Parks and 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.

Parks and Recreation
410 SE Main Street
Grimes, IA 50111

Office Hours | Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone | 515.986.2143

Grimes Community Complex

 Winter Facility Hours | October 1-April 30
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
*weekends are reservation only*

Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 
Sunday 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Summer Facility Hours | May 1-September 30
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
*weekends are reservation only*
Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m

Holidays the GCC is Closed | New Year's Day, MLK Day closed until 5 p.m., Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve (open until 5 p.m.)

Brian Becker
Parks and Recreation Director

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Mark Schulz
Recreation Coordinator 

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