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Allen Park

Acres:  2.9

Park Amenities:  Off Street Parking, Open Space, Picnic Tables, and a Community Garden.

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Ashby Park

Acres:  11.8

Park Amenities:  Off Street Parking, Restrooms, Drinking Fountain, Open Shelter, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Tennis Courts, Accessible Playground, Open Space, Nature Trail, and a Splash Pool.

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Ashby Park Splash Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, Noon - 6:00 p.m.

Ashby Park splash pool will close for the season on August 21.
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Ashfield Park

Acres:  7.2

Park Amenities: Restrooms, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Picnic Tables, Playground, and Wading Pool.

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Ashfield Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Ashworth Park

Acres: 62.7

Park Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills,  Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking , Nature Trail, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Ashworth Pool

Hours:
Mon – Sat 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CLOSED FOR 2019 SEASON

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Bates Park

Acres: 3.7


Amenities: 
Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Wading Pool.

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Bates Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Beaverdale Park

Acres: 24.8

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Open Space, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Birdland Park

Acres: 44.3

Amenities:  Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Open Space, Accessible Playground, Enclosed Shelter, Open Shelter,  and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Birdland Pool

Hours:
Mon – Sat 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CLOSED FOR 2019 SEASON


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Birdland Sports Park

Acres: 29.4


Amenities: 
Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Tennis Courts, and Open Space.

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Blank Park Golf Course

Acres: 150.4


Amenities: 
Restroom and Off Street Parking.

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Blank Park Zoo Free Zoo Exhibit

Acres: 61.2


Amenities: 
Restrooms, Playground, Off Street Parking, Camel exhibit and an Open Shelter.

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Brian Melton Park

Acres: 7.3


Amenities: 
Picnic Tables, Benches, Drinking Fountain, Baseball fields, and an Open Shelter.

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Bright Grandview Golf Course

Acres:  101.6

Amenities:  Restrooms and Off Street Parking

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Brody School Park

Acres: 20.3


Amenities:
 Walking Path, Benches, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Brook Run Park

Acres: 5.0

Amenities:  Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Off Street Parking, Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Burke Park

Acres: 1.7

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Tennis Courts, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Wading Pool.

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Burke Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Carney Park

Acres: 49.3

Amenities:  Restrooms, Benches, Off Street Parking, and Formal Softball Fields.

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Chamberlain Park 

Acres: 1.1

Amenities: Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Cheatom Park 

Acres:  3.5

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Playground, and an Open Shelter.
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Chesterfield Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Chesterfield Park 

Acres: 5.8


Amenities:
Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Playground, and a Wading Pool.

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Cohen Park 

Acres: 1.0


Amenities: 
Picnic Tables, Benches, and Open Space.

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Columbus Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All Spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Columbus Park 

Acres: 5.4


Amenities: 
Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Sprayground.

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Cowles Commons 

Acres: 1.8


Amenities: 
n/a

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Cownie Baseball Complex

Acres: 62.6


Amenities: 
Restrooms, Playground, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Cownie Soccer Complex

Acres: 372.8


Amenities: 
Restrooms, Off Street Parking, and a Playground.

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Crowley Park

Acres: 1.1


Amenities:

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Des Moines Botanical Gardens

Acres: 14.6

Amenities:  Off Street Parking and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Drake Park

Acres: 5.0

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Accesible Playground, Open Shelter,  and a Wading Pool.

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Drake Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Easton Basin Park

Acres:  15.0

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Benches, Off Street Parking, walking path and an Open Shelter.

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Easttown Park

Acres:  13.5

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, softball fields and a Playground.

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Edna Griffin Park

Acres:  .5

Amenities:  Benches, Basketball Courts, and an Accessible Playground.

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Elm Grove Cemetery

Acres:  9.6

Amenities:
n/a

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Evelyn Davis Park

Acres:  10.1

Amenities: Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Exercise Equipment, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Sprayground.

