Helping to preserve, protect, improve, and promote the use of Des Moines parks.
WE ARE OUTSIDERS
In partnership with the Des Moines Parks and Rec, we host many impactful community events throughout the year. We hope to see you at a park or on the trails with us soon!
The Friends of Des Moines Parks operates solely due to the generosity of philanthropic contributions from organizations and people like you. Join our team of volunteers and further support your favorite Des Moines parks and programs. Learn about our Projects to better understand how you make a difference!
By partnering with us, you can make a difference in Des Moines now and for future generations. Explore all the different ways you can offer support and continue making Des Moines a top place to work, live and play!
First established by a group of citizens as The Des Moines Park and Recreation Foundation in 1993, the Friends of Des Moines Parks is a nonprofit 501c3 organization with a mission to preserve, protect, improve, and promote the use of Des Moines’ parks, greenways, and recreational programs for the benefit of all neighborhoods, residents, and visitors.
Interested in learning more or becoming a Friend to help us preserve, protect, improve, and promote the use of Des Moines parks, greenways and recreational programs for the benefit of all neighborhoods, residents, and visitors. Contact Sarah Lohmeier at firstname.lastname@example.org or the field below.
1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy
Des Moines, IA 50317