Lowe Park Amphitheater - Marion, Iowa
Gray's lake Park - Des Moines, Iowa
Erfurt Park - Shawnee, Kansas
Harrison County - Iowa Welcome Center - Missouri Valley, Iowa
Standing Bear Lake Trail - Omaha, Nebraska
Jester Park Natural Playscape - Granger, Iowa
Cownie Soccer Park - Des Moines, Iowa
Precedence Park - Ankeny, Iowa
Iowa River Landing Wetland Park - Coralville, Iowa
Rotary Riverwalk Park - Des Moines, Iowa

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Public parks and open space give identity and economic benefit to cities, preserve the environment and provide a stage for civic activities and public life.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Iowa Park & Recreation Association Conference and Expo

March 27-30, 2017
Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
Waterloo, IA

Join our informative session: 
"Millennials Outdoors: 21st Century Parks" 
Tuesday, March 28th @ 2:30 PM 
Location: TBD 

 

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals Conference

May 1-4, 2017
Sanguaro Hotel
Old Town Scottsdale, AZ

Attend our Presentation: 
"Parks and Trails as Cultural Icons" 
Tuesday, May 2nd @ 8:00 AM
Location: Mariposa Room 

 

National Association of State Park Directors Conference

September 5-8, 2017
Missoula, MT
More Information to come soon

 

Oklahoma Recreation & Park Society Conference

November 5-8, 2017
Ardmore, OK
More Information to come soon

 

Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association Conference & Trade Show

November 7-10, 2017
Wisconsin Dells, WI
More Information to come soon

parks & recreation enews

NOVEMBER 2016
PROJECT NEWS
Cultural Corridor Art Installation Coming to Waukee
The gateway to the Raccoon River Valley Trail on the western edge of Waukee, Iowa will soon be home to a $1.1 million cultural art installation. Over four years in the making, construction is set to commence Fall of 2016.

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Publications

The Story of Loess Hills

Harrison County - Iowa Welcome Center / Missouri Valley, Iowa

Rotary Riverwalk Park

A Unique Destination Urban Park / Des Moines, Iowa

LA China - Natural Playscapes

Feature article on Jester Park Natural Playscape  / Granger, Iowa

Sculpting a Masterpiece - Park & Art

John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park / Des Moines, Iowa

Restored Ecology as Park Design Inspiration

Valley View Park / West Des Moines, Iowa