All-City Play Day

Residents of all ages are invited to attend All-City Play Day on Thursday, July 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Hawkeye and Wagner Parks, located next to City Hall, 410 W First Street. This event is free and open to all Ankeny residents.

All-City Play Day has activities for all ages, including:

  • Canoes
  • Foam Party
  • Touch a Truck with Ankeny Public Works
  • Bike Rodeo with Ankeny Police, free bike helmets while supplies last!
  • RC Boats
  • Inflatables
  • Dunk Tank
  • Face painting
  • Big Wheel Races
  • Floor hockey with the Iowa Wild
  • Spin Art
  • Visit with Star Wars characters from Central Garrison - 501st Legion and Iowa Barnstormers cheerleaders
  • Sports and more! 

Hy-Vee Grille will be cooking up hamburgers and hot dogs for a free-will donation, benefiting the Ankeny Miracle League. Kona Ice of Central Iowa and Outside Scoop Ankeny will have cool treats available for purchase.  

Hawkeye & Wagner Parks are located at 410 W First St. in Ankeny.

All-City Play Day is produced by the Ankeny Parks and Recreation Department. The event is sponsored by Northwest Bank.


Volunteers are needed for this event from 5-7:45 pm. Help set up, run an activity at the event and more! Volunteers will receive an event t-shirt. Learn more or sign up now, as an individual or group!