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Urbandale Parks and Recreation
3600 86th Street
Urbandale, IA  50322
(515) 278-3963

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Registration NOW OPEN For New Summer Classes
See listing below for brand new classes being offered this summer! For a complete list of summer classes, please click on the Summer 2015 Guide at right.

**Kids Kamp Supervisor Needed**
We are looking for a “Kids Kamp Supervisor” this summer! Applicants need to be at least 18 years old, have experience working with kids, have good communication skills, and be able to direct and motivate staff.  Camp starts June 1st and runs until August 7th. Pay range is $9.29 – 11.34 an hour, for a 40 hour work week. For more information, click here or call the Parks and Recreation office at 515-278-3963.

Summer Kids Kamps
Keep the kids busy and having fun this summer with our popular weekly Kids Kamps. Registration opens April 7! A different theme each week.  Registration fee includes t-shirt, field trip, swimming and all supplies.  Only $90 to $100 per week. 25% discount per week when registering before May 21! View flyer here!

32 Parks in 90 Days Contest
Can you visit 32 of Urbandale's 48 beautiful parks in just 90 days?  Grab family and friends and challenge each other. Win prizes and experience all Urbandale has to offer in outdoor spaces.  Complete detials here.


See the new Summer 2015 Program Guide for more information and for classes this spring.  To register for ALL programs, click here.

ADULT PROGRAMS - Coming in & May
For more Adult Programs this Summer, please click here.

NEW!! HIIT and Strength       
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is your ticket to burning more calories, increasing strength and muscular endurance, and cardiorespiratory fitness while spending LESS time in the gym! This class consists of High Intensity Interval cardio bursts interspersed with upper and lower body strength exercises utilizing Kettlebells, TRX, dumbbells, body weight, and other tools to give you a complete workout.  Class includes modifications for all fitness levels. NO CLASS:  May 25 Registration Deadline: April 27

Session                    Location               Day/Time                   Fee: $64

May 4 – May 27         Johnston                   M, W          
                              Physical Therapy      5:15-6:00 a.m.

May 4 – May 27         Johnston                   M, W           
                              Physical Therapy      6:00-6:45 a.m.                                 

NEW!! Fitness Pilates      
Pilates-inspired moves for the core, thighs, and glutes are sure to make your muscles burn in this class. Mat-based Pilates sequences that will engage your core for a taller and leaner feeling. Tools such as resistance bands, light weights, bosus, or gliding discs may be utilized during this class. Registration Deadline: April 27 

Session                    Location               Day/Time                   Fee: $32

May 6 - May 27         Johnston               Wednesdays          
                              Physical Therapy      7:00-7:45 p.m.

Martial Arts (Ages 8+)

Registration Deadline: Register at class on a monthly basis.        
Session: April 27 – August 21           


Registration Deadline: April 23         
Session: May 4 – June 1           


Registration Deadline: May 4        
 May 11 – June 29

Gentle Yoga

Session: May 12 – June 2  & May 14 – June 4               

Special Yoga Event: Restorative Yoga with Beth       

Session: June 1                       

NEW! Fitness hour with Ildiko       

Session: June 4 – June 25    

NEW!! Beginning Drawing

Session: July 1 – Aug. 5    

NEW!! Advanced Drawing

Session:  July 18                   

NEW!! Beginning Watercolors

Session: July 9 – Aug. 13 

NEW!! Intermediate/Advanced Watercolors

Session: August 1

FREE Fit Club      

Session: June 3 – July 1       

For a complete list of our Summer classes click here.



For more youth programs this Summer, click here.

Swimming Lessons
We hold Red Cross Swimming lessons throughout the year.  Our new schedule comes our on April 7 along with our Summer Program Guide. To stay up-to-date on Swimming Lesson schedule, sign up for our newsletter, follow us on Facebook and view class openings on our Class Registration page. 

Tae Kwon Do (Ages 7-11)      
Putting kids in Tae Kwon Do will help their grades and their behavior. Not only will kids be able to protect themselves from strangers, but they will also learn respect, discipline, and self-control. Join instructor Jim Douglas, 6th degree black belt and Master Instructor, and have a great time learning the Korean art of self-defense in this class. Registration Deadline:
April 20

Session                    Location               Day/Time                   Fee: $75

April 27 - June 17     Senior Center           Mondays            
                                  Comm Room        4:30-5:15 p.m.

NEW! Cheerleading  (Ages 4-12)      
This is a great introduction to cheerleading! This class is for any age! During their practice they work on cheers, dances, basic stunts, jumps, and motions. Registration Deadline:  May 19

Session                    Location               Day/Time                   Fee: $72

May 26 – July 14      Giovannetti            Tuesdays            
                               Comm Shelter        6:45-7:30 p.m.

NEW! Tumbling (Ages 4-12)    
This is a great class for your child to learn a little independence. These sessions will concentrate on mastering the basic tumbling positions and skills such as Tuck, Pike, Straddle, Lunge, Table Tops, Forward Roll, Backward Roll, and learning the beginning stages of a Cartwheel, Handstand, Bridge, Back Handspring, and more! Registration Deadline: May 19

Session                    Location               Day/Time                   Fee: $72

May 26 – July 14      Giovannetti              Tuesdays            
                                Comm Shelter        6:00-6:45 p.m.

NEW! Fit Kids (Ages 4-12)    
This class is to get your child up and moving! They will work on all types of fitness, and have fun doing it!! 8 week session. Registration Deadline: May 19

Session                    Location               Day/Time                   Fee: $72

May 26 – July 14      Giovannetti              Tuesdays            
                                Comm Shelter        5:30-6:00 p.m.

Birdhouses (Ages 3-5)     

Session: May 21            
Registration Deadline: May 14

Little Crafters (Ages 3-5)   

Session: May 19 & May 26           
Registration Deadline: May 12

For a complete list of our Summer classes click here.

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