Temporary Calendar

Jul
4
Sat
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 4 all-day
We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish. Dates: July 1 – 31 Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt) Ages: 5 and up Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form. Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt. Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.
Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 4 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Storywalk @ Various Warren County Parks
Jul 4 all-day

StoryWalk® is a fun idea to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put new nature-themed children’s stories along trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature-themed and fun to read! Bring your whole family out to hike and read a page of the story every few feet as you go along. Below is a schedule of where and when the books will be placed. Call us ahead of time if you want to know the exact location of the StoryWalk within the park (515-961-6169). Please sign our guest book at the end of each StoryWalk® so we know how many people made it out.

Summer StoryWalk Schedule:

June – Annett Nature Center

July – Woodland Mounds

August – Otter Creek

City of Waukee – Skydiver Demonstration & 4th of July Fireworks @ Centennial Park
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm

The Des Moines Skydivers will land in Centennial Park at 8 p.m., and fireworks will light up the sky at dusk (around 9:30 p.m.)!

 

West Des Moines Fireworks Display @ West Des Moines City Campus
Jul 4 @ 8:30 pm

The Fireworks Display will start at dusk over the West Des Moines City Campus.

City of Urbandale 4th of July Fireworks @ Walker Johnston Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm

Urbandale is home to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the area!  We invite you to bring the family to celebrate Independence day in the community.

Fireworks viewing – the city parking lots around Walker Johnston Park will be available for parking & viewing of the fireworks. Area business parking lots will also be available.

Home Base Grimes Independence Day Fireworks Show @ Grimes Sports Complex
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm

We do ask that everyone please consider staying in their cars, watching from their homes or just making sure that you are abiding by the social distancing guidelines.

In Partnership with the City of Grimes, a Home Base Iowa Community, looks forward to celebrating our nation’s Independence Day on the evening of July 4th at the Grimes Sports Complex (600 S James Street) at 10PM.

**Time is subject to change** So please keep checking for updates leading up to and day of the event!

Vetarans, please visit https://www.homebaseiowa.gov/ for a list of known local benefits.

Jul
5
Sun
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 5 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 5 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Storywalk @ Various Warren County Parks
Jul 5 all-day

StoryWalk® is a fun idea to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put new nature-themed children’s stories along trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature-themed and fun to read! Bring your whole family out to hike and read a page of the story every few feet as you go along. Below is a schedule of where and when the books will be placed. Call us ahead of time if you want to know the exact location of the StoryWalk within the park (515-961-6169). Please sign our guest book at the end of each StoryWalk® so we know how many people made it out.

Summer StoryWalk Schedule:

June – Annett Nature Center

July – Woodland Mounds

August – Otter Creek

Goodguys 29th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
Jul 5 @ 8:00 am

The state’s finest hot rods, customs, muscle cars and tricked-out trucks gather at will gather at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. This highly-anticipated weekend will showcase over 4,000 pre-1972 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks, including the “Goodguys Top 12 Cars of the Year.”

Show Features

  • Over 4,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’72
  • K&N Filters All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered vehicles of all years
  • Goodguys Autocross
  • Saturday Night Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Auto Races at Iowa State Fairgrounds Thursday and Friday 6:30pm, only $8 for Goodguys Participants
  • Swap Meet
  • AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Live Music Entertainment Featuring “Richie Lee” and “Missbehavin”
  • Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
  • Free Kids Entertainment – Revell Model Car Make n’ Take, PPG Kids Coloring Contest, Clowns & More!

Event Schedule

Friday, July 3 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 4 –  8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday, July 5 – 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm

Summerset Winery has been hosting live music concerts on Sunday afternoons for the past 20 years. Rain or shine the music goes on. Weather permitting, the bands will perform outside but in the winter or on rainy days we bring the music inside.

Concerts take place every Sunday, May-October, and once or twice a month November-April.

Kids are welcome and FREE.

