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Pilates builds strength, improves flexibility and increases your mind/body awareness. Our Pilates instructors will guide you through safe, customized and challenging full-body workouts on our new state of the art Pilates equipment. Everyone experiences benefits from Pilates workouts, from those just starting their fitness journey to the elite athlete looking to improve performance.
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Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt: Engineering has begun on the new wetland that is being developed at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt. It will be located north of 118th Street on the west side of the Skunk River. Construction is anticipated to begin late summer/fall
Chichaqua Valley Trail: Grading and staking on a one-mile extension of the Chichaqua Valley Trail (CVT) is currently underway with work to be completed by…

The charm. The con. The chase. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination, and millions of dollars in forged checks, precocious teenager Frank Abagnale, Jr. embarks on an exhilarating journey over the country. The show begins with Read more ›

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Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis dunks the ball during the NCAA Tournament second-round match-up between Michigan and Florida on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa
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Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis celebrates after making a dunk during the NCAA Tournament second-round match-up between Michigan and Florida on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines…

Get to know the basics of the Nutrition Facts Panel, and understand the parts and pieces, from serving size, total calories and fat to percent of Daily Values.

Conservation Corps: A six-member team from the Conservation Corps of Iowa began their 10-month term in our family of parks and trails on February 19. Devoting their time to bond-specific projects, these individuals will focus primarily on natural resource restoration and park improvements
Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt: Engineering has begun on the new wetland that is being developed at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt. This new wetland will be…

DART is collecting feedback on updates it is making to its Title VI Program. Learn more online, or by attending one of two public meetings.

Love seems easy when you can find it with a swipe on your phone. But these storytellers will show that modern love involves extraordinary journeys.

The holiday season is a time for giving. Help neighbors of all faiths enjoy a happier holiday while bonding as a family and modeling kindness for children.

Explore our events calendar to find upcoming YMCA of Greater Des Moines events like fun runs, youth nights and community gatherings.

Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt: Two wetland sites at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt are currently under restoration. One site has been graded and is awaiting seeding, and the other is currently being graded, with seeding to come at a later date
Easter Lake Park: Concrete for the Easter Lake Park boat ramp was poured during the week of November 19. The gate valve to Easter Lake was closed and the lake is slowly filling back up with water. For more information and regular updates on individual…

What new fareboxes mean for our ridersDART is finished replacing its fareboxes, which were more than 20 years old, with new fareboxes in fall 2018.The new fareboxes offer options, and work better with current and future technologies. Their installation will bring about several changes for DART, including:

Environmental conservation is a never-ending mission to save and restore our irreplaceable natural environments. In Maxwell, Engeldinger Marsh is known as one of Iowa's biggest conservation victories.