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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Alice Nizzi Park Noodle-Cutting Event Celebrates a Legacy

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On Thursday, June 10, 2021, City of Waukee officials, the Waukee Park Board, family members of the late Alice Nizzi, mining historians and others gathered for the Alice Nizzi Park noodle-cutting event!

Alice Nizzi was a Waukee community fixture who was wel...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Leadership Institute Brings New Amenities to Trailside Dog Park

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On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the Waukee Leadership Institute Class of 2021 cut the ribbon to celebrate the installation of a new shade structure and bench at Trailside Dog Park. The group raised more than $13,000 for the new amenities. Part of the contributi...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Celebration of Independence Returning for Three Days

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This year, Waukee’s Celebration of Independence will take place July 2-4! The newly expanded three-day event will feature a carnival, food vendors, a parade, live music, skydivers, bags and sand volleyball tournaments, the beloved fireworks show...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Registration Now Open for Girls Fall 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 Sept. 9-Oct. 7. Online registration ends Aug. 1, 2021. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2021-2...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 1, 2021

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. 24-Sept. 21. Game play will be 4 vs. 4 with four quarters of eight...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Yoga in the Park Offered Twice Monthly This Summer

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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 September (June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, Aug. 14 & 28 and Sept...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Represent Waukee in the Battle of the 'Burbs Race

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We're ready! Are you? Join your neighbors at NCMIC's annual Battle of the 'Burbs race. Walk, jog or run to raise money for a great cause on Saturday, Aug. 7. When participants register for the race, they choose a City to represe...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Park Play Series Runs June-July

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The Park Play: in a Local Way series brings neighbors together to enjoy specific parks close to their homes. Games, crafts and activities are provided free of charge. Residents are encouraged to find their closest park and come out for a Wednesday evening...

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