Sep
22
Sat
Iowa Dog Jog @ Terra Park
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am

The Iowa Dog Jog is a 4K and 2K run/walk (heck, you can even dance your way along the route) that has been created for dog-lovers and their favorite 4-legged friends!

Afternoon at the Ranch @ Camp Hantesa - Herman's Ranch
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

We invite children in 3rd grade and older to come spend the afternoon at Camp Hantesa’s Herman’s Ranch and learn all about horses! English riding lessons and horse science, grooming, saddling, and care are all included in each session. Then while on the horse, participate in ring activities and games that teach riding skill. Each time you participate, you will learn more about handling and caring for a horse. Please wear jeans or long pants and dress for the weather. Transportation is provided from the drop sites below. (Ages 3-8)

Cost: $35/session

Session Dates: Sept. 22 and 29
Drop Sites and Program Times:
Camp Canwita (Ames) Drop Off: 12:30pm Pick Up: 3:30pm
Herman’s Ranch (Hantesa) Drop Off: 1:00pm Pick Up: 3:00pm
Camp Fire Service Center Drop Off: 12:00pm Pick Up: 4:00pm

Family, Frames and FUN Bowling @ Air Lanes Bowling
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

Family, Frames and FUN
Sat/Sun 1pm – 5pm
$27.95 for 2 Hours of Bowling $3.15 Rental Shoes up to 6 ppl

Open Gym @ Sapphire Gymnastics
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

Open Gym is available for members ages 5-18 and non-members ages 5-14.

Open Gym is from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and is a fantastic time for the young to mature, beginner to advanced gymnast. This time is not structured, but is GREAT for working on a skill that needs a bit of attention, getting an hour of excercise on the weekend or just going wild and having a BLAST!!

Boys and Girls ages 5-13, participants do not need to be current members, BUT MUST FILL OUT A WAIVER

Parents are NOT required to stay. This is kid time.  Go out and get your weekend errands done while we have a blast in the gym.

If you choose to stay, you may wait in the designated waiting areas. No parents will be allowed in the gym.

Skill Building Saturdays @ Camp Hantesa
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of skill building at Camp Hantesa! Try something new or get a refresher on some of our favorite outdoor pursuits. Each day will include introductory instruction by Camp Fire’s professional staff and the chance to practice new skills with games and other activities!

Cost: $35/Child
Session Dates:
Canoeing on Sept. 22 (ages 10+)
Archery on Sept. 29 (ages 9+)
Rock Climbing on Oct. 6 (ages 9+)
Orienteering on Nov. 10

Drop Sites and Program Times:
Camp Canwita (Ames) Drop Off: 12:30pm Pick Up: 3:30pm
Camp Hantesa Drop Off: 1:00pm Pick Up: 3:00pm
Camp Fire Service Center Drop Off: 12:00pm Pick Up: 4:00pm

Open Swim @ Summit Pool
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm

Times are subject to change and will be posted at the pool.  The pool may be shared with other activities during these times. Please check the monthly schedules for daily dates and times for open swim and lap swim.

Public Skate @ Metro Ice Sports Facility
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm

Public Skate is open to all ages and skill levels and is ideal for family outings, birthday parties and group events.  Figure Skating and Hockey skates are available for rent.

Public Skate Hours

Friday – 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Saturday – 1:00-3:00 pm and 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Sep
23
Sun
Family, Frames and FUN Bowling @ Air Lanes Bowling
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm

Family, Frames and FUN
Sat/Sun 1pm – 5pm
$27.95 for 2 Hours of Bowling $3.15 Rental Shoes up to 6 ppl

Open Swim @ Urbandale Public Pool
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm

Fall Hours (begin August 25, 2018)

Public Recreational Swimming
Monday – Friday 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

During public swim, the pool is available to all ages for general play and use of the diving board.

