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

Town Hall Policy and Fees

-Team sizes are limited based on participants and number of coaches.  Once a team is full, a wait list will be started.

  • 1st/2nd Grade Co Ed Basketball-Registration deadline October 29, 2021
    • Practices and Scrimmages will be held at Herbert Hoover Elementary.
    • Sundays November 14-December 12 from 3pm-4pm(schedule subject to change
    • 8 VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED!
    • Click here to register to coach.
    • No referees
    • All games are played in West Branch
    • $20 registration fee if you already have a Parks and Recreation Jersey or $40 if you need to purchase a new jersey.
    • Click here to register online.
    • Need based scholarships available for City of West Branch residents.  Contact Melissa Russell for more information.
  • Preschool-Kindergarten Co Ed Flag Basketball-Registration deadline October 29, 2021
    • Practices and scrimmages will be at Hoover Elementary
    • Sundays November 14-December 12 from 2-3pm(schedule subject to change)
    • Children must be at least 4 years old by September 1st.
    • 8 VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED!
    • Click here to register to coach.
    • No referees
    • All games are played in West Branch.
    • $20 registration fee if you already have a Parks and Recreation Jersey or $40 if you need to purchase a new jersey..
    • Click here to register online.
    • Need based scholarships available for City of West Branch residents.  Contact Melissa Russell for more information.
  • Tot Time
    • Wednesdays September 8-May 18th from 9-10:30 at Town Hall(113 N 1st Street)
    • 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10-10:30 will be a program by Cedar County Conservation
    • Tot time will be cancelled if there is no school in session due to weather or no school days.
  • Preschool Tumbling with Iowa Gym-nest
    • September 13 to November 23(No Class on November 2nd)
    • $100 per session(10 week session)
    • Tuesday mornings from 9:30am-10am  Additional classes will be added if needed.
    • All classes will be at Town Hall.
    • Must have at least 7 persons registered by September 7th for class to occur.
    • Payment is due to Iowa Gym-nest on or prior to the first day of class.
    • Register online here!
  • Barns and Brews Barn Quilt Painting Class
  • Adult Co-Ed Softball League

 


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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