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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Waukee Parks and Trails Remain Open with Restrictions

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Waukee parks and trails are currently open to the public for recreation but due to COVID-19 concerns, effective immediately, playground equipment and shelter houses are closed until further notice. All park restrooms remain closed and water fountains are ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Sunflower Fine Art Offering Virtual Class

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Local business Sunflower Fine Art will host a virtual art class April 6-10 geared toward kids in grades kindergarten through 10th. Adults are welcome to join in as well. The classes will take place that week Monday-Friday from 2-3:30 p.m. each day. Classe...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Parks & Rec Challenge: Waukee Combine

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Do you miss watching or playing sports? Here is a chance to take part in an exciting football drill combine while staying active! All ages are invited to participate in the "Waukee Combine" by completing each drill and recording the results. You...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Parks & Rec Challenge: Dress-up Days

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Is everyday Pajama Day right now? Well, how out a dress-up challenge. Below are the daily themes for dressing up the week of March 30. 

Monday: Tourist Day! Grab your fanny packs and cameras and take a Spring Break trip around your neighborhood to...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Parks & Rec Challenge: Chalk Drawings and Notes

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Let’s help keep spirits high in Waukee with fun sidewalk chalk drawings and notes! Submit photos of your creations and be entered to win a prize. Post pictures of your work to social media, tag Waukee Parks & Recreation (on Facebook), and us...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Join the Social Distancing Egg Hunt

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Due to the COVID-19 situation, Waukee’s traditional Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 11 is canceled. But, don’t worry – the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department is joining with many other departments throughout Iowa to...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Parks & Rec Challenge: Thank You Note Shower

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For the first #waukeevirtualrec activity, the Parks & Rec Department is challenging citizens to hand-write thank you notes to those in essential service positions during these difficult times. Post pictures of the cards before mailing them, tag Waukee...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Parks & Rec Department to Lead Virtual Activities

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Heads-up, friends! Over the next two weeks, members of the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department will be leading various virtual activities while we all remain isolated. This will include games, challenges, community service ideas and more! Some activi...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16 Update: City Closures and Cancellations

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Two City of Waukee buildings are closed, and many City programs are now canceled following recent COVID-19 news and social distancing requirements. Here are the updates for March 16:

Building Closures

The Waukee Public Library and the Waukee Public Works Bu...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Register for Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation Programs

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The Waukee Parks & Recreation Department has a great spring and summer filled with programs, activities, trips and festivals! Highlights include:

  • Waukee’s popular festivals/events such as the April 11 Easter Egg Hunt, free Movies in the Park ...
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