Ankeny is a great destination for athletes of all ages. Prairie Ridge Sports Complex offers 90 acres of turf for individuals and teams of all skill levels. The area includes 15 baseball fields, nine soccer fields, six softball fields, five football fields, walking trails, playing equipment and four concession stands with restrooms. Utilizing these fields are teams of all ages and adults can also enjoy these amenities as well. After concurring the park with your furry friend you’re going to want to check out the Ankeny dog park. The Ankeny dog park offers area for dogs of all shapes and sizes. The entire space is incased with a five-foot fence to help keep your furry friends safe. When your dog is all tuckered out make sure he enjoys a nice dip in the half acre pond. If you’re needing a bite to eat make sure to check out some local favorites. In the heart of Ankeny, they have their very own Fong’s Pizza and Zombie Burger + Shake Lab. After eating head over to The District at Prairie Trail to shop. Plaza Shoppes at Prairie Trail is a walkable destination filed with spas, yoga, boutiques, financial services, fitness and restaurants. Firetrucker Brewery consist of some sensational brews for any beer lover. Crafting nine house and core beers on top of their seasonal brews, makes Firetrucker Brewery a required stop for anyone in the area. Brews are also served at over 50 restaurants and bars, so make sure to grab some on the way home.
Ankeny Crisis Resources
- Ankeny Police Department: 411 SW Ordnance Road, Ankeny
- Polk County Resources:
- Sheriff’s Office: 1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313
- Administration: (515) 286-3814
- Communications/non-emergency: (515) 286-3333
- Law Enforcement: (515) 286-3306