Parks & Recreation


Urbandale Parks and Recreation is dedicated to helping residents and neighbors stay fit, active, and healthy so everyone can enjoy the rich quality of life our community has to offer. 

We offer adult & youth classes, a public indoor swimming pool, and a Senior Center with activities and FUN for the whole family!

2017 Fall Guide


Registration is now open! Register for your favorite fall classes online here.

View our complete on-line guide here!

Fall Guide Cover

Change is Coming Starting with the Winter Class schedule in December, we will no longer be printing and mailing a printed program guide. All information will be on our website. All notifications of new schedules, classes and events will be done via our newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To not miss any important announcements, please sign up for our newsletter. Click here for more information.

fall frenzy

Fall Frenzy!

Join us on Sunday, October 8 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Giovannetti Community Shelter in Walker Johnston Park. Bring your family for a day of Fall fun! Come explore Walker Johnston Park and all the amenities it has to offer.  We will have a scavenger hunt, outdoor games, crafts, and live critters.

This event is hosted by Polk County Conservation, Friends of the Parks, and Urbandale Parks and Recreation.