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April 25, 2014 - May 02, 2014

  • Summer Des Moines Bags League Registration
  • When:

    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00:00 AM

  • What:

    Register now for the Summer Des Moines Bags League! The Des Moines bean bag league will be played at the Hub Spot (210 Water St). The Hub Spot has a top-notch patio area serving concessions and adult beverages. Teams of two adults (18+) compete on Wednesday nights for six weeks plus a tournament. Duos race to a score of 21 and play a set of five games. League play begins June 4. Match times range from 5:30-8 p.m. and will be determined after all of the teams have been finalized. Cost is $35 per team.

  • Contact:

    Tim Smith
    tasmith@dmgov.org
    248-6314

  • Early Bird Season Passes
  • When:

    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00:00 AM

  • What:

    In 2014 purchase your season pool passes online starting April 1 at 8:00am. Early Bird pass rates are available from April 1-April 30.

    Individual - Early Bird: $40, Regular: $45
    First two in family - Early Bird: $75, Regular: $80
    First three in family - Early Bird: $100, Regular: $110
    First four in family - Early Bird: $120, Regular: $140

  • Contact:

    Robin Leaper
    rrleaper@dmgov.org
    237-1404

  • Institute of Reading Development Registration
  • When:

    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Pioneer Columbus Community Center

  • What:

    2014 Summer Reading Programs for Children and Adults

    For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, we recommend one of our eight different reading skills programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. Programs are offered as a community service by City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation

    4-Year-Olds and Entering Kindergarteners
    Entering 1st Graders
    Entering 2nd Graders
    Entering 3rd Graders
    Entering 4th or 5th Graders
    Entering 6th, 7th, or 8th Graders
    Entering 9th, 10th, or 11th Graders
    Entering 12th Graders, College Students, or Adults

  • Contact:

    To speak with a program coordinator, or enroll by phone, call (800) 964-8888
    Mon - Fri: 7 am- 9 pm
    Saturday: 7 am- 6 pm
    Sunday: 8 am- 6 pm

  • Swim Lesson Registration
  • When:

    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00:00 AM

  • What:

    In 2014, register for swim lessons online. To get the class you want, go online and sign up starting Tuesday, April 1 at 8:00am. Click below for session dates and times.

    http://stage/Departments/Parks/PDF/Aquatics031314.pdf

  • Contact:

    Robin Leaper
    237-1404
    rrleaper@dmgov.org

  • Earth Day Trash Bash
  • When:

    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:30:00 AM

  • Where:

    Various Sites Throughout the Metro

  • What:

    Schedule of Events
    11:30 - 1:30 Kick-Off Bash/Team Rally (Capital Square)
    Gather your team for food, music, educational team activities and the team introductions. Team will have commute time between
    1:00-1:30 to get to their assigned sites. These sites will be given to the captains at the captain's meeting.
    1:30 - 5:00 Earth Day Volunteer Projects (Greater Des Moines Metro Area) Safety Talk, project orientation, tools and clean-up time included

    Free The Trees
    This year's Earth Day Trash Bash falls on Arbor Day. In honor of this the theme is Free The Trees. Our projects are important for enhancing or improving the health of our woodlands, wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and beautifying the Metro.

    Show Your Commitment
    Ready to sign up? The Metro Area is divided into more than 60 volunteer locations. We need the help of 1200 volunteers and hope you'll be one of them. Volunteers must register as a team with a captain by March 28th at noon. Teams will then be assigned to locations. Thanks to our sponsors, each location will have the supplies onsite to complete your project. Captains will receive location assignments at the captain's meeting on Thursday, April 17th. To thank you for your volunteer time you will receive a free Big City Burgers & Greens lunch at our Kick Off Bash at Capital Square on April 25th.

  • Contact:

    Callie Le'au Courtright
    515-248-6380

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