Sunday Tunes Band Schedule: 2:00 – 5:00 PM

JUNE SUNDAY TUNES EVENTS

June 7: Jake Shrodt and the Residuals

June 14: Ducharme-Jones

June 21: Get Off My Lawn Fathers Day- Dad’s get in Free

June 28: Recoil

JULY SUNDAY TUNES EVENTS

July 5: Independence day Weekend – Sons of Gladys Kravitz

July 12: Tony Valdez Duo

July 19: The String Prophets/Bob Pace & Kathryn Severing

July 26: Slipstream

Jul
6
Mon
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 6 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 6 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Storywalk @ Various Warren County Parks
Jul 6 all-day

StoryWalk® is a fun idea to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put new nature-themed children’s stories along trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature-themed and fun to read! Bring your whole family out to hike and read a page of the story every few feet as you go along. Below is a schedule of where and when the books will be placed. Call us ahead of time if you want to know the exact location of the StoryWalk within the park (515-961-6169). Please sign our guest book at the end of each StoryWalk® so we know how many people made it out.

Summer StoryWalk Schedule:

June – Annett Nature Center

July – Woodland Mounds

August – Otter Creek

Des Moines Public Pools Opening Day @ Birdland Pool, Nahas Aquatic Center, Teachout Aquatic Center
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm

2020 Pool Season

On Monday, July 6, Nahas Aquatic Center will open in addition to Birdland Pool and Teachout Aquatic Center. These three facilities will be open daily to the public for swim lessons, fitness classes and open swim. Ashworth and Northwest Aquatic Centers will remain closed for the 2020 season.

Monday – Friday
8 – 9 a.m. – Lap swim (Note: You must be 15 years or older to participate in lap swim. Lanes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Swim lessons.
12:15 – 1 p.m. – Aqua fitness class/lap swim. (Note: aquatic centers have a lower number of available lanes).
1 – 4:30 p.m. – Public open swim.
4:45 – 6:45 p.m. – Swim lessons.
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 6:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Sunday
12 – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 5:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Fitness Classes
Monday – Aqua Zumba at Birdland.
Tuesday – Aqua Body at Birdland.
Wednesday – Aqua Zumba at Teachout.
Thursday – Aqua Body at Teachout.

For patron and staff safety, our team has implemented the following COVID19 modifications for the 2020 season:

Daily admission:
Adults 21 and over: $4
Ages 3 – 20: $2
2 and under: Free
Half price admission after 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Half price admission after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Capacity is limited to 200 people per facility, with a “one in, one out” policy.
Pay at the gate. No preregistration will be taken.
No season passes.
Waivers required upon admission for those 18 and up. It is strongly encouraged that a parent or legal guardian attend with patrons under 18.
The tube slides at Teachout will be closed; however, the non-tube water slides at all other facilities will be open.
No pool rentals will be available.
No chairs provided. Patrons can bring their own chair for use under shade canopies and on grass/deck areas.
No lockers/baskets.
Concessions open and provided in accordance with state regulations for restaurant services.
Facilities cleaned between sessions and throughout the day as needed.

Des Moines Public Pools Half Price Admission @ Birdland Pool, Nahas Aquatic Center, Teachout Aquatic Center
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm

2020 Pool Season

On Monday, July 6, Nahas Aquatic Center will open in addition to Birdland Pool and Teachout Aquatic Center. These three facilities will be open daily to the public for swim lessons, fitness classes and open swim. Ashworth and Northwest Aquatic Centers will remain closed for the 2020 season.

Monday – Friday
8 – 9 a.m. – Lap swim (Note: You must be 15 years or older to participate in lap swim. Lanes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Swim lessons.
12:15 – 1 p.m. – Aqua fitness class/lap swim. (Note: aquatic centers have a lower number of available lanes).
1 – 4:30 p.m. – Public open swim.
4:45 – 6:45 p.m. – Swim lessons.
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 6:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Sunday
12 – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 5:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Fitness Classes
Monday – Aqua Zumba at Birdland.
Tuesday – Aqua Body at Birdland.
Wednesday – Aqua Zumba at Teachout.
Thursday – Aqua Body at Teachout.