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Evelyn K. Davis Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All Spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Evergreen Park

Acres: 5.5

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Benches, Basketball Courts, Open Space and an Accessible Playground.

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Ewing Dog Park

Acres:  8.5

Amenities:  1 acre of fenced area for dogs 20 lbs or less, 7 acres of fenced area for dogs over 20 lbs, open-air shelter, dog waste station, picnic tables and drinking fountain (May-October).

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Ewing Park

Acres: 355.0

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Open Space, Playground, Accessible Playground, Disc Golf, Lilac Arboretum, Open Shelter, Mountain Bike Trails, Nature Trail, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Fairmont Park

Acres: 4.6

Amenities:  Off Street Parking, Walking Path, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Sprayground.

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Fairmont Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Fourmile Park

Acres: 33.3

Amenities:  Restrooms, Benches, Off Street Parking, and a Playground.

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Franklin Field

Acres: 2.0

Amenities: Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Open Shelter, and a Community Garden.

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Frisbie Park

Acres: 3.4

Amenities: Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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George Nahas Park

Acres: 8.7

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Drinking Fountain, and Off Street Parking .

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Glendale Cemetery

Acres: 176.4

Amenities:  Restrooms, Off Street Parking, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Good Park

Acres: 11.0

Amenities: Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Playground, Open Shelter, and a Sprayground.

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Good Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Grandview Park

Acres: 59.6

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Disc Golf, Accessible Playground, Enclosed Shelter, Open Shelter, Sprayground, Mountain Bike Trails, and a Nature Trail.

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Grandview Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Gray's Lake Park

Acres: 166.6

Amenities:  Restrooms, Off Street Parking, Open Space, Boat Ramp, Playground, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Greater Des Moines Softball Park

Acres: 78.6

Amenities:  Restrooms, Off Street Parking, playground and Formal Softball Fields.

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Greenwood Park

Acres: 80.8

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Ice Skating, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Tennis Courts, Accessible Playground, Pond, Clare and Miles Mills Rose Garden, Enclosed Shelter, Open Shelter, Sprayground, Nature Trail, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Greenwood Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Harmon Park

Acres: 4.7

Amenities:  Benches and Tennis Courts.

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Jim Muto Recreation Area

Acres: 2.6

Amenities:
n/a

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Jordan Park

Acres: 1.6

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Playground, Wading Pool, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Jordan Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday ONLY, Noon - 6:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Laurel Hill Cemetery

Acres: 77.1

Amenities:
n/a

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Laurel Hill Park

Acres: 2.0

Amenities:  Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Basketball Courts, Walking Path, Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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MacRae Park

Acres: 50.9

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Ice Skating, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Tennis Courts, and an Enclosed Shelters.

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Martin Luther King Jr Park

Acres: 6.0

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Playground, Enclosed Shelter, Open Shelter, Splash Pool, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Park Splash Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

M.L. King Park splash pool closes for the season on September 8.
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McCullum-Waveland Tennis Complex

Acres: 2.2

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, and Tennis Courts.

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McHenry Park

Acres: 19.4

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Playground, Open Shelters, Sprayground, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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McHenry Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will close for the season on September 30. 
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Nahas Aquatic Center

Hours:
Mon – Sat 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
CLOSED FOR 2019 SEASON

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Nash Park

Acres: .2

Amenities:  Benches

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Northwest Aquatic Center

Hours:
Mon – Sat 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CLOSED FOR 2019 SEASON  OPEN WEEKENDS THROUGH LABOR DAY

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Oak Grove Cemetery

Acres: 1.9

Amenities:  Off Street Parking

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Pete Crivaro Park

Acres: 12.3

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Playground, Open Shelters, Disc Golf, Splash Pool, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Pete Crivaro Park Splash Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Pete Crivaro Park splash pool will close for the season on September 8. 
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Pioneer Park

Acres:  46.4

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Playground, Enclosed Shelter, and an Open Shelters.

