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The weeks-long process of winter weatherization of WDM parks has started. Please be aware that this means water has been turned off to park restrooms and drinking fountains. 

Digital Parks and Trails Map - Interactive map of the West Des Moines parks and trails system. Use to find a nearby park or to measure trail distances.

Printable Parks and Trails Map - A comprehensive map of the West Des Moines parks and trails system

Printable Park Amenities Matrix - A listing of the amenities available at each park in West Des Moines

Tobacco and Nicotine-Free Parks - View the FAQ's about this new ordinance

Trail Ethics - Things to keep in mind when using trails

City Code - Learn more about park rules and regulations in Title 7, Chapter 11

P&R Special Events Application Materials 

Open Water Swim Permit Application

Volunteer Information/Release Form

For more information please call 222-3444 or email parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

 

 

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  • Jaycee Park

    Jaycee
    1. Address:5608 Center Street
      West Des Moines, IA 50266
    2. Phone:(515) 222-3444
    3. Capacity:N/A
    Amenities:
    1. Backstop
    2. Basketball Court
    3. Grill
    4. Multi-Use Trail
    5. Parking Lot
    6. Pickleball Striped Court
    7. Picnic Tables
    8. Play Equipment
    9. Restroom Building
    10. Sand Volleyball
    11. Shelter - first come, first serve
    12. Soccer/Playfield
    13. Tennis Court
    Categories:
    1. Parks

Jaycee1  Jaycee Pickleball

Jaycee Park serves as the center point for the Prairie View Estates area of West Des Moines, just west of Interstate 35 and south of Interstate 80. The 7.06 acre park is named for the West Des Moines Jaycee's, a civic organization that donated money and volunteers to establish the park.

Facilities include:

  • Picnic shelter with grill (first come, first serve)
  • Restrooms (open April 15 - October 15, weather permitting)
  • Play equipment
  • Large open playfield
  • Tennis court (with lines painted for pickleball)
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Basketball court
  • .33 mile loop trail
  • Backstop
  • Parking lot

For more information please call 222-3444 or email parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

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