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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Program Highlight: Countdown to Kindergarten

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Countdown to Kindergarten is designed for children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2020.

Future kindergarteners will be engaged in activities that will prepare them for kindergarten. Throughout the camp, participants will practice age-appr...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Golf Course Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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In 2020, Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course is celebrating its 20th anniversary! It first opened in 2000 as a private course and was purchased by the City of Waukee in 2005 as City officials saw potential for more outdoor recreation in the community. Each ...

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See photos from throughout the years! Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Program Highlight: Camp Brainiac

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Camp Brainiac is a full-day, summer camp for elementary kids grades K-5th! It features a full week of fun fueled by STEAM activities. This summer campers will be exploring the science behind superheros, the animal kingdom and space! Run exclusively by lic...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Several Parks & Rec Programs to Resume

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While many late spring/early summer programs were canceled, several Parks & Recreation Department programs are now resuming. City staff and Partnered Program leaders will be taking additional health precautions and will be increasing sanitation effort...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course Now Open

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Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course has officially reopened. While the driving range and golf course will be open, some modifications are being made to encourage social distancing and to allow staff time for extra cleaning measures. The City is taking extra...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Meet the Instructor: Studio Bea Dance - 2 to Move

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Read about Studio Bea Dance’s instructor Holly Williams!

Holly Williams:

I’m the owner and instructor of Studio Bea Dance, and I have been dancing for over 20 years and teaching/assisting for over 10. I graduated with a bachelor&rsqu...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 14, 2020

Meet the Instructor: Camp Brainiac

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Mallory Lynch is one of Camp Brainiac’s instructors. See what she has to say!

Mallory Lynch:

Hello! My name is Ms. Lynch and I teach 5th and 6th grade at Western Hills Elementary School in West Des Moines. My favorite season is summer and I&rs...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Meet the Instructor: Life Time Tennis Camps

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Read about Life Time’s Tennis Camps instructor, Arnold Wehrenbergs, extensive background and success in tennis.

Arnold Wehrenberg – Tennis Manager

USPTR, USTA HP, USRSA Certified

I transferred to Des Moines from the Life Time in Charlotte...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Meet the Instructors: Countdown to Kindergarten

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Meet the instructors for Countdown to Kindergarten! Read about Megan Trader and Jessica Hammans’ excitement for helping incoming kindergarteners!

Megan Trader: 

I have been a teacher in the Waukee Community School District for seven year...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Program Highlight: Super Snackers

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Waukee’s next top chef might be in your own house - let us help you find out! Chefs will learn new, fun and healthy summer snack ideas they can make any time of the year. At the end of each class, each chef will be able to sample their creations...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Registration Open for Fall Girls Softball

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Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department’s Fall Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-August through early October. Online registration ends July 24, 2020. Register participants for the grade they w...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Registration Open for Introduction to Soccer

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Introduction to Soccer is designed to teach kids the basics of soccer while having fun! Kids ages 4-5 can sign up for the program which will take place on Tuesday evenings (5:45 p.m.) Aug. 25-Sept. 22. Game play will be 4 vs. 4 with four quarters of eight...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation