Learn About

  1. Controlled Bow Hunting

    Find out information on Urbandale's Urban Controlled Bow Hunting program.

  2. Polk County Master Gardener Program

    The Master Gardener program is a volunteer service training program whereby adults are given advanced training in horticulture in exchange for volunteer service to the community. Urbandale has a Master Gardener project.

  3. Social Media Center

    Connect with the City of Urbandale through social media!

  4. The Tomorrow Plan

    The Tomorrow Plan creates a vibrant, enduring future for greater Des Moines. Historically, the many issues facing the region have been tackled by a variety of agencies and organizations. This planning effort brings together these many groups as well as people who live, work, and play in the area to work together toward a shared future.

  5. Veterans Memorial

    The Urbandale Veterans Memorial was dedicated on November 12, 2012. The Urbandale Veterans Memorial is a partnership between the Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN), Urbandale Friends of the Parks, the City of Urbandale and private sponsorships.

  6. Urbandale's History

    The city originated primarily as a “street car suburb,” with a scattering of coal mines also providing employment to some early residents while other miners used the streetcar line to reach the mines.