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 [...]
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.
July 12, 2021 Be sure to check out the area Giving Gardens this week. At Ahrens Garden- I spy green beans, green peppers, green zucchini, and a pretty purple pepper! Find the map to all gardens here: https://ahrensfamilyfoundation.org/giving-gardens/
June 25, 2021 Looking for some free fresh veggies? Check out the Giving Gardens this weekend. Pick some peas or basil at Marvin Garden. Add some zucchini or yellow squash from Summer St. Garden and head over to Ahrens Park garden for more zucchini or kohlrabi. All free! A map to the gardens can be [...]
May 3, 2021 Trees were distributed at Ahrens Park on May 1st to be planted in wards 3 and 4- generally, south of Hwy 6 in Grinnell. Day 3 of the first big community tree distribution for 1000+ Trees . Thanks to the many community volunteers including the GHS boys [...]
April 19, 2021 Imagine Grinnell and it’s 1000+ Trees Grinnell committee will be hosting a spring planting event on Friday, April 30th & Saturday, May 1st handing out and planting trees purchased from funds received from the Alliant Energy and Trees Forever Branching Out Grant along with 100+ People Who Care. The Friday, April [...]
March 13, 2021 Rain is in the forecast this weekend! Don't fret the GARC is open until April 30th! You can enjoy the facility with a daily admission of $3!
March 4, 2021 The outdoor ice skating rink is now closed for the season. Thanks for coming out and having some fun!
January 28, 2021 Whooo hoooo!!! Be safe and have fun on the ice everyone! We ask to please “Leave It Better Than You Found It” when you leave. Grinnell Recreation January 28 at 1:52 PM · The green sign is up and the Grinnell Community Ice Rink is officially open!!! Thank you all for patiently waiting as we [...]