An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020. 

The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, vehicles are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing.

Friends of West Des Moines Parks and Recreation

Supporting and Promoting WDM Parks, Open Spaces, and Recreational Programs


Join Us Today!

  • Help us enhance the quality of life in West Des Moines through park and recreation projects that bring a more full and joyful life.
  • Help us preserve and protect land and wildlife in West Des Moines to ensure future generations' happiness and wellbeing.
  • Help us improve West Des Moines parks so organizations and businesses can better recruit and retain qualified employees.

Raccoon River Park
Swimming Beach
Nature Lodge
Woodland Hills Playground
Baseball Bird's Eye
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Lake View Set