Posted on: March 22, 2017

Hop Over to Waukee's Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, Apr. 15!

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Hop on over and fill your baskets full of candy at Waukee's 2017 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department! The hunt will be held Saturday, Apr. 15 at Centennial Park at 10 a.m. (rain or shine). Attendees will hunt...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Live Healthy Iowa 5K Scheduled for April 8

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Join along with Live Healthy Iowa for a 5K Run/Walk and a 1K Fun Run on Saturday, Apr. 8 starting and ending in Centennial Park. The 5K will serve as an end to Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 Week Wellness Challenge, but you do have to have participated in the Cha...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Easter Coloring Contest Open Through April 3!

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Help the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department spread some Easter cheer around Waukee’s Downtown Triangle by participating in the annual Easter Coloring Contest!Click here to download the 2017 coloring pages and entry form! Entry forms must be return...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Register for Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation Programs NOW!

2017 program guide

The City of Waukee Parks & Recreation Department has a great spring and summer filled with programs, activities, trips and festivals! Highlights of the Program Guide that just hit mailboxes include details about:

  • Waukee’s popular festivals/events...
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See a preview video of events and programs!
Posted on: February 23, 2017

City Transitions Two Summer Festivals to Non-Profit Committee


At the February 21 Waukee City Council meeting, City festival funds were handed over to the new "Waukee Festivals" non-profit group, spearheaded by Waukee residents Talia Farmer and Kathryn Sandie. The group will now be in charge of organizing a...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Haunted House Attendees Donate 145 Food Items

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A record 618 people attended the annual Waukee Haunted House on October 28 and 29. Sponsored by the Park Board, organizers offered $1 off admission to Haunted House attendees who donated non-perishable food items. In total, attendees donated 145 non-peri...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Mayor Peard Recognizes Randy Jensen and Jim Miller for Trailhead Fundraising

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At the Monday, Oct. 3 Waukee City Council meeting, Randy Jensen and Jim Miller were recognized by Mayor Bill Peard for their vision and fundraising efforts for the Raccoon River Valley Trailhead Art Project. The team, led by Jensen and Miller, raised $1.1...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Plaisance Family Makes Memorial Donation at Ridge Pointe Park

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John and Lara Plaisance recently worked with the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department as well as several donors to contribute equipment at Ridge Pointe Park in memory of their son, Drew. The Plaisances made it possible for two sets of swings, two spi...Read on...

See photos from the dedication event.
Posted on: October 3, 2016

260 Trees Distributed as Part of Plant Some Shade Waukee

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On September 28, 2016, 260 trees - including breeds like White Oak, Quaking Aspen Saucer Magnolia and Norway Spruce - were distributed to MidAmerican Energy Company customers through the Plant Some Shade™ program. Waukee Parks & Recreation and Park Bo...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Waukee United Methodist Church Brings More Little Free Libraries™ to Town

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The Waukee United Methodist Church installed three new Little Free Libraries™ in the community over the Labor Day weekend. Church members installed libraries in Warrior Park, Windfield Park and at the Waukee Community Center. The church also plans to dona...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Mens' and Womens' Golf League Winners Named

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The top eight finishers in each 2016 summer golf league are as follows:

Monday Night Mens' League
1st: Mac Harry/Ray Turner, 257.52nd: Chad Johnson/Brent Rankin, 256
3rd: Don Gehrls/David Johannesen, 2444th: Jon Means/Jason Ross, 241.5
5th: Matt...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

David Combs Wins City Golf Championship

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The top eight finishers in the 2016 Waukee City Golf Championship (after 27 holes) were as follows:

1st: David Combs, 96
2nd: John Burgett, 993rd: Jon Raftis, 102
4th: Eric Buntenbach, 1045th: Patrick Breitbach, 105
5th: Derek Shultz, 1057th: ...Read on for top eight finishers...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Celebrate Waukee 5K Race Results

Celebrate Waukee 5K

More than 100 runners participated in the Celebrate Waukee 5K on Saturday, June 4 held in the Downtown Triangle.

The top three times in each division were as follows:

Mens Group:
1) Patrick Riley, 17:112) Dan Pinkerton, 17:31
3) JT Crowley, 19:0...Read on...

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