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West Des Moines Parks & Recreation

  • 4200 Mills Civic Parkway | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Phone: (515) 222-3444
  • Region: West
  • Overview

    West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to provide our community everyday enjoyment through people, parks, and programs. The Department focuses on enhancing quality of life and supporting the health and well-being of West Des Moines residents, employees, and visitors. Highlights include: Dog Park, Archery Facility, Nature Lodge, Softball Complex, future Boathouse, Beach and Fishing Pier all in the 600-acre Raccoon River Park; Valley View Aquatic Center; Holiday Park Aquatic Center; Holiday Park Baseball/Softball Complex; future Jamie Hurd Amphitheater; Valley Junction Activity Center; future MidAmerican Company Energy RecPlex; 30 parks and over 60 miles of walking and biking trails.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    Sports Facilities
    General Information
    • Admission Price: Parks are open free of charge.
    • Hours of Operation: Generally parks are open from sunrise to sunset.
    • Season: West Des Moines parks are open year round.
    Baseball
    • Baseball - # of Fields: 11
    • Baseball - # of Lit Fields: 5
    • Baseball - Covered Dugouts:
    • Baseball - Permanent Seating:
    • Baseball - Scoreboards:
    Basketball
    • Basketball - # of High School Regulation Courts: 4
    • Basketball - AC:
    • Basketball - Floor Surface: Wood
    • Basketball - Scoreboards:
    Hockey
    • Hockey - Locker Rooms:
    • Hockey - Seating Capacity: 2100
    • Hockey - Sheets of Ice: 2
    Soccer
    • Soccer - # of Full Sized Fields: 3
    • Soccer - # of Lit Fields: 3
    • Soccer - Concession Stand:
    • Soccer - Modern restrooms:
    • Soccer - Onsite Meeting Room:
    Softball
    • Softball - # of Fields: 5
    • Softball - # of Lit Fields: 5
    • Softball - Covered Dugouts:
    • Softball - Onsite Meeting Room:
    • Softball - Permanent Seating:
    • Softball - Scoreboards:
    Volleyball
    • Volleyball - # of Courts: 8
    • Volleyball - AC:
    • Volleyball - Ceiling Height: 60
    • Volleyball - Floor Surface: Wood