Parks & Recreation

West Branch Parks and Recreation Department works to improve the quality of West Branch residents’ lives through parks, trails, and activities.  Residents can enjoy the 3.5 mile Herbert Hoover Trail, 3 parks (Wapsi Creek, Beranek, and Cubby Park), and other recreation activities such as;  youth soccer, t-ball, football, basketball, volleyball and more!

Parks & Recreation Capital Improvements Plan

Pay Registrations Online

Operation Releaf Residential Tree Order Information:

West Branch Public Works will pick up trees from the Marion location on April 20th and deliver to a central pickup location in West Branch.  Please contact Melissa Russell at 319-930-0393 or for more information regarding Marion pick up.  Residents must have completed and submitted form and payment no later than the April 20, 2019 deadline to:

2019 Marion Tree Order Form (1)

Linn County Conservation Board, 10260 Morris Hill Rd, Toddville, IA  52341

Trees may be ordered from the following locations, however West Branch residents will need to pick them up at the site.

April 20, 2019 Deadline     2019 Iowa City DNR Tree Order Form    

April 26, 2019 Deadline     2019 Iowa City DNR Tree Order Form


West Branch Parks and Recreation is taking registrations for the following programs:

Wednesday Early Out Drop In Program for School Aged Children

  • Town Hall from 2pm-4:30pm
  • Games, crafts, free will activities, and snacks will be provided.

Wednesday Tot Time

  • Town Hall from 9am-10:30am
  • Join other caregivers for weekly activities.


Harvey Peden Adult Co-Ed Sand Volleyball League

Open Gym at Hoover Elementary

  • 5am-6am Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
  • 6pm-7pm Wednesdays

****Online Registration for Spring and Summer Youth Sports****

Youth Sports Foundation 5th/6th Grade Co-ed Track and Field-Registration deadline is March 15, 2019.

Preschool Soccer-Registration deadline March 25, 2019.

Co-Ed Kindergarten T-ball-Registration deadline March 25, 2019

1st-2nd Grade Coach Pitch Baseball and/or Softball-Registration deadline March 25, 2019

  • Games will be played Tuesdays or Thursdays in West Branch May 14-June 28.
  • Game time will be 5:30 or 7pm.
    • Times are subject to change.
  • Practices will be determined by coaches.
  • All games will be in West Branch.
  • Sunday league will be approximately June 2-June 30 around 4pm.
  • Games will occur in West Branch, West Liberty, Tipton, Solon, Anamosa, Stanwood, or Clarence.
  • Online registration form
  • Click here for a printable registration form

3rd-4th Grade Player Pitch Baseball and/or Softball-Registration deadline March 25, 2019.

Preschool Tball and Blastball-Registration deadline May 13, 2019.

Parks & Community Buildings & Locations

Reserve Locations:
Town Hall
Beranek Park Shelter
Heritage Square
Lions Field Shelter

City of West Branch Field Request Form(summer league fields, Lions soccer field, and volleyball courts at Beranek Park)

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