Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page
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January Snowshoe Events
Put on your cold weather gear and check out one of our three snowshoe events during the month of January! If you can walk you can snowshoe. Event registration is $5 and includes snowshoe rental and hot chocolate.
Youth Soccer League!
Registration will be open until March 5 for our Youth Soccer League! Open to grades 1-7. League play begins in April, cost to register is $50 per individual or $475 per team.
Pee Wee Wiffleball
Get your kids ready for their upcoming little league season! Indoor Pee Wee Wiffleball is available for kids ages 3-6. Game play begins in March and cost to register is $25 per person.
Don't Miss Out!
The 2017 Des Moines Parks and Recreation Father Daughter Dance will be held Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Science Center of Iowa. Dance the night away with your daughter! New this year, tickets are $10 per person.
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2017 Blarney Blast Registration Open!
Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Blarney Blast softball tournament. Bring out your best green attire and prepare for this double elimination spring tournament. Cost to register is $105 per team. Sign up today!
Des Moines Parks and Recreation department manages 63 miles of paved multi-use and 18 miles of nature trails.
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 & Sports
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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