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Parks Passport

Earn rewards for enjoying the many offerings of Des Moines Parks and Recreation!

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Learn more about the Parks Passport Rewards Program!

What is the Parks Passport Reward Program?

The Parks Passport Reward Program encourages individuals to partake in Des Moines Parks and Recreation events, progransm and facilities! When you Live Well, Play Hard, and Protect the Earth, you will earn stamps for your passport, and use them to earn awesome Des Moines Parks and Recreation rewards!

Here is how the Parks Passport works:

  1. Register for your Parks Passport.
  2. Attend Des Moines Parks and Recreation events, visit facilities, or sign up for programs.
  3. Scan the QR code and complete the form or click the link on receipt after registering for a program. 
  4. Earn stamps.
  5. Redeem stamps for Des Moines Parks and Recreation rewards!
Point System

Earning stamps on your passport is as easy as participating in our programs and visiting our facilities! When you register, visit, or participate, you will receive a QR code to scan (this can be done by taking a photo on your phone). Once you scan the QR code, a form will pop up for you to complete. Simply input your name, email, and phone number to receive your stamps. Below you will find the various point categories, and examples of how to earn stamps for each of those categories!

  • TRAVELER STAMP 5 points
    • Examples include annual events, environmental education programs, Gray's Lake 30-minutes rental, etc.
  • DISCOVERER STAMP 15 points
    • Examples include Mayor's Annual Ride and Run, registering for a sport or swim lesson, volunteering, etc.
  • ADVENTURER STAMP 30 points
    • Examples include shelter or facility rental, purchase a family (2+ person) pool pass, etc.

To find out more about Des Moines Parks and Recreation offerings, visit www.dmparks.org.
Levels and Rewards

As you Live Well, Play Hard, and Protect the Earth through Des Moines Parks and Recreation offerings, you will earn stamps that you can redeem for Des Moines Parks and Recreation rewards. Listed below are the three rewards tiers, the points required for each tier, and the rewards you can earn!

  • Bronze 50 points
    • Lanyard
    • Carabiner
    • Draw String Bag
    • Gray's Lake Watercraft Rental (half hour)
    • Free Month Pass to Community Recreation Center
  • Silver 100 points
    • T-Shirt
    • Water Bottle
    • Gray’s Lake Watercraft Rental (1 hour)
    • Free Dog Park Permit
  • Gold 300 points
    • Barks and Recreation Gear
    • 18 Holes of Golf at Municipal Golf Courses
    • Free Athletic Registration
    • Free Season Pool Pass
    • 50% off Shelter/Facility Rental
How do you start your Parks Passport?

Starting your passport is super simple!
(and you will earn points just by starting)

Hold your phone up the QR code below and click on the website link that appears. Once the link loads, you should see a form for you to fill out. Enter your name, email, and phone number, and your passport is created! You will automatically receive a Start Stamp for 5 points just for creating your passport!



If the QR code does not work, click here. 
Questions? Ask us at events@dmgov.org