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Posted on: June 27, 2022

City of Ankeny to dedicate new park and host ice cream socials

The City of Ankeny Park Board invites the community to the Centennial Park Dedication and Ice Cream Social Tuesday, May 31, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at 2202 NW Reinhart Drive.

Located on the northwest side of Ankeny, Centennial Park features playground equipment, a basketball court, picnic shelter and tables, walking/biking trails, green space and a parking lot. The picnic shelter is available for private rental. Reservations can be made online at

Ice Cream Socials

The Ankeny Park Board will be hosting two additional ice cream socials this summer. The socials will provide an opportunity for Ankeny families to enjoy a fun evening at the park and get to know members of the Ankeny Park Board and Parks & Recreation staff. Games for kids will also be part of the festivities.

  • Monday, July 25, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
    Westwinds Park – 2200 SW Woodbury Lane
  • Monday, Sept 26, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
    Hillside Park – 1925 SE Four Mile Drive

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