For patron and staff safety, our team has implemented the following COVID19 modifications for the 2020 season:

Daily admission:
Adults 21 and over: $4
Ages 3 – 20: $2
2 and under: Free
Half price admission after 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Half price admission after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Capacity is limited to 200 people per facility, with a “one in, one out” policy.
Pay at the gate. No preregistration will be taken.
No season passes.
Waivers required upon admission for those 18 and up. It is strongly encouraged that a parent or legal guardian attend with patrons under 18.
The tube slides at Teachout will be closed; however, the non-tube water slides at all other facilities will be open.
No pool rentals will be available.
No chairs provided. Patrons can bring their own chair for use under shade canopies and on grass/deck areas.
No lockers/baskets.
Concessions open and provided in accordance with state regulations for restaurant services.
Facilities cleaned between sessions and throughout the day as needed.

Drive In Clive @ Clive Aquatic Center Parking Lot
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm

Clive Parks and Recreation is hosting multiple Drive-in Movie Nights in the Clive Aquatic Center parking lot! Parking Lot opens at 7pm. Movies start at 8pm.

Frozen 2 – July 6 07/06/2020 to 07/06/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
The Goonies – July 13 07/13/2020 to 07/13/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Toy Story 4 – July 27 07/27/2020 to 07/27/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Space Jam – August 3 08/03/2020 to 08/03/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Scoob! – August 10 08/10/2020 to 08/10/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Jul
7
Tue
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 7 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 7 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Jul
4
Sat
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 4 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 4 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Storywalk @ Various Warren County Parks
Jul 4 all-day

StoryWalk® is a fun idea to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put new nature-themed children’s stories along trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature-themed and fun to read! Bring your whole family out to hike and read a page of the story every few feet as you go along. Below is a schedule of where and when the books will be placed. Call us ahead of time if you want to know the exact location of the StoryWalk within the park (515-961-6169). Please sign our guest book at the end of each StoryWalk® so we know how many people made it out.

Summer StoryWalk Schedule:

June – Annett Nature Center

July – Woodland Mounds

August – Otter Creek

City of Waukee – Skydiver Demonstration & 4th of July Fireworks @ Centennial Park
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm

The Des Moines Skydivers will land in Centennial Park at 8 p.m., and fireworks will light up the sky at dusk (around 9:30 p.m.)!

 

West Des Moines Fireworks Display @ West Des Moines City Campus
Jul 4 @ 8:30 pm

The Fireworks Display will start at dusk over the West Des Moines City Campus.

City of Urbandale 4th of July Fireworks @ Walker Johnston Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm

Urbandale is home to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the area!  We invite you to bring the family to celebrate Independence day in the community.

Fireworks viewing – the city parking lots around Walker Johnston Park will be available for parking & viewing of the fireworks. Area business parking lots will also be available.

Home Base Grimes Independence Day Fireworks Show @ Grimes Sports Complex
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm

We do ask that everyone please consider staying in their cars, watching from their homes or just making sure that you are abiding by the social distancing guidelines.

In Partnership with the City of Grimes, a Home Base Iowa Community, looks forward to celebrating our nation’s Independence Day on the evening of July 4th at the Grimes Sports Complex (600 S James Street) at 10PM.

**Time is subject to change** So please keep checking for updates leading up to and day of the event!

Vetarans, please visit https://www.homebaseiowa.gov/ for a list of known local benefits.

Jul
5
Sun
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 5 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 5 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Storywalk @ Various Warren County Parks
Jul 5 all-day

StoryWalk® is a fun idea to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put new nature-themed children’s stories along trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature-themed and fun to read! Bring your whole family out to hike and read a page of the story every few feet as you go along. Below is a schedule of where and when the books will be placed. Call us ahead of time if you want to know the exact location of the StoryWalk within the park (515-961-6169). Please sign our guest book at the end of each StoryWalk® so we know how many people made it out.

Summer StoryWalk Schedule:

June – Annett Nature Center

July – Woodland Mounds

August – Otter Creek

Goodguys 29th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
Jul 5 @ 8:00 am

The state’s finest hot rods, customs, muscle cars and tricked-out trucks gather at will gather at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. This highly-anticipated weekend will showcase over 4,000 pre-1972 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks, including the “Goodguys Top 12 Cars of the Year.”

