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 Tippie Toes Dance

    Registration for Tippie Toes Dance is now open! Tippi Toes curriculum is created to teach children dance in a positive and fun way so they have a blast while gaining new skills. Additional Info...
  2. New Activity Registration Software

    We are making it easier to sign up for your favorite activities and programs! The Grimes Parks and Recreation Department has a new system for program registrations and room rentals called CivicRec. Read on...
  3. Fall/Winter Program Guide

    Coming to a mailbox near you! Check out the Fall/Winter Guide for everything you need to know about our upcoming Parks & Recreation and Library programs! Whether it's indoor soccer or the Bring Your Own Book Club, there's something for everyone. Additional Info...
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