Park Board

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Board Information

The Ankeny Park Board serves to advise and assist the City Council in planning, establishing, purchasing, maintaining, supervising and improving parks, trails, open space and recreation facilities and to organize and administer a variety of recreation programs to meet current and future community needs.

Park Board members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.


Park Board Meetings are held at the Parks & Recreation office on the last Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. To address the Board, call 515-963-3570 and request to be put on the agenda.

City Staff

Nick Lenox
Parks and Recreation Director
220 W First Street
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 963-3570

Board/Commission Park Board
City Code Chapter 23
Established NA
Term 5 years
Number of Members Seven (7)
Special Requirements None