Mother and Son Fun Night

Get your ticket now for this family friendly event hosted at Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center (2100 SE 5th Street). A full slate of activities will be hosted for parent and child to interact and compete with together. 

Enjoy live animals from the Blank Park Zoo, Hop in the video gaming truck, Compete in a inflatable obstacle course, learn boxing lessons with the police PAL Boxing Club instructors in a real ring and much more. When you run out of fuel, get a piece of pizza and a drink to bounce back into the action. Parents, relatives, guardians and/or role models are welcome to attend the event with their children.

When and Where

Date: Saturday March 2, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center, 2100 SE 5th Street



Fee: $10 per person
Ages: 5-12 years of age
Registration Deadline: Noon on Friday, March 1
Registration Limit: 200 parents plus their children
Additional Information: You are allowed to bring more than one child. A ticket must be purchased for each individual attending the event. 

Buy Tickets

Tickets will only be available for purchase online from January 2 through March 2. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the event. A ticket must be purchased for everyone attending the event. Make sure to check your quantity before completing the transaction.


 Purchase Tickets Here


Activities Include:
  • Live animals from the Blank Park Zoo
  • Video gaming truck
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Special take home project for mom with the Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Face Painting
  • PAL Boxing Club: boxing lessons in a real ring
  • Des Moines Police Department K-9 Unit
  • Tour a Des Moines Fire Department truck
  • Soccer skills challenge with the Des Moines Menace
  • Laser Tag
  • pizza slice and drink
For more info contact Barb Baker at or 248-6330.