Parks

City of Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department provides residents with:

  • 27 Traditional parks
  • 41 Miles of trails
  • 2 Aquatic centers
  • A golf course
  • A skate park
  • A recreational sports complex
  • Countless historic sites

Council Bluffs Area Parks Catalog provides information on all of the City parks including locations and amenities. Council Bluffs Area Parks Map provides a layout of City park locations. 

Other Parks in the Area

Park Facility Rentals

Council Bluffs Parks & Recreation rents out baseball, soccer, and football fields for practices and games. Other park amenities like shelters, playgrounds, and tennis courts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Field Rentals for Practice:

  • Permits are required to reserve Parks and Recreation fields
  • CB Rec Complex is not available for practice rental 
  • 2 two-hour permits may be purchased at one time, not exceeding two at any given time per team
  • Permits will be rescheduled, but not refunded, in the event of inclement weather
  • Permits are issued in person only, on a first-come/ first-served basis. 
  • Rates for Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation teams (including CB Soccer teams) 
    • 1/2 soccer/ baseball field, or tennis court - $5.00
    • Whole soccer field - $8.00
  • Rates for Non-Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation teams 
    • 1/2 soccer field - $10.00
    • Whole soccer field or baseball field - $15.00

Park Field Availability Calendars
Council Bluffs Park Field Rental Form for Games (Not CB Rec Complex)
Special Event Application in the Parks 
Showmobile Stage Rental Information 

Iowa Smokefree Air Act--smoking is prohibited during any and all events taking place in the park.

Fairmount 7
Parks 6
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