Special Events and Holiday Closings

Aug. 13-24 – Closed for Annual Maintenance. Reopening Saturday, August 25 at Noon
Sep. 3 – Closed for Labor Day
Sep. 9 – Grandparents are free with a paid grandchild (1 – 4 PM)
Sep. 20-21 – Closes at 1 PM for Homecoming
Sep. 22 – Closed for Homecoming
Sep. 29 – Closed for High School Band Invitational
Oct. 28 – Pick your pumpkin day! 50 pumpkins will be placed into the pool, swim around and find the pumpkin that you want to take home to decorate. 3:30 – 4 PM.
Nov. 22 – Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 8 – Come have a snowball fight in the pool. 1 – 4 PM
Dec. 24-25 – Closed for Christmas
Dec. 26-28 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 – Closed for New Year’s Eve and Day
Jan. 2-4 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
May 28 – Closed for Memorial Day

Open Swim @ Summit Pool
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm

Times are subject to change and will be posted at the pool.  The pool may be shared with other activities during these times. Please check the monthly schedules for daily dates and times for open swim and lap swim.

Sep
24
Mon
Open Swim @ Urbandale Public Pool
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm

Fall Hours (begin August 25, 2018)

Public Recreational Swimming
Monday – Friday 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

During public swim, the pool is available to all ages for general play and use of the diving board.

Special Events and Holiday Closings

Aug. 13-24 – Closed for Annual Maintenance. Reopening Saturday, August 25 at Noon
Sep. 3 – Closed for Labor Day
Sep. 9 – Grandparents are free with a paid grandchild (1 – 4 PM)
Sep. 20-21 – Closes at 1 PM for Homecoming
Sep. 22 – Closed for Homecoming
Sep. 29 – Closed for High School Band Invitational
Oct. 28 – Pick your pumpkin day! 50 pumpkins will be placed into the pool, swim around and find the pumpkin that you want to take home to decorate. 3:30 – 4 PM.
Nov. 22 – Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 8 – Come have a snowball fight in the pool. 1 – 4 PM
Dec. 24-25 – Closed for Christmas
Dec. 26-28 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 – Closed for New Year’s Eve and Day
Jan. 2-4 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
May 28 – Closed for Memorial Day

Sep
25
Tue
Open Swim @ Urbandale Public Pool
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm

Fall Hours (begin August 25, 2018)

Public Recreational Swimming
Monday – Friday 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

During public swim, the pool is available to all ages for general play and use of the diving board.

Special Events and Holiday Closings

Aug. 13-24 – Closed for Annual Maintenance. Reopening Saturday, August 25 at Noon
Sep. 3 – Closed for Labor Day
Sep. 9 – Grandparents are free with a paid grandchild (1 – 4 PM)
Sep. 20-21 – Closes at 1 PM for Homecoming
Sep. 22 – Closed for Homecoming
Sep. 29 – Closed for High School Band Invitational
Oct. 28 – Pick your pumpkin day! 50 pumpkins will be placed into the pool, swim around and find the pumpkin that you want to take home to decorate. 3:30 – 4 PM.
Nov. 22 – Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 8 – Come have a snowball fight in the pool. 1 – 4 PM
Dec. 24-25 – Closed for Christmas
Dec. 26-28 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 – Closed for New Year’s Eve and Day
Jan. 2-4 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
May 28 – Closed for Memorial Day

Sep
26
Wed
Lunch Bunch @ Mid Iowa Gymnastics
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am

We lead off with playtime in the gym with trampolines, the cargo net, mini balance beams, pre-school bars, obstacle course, and fun gymnastics games. Bring your own lunch to eat, we read stories, and have fun with a craft!

Ages 3-10 (must be potty-trained),

Every Wednesday from 11:00am-1:00pm

Drop off your kids and we’ll take care of the rest!

Participants do not need any gymnastics’ background or skills! Registered members and non-registered children are welcome, so invite your friends to join! Please wear a leotard or gym shorts / t-shirt. Bare feet only in the gym.

