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, 5 parks (Lions Field, Heritage Square, 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

Coaches and volunteers, please click here to complete your required background check. 

Activities

Click here for Town Hall policy and fees.

Upcoming Fall and Winter Programs

Barn Quilt Painting-Sunday November 20

BARNS & BREWS offers a fun class where you paint your own customized 2’ x 2’ barn quilt on exterior grade aluminum.  Select your design from our Catalog.  We draw the design for you and you paint it in any color(s) that you pick the day of the class using high gloss professional grade sign painters lettering enamel.  No skill required!!!  Anybody can do it.  The sign is lightweight and can be hung inside or outside without any further treatment.  This would make a great addition to your home or give it as a gift.

  • Sunday November 20th from 1pm-3:30pm at Town Hall.
  • Register by November 11th!  Late registration may be accepted if space permits.
  • $65 a painting-payable to Barns and Brews on the day of class.
  • Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages.
  • Class is suitable for adults and mature teens.
  • Click here to register.

Zumba

Abby  Noelck is back to instruct  Zumba!  Classes will be at Town Hall on Mondays and/or Wednesdays at 5:15 starting September 12.

  • There must be a minimum of 6 registered participants in order for class to occur.
  • Class size is limited.
  • $40(5 classes)September 12-October 10-Mondays only
  • $32(4 classes)September 14-October 12-Wednesday only-No Wednesday class homecoming week.
  • $70(9 classes) September 12-October 12-Mondays and Wednesdays
  • $50 punch pass good for 5 classes. Only good for 2022. This will only be available if space allows. Passes are shareable, but everyone must be registered.  Online pass registration opens September 6, 2022.
  • $40 student punch pass good for 5 classes.  Only good for 2022. This will only be available if space allows. Passes are shareable, but everyone must be registered.  Online pass registration opens September 6, 2022.  Valid for High School and College Students only.
  • Click here to register.

Preschool-Kindergarten Basketball-Registration Deadline October 7

  • Sundays October 23-November 20(makeup date only November 20) at Hoover Elementary.
  • Tentative Time 1:30pm-2:15pm(Subject to change)
  • 1st week will be practice only. Weeks 2-4 will be a short practice followed by a game.
  • $25 fee for participants that already have a Parks and Recreation jersey or $45 if you need to purchase a jersey.
  • Click here to register.

1st-2nd Grade Basketball-Registration Deadline October 7.

  • Sundays October 23-November 20(makeup date only November 20) at Hoover Elementary.
  • Tentative Time 2:30pm-3:15pm or 3:15pm-4:00pm(Subject to change)
  • 1st week will be practice only. Weeks 2-4 will be a short practice followed by a game.
  • $25 fee for participants that already have a Parks and Recreation jersey or $45 if you need to purchase a jersey.
  • Click here to register.

3rd Grade boys Basketball-fall/winter season Registration Deadline Extended to September 9

  • Registration deadline extended to September 9 or when teams are full.
  • $60 registration fee.  Fee includes weekly practice, jersey, and entry fee into a weekly league.
  • Games will be Mondays October 17-December 5th.  Tentative practice on Sundays. Subject to change.
  • Payment is expected at the parent meeting.
  • Children need to register for their grade level.  If there are not enough participants per grade level, they may be allowed to play up if space allows.
  • Click here to register.

4th Grade boys Basketball fall/winter season-Registration Deadline Extended to September 9

  • Registration deadline extended to September 9 or when teams are full.
  • $60 registration fee.  Fee includes weekly practice, jersey, and entry fee into a weekly league.
  • Games will be Tuesdays October 18-December 6th.
  • Payment is expected at the parent meeting.
  • Children need to register for their grade level.  If there are not enough participants per grade level, they may be allowed to play up if space allows.
  • Click here to register.

5th/6th Grade boys Basketball fall/winter season-Registration Deadline Extended to September 9

  • Registration deadline extended to September 9 or when teams are full.
  • $60 registration fee.  Fee includes weekly practice, jersey, and entry fee into a weekly league.
  • Practice determined by coaches.
  • Tentative game schedule: October 30-12:00pm, November 5-9am, November 13-9am, November 20-12:00, December 3-9am, December 10-9am in Lone Tree.
  • Payment is expected at the parent meeting.
  • Children need to register for their grade level.  If there are not enough participants per grade level, they may be allowed to play up if space allows.
  • Click here to register.

3rd Grade boys Basketball-Winter season Registration Deadline November 18

  • Registration deadline extended to November 18 or when teams are full.
  • $60 registration fee.  Fee includes weekly practice, jersey, and entry fee into a weekly league.
  • Tentative games will be  January 7-9am, January 14-9am, January 21-9am, January 29-12pm, February 4-9am, February 11-9am. Tentative practice on Sundays. Subject to change.
  • Children need to register for their grade level.  If there are not enough participants per grade level, they may be allowed to play up if space allows.
  • Click here to register.

4th Grade boys Basketball winter season-Registration Deadline  November 18

  • Registration deadline extended to November 18 or when teams are full.
  • $60 registration fee.  Fee includes weekly practice, jersey, and entry fee into a weekly league.
  • Tentative games will be  January 7-9am, January 14-9am, January 21-9am, January 29-12pm, February 4-9am, February 11-9am. Tentative practice on Sundays. Subject to change.
  • Payment is expected at the parent meeting.
  • Children need to register for their grade level.  If there are not enough participants per grade level, they may be allowed to play up if space allows.
  • Click here to register.

5th/6th Grade boys Basketball winter season-Registration November 18

  • Registration deadline extended to November 18 or when teams are full.
  • $60 registration fee.  Fee includes weekly practice, jersey, and entry fee into a weekly league.
  • Practice determined by coaches.
  • Game and tournament schedule TBD.
  • Payment is expected at the parent meeting.
  • Children need to register for their grade level.  If there are not enough participants per grade level, they may be allowed to play up if space allows.
  • Click here to register.

Preschool-Kindergarten Flag Football

  • Registration deadline August 5 or when teams are full.
  • $25 registration fee if you already have a WBPR red/white reversible jersey or $45 if you do not have a WBPR jersey.
  • Practice and jersey handout September 12 at 5:45pm at Lions Field.  Rain makeup date Tuesday September 13
  • Games are Mondays at 5:45 on September 19, 26, and October 3.  Rain makeup date Tuesdays after missed game.
  • Volunteer coaches are needed.  Click here to register to coach.
  • 22. Flag Football Schedule

1st-2nd Grade Flag Football

  • Registration deadline August 5 or when teams are full.
  • $25 registration fee if you already have a WBPR red/white reversible jersey or $45 if you do not have a WBPR jersey.
  • Practice and jersey handout September 12 at 5:45pm or 6:30pm at Lions Field.  Rain makeup date Tuesday September 13
  • Games are at 5:45 or 6:30 on September 19, 26, and October 3.  Rain makeup date Tuesdays after missed game.
  • Volunteer coaches are needed. Click here to register to coach.
  • 22. Flag Football Schedule

More information coming soon about the following programs

Early morning indoor walking

Learn to ski-4 week session to Dubuque on Wednesdays in the winter

 

Tot Time

  • Wednesdays starts August 31, 2022  9-10:30 at Town Hall(113 N 1st Street)
  • Tot time will be cancelled if there is no school in session due to weather or no school days

 

 


Parks & Community Buildings & Locations

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

Click here for West Branch Field Reservation Policy and Fees

Click here for a printable Field Request Form


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