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  • Senior Variety Show

    Calling all members of the community 50 years of age and over! Show your talents by participating in the inaugural Senior Variety Show and Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 14 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. located at the Four Mile Community Recreation Center. Prizes will be awarded and a free lunch will be provided.

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  • Pee Wee Basketball Registration Open Until 12/25

    Introduce your child to basketball with our Pee Wee Basketball League! Two age divisions are offered at both Four Mile (3711 Easton Boulevard) and Pioneer Columbus (2100 SE 5th Street). Cost is $40 per individual. Sign up before December 25.

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  • Adult Indoor Wiffle Ball

    Registration is open for adult indoor wiffle ball! Sign up your team of six before January 1. All games will be played at Pioneer Columbus Community Center (2100 SE 5th St.) Cost is $60 per team.

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  • Snoball Registration Is Open!

    The Snoball softball tournament is back! Sign up your team for a weekend of fun in the snow playing your favorite summer sport. Registration is open until January 15.

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  • Attention Trail Users!

    Portions of the Principal Riverwalk will be closed starting Monday, September 19 until late 2017. Please follow the link below to view the detour information.

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  • Holiday Wreaths Available

    Purchase a 25-inch fresh wreath and easel at the Des Moines Municipal Cemeteries while supplies last. Cost is $45 and is available for purchase by calling 248-6320. Artificial wreaths will be available for $50 once the live wreaths sell out.

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  • Park and Recreation Associates Needed!

    Applications are being accepted for Park and Recreation Associate Positions until December 30. Don't miss your chance to join our team, apply today!

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Trail Management

Des Moines Parks and Recreation department manages 63 miles of paved multi-use and 18 miles of nature trails.

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Parks

Our department is responsible for the management of 76 parks, over 4,000 acres of parkland, 81 miles of trails, seven cemeteries and numerous municipal facilities.

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Recreation for All Ages

Des Moines Parks and Recreation offers competitive, recreational, and leisure leagues for youth, men, women, and coed teams.

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