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2021 Rec Packs

Rec Packs

We are excited to announce our brand new Rec Packs: indoor and outdoor fun in a bag!

Designed for ages 5–12, the quarterly Rec Packs include fun-filled activities centered on a particular theme. We will provide the supplies, along with directions on how to stay active. There are bonus activities included in each Rec Pack that require additional materials easily found in your home, backyard, or nearby park.

Fee:
$20 per Rec Pack
Ages:
5 - 12
Pick Up Location:
Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center (2100 SE 5th St.)
Pick Up Times:
3 - 8 p.m.
Pick Up Dates:
Dates listed below for each Rec Pack.

BUNDLE PRICE EXCLUSIVE 
For only $60, you can receive all four Rec Packs. That is $15 per Rec Pack; $20 savings!
Bundle discount available March 1 - 31. Rec Packs will be only be available for pick up on scheduled dates listed below.

Rec Pack #1: Little Hiker

Purchase
Available for Purchase:
March 1 - 31
Pick Up Date:
Wednesday, April 7
Rec Pack #1 includes:
  • Outdoor + Indoor Activities
  • Des Moines Trail Map
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation Foldable Water Bottle
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation Fanny Pack
  • Mini Flashlight
  • Mini Compass
  • Carabiner
  • Notebook + Pencil
  • Outdoor Sticker

Rec Pack #2: Water Warrior

Purchase
Available for Purchase:
April 1 - 30
Pick Up Date:
Wednesday, May 5
Rec Pack #2 includes:
  • Outdoor + Indoor Activities
  • Kickboard
  • Goggles
  • Bubble Wand
  • Water Balloons
  • Water Toy
  • Mini Splash Ball
  • Mini Sunscreen
  • Water Sticker

Rec Pack #3: Bird Watcher

Purchase
Available for Purchase:
August 1 - 31
Pick Up Date:
Wednesday, September 8
Rec Pack #3 includes:
  • Outdoor + Indoor Activities
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation Binoculars
  • Backyard Birds Field Guide
  • Pop Bottle Birdfeeder Kit
  • Bird Sticker

Rec Pack #4: Basketball Pro

Purchase
Available for Purchase:
September 1 - 30
Pick Up Date:
Wednesday, October 6
Rec Pack #4 includes:
  • Outdoor + Indoor Activities
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation Water Bottle
  • MacGregor Junior Size Basketball
  • Sports Cones
  • FitDeck Kids Exercise + Stretching Cards
  • Basketball Drills + Plays
  • Ball Pump
  • Basketball Sticker