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Pioneer-Columbus Community Recreation Center

Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center hosts a number of recreation programs, weddings, receptions, birthday parties, funerals, showers and meetings throughout the year.

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Pocket Park #1

Acres: 4.2

Amenities:  Picnic Tables and a Playground.

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Pocket Park #2

Acres: .3


Amenities: 
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Principal Park

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Principal Riverwalk

Acres: 15.3

Amenities:  Restrooms, Ice Skating, Off Street Parking, Accessible Playground, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Prospect Park

Acres: 141.6

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Disc Golf, Off Street Parking, Boat Ramp, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Redhead Park

Acres: 1.1

Amenities:  Charcoal Grills, Basketball Courts, Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Reno Memorial Dog Park

Acres: 4.0

Amenities:  Picnic Tables and Benches.

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Riley Park

Acres: 3.0

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Accessible Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Riverview Park

Acres: 43.6

Amenities:  Picnic Tables

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Riverwalk Dog Park

Acres: 3.0

Amenities:  Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, and Off Street Parking.

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Rotary Riverwalk Park

Acres:  .3

Amenities:  Benches and a Playground.
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Sargent Park

Acres:  30.3

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Playground, Open Shelters, Sprayground, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Sargent Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will be closing for the season on September 30.
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Sayers Park

Acres:  4.1

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Playground, Open Shelter, and a Wading Pool.

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Sayers Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Scott-Fourmile Community Recreation Center

The Community Recreation Center offers a number of spring, summer, fall and winter programs and leisure sports activities. Please click on appropriate links below for current recreational activities and programs being offered.

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Sheridan Park

Acres: 3.5

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Playground, Open Shelter, Walking Path and Sprayground.

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Sheridan Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will be closing for the season on September 30.
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Sims Cemetery

Acres: 1.1

Amenities:  n/a

Cemeteries Page

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St. Ambrose Cemetery

Acres:  15.1

Amenities:  n/a

Cemeteries Page

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Stewart Square Park

Acres: 1.9

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Benches, Drinking Fountain, Playground, and an Accessible Playground.

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Stone Park

Acres: 15.5

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Open Space, Playground, Open Shelter, and a Wading Pool.

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Stone Park Wading Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All wading pools will be closed for the season on August 7.
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Teachout Aquatic Center

Hours:
Mon – Sat 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CLOSED FOR 2019 SEASON

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Tower Park

Acres:  12.9

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter and Sprayground.  

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Tower Park Sprayground

Hours:
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
All spraygrounds will be closing for the season on September 30.
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Turner Park

Acres:  2.4

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Open Space, Playground, Accessible Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Union Park

Acres: 51.0

Amenities:  Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Playground, Enclosed Shelters, Open Shelter, and a Splash Pool.

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Union Park Splash Pool

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Union Park splash pool will close for the season on August 21. 
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Valley High Manor Park

Acres: 4.6

Amenities:  Picnic Tables.

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Waveland Golf

Acres: 159.3

Amenities:  n/a

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Westchester Park

Acres: 5.9

Amenities:  Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Open Space, Accessible Playground, and an Open Shelter.

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Western Gateway Park

Acres: 10.8

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Benches, Drinking Fountain, Open Space, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Whitmer Park

Acres: .5

Amenities:  Benches, Open Space and Playground.

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Witmer Park

Acres:  19.1

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Benches, Ice Skating, Off Street Parking, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Pond, Playground, and a Walking/Bike Path.

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Woodland Cemetery

Acres: 39.4

Amenities:  n/a

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Woodlawn Park Sprayground

Hours:
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

All spraygrounds will be closing for the season on September 30.
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Woodlawn Park 

Acres: 7.1

Amenities:  Portable Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Benches, Charcoal Grills, Drinking Fountain, Off Street Parking, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Open Space, Accessible Playground, Open Shelter, Sprayground, Nature Trail, and a Community Garden.

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