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Admission into Jester Park
& the Nature Center is FREE

Jester Park Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center

The Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center, adjacent to the nature center, offers a wide range of outdoor programming through Polk County Conservation, rental equipment, and the Petra Alward Bouldering Room, allowing everyone access to outdoor adventure and fun!

For more information, call: (515)-323-5330

HOURS OF OPERATION

Saturday | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday & Open Holidays | Noon - 4 p.m.

Jan 21 - 24, 2020 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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March 16 - 20 | Monday - Friday | 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

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Summer ORWC hours (Memorial Day –Labor Day)

Thursday & Friday |10 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

Saturday | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday | Noon - 4 p.m.

Bouldering Wall

Jester Park's newest recreation feature, the Petra Alward Bouldering Room, is now to the public! The bouldering room is located inside the Jester Park Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center, adjacent to the nature center.

Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rentals

Rent cross-country skis and snowshoes at the Jester Park Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center when there is at least 6 inches of snow on the ground!

 

Indoor Archery & Air Rifle

Try your hand at air rifle and/or archery inside the Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center on select days.