Upcoming Events

***In light of Governor Reynolds recent COVID-19 recommendations for the State of Iowa and CDC recommendations, all group events and activities through the month of April are cancelled.

Be a part of the conservation legacy of the Easter Lake Watershed Project and volunteer with us! Join an upcoming invasive species removal event, help maintain pollinator and rain gardens, become a Park & Trails Steward, and more!


Help us celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day at Easter Lake Park. Join us during the day as we restore woodlands and then stick around for more fun including a yoga at the park provided by Good Vibes. More details to come!


**In accordance with actions taken by other public entities and out of an abundance of caution for patrons and staff, Des Moines Parks & Recreation have cancelled this event due to the Covid-19 virus

Next Workshop – March 28, 2020 – Cancelled

Help stop stormwater in its tracks and reduce pollution entering Easter Lake by learning to build your own rain barrel! This “make and Take” workshop co-sponsored by Des Moines Parks and Recreation, Des Moines Stormwater Utility, and the Easter Lake Watershed Project will be an opportunity for participants to briefly learn about what they can do to manage stormwater on their own property and then build their very own rain barrel. All materials and tools will be provided.

  • When: March 28th, 2020
  • Time: 10 AM to 11 AM
  • Location 1551 MLK Jr. Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50314

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