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    Aug 20, 7:30 AM

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August 20, 2018 - August 27, 2018

  • Evening Pickleball
  • When:

    Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center

  • What:

    A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick fast-paced competitive game for experienced players.

  • Stand Up Paddleboard with the Naturalist
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 5:30:00 PM

  • Where:

    Grays Lake Meet next to the beach

  • What:

    Join the Des Moines Environmental Educator for an evening paddle on Gray's Lake to learn more about the history of the lake, how it functions and the wildlife that lives there. Starting at 5:30 from the peninsula next to the swimming beach, we will paddle in search of wildlife that lives in and around the lake and discuss what we find along the way. This is registration for the AUGUST 21st paddle. There will other SUP's on June 14, June 26, July 12, July 18, and Aug. 9. Registration for this event is limited and includes the stand-up board and gear. The fee is $10. If you have your own board and gear feel free to join us.

  • Contact:

    Joel VanRoekel
    (515) 248-6369

  • Splash Pools Close
  • When:

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM - Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 11:59:00 PM

  • Where:

    Splash Pools

  • What:

    The City of Des Moines will begin closing its public splash pools August 22. M. L. King and Pete Crivaro Parks will be closing their splash pools effective August 22. Ashby and Union Parks will continue operating their splash pools until September 9.

    These dates are subject to change due to weather. As the season draws to a close, stay tuned for updates on other facility closures.

  • Nature Trail Running Series
  • When:

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Greenwood Park

  • What:

    This program, presented in partnership with Fleet Feet Des Moines, invites runners of all levels to explore the 18 miles of nature trails in in our park system and beyond.

    Each Wednesday at 6:00 pm starting August 22, participants are invited to join the three or six mile guided runs. In the event trail conditions are not ideal, runs will be on paved surfaces.

    August 22 - Greenwood Park
    August 29 - Ewing Park
    September 5 – Fort Des Moines Park
    September 12 - Grandview Park
    September 19 – Greenwood Park

  • Contact:

    Barbara Baker
    Recreation Supervisor Special Events
    BLBaker@dmgov.org
    Office: 515-248-6330

  • Evening Pickleball
  • When:

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center

  • What:

    A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick fast-paced competitive game for experienced players.

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