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Park and Recreation Board Meeting
Tuesday, April 28 5:00 PM
May 05, 7:30 AM
May 19, 7:30 AM
Apr 28, 5:00 PM
May 04, 4:30 PM
May 06, 5:00 PM
May 07, 6:00 PM
May 12, 5:00 PM
Apr 29, 11:00 AM
May 04, 8:00 AM
May 04, 3:45 PM
May 05, 3:45 PM
May 06, 11:00 AM
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Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00:00 PM - Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:59:00 PM
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.
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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://www.dmgov.org/Departments/Parks/PDF/Aquatics031314.pdf
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: $45First two in family - Early Bird: $75, Regular: $80First three in family - Early Bird: $100, Regular: $110First four in family - Early Bird: $120, Regular: $140
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Pioneer Columbus Community Center
2014 Summer Reading Programs for Children and AdultsFor 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 Recreation4-Year-Olds and Entering KindergartenersEntering 1st GradersEntering 2nd GradersEntering 3rd GradersEntering 4th or 5th GradersEntering 6th, 7th, or 8th GradersEntering 9th, 10th, or 11th GradersEntering 12th Graders, College Students, or Adults
To speak with a program coordinator, or enroll by phone, call (800) 964-8888Mon - Fri: 7 am- 9 pmSaturday: 7 am- 6 pmSunday: 8 am- 6 pm
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:30:00 AM
Various Sites Throughout the Metro
Schedule of Events11:30 - 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 includedFree The TreesThis 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 CommitmentReady 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.
Callie Le'au Courtright515-248-6380
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