Parks & Recreation Commission


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • City Hall
    3600 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322


  • Jamie Rowley
    Term expires: December 31, 2023
  • John Bouslog
    Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Betty Devine
    Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Andy Richardson
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Sarah Henderson
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Pete Hutchison
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Aaron Bewyer
    Term expires: December, 31 2022


The Parks and Recreation Commission consists of 7 members who must be residents of Urbandale. Members are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and serve 5-year terms.

Areas of Focus

  • The commission develops and updates master plans related to parks and recreation facilities, open spaces, parks, playgrounds and other recreational activities
  • Establishes the rules for the use of parks, recreational facilities and programs
  • Oversees the use of parkland, off street bike trails, ball diamonds, tennis courts, playgrounds and the Urbandale Swimming Pool