Parks & Recreation

Urbandale Parks and Recreation is dedicated to helping residents and neighbors stay fit, active, and healthy so everyone can enjoy the rich quality of life our community has to offer. 

We offer adult & youth classes, a public indoor swimming pool, and a Senior Center with activities and FUN for the whole family!

2017 Fall Guide

Registration is now open! Register for your favorite fall classes online here.

View our complete on-line guide here!

Fall Guide Cover

Indoor Pool Closed for Maintenance

August 17 - August 31

The Urbandale Indoor Pool will be closed August 17 –31 for regular yearly maintenance. The pool will re-open Friday, September 1 at 5:45 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Walker Johnston Park Tennis Courts

The 4 south tennis courts at Walker Johnston Park will be under construction starting around June 12th and last until September 15th. The north 4 tennis courts will be available for play.

Sidewalk Chalk Flood - FREE!

Want to show off your creativity and add your own art to Walker Johnston Park in Urbandale? Here’s your chance! Community Youth Concepts and Urbandale Parks and Recreation have partnered together to celebrate the 8th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Flood! Join us at our new location on Saturday, August 26, 2017. This free event, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, is open to the public and brings together approximately 450 parents and youth to celebrate the hopes and dreams of youth and adults by flooding the Walker Johnston Park with their very own sidewalk chalk art. Music, family activities and games are provided for this uplifting family-friendly celebration.

Sidewalk Chalk Flood