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

Park Regulations -
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Field Rental Agreement Form-
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Grimes Park Amenities List-
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To reserve one of the park shelters, you can go online at to do so and an approved email will come back after approval.

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.

Sports Field Use Policy-
The following listed groups are prioritized with 1 having the highest scheduling priority for usage of all sports fields.
1. Dallas Center –Grimes Schools (Sports Complex – 28E agreement)
2. City of Grimes
3. Grimes Sports Clubs- includes DCG Baseball Club, DCG Softball Association, DCG Soccer Club, DCG Tackle Football
4. Local Teams- Not affiliated with the clubs.  Must be more than 75% DCG kids on the roster
5. Local Businesses and all other, which includes all other teams not directly involved with Grimes recreational sports clubs based on availability. (i.e.: AAU, USSSA, ASA or select teams)

All priority for scheduling requests must be made to the Grimes Parks and Rec ( or by calling 515-986-2143) to confirm availability for use.  If a conflict occurs and two sports clubs/teams arrive to play on a field at the same time, the scheduled team stays on the field, the other team must relocate. Enforcement- City of Grimes Staff (515-986-2143 during business hours or 515-205-8881 outside of business hours), Polk County Sheriffs Dept. (Non-Emergency Number- 515-286-3333)

Field Rental Agreement Form- click here

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. 

Grimes South Sports Complex Map- click here

Grimes South Sports Complex Shelter
This shelter is located by the south concession stand and contains 2 picnic tables, restrooms, and electrical.  It's perfectly situated in between green space, sand volleyball courts, and the big play structure  This shelter is mostly booked during soccer club season and baseball club season (mid-March to mid-June).

Coming From the East:
1) Off Hwy 141, exit onto Hwy 44 West.
2) Going West on Hwy 44 coming into Grimes, turn south on James Street. (Center of town)
3) Grimes Sports Complex is located 2 blocks south on the West side of James Street.

Coming from the West:
1) Going East on Hwy 44 coming into Grimes, turn south on James Street. (Center of town)
2) Grimes Sports Complex is located 2 blocks south on the West side of James Street.


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 (750 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.