Show Features

  • Over 4,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’72
  • K&N Filters All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered vehicles of all years
  • Goodguys Autocross
  • Saturday Night Fireworks Extravaganza
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Auto Races at Iowa State Fairgrounds Thursday and Friday 6:30pm, only $8 for Goodguys Participants
  • Swap Meet
  • AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Live Music Entertainment Featuring “Richie Lee” and “Missbehavin”
  • Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
  • Free Kids Entertainment – Revell Model Car Make n’ Take, PPG Kids Coloring Contest, Clowns & More!

Event Schedule

Friday, July 3 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 4 –  8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sunday, July 5 – 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday Tunes @ Summerset Winery
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm

Summerset Winery has been hosting live music concerts on Sunday afternoons for the past 20 years. Rain or shine the music goes on. Weather permitting, the bands will perform outside but in the winter or on rainy days we bring the music inside.

Concerts take place every Sunday, May-October, and once or twice a month November-April.

Kids are welcome and FREE.

Sunday Tunes Band Schedule: 2:00 – 5:00 PM

JUNE SUNDAY TUNES EVENTS

June 7: Jake Shrodt and the Residuals

June 14: Ducharme-Jones

June 21: Get Off My Lawn Fathers Day- Dad’s get in Free

June 28: Recoil

JULY SUNDAY TUNES EVENTS

July 5: Independence day Weekend – Sons of Gladys Kravitz

July 12: Tony Valdez Duo

July 19: The String Prophets/Bob Pace & Kathryn Severing

July 26: Slipstream

Jul
6
Mon
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 6 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 6 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.

Storywalk @ Various Warren County Parks
Jul 6 all-day

StoryWalk® is a fun idea to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put new nature-themed children’s stories along trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature-themed and fun to read! Bring your whole family out to hike and read a page of the story every few feet as you go along. Below is a schedule of where and when the books will be placed. Call us ahead of time if you want to know the exact location of the StoryWalk within the park (515-961-6169). Please sign our guest book at the end of each StoryWalk® so we know how many people made it out.

Summer StoryWalk Schedule:

June – Annett Nature Center

July – Woodland Mounds

August – Otter Creek

Des Moines Public Pools Opening Day @ Birdland Pool, Nahas Aquatic Center, Teachout Aquatic Center
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm

2020 Pool Season

On Monday, July 6, Nahas Aquatic Center will open in addition to Birdland Pool and Teachout Aquatic Center. These three facilities will be open daily to the public for swim lessons, fitness classes and open swim. Ashworth and Northwest Aquatic Centers will remain closed for the 2020 season.

Monday – Friday
8 – 9 a.m. – Lap swim (Note: You must be 15 years or older to participate in lap swim. Lanes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Swim lessons.
12:15 – 1 p.m. – Aqua fitness class/lap swim. (Note: aquatic centers have a lower number of available lanes).
1 – 4:30 p.m. – Public open swim.
4:45 – 6:45 p.m. – Swim lessons.
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 6:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Sunday
12 – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 5:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Fitness Classes
Monday – Aqua Zumba at Birdland.
Tuesday – Aqua Body at Birdland.
Wednesday – Aqua Zumba at Teachout.
Thursday – Aqua Body at Teachout.

For patron and staff safety, our team has implemented the following COVID19 modifications for the 2020 season:

Daily admission:
Adults 21 and over: $4
Ages 3 – 20: $2
2 and under: Free
Half price admission after 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Half price admission after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Capacity is limited to 200 people per facility, with a “one in, one out” policy.
Pay at the gate. No preregistration will be taken.
No season passes.
Waivers required upon admission for those 18 and up. It is strongly encouraged that a parent or legal guardian attend with patrons under 18.
The tube slides at Teachout will be closed; however, the non-tube water slides at all other facilities will be open.
No pool rentals will be available.
No chairs provided. Patrons can bring their own chair for use under shade canopies and on grass/deck areas.
No lockers/baskets.
Concessions open and provided in accordance with state regulations for restaurant services.
Facilities cleaned between sessions and throughout the day as needed.

