Calendar

Jun
28
Fri
Fairytale Time in the Park @ West Des Moines Parks
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am

FREE EVENT – No Pre-Registration Required: Come experience your community park and join the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation staff for a story and a craft. Bring a blanket and a friend!

June 7 American Legion
June 14 Quail Cove
June 21 Ashawa
June 28 Huston Ridge
July 5 Jaycee
July 12 Wild Rose
July 19 Kiwanis
July 26 Meadowview
August 2 Pearson

Jun
30
Sun
Yoga on the Lawn @ North lawn at WDM City Hall
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am

Get your Sunday off to a great start with some Yoga on the Lawn! This FREE program is a great introduction to Yoga for the beginner and offers new challenges for seasoned yogis. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat.

Ages 6+ welcome.

Family Night @ Holiday Park Aquatic Center
Jun 30 @ 6:30 pm
Family Night @ Valley View Aquatic Center
Jun 30 @ 6:30 pm
Jul
5
Fri
Fairytale Time in the Park @ West Des Moines Parks
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am

FREE EVENT – No Pre-Registration Required: Come experience your community park and join the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation staff for a story and a craft. Bring a blanket and a friend!

June 7 American Legion
June 14 Quail Cove
June 21 Ashawa
June 28 Huston Ridge
July 5 Jaycee
July 12 Wild Rose
July 19 Kiwanis
July 26 Meadowview
August 2 Pearson

Jul
7
Sun
Yoga on the Lawn @ North lawn at WDM City Hall
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am

Get your Sunday off to a great start with some Yoga on the Lawn! This FREE program is a great introduction to Yoga for the beginner and offers new challenges for seasoned yogis. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat.

Ages 6+ welcome.

Family Night @ Holiday Park Aquatic Center
Jul 7 @ 6:30 pm
Family Night @ Valley View Aquatic Center
Jul 7 @ 6:30 pm
Jul
8
Mon
Nature Friends @ Multiple Parks
Jul 8 @ 6:30 pm

Nature Class for children ages 3-5 with an adult
We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time, guided exploration, and art activities. Snacks will be provided. Participate in a Park Passport Program. Attend five different programs, each located at a different park and receive a Nature Friend Explorer pack. Participants must record program name, location and date with the speaker’s initials on their passport. Turn the passport in at the office at Jester Park or Raccoon River Nature Lodge to receive your Nature Friend Explorer pack. One Nature Friend Explorer pack per child please.

Spring & Summer 2019 Schedule

Mon May 6 Wiggly Squiggly Animals at Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge
Tues May 21 Silly Salamanders at Jester Park Nature Center
Mon June 3 Fishing at Raccoon River Park Fishing Pier
Tues June 11 Birds of a Feather at Brown’s Woods
Mon July 8 Super Snakes at Fairmeadows Park Shelter
Tues July 23 Animal Homes at FDM Shelter 3
Mon Aug 5 Tricky Tracks at Quail Cove Park
Tues Aug 13 Busy Bees at Easter Lake Park

These programs are co-sponsored by the Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League, Polk County Conservation, and West Des Moines Parks and Recreation. To register for Nature Friends, please call the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation office.

Jul
12
Fri
Fairytale Time in the Park @ West Des Moines Parks
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am

FREE EVENT – No Pre-Registration Required: Come experience your community park and join the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation staff for a story and a craft. Bring a blanket and a friend!

June 7 American Legion
June 14 Quail Cove
June 21 Ashawa
June 28 Huston Ridge
July 5 Jaycee
July 12 Wild Rose
July 19 Kiwanis
July 26 Meadowview
August 2 Pearson

Jul
14
Sun
Yoga on the Lawn @ North lawn at WDM City Hall
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am

Get your Sunday off to a great start with some Yoga on the Lawn! This FREE program is a great introduction to Yoga for the beginner and offers new challenges for seasoned yogis. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat.

Ages 6+ welcome.

Family Night @ Holiday Park Aquatic Center
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm
Family Night @ Valley View Aquatic Center
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm
Jul
19
Fri
Fairytale Time in the Park @ West Des Moines Parks
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am

FREE EVENT – No Pre-Registration Required: Come experience your community park and join the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation staff for a story and a craft. Bring a blanket and a friend!

June 7 American Legion
June 14 Quail Cove
June 21 Ashawa
June 28 Huston Ridge
July 5 Jaycee
July 12 Wild Rose
July 19 Kiwanis
July 26 Meadowview
August 2 Pearson

Jul
21
Sun
Yoga on the Lawn @ North lawn at WDM City Hall
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am

Get your Sunday off to a great start with some Yoga on the Lawn! This FREE program is a great introduction to Yoga for the beginner and offers new challenges for seasoned yogis. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat.

Ages 6+ welcome.

Family Night @ Holiday Park Aquatic Center
Jul 21 @ 6:30 pm