Parks, Facilities & Trails

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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



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This 80 acre community park is being constructed in phases.  Upon completion this park will feature a variety of recreational opportunities for West Des Moines.

The park is home to the Valley View Aquatic Center. The aquatic center features a leisure pool with spray toys, a lazy river, water slides, a 25yd competitive pool with diving boards and drop slides. The aquatic center is located on the corner of 81st Street and Bridgewood Blvd., approx. 1/2 mile west of the Jordan Creek Town Center. For aquatic center information please call 273-0700.

The park also currently features a parking lot located on the west side of the park on 88th Street (just south of the WDM water tower located at 301 88th Street), which provides access to a large open playfield with backstops. Two lighted tennis courts and two lighted basketball courts are also adjacent to the parking lot.

Facilities include:

For more information please call 222-3444 or email

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