Fruit Tree Workshop at Ahrens Park

March 22, 2022 Imagine Grinnell’s 1000Trees Project invites the public to attend a fruit tree workshop on April 9 at 10-11 a.m. at Ahrens Park. Dr. Suzanne Slack, a faculty member at Iowa State University, will discuss the planting of bare root fruit trees as well as care and maintenance of fruit trees in general. [...]

Chad Nath appointed new CEO for Ahrens Park Foundation

January 25, 2022 Chad Nath served as LINK Grinnell’s Executive Director for two years before accepting the position as CEO of the Ahrens Park Foundation. Prior to his role with LINK, Chad spent 16 years with UnityPoint Health – GRMC; seven as Director of Wellness, Fitness, and Integrated Health, nine as Director of Safety, Security, [...]

2022-01-27T19:56:15-06:00January 27th, 2022|Ahrens Park Foundation, Foundation News|

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Opens

January 7, 2022 Just in time for the weekend! The Green sign is up! The Grinnell Community Ice Rink is skate at your own risk. Please watch out for rough spots in the ice and elevation changes. Unlike an indoor ice rink the ice is not perfectly smooth! Have some fun this winter!

2022-01-27T20:05:11-06:00January 7th, 2022|Ahrens Park Foundation|

TRUNK-or-TREAT at Ahrens Park

October 26, 2021 WOW! What a day to remember! Thank you to all the Trick-or-Treaters who came out Saturday morning to help make TRUNK-or-TREAT a smashing success! We'd also like to thank the 35 trunks that ranged from local businesses, community groups, high school sports teams, and local non-profits for participating! And a special [...]

2022-01-27T20:15:50-06:00October 26th, 2021|Ahrens Park Foundation, Foundation News|

Ahrens Park selected an Ambassador of Iowa Healthiest State Month

September 22, 2021 Ahrens Park has been selected as a #HealthyChoicesCount ambassador for Healthiest State Month! Throughout October, we’ll be sharing how we make the healthy choice the easy choice. Learn more about 5-2-1-0:

2021-09-29T15:07:04-06:00September 22nd, 2021|Ahrens Park Foundation|


September 1, 2021 SAVE THE DATE! After a year of social distancing and disconnection, we are excited to participate in the Healthiest State Initiative 11th Annual Walk, presented by Delta Dental of Iowa, and connect with our fellow Iowans! Please register here for the October 6th walk at Ahrens Parkat 1:00 p.m. The walk [...]

2021-09-01T13:28:27-06:00September 1st, 2021|Ahrens Park Foundation, Foundation News|

Native Landscaping Areas in Bloom

August 16, 2021 Hey, have you noticed our native landscaping areas are starting to bloom? Lots of one eyed susans are popping up everywhere. We have three different areas around the park dedicated to native landscaping to enjoy. Next year we expect full blooms of so many more native flowers and grasses.

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