COVID-19 Response

Update 3/30/2020

Programs and activities in the upcoming Spring, 2020 issue of Indianola Magazine will be open for registration Friday, March 27.  We encourage you to register for programs as you would normally .  If cancellation is necessary, you will receive a full refund.  

Season Passes to Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center can be purchased online or over the phone.  EarlyBird savings of 20% are available when purchased by Friday, April 17.  Should the swimming season be shortened or cancelled, full or pro-rated refunds will be given.

Cancellations for facility and shelter reservations and ballfield practices are now cancelled through April 30.

In an effort to reduce the community spread of COVID-19, Indianola Parks and Recreation is now closing all city park playgrounds until further notice. This decision was made to protect public health with guidance from public health officials.

Parks and trails are open, be sure to practice social distancing.

As the fluidity of this pandemic continues, we will update information as it becomes available.  If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at parkrec@indianolaiowa.gov or phone (515) 961-9420.

More information and updates from the City concerning the virus can be found HERE.





Update 3/18/2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Indianola’s non-public safety staff, including recreation and office staff, will work from home until further notice beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  Any and all inquiries can still be made to the main phone line at (515) 961-9420 or by e-mail at parkrec@indianolaiowa.gov.  Parks staff will continue their outdoor work as scheduled and continue to follow guidelines and precautions from the CDC and Iowa Department of Public Health.

The Activity Center and Senior Center are closed.

All Parks and Recreation Facility and Shelter Reservations are canceled through April 12.  Full refunds or credits will be given for all cancellations.

All Parks and Recreation programs and activities have been canceled or postponed through April 12.  The Parks and Recreation Department will be in touch with those who have registered.  Full refunds or credits will be given for all cancellations.

All practices have been canceled at Pickard and Moats Park through April 12. 

Our parks and trails remain open… please enjoy them responsibly!  Make sure to practice social distancing and other healthy habits.

SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) counselors will continue to offer assistance through phone appointments.  Call 515-962-5375 and leave a message with your name and contact information.  

As the fluidity of this pandemic continues, we will update information as it becomes available.  If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

More information and updates from the City concerning the virus can be found HERE.