Des Moines Public Pools Half Price Admission @ Birdland Pool, Nahas Aquatic Center, Teachout Aquatic Center
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm

2020 Pool Season

On Monday, July 6, Nahas Aquatic Center will open in addition to Birdland Pool and Teachout Aquatic Center. These three facilities will be open daily to the public for swim lessons, fitness classes and open swim. Ashworth and Northwest Aquatic Centers will remain closed for the 2020 season.

Monday – Friday
8 – 9 a.m. – Lap swim (Note: You must be 15 years or older to participate in lap swim. Lanes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Swim lessons.
12:15 – 1 p.m. – Aqua fitness class/lap swim. (Note: aquatic centers have a lower number of available lanes).
1 – 4:30 p.m. – Public open swim.
4:45 – 6:45 p.m. – Swim lessons.
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 6:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Sunday
12 – 1 p.m. – Lap swim.
1 – 5:30 p.m. – Public open swim.

Fitness Classes
Monday – Aqua Zumba at Birdland.
Tuesday – Aqua Body at Birdland.
Wednesday – Aqua Zumba at Teachout.
Thursday – Aqua Body at Teachout.

For patron and staff safety, our team has implemented the following COVID19 modifications for the 2020 season:

Daily admission:
Adults 21 and over: $4
Ages 3 – 20: $2
2 and under: Free
Half price admission after 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Half price admission after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Capacity is limited to 200 people per facility, with a “one in, one out” policy.
Pay at the gate. No preregistration will be taken.
No season passes.
Waivers required upon admission for those 18 and up. It is strongly encouraged that a parent or legal guardian attend with patrons under 18.
The tube slides at Teachout will be closed; however, the non-tube water slides at all other facilities will be open.
No pool rentals will be available.
No chairs provided. Patrons can bring their own chair for use under shade canopies and on grass/deck areas.
No lockers/baskets.
Concessions open and provided in accordance with state regulations for restaurant services.
Facilities cleaned between sessions and throughout the day as needed.

Drive In Clive @ Clive Aquatic Center Parking Lot
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm

Clive Parks and Recreation is hosting multiple Drive-in Movie Nights in the Clive Aquatic Center parking lot! Parking Lot opens at 7pm. Movies start at 8pm.

Frozen 2 – July 6 07/06/2020 to 07/06/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
The Goonies – July 13 07/13/2020 to 07/13/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Toy Story 4 – July 27 07/27/2020 to 07/27/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Space Jam – August 3 08/03/2020 to 08/03/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Scoob! – August 10 08/10/2020 to 08/10/2020
Mon 8:00pm-10:00pm
Jul
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Tue
31 Miles Your Way @ ONLINE EVENT - Des Moines Parks & Recreation
Jul 7 all-day

We invite you to complete 31 miles your way in 31 days! This virtual event will keep you inspired, healthy and motivated from a safe social distance. All you have to do is sign up, complete 31 miles your way, and track it! You can walk, run, bike, swim, stroll, or sprint your way to the finish.

Dates: July 1 – 31
Fee: $10 per participant (Includes t-shirt)
Ages: 5 and up

Visit bit.ly/31miles2020 to register and download the mileage tracking form.

Mileage tracking forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020 to receive a t-shirt.

Contact events@dmgov.org for more information.

Geocaching Fish Adventure @ Annette Nature Center
Jul 7 all-day

Grab your GPS, your binoculars and hiking boots, and get ready to explore! Find all 25 geocaches and collect the trading cards, April 1st- November 1st 2020. 

There are 25 Geocaching Fish Adventure Caches hidden in county, state and city parks around Warren County.

Geocaching is a great actvity for the whole family. Spend some time on the trails searching for hidden caches and collect all 25 fish cards. Please be safe and practice social distancing as you enjoy exploring. Due to Covid-19 you are welcome to simply “log your find” on geocaching.com and pick up cards from the Annett Nature Center at a later date.

Visit warrenccb.org or geocaching.com for the list of coodinates.