Lunch Bunch will be held ONLY if we have a minimum of 6 kids participating, so please sign up early.

Email custserv@midiowagymnastics.com by 8pm the night before the event if your child will join us! 

Phone: 515-986-2781

 

Kids vs. Cops @ Fourmile Community Recreation Center
Sep 26 @ 2:30 pm

Join the Des Moines Police Department for some fun as they play a different activity with the kids every month. Kids currently in Middle School or High School can participate in this fun after school program. No registration necessary. This is a free activity.

September 26, 2018 ———— Basketball
October 31, 2018 —————- Dodgeball
November 14, 2018 ————- Hockey
December 12, 2018 ————- Basketball
January 30, 2019 —————- Basketball
February 27, 2019 ————– Hockey
March 27, 2019 —————– Dodgeball
April 24, 2019 ——————- Basketball then Pizza party

Buck Night @ Skate North Incrediroll
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm

“Buck Night” $1 adm. $1 roller skates, $3 inline skates, $3 skate mates.

Dollar Night @ Skate South
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm

Dollar Night 5-8pm
$1 Admission
$1 Brown Rentals  (Inline, speed, & hockey rentals are regular price)

 

$1 Admission @ Skate West
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

$1 admission fee per guest  6-8:00 pm

Skate Rental Fees

Basic Rental: $3
Specialty Rental: $5

Open Swim @ Urbandale Public Pool
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm

Fall Hours (begin August 25, 2018)

Public Recreational Swimming
Monday – Friday 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

During public swim, the pool is available to all ages for general play and use of the diving board.

Special Events and Holiday Closings

Aug. 13-24 – Closed for Annual Maintenance. Reopening Saturday, August 25 at Noon
Sep. 3 – Closed for Labor Day
Sep. 9 – Grandparents are free with a paid grandchild (1 – 4 PM)
Sep. 20-21 – Closes at 1 PM for Homecoming
Sep. 22 – Closed for Homecoming
Sep. 29 – Closed for High School Band Invitational
Oct. 28 – Pick your pumpkin day! 50 pumpkins will be placed into the pool, swim around and find the pumpkin that you want to take home to decorate. 3:30 – 4 PM.
Nov. 22 – Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 8 – Come have a snowball fight in the pool. 1 – 4 PM
Dec. 24-25 – Closed for Christmas
Dec. 26-28 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 – Closed for New Year’s Eve and Day
Jan. 2-4 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
May 28 – Closed for Memorial Day

Sep
27
Thu
Dollar Day @ Merle Hay Lanes
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am

Dollar Day

$1.00 Games! $1.00 Shoe Rentals! $1.00 12 oz Soft Drinks!

Open – Close 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Open Swim @ Urbandale Public Pool
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm

Fall Hours (begin August 25, 2018)

Public Recreational Swimming
Monday – Friday 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

During public swim, the pool is available to all ages for general play and use of the diving board.

Special Events and Holiday Closings

Aug. 13-24 – Closed for Annual Maintenance. Reopening Saturday, August 25 at Noon
Sep. 3 – Closed for Labor Day
Sep. 9 – Grandparents are free with a paid grandchild (1 – 4 PM)
Sep. 20-21 – Closes at 1 PM for Homecoming
Sep. 22 – Closed for Homecoming
Sep. 29 – Closed for High School Band Invitational
Oct. 28 – Pick your pumpkin day! 50 pumpkins will be placed into the pool, swim around and find the pumpkin that you want to take home to decorate. 3:30 – 4 PM.
Nov. 22 – Closed for Thanksgiving
Dec. 8 – Come have a snowball fight in the pool. 1 – 4 PM
Dec. 24-25 – Closed for Christmas
Dec. 26-28 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 – Closed for New Year’s Eve and Day
Jan. 2-4 – Winter Break Open Swim. 1 -4 PM
May 28 – Closed for Memorial Day