EquityDes Moines Parks and Recreation is committed to providing park and recreation opportunities for people of all races, genders and ability. We will continue to engage diverse communities in the planning and decision-making processes.

We are creating an internal team to assess existing and future programming as well as parks and facilities from an equity perspective. This team will include the equity perspective to continue to improve functions of the department including:

  • Programming
  • Budgeting
  • Service availability
  • Facilities access

You can read more about the equitable facility and program strategies.