Parks & Recreation

Urbandale Parks and Recreation is dedicated to helping residents and neighbors stay fit, active, and healthy so everyone can enjoy the rich quality of life our community has to offer. 

We offer adult & youth classes, a public indoor swimming pool, and a Senior Center with activities and FUN for the whole family!
2016 Summer Guide
Congrats to Kim Forrester for being our Summer Cover Contest Winner!

Review the 2016 Summer Guide 

See our Summer Swim Hours at the Urbandale Indoor Public Pool!

Become a Pool Lifeguard!
Great part-time job opportunity!
Register today for our Lifeguard Class!

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2016 Fall Guide

Fall 2016 Program Guide registration begins on Tuesday, August 9th.

Printed copies of the New Fall Program Guide will officially be available on Tuesday, August 9th as well.

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Upcoming Events

Red Hot Days of August

On Friday, August 12, anyone wearing red gets in FREE for Public Recreation Swim!

Irish Music and Culture Camp

All kids entering grades 1-8 of all musical abilities can be a part of continuing Irish culture by participating in this 3-day camp of Irish music, dance and art!
Registration deadline: July 27
Skateboard Xtreme Challenge
This competition is a great chance for skateboarders to show off their stuff and win great prizes. All ages are welcome! Competition will be divided by age level. Competition begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6th at the Urbandale Skateboard Park, Walker Johnston Park (9000 Douglas Ave). No pre-registration is required.

Amusement Park Consignment Tickets

Urbandale Parks & Recreation provides the opportunity for citizens to purchase tickets to amusement facilities at the following discount prices:

 Blank Park Zoo Noah's Ark -- Wisconsin Dells, WI
Worlds of Fun/
Oceans of Fun
 $10 for Adults
$7 for Youth
$26.50  $44 - Good Any Day Pass $34
 $13 and $8 at the gate $41 at the gate $61 at the gate $42 at the gate
Payment accepted by check, cash or credit card Payment can only be made by credit card

Tickets will be available approximately May 1 through August 15. Call Urbandale Parks & Recreation at 515-278-3963 for more information.

2016 Fall Guide

Fall 2016 Program Guide registration begins on Tuesday, August 9th. Printed copies of the New Fall Program Guide will officially be available on Tuesday, August 9th as well.