Parks & Recreation


Council Bluffs Parks, Recreation, and Public Property Department is dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of quality of life by satisfying and responding to the needs of the community. We achieve that by providing a learning environment, safe active and passive recreational opportunities for all, stewardship throuh the maintenance and preservation of natural resources, historic sites, and public facilities. We strive to serve the public by making Council Bluffs a better place to live


As part of our Youth Sports (K-3rd grade leagues) Council Bluffs Parks & Rec offers a recreational basketball league with some modified rules to make this league more enjoyable and help the recreationally skilled players learn the fundamental skills of basketball. All games are played at the Wilson Middle School, 715 N. 21st St or Kirn Middle School, 100 North Ave.

Games are played for 6 Saturdays in January and February. K-1st grades will play 4-on-4 on 7 ft hoops and 2nd-3rd grades will play 5-on-5 on 9 ft hoops. There will be a girls and boys divisions in each age division. Co-ed teams if formed may play all boys or all girl teams.

Registration begins September 1 and are due December 8, 2017. Play will begin Jan. 6, 2018. Sign up individually or as a whole team. Entry fee for all players is $35 and includes shirts.

Online Registration available by clicking here, or download the form on the Youth Basketball page using the Recreation Activities link to the left.