City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Frosty Morning at Ada Hayden - photo by Kevin Kane
Parks and Rec (Garden photo 2010)
Winter Bridge by W Ostereich
Ada Hayden Park Sign
Walking Path
Ada Hayden Lake at Sunset - Kevin Kane

Parks & Recreation Commission

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The duties of the commission include: making rules and planning for development and continuation of City parks, swimming pools, and other recreational facilities, programs, and activities. Generally meets on the third Thursday each month at 4:00 p.m. 

 Parks & Recreation Commissioners

Jeremy Bristow

Sarah Cady

Duane Reeves

Kelsey Culbertson
Eve Lederhouse

Sean Carlton-Appleton

Sarah Litwiller




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