Parks & Recreation

Town Hall
  • The Park and Recreation Department is located at Town Hall, 201 E. Main Street, West Branch, IA 52358. Phone: 319-643-4212 & Fax: 319-643-2782.

Some of the Park and Recreation Department offerings include:

  • Fitness Classes, including Zumba, Boot Camp, Total Body Conditioning, and Pilates
  • Youth Activities, including Soccer, Flag Football, T-Ball, Track & Field, and Volleyball
  • Swimming Lessons at the Tipton Aquatics Center
  • Youth Summer Activities including Camp and Special Trips
  • Adult Sand Volleyball

Click here for Facility Request form to reserve Beranek Park, Town Hall or Council Chambers

Click here for the West Branch Community Trails Plan 2011 (Draft)

West Branch Park & Rec Annual Report

Strategic Plan for Parks and Recreation Capital Improvements

West Branch Community Calendar 

January 2015 Newsletter

Indoor walking/running Wednesday November 19th-March 11th

  • 6pm-7pm
  • Hoover Gym
  • Please wear clean shoes in the gym and hallway
  • If you have weather questions please contact Director Melissa Russell at 319-930-0393.
  • No indoor walking available on November 26th, December 24th, or December 31st.
  • If West Branch School cancels activities due to weather concerns, walking will not occur.

Tough Mother Early Spring Registration is Open!  Session is February 23rd-April 19th.  No classes March 16th-March 20th.

  • Classes will be boot camp style.
  • Classes will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 
  • Registration here!
  • Must have at least 10 people registered for the 5:30 Intermediate session for the intermediate session to occur.
  • If minimum class numbers are not met, then the classes will be combined and modifications will be made for all fitness levels.
  • Nothing cuts a program faster than late registrations!  Register early to save your spot.

Iowa Gymnast Mobile Program January 29th-April 16th at Town Hall

  • Preschool(must be at least 2) program 3:00pm-3:30pm
  • Kindergarten-5th grade program 3:30pm-4:00pm
  • $85 Registration fee due the first day of class.  The fee is payable to Iowa Gymmast
  •  Register here!

PreK Spring Soccer- Register now open!

  • Must be at least 3 years old
  • Monday April 6th will be the first practice at 6:00pm. 
  • April 13th, 20th and 27th will be tentative scrimmages.  This is subject to change.
  • Practice and games will be held at Lions Field(weather permitting)
  • All effort will be made to play outside.  Please be prepared for all weather conditions.  The High School Practice Gym will be the back up location.
  • Register online here!
  • Printable registration available here!
  • Volunteer coaches will be needed.
  • Registration deadline is March 27th.


Red Cross Swim Lessons July 6th-July 17th

West Branch Summer League Grades K(Completed)-6th grade

















Melissa Russell
Melissa Russell
Park & Recreation Director