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Posted on: October 4, 2022

The goats are baaaaack!

Goats at Big Lake Park

For the second time this year, The City of Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department has hired a crew of four-legged seasonal employees to help clear unwanted vegetation. Currently, 45 goats are working to clear a five-acre area along the northern se...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

RECtoberfest - Oct 15

RECtoberfest

Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation announces RECtoberfest! RECtoberfest is a free event created for local teens to get together with friends and enjoy an afternoon of outdoor fun. RECtoberfest will take place at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park on...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Cochran Park: New Playground Soon!

Cochran Park Updates

Thanks to a generous donation from PowerTech, a new playground is coming to Cochran Park (100 South 21st St) in Council Bluffs. In addition to the new playground, Cochran Park has a new baseball field, a new mini-pitch, and is situated across the street f...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

New Solid Waste Service Contract

Trail Closure Notice

On Monday, August 8, 2022, the Council Bluffs City Council approved a ten-year contract with Waste Connections that includes new and improved solid waste and recycling collection services, which goes into effect in July 2023.

Waste Connections is the curre...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Dodge Riverside Golf Club is Open

Dodge Riverside

Last month several potential projects for the metro’s urban core were announced, including a multi-modal bridge across the Missouri River, a streetcar, and the redevelopment of Dodge Riverside Golf Club in Council Bluffs. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Parks and Rec 2022 Events Announcement

Summer Fun

We are pleased to announce the 2022 Parks and Recreation Event Series! These events take place in multiple parks and neighborhoods throughout Council Bluffs. The variety of activities aims to engage residents of all ages.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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