Indianola Parks & Recreation Newsletter

february 9, 2021


Hours 8am - 4pm  Monday - Friday
Closed Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day

hidden hearts walk   February 8 - 21

Our friends at Warren County Conservation Board are going to hide 50 hearts of all different sizes and colors along the McVay Trail in Indianola.  Click here for more info!

You're invited to hike the trail any time between February 8 - 21 to see if you can find them all!  Share your photos on FaceBook or Instagram #hiddenheartshike.

Please leave the hearts in the location that you find them, for others to enjoy.  There will be a sign at each end of the trail to show where it starts and finishes.  This event is geared for the whole family.

Staff available

8:00 am - 5:00 pm  Monday - Friday,
except 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Thursdays
Phone (515) 961-9420

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Family Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, March 26 at 8:15 pm (age 2-13)

Gather as many eggs as you can find, then open them up to discover whether they hold candy or prizes from our amazing sponsors. Participants need to dress for the weather, and bring their own flashlight and a bag or basket for eggs. 

Only participating children need to register. Adults and nonparticipating infants/children need not register.

Click here for more information and to register.

More New Programs!

Visit our online registration page to see what new programs will be coming up later this spring and summer.

You can register now for youth tennis lessons, adult kickball and bags leagues, and more!

indianola ice rink

The ice rink is now open for free public skating!  Dawn - noon reserved for ice hockey, noon-dusk for open skate. Skate rentals are not available. Located at the Indianola Activity Center, 2204 W. 2nd Avenue.  


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Ice Rink Open

Starting Plants from Seed
Free zoom class
Tuesday March 2 at 7pm

Looking for a rewarding indoor activity to do now that will get you ready for warmer months ahead? Why not start your own tomato plants or a flat of bedding plants for your flower bed! Join this Zoom class to discover how!

Click for more information and registration.


register now for Spring ball leagues

T-Ball Leagues

T-Ball Leagues are coached by adult volunteers during this 6-week program. Practices tentatively begin the week of June 7.  This program is designed to meet the needs of all skill levels. Parents need to provide a ball glove. Optional equipment: cleats, baseball/softball pants. A team t-shirt is included in the fee. Guaranteed availability through the registration deadline of Friday, May 14. After the deadline, spots may not be available, and a late fee is assessed.

Register for 4 & 5 year old league (meets 1x weekly on Tuesdays OR Wednesdays)
Register for 6 & 7 year old league (meets 2x weekly on Mondays AND Thursdays)

Youth Softball Leagues

There's a place on a team for everyone, whether you've played for a while or are just starting out.  Adult volunteer coaches teach softball skills through practices and games, guided by Parks & Recreation staff.  Team shirt is included in the fee. Guaranteed availability through the registration deadline of Friday, February 19.  After the deadline, spots may not be available, and a late fee is assessed.

Register for 1st & 2nd Grade League
Register for 3rd - 5th Grade League

Adult Softball Leagues

12 game seasons with single elimination tournament after regular season. ASA rules with modifications.  REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19.
Games tentatively begin the week of April 12.

Register for Coed League 
(plays Thursday nights)

Register for Church League 
(plays Monday nights)

Adult softball

We're Hiring!

Seasonal positions available on our teams at
Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center,
and the Pickard Sports Complex.  

Complete details and online application available at

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