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 Rain Out Number: 319-643-8600  Cell Number 319-930-0393  Email: recdirector@westbranchiowa.org

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

West Branch Park and Recreation Rain Out Number:  319.643.8600

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 

Early Spring 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


Blast Ball and Preschool Tball Registrations are now available

  • Online registration available here!  Payment must be made to the West Branch City Office.
  • Printable registration form
  • $20 registration fee or $35 if you need a West Branch Park and Recreation reversible jersey.
  • Registration and payment is due by May 15th, 2015
  • Coaches are needed!
  • Blast ball division is for 3 and 4 year olds
  • Rookie division is for 4 and 5 year olds.
  • Games and practices will be Saturday mornings in June at Lions Field.



















Melissa Russell
Melissa Russell
Park & Recreation Director