Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page
for more information.
Pardon Our Progress
In order to move forward with the remodeling project at Pioneer Columbus Community Center, we will need to close the facility from January 16-20. There will be no Imagination Playschool. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to serving you again starting Monday, January 23.
Tickets for the 2017 Mother Son Fun event will be available for purchase January 2. The event will be held Saturday, February 4 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Four Mile Community Center (3711 Easton Blvd.). Tickets are $10 per person.
Tickets for Both Events Available
Join us Saturday, February 4 from 6:30-8:30 for a night of fun for the whole family - the Father Daughter Dance at the Science Center of Iowa and the inaugural Mother and Son Fun: Spy Adventure at Four Mile Community Center. Tickets for each event are only $10 and are available online.
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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.
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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