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Posted on: May 8, 2021

Register for the Summer Celebration Camp!

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Celebrate the end of summer at the Summer Celebration Camp Aug. 2-6! This all-day camp will provide exciting activities for kids including field trips to various entertainment venues, outdoor play, arts and crafts and more. Please pack a sack lunch and a ...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Register for Countdown to Kindergarten

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Do you have a child that will be starting kindergarten this fall? Help them prepare for school by registering for Countdown to Kindergarten! Participants will be immersed in age-appropriate activities that are designed to make the transition into kinderga...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Movies in the Park Presents “Aladdin” June 4

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Enjoy another one of Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars Friday, June 4 with Movies in the Park! Waukee Parks & Recreation and NCMIC present "Aladdin" (PG) as the next Movie in the Park. See the story of A kind-hearted street ...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Register for Mixed Couples Golf Events

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Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course's Mixed Couples Events are 9-hole, two-person scramble events held on Friday evenings. Each event includes greens fees, cart, range balls, dinner and prizes. Registration for this year's first Mixed Coup...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Fox Creek Splash Pad Expected to Open May 27

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The Fox Creek Splash Pad is expected to open for the season on Thursday, May 27. Once open for the season, it is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Review the Fox Creek Splash Pad rules before visiting. Please check the Parks & Rec Facebook page for an...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Celebrate National Kids to Parks Day May 15

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National Kids to Parks Day is Saturday, May 15! This day is a national day of outdoor play celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May. The day connects kids and families with their local, state, and national parks and public lands through t...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 21, 2021

New Sessions of Home Alone Awareness Camp Now Available

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New sessions of the popular Home Alone Awareness class are now open for registration! Thinking of leaving your child at home alone this summer? Make sure they are safe! This class is taught by members of the Waukee Police and Fire Departments. Th...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 15, 2021

"Fish Waukee" on June 5!

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In conjunction with Iowa's Free Fishing Weekend during which fishing licenses are not required for fishing, the Rotary Club of Waukee, the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach of Dallas Count...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Program Highlight: Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga

Move! Breathe! Stretch! Grow!

Kids Yoga is for 3-10 year olds. Students will practice breathing, stretching, and moving their bodies in mindful and playful ways as they learn basic yoga poses. Students will challenge the strength and balance of their bodie...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 20, 2021

Outdoor Safety and Courtesy Reminders for Springtime

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Spring weather brings an increase in pedestrians and cyclists to Waukee trails, parks and streets. Here are some safety and courtesy tips to keep everyone safe and happy! 

Motorists: 

  • Slow down or stop at intersections and trail crossings....
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