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May 24, 2016 - May 31, 2016

  • Ultimate Frisbee League Registration Opens
  • When:

    Monday, May 02, 2016 at 10:00:00 AM - Friday, August 05, 2016 at 8:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    James W. Cownie Soccer Complex

  • What:

    Des Moines Parks and Recreation will offer Adult Coed Ultimate Frisbee League at Cownie Soccer Complex. Ultimate Frisbee combines the running of soccer, the jumping, passing, and turnovers of basketball, and the deep throws into the end zone of football.

    The object of this non-contact sport is to throw a Frisbee up the field between teams of seven from teammate to teammate until it’s caught in the opponent’s end-zone.

  • Contact:

    dmsports@dmgov.org

  • Park and Recreation Board Meeting
  • When:

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    City Hall Council Chambers

  • What:

    Park and Recreation Board regular meeting

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Linhart - (515) 237-1403

  • Birding Basics
  • When:

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake Park

  • What:

    Get to know the water fowl and land birds that stop by Gray’s Lake Park as they pause to refuel on their journey north during spring migration when you attend Birding Basics at Gray’s Lake. Participants will meet from 11-11:45 a.m. at Gray’s Lake every Wednesday starting March 2 through May 25. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars if you have them – we have a few extra pairs if you forget yours. This program is free and open to all ages.

    The first half of the series we will focus on water birds such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, mergansers, pelicans, and herons. The public will meet in the beach parking lot on the north side of Gray’s Lake. For the second half of the series will meet in the southeast parking lot for viewing of songbirds such as warblers, vireos, thrushes, and sparrows.

  • Contact:

    For additional information, contact Joel at 515 248 6369 or www.parksEE@dmgov.org.

  • Yoga at The Hub Spot
  • When:

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:30:00 AM

  • Where:

    The Hub Spot

  • What:

    Des Moines Parks and Recreation invites you to participate in Yoga at the Hub Spot (215 Water St.) during your lunch hour. This 45-minute program will be held every Wednesday during May AND June 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 canceled. If nothing has been posted, please assume classes will take place. Please continue to check our website, Facebook and Twitter for cancellations.

  • Contact:

    Therese Herold
    THerold@dmgov.org
    515-237-1456

  • Sargent Park Celebration
  • When:

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:00:00 PM

  • What:

    Des Moines Parks and Recreation cordially invites you join us on Wednesday, May 25 at 12 p.m. to celebrate the generous gifts of the Sargent Family including the land that is now known as Sargent Park, the city’s first natural playscape, the creek access, adjacent trail signage and the most recentaddition of an open-air shelter.

  • Contact:

    parks@dmgov.org

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