Parks & Recreation

Waukee Parks & Recreation provides many programs throughout the year that appeal to participants of all ages. The Department offers leagues, activities, tours, special events and much more! Waukee Parks & Recreation strives to give all residents and visitors fun and recreational experiences at affordable costs, connecting the community and enhancing the quality of life through recreational opportunities with tradition, excellence, and leadership.

The Parks and Recreation Department improves the quality of life for Waukee citizens by maintaining 10 City parks, 19.2 miles of trails, Sugar Creek Golf Course, the Community Center and the planning of all annual festivals. The Department maintains and schedules the use of parks, ball fields and shelters for special community activities.

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    Portion of Heart of the Warrior Trail Closed

    The portion of the Heart of the Warrior Trail from just east of Warrior Lane to SE Brick Drive will be closed to allow for construction around the trail throughout the duration of the Alice's Road widening project. Read on...
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    Iowa Wild and Wells Fargo to Donate Public Rink to Waukee

    The Iowa Wild and Wells Fargo announced they will donate new outdoor community ice rinks to the Waukee and Ankeny communities, both set to open this coming winter. Read on...
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    Waukee Parks & Rec's Danae Edwards Wins State IPRA Award

    Danae Edwards, City of Waukee Recreation Supervisor, was recently honored with the Iowa Park and Recreation Association's 2017 Carole J. Hanson New Professional Award. Read on...
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