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

New Event!

Winterfest Xtreme Holiday Sweater Run - Saturday, January 21, 2017 

Dig out those ugly holiday sweaters, put on your long johns and come down the the CB Recreation Complex, 2900 Richard Downing Drive, for a great winterfest fun 5K run!  Race starts at 10:00am and registration begins at 9:00am. Cost is $35 and includes a stocking cap (must register by Jan. 6, 2017).  Parking available in the west parking lot and registration will take place in the west concession stand meeting room.  The course will be on the trails in and around the CB Recreation Complex.  Prizes for the best costume.  Portions of the proceeds to benefit Teammates of Council Bluffs.  Post-race event with awards at 11:30am at Barley's Bar, 114 W Broadway.

Click here to register online. 
2017 Xreme Holiday Sweater Run Flyer