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Park and Recreation - Calendar of Activities, Events & Meetings

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September 23, 2017 - September 30, 2017

  • Fall Bookwalk - Union Park
  • When:

    Friday, September 01, 2017 at 1:00:00 PM - Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 5:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Union Park - 725 Thompson Avenue

  • What:

    Celebrate your love of reading this fall with our Bookwalk, brought to you by Des Moines Parks and Recreation and the Des Moines Public Library. You don't have to sit down to enjoy a good book; read along while you enjoy a different book each month at one of these parks!

    SEPTEMBER:
    Union Park - 725 Thompson Avenue
    OCTOBER:
    Gray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive
    NOVEMBER:
    Waveland Trail near the Franklin Library/Glendale Cemetery

  • Annual Report Cover Photo Contest
  • When:

    Tuesday, September 05, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM - Thursday, October 05, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM

  • What:

    Des Moines Parks and Recreation is searching for the perfect cover photo for our 2017 Report to the Community and it could be yours! From September 5 through October 5, participants can submit their favorite photos of any Des Moines park, trail or other amenity online.

    Voting for those photos selected as finalists will begin on October 17 and the winner will be announced October 24.

  • Contact:

    parks@dmgov.org

  • Adult Volleyball Registration - Registration ends 10/1
  • When:

    Wednesday, September 06, 2017 at 3:00:00 PM - Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 3:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center - 2100 SE 5th

  • What:

    Des Moines Park and Recreation is excited to offer Adult Volleyball this fall and winter.

    The first session of league play begins Sunday, October 15 and ends December 3.
    The second session of league play begins Sunday, January 14 and ends February 25.

    All games will be played at Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center. Cost to register is $195 per team. The league offers 6 regular season games and one post season tournament.

  • Contact:

    For more information call (515)-612-4509 or email dmsports@dmgov.org.

  • Youth Basketball Registration Ends 10/1
  • When:

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:00:00 PM - Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 5:00:00 PM

  • What:

    Separate leagues are available for boys and girls with each offering divisions for 1st / 2nd grade, 3rd / 4th grade, 5th / 6th grade and 7th grade. Leagues play begins in mid-November and ends with tournament play in February. Practices and games are played at area schools and community centers. Participants have the option of selecting day of play.

    Registration can be made by team or as an individual player; draft teams are formed from individual registrations. Team rosters allow for approximately ten players. Entry fee provides a reversible jersey for each player, ten-game schedule, end-of-season tournament, registered referees and game scorekeepers.

    Cost: $550 per team – 10 player roster or $60 individual registration
    10-game schedule played from October 30 - February 12, 2017.

  • Contact:

    dmsports@dmgov.org

  • Yoga in the Park - Gray's Lake Park
  • When:

    Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9:00:00 AM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake Park - 2101 Fleur Drive

  • What:

    Des Moines Parks and Recreation and UnityPoint Health-Des Moines invite you to start your Saturday mornings with a free weekly yoga session.

    Join us every Saturday, June 3 through September 30 from 9 – 10 a.m. for classes led by volunteers from around the metro. This week's instructor is Robin Bourjaily.

    Yoga in the Park will once again visit different parks this summer.
    • June - Gray’s Lake
    • July - Union Park
    • August - James W. Cownie Soccer Park
    • September - Gray’s Lake (September 2 class will be held at James W. Cownie Soccer)

  • Contact:

    Barb Baker
    blbaker@dmgov.org

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