking hike.

Registration is open until 12:00 p.m. on February 3
More Info and RegistrationGrandview Park Enclosed Shelter