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River Canoeing Outing
Saturday, August 29 8:00 AM
Sep 01, 7:30 AM
Sep 15, 7:30 AM
Sep 02, 5:00 PM
Sep 03, 6:00 PM
Sep 08, 5:00 PM
Sep 14, 4:30 PM
Sep 16, 12:00 PM
Aug 29, 8:00 AM
Aug 29, 9:00 AM
Aug 29, 1:00 PM
Aug 30, 1:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 7:00:00 PM - Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 11:59:00 PM
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
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Cost is $60 per team. Participants must be 16 or older. Games will be played on Wednesdays beginning July 2 at the Greater Des Moines Softball Complex. Both competitive leagues and recreational leagues are available. Sign up your team today!
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
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 11:00:00 AM
Gray's Lake Park
Give your smartphone a break and head out to Gray’s Lake over lunch to “Tweet Up” with the birds. Every Wednesday, March - May from 11:00-11:45am join local birder John Bissell. Get to know the water and land birds that stop by Gray’s Lake Park as they pause to refuel for their continued journey north during spring migration. March 5 - April 9 emphasis will be placed on water birds such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, mergansers, pelicans, and herons and the public will meet in the beach parking lot on the north side of Gray’s Lake. From approximately April 16 - May 28 sessions will meet in the southeast parking lot for viewing of songbirds such as warblers, vireos, thrushes, and sparrows.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 11:30:00 AM
The Hub Spot (215 Water St)
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, May through 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.Click the link below for a complete list of instructors.
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