Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Grimes Parks and Recreation Department to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing services and programs that promote citizen involvement and a strong sense of community while striving to increase the social, cultural, and physical well-being of its residents and visitors.


  • Provide clean and safe parks, green spaces, and recreational facilities
  • Provide efficient services to residents regardless of income, background, and ability
  • Effectively plan for the future needs of Grimes residents
  • Continually strive to improve existing facilities while seeking opportunities for future development
  • To improve the quality of life for all citizens
  1. Register for Pee Wee Soccer

    Pee Wee Soccer is a fun and rewarding experience in a low-competitive atmosphere. Participants will get to choose Monday or Tuesday practices and all games will be held on Thursdays. Additional Info...
  2. Register for Operation Early Out

    Need a plan for school early out days? Join us and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for Operation Early Out! This program is for school-aged kids during Wednesday DCG early dismissals. Additional Info...
  3. 2023 Recap

    From major projects to a plethora of new events, 2023 was an exciting year! We are thrilled to bring you a new library, GrimesPlex, the Splash Pad, and a lot more in 2024 – but for now, let’s take a look back on the many accomplishments from 2023. Additional Info...
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