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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Waukee's Yoga in the Park Kicks Off June 8!

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Join local, certified yoga instructors for Yoga in the Park this summer! Bring a yoga mat or towel to Windfield Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from June through August (June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24). Yoga sessi...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Celebrate Waukee Festival Line-Up Set for June 1

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The annual Celebrate Waukee festival, presented by the citizen-run Waukee Community Festivals Committee, will be held this year on Saturday, June 1. Festival activities will take place in both the Downtown Triangle and in Centennial Park.

“This festival is...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Movies in the Park Presenting Three Great Films for FREE!

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Enjoy Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars with Movies in the Park! The 2019 line-up is out, with THREE films on deck for the summertime. Provided by the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department, the Park Board and NCMIC & Professional S...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Heart of the Warrior Trail's Storywalk Features "Say Hello"

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The Waukee Parks & Recreation Department and the Waukee Public Library have the first Storywalk of the year out and ready for Heart of the Warrior Trail users! “Say Hello” by Jack & Michael Foreman can be read as you head west ...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Home Alone Awareness Camp Serves 60 Participants

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On Saturday, April 27, the Waukee Parks & Rec, Police and Fire Departments joined forces to host Home Alone Awareness Camp at the Waukee Public Works Building. More than 60 kids kindergarten through fifth grade were in attendance for this fun, educati...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Park Board Names Volunteers of the Year

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On Thursday, April 25, the Waukee Park Board recognized the Parks & Recreation Department’s Volunteers of the Year.

The recipients include:

  • Youth Volunteer – Erin Crone
  • Special Events Volunteer – Jerry Crone
  • Service Group &am...
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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Nearly 150 Runners "Live Healthy" in Waukee

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On Saturday, April 13, 2019, nearly 150 runners participated in the Live Healthy Iowa 5K and Kids Fun Run in Centennial Park. The event commemorated the end to Live Healthy Iowa’s 10 Week Wellness Challenge, welcoming challenge participants and ...

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View photos from the event!- Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 26, 2019

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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