Looking for easy and affordable ways to experience West Des Moines?

Here are our top suggestions.

Dates

Experience

Location

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Sundays,
June 3-August 27

Join a Yoga on the Lawn session

WDM City Hall

WDM P&R

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All year

Test your aim 

RRP Archery Facility

WDM P&R

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June-Sept

Cool off on a hot day

Valley View or Holiday Aquatic Centers

WDM P&R

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All year

Take a hike

Walnut Woods and Brown’s Woods

State of Iowa and Polk County

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Thursdays, May-September

Stroll and shop at the weekly Farmers Market & Music in the Junction

Historic Valley Junction

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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Learn about WDM history during a Jordan House Tour

Historic Jordan House

West Des Moines Historical Society

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All year

Find prominent names from WDM history 

Jordan Cemetery and Huston Cemetery

WDM P&R

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All year

Walk, jog, or bike around Blue Heron Lake

Raccoon River Park

WDM P&R

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All year

Connect with public art

Throughout WDM

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 All Year Volunteer at the local food pantry West Des Moines Human Services

WDM Human Services

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All Year  Help pack meals for the hungry  Meals from the Heartland 

 

Meals from the Heartland

 
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