Park Hours- 5:30am - 10pm
*All Parks are non-alcoholic and smoke-free

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Grimes Sports Complexes
Grimes Sports Complexes


This 45- acre complex is located at 750 South James Street, just south of the South Prairie Elementary School.  Constructed in 2002, it includes two tennis courts; multiple soccer fields (9 acres) including one lit tournament field; three sand volleyball courts; three softball fields; four baseball fields; two basketball courts (4 hoops); a skate park; walking trails; restrooms; 2 concession stands, 487 parking spots, and a large play structure by the south concession stand.

Grimes Sports Complexes and Parks Rentals
*If you would like to rent the fields outside of the local clubs times using our fields, please email or call the Parks and Rec Office at 515-986-2143. 

 Ice Skating Rink
South Sports Complex Detention Basin- skating is at your own risk. During months of December-March.

Skate Park
Located on the south side of the Grimes Sports Complex off of South James Street.  Parking and the closest entrance is on the southeast side of the complex.


GRIMES NORTH SPORTS COMPLEX (700 NW 27th St.) - click here
Phase I construction (base option plus add-on options) began Spring 2011.  The completed project included three phases that adds up to $2.3 million.  Phase I ($850,000) was funded by the City Park TIF that was allocated each year to the parks.  Phase I was completed by Fall 2012 and provided irrigated softball fields and greenspace for soccer/football. 

This complex is located off of North James Street behind the North Ridge Elementary School in Grimes.  This 26-acre sports complex has 5 skinned softball fields, 1 adult slow-pitch softball field, over 5 acres of greenspace for soccer, future tennis courts, future basketball court, a concession stand, and 238 parking spots.