Director: Sky Smothers | Recreation Specialist: Ramona Davis
Park Operations Manager: Chris Frank

WPRD Office: 515-462-3258


Due to COVID-19, some changes have been made to published programs. Watch our Facebook page for up-to-date information, which may include cancellations, rescheduling, and new virtual events.

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2020 Winterset City Guide

Updated annually in early April, the Winterset City Guide contains information and updates about all of the city’s departments and programs.

The Winterset Park & Recreation Department manages the Aquatic Center, City Park Shelters and Campground, and City Park facilities. They also offer a variety of healthy and engaging activities for youth, adults, and families in the community, with new programs beginning in April of each year. Programs are listed in the City Guide.

Spring Programs

April – May, 2020

Summer Programs

June – Aug. 19, 2020


Aug. 25 – Oct., 2020

Winter Programs

Nov. ’20 – March 2021

Aquatic Center

1201 W. Jefferson St., Winterset

Check this page for important dates, hours, events and programs held seasonally at Winterset’s fantastic Aquatic Center.


In Winterset City Park

Our North, South, and Arbor shelters in City Park can be reserved for gatherings. Check this page for rental information, fees and policies.

City Park Campground

225 S. 10th St., Winterset

Camping season is April 1st – Nov. 1st, with 40 sites available. Check this page to learn more about reservations, amenities and policies.

Park Facilities

Shared Lane Bicycle Routes

Tobacco-Free Park Policy

Projects in Development:

Cedar Lake Community Trail Project

Winterset Area Dog Park

Winterset Area Skate Park

City Park Restoration and a Whole Lot More

City Park Entrance Project