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Indoor pool closed

Our indoor pool is, unfortunately closed until further notice. Last night, a motor failed and will need to be replaced. We hope to have a timeline for reopening later in the week of May 13.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall has moved from its previous, leased offices into the new, permanent building at 360 N. Main St. at 7 a.m.

The public can accesses the same services at the new location during the same business hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Departments located at the building include Administration, Billing and Finance, Building Inspection, Planning, Community Relations and Human Resources.

A ribbon cutting and open house is planned for Tuesday, May 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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Fire Up the Playgroup Text Thread: The Playground Crawl is Saturday, May 11

Whether you already have an established group of friends with kiddos or you’re looking to meet more young families, this event is for you. Here’s all you need to know about our fourth annual Playground Crawl on Saturday, May 11, 2024:

The five Ws

  • Who: Designed for children ages 2 through 8 and their caregivers, but of course all are welcome. Free and no tickets needed.
  • What: Spend the day with your household exploring the city’s playgrounds and enjoy special treats, activities and giveaways at each stop.
  • Where: Five parks throughout the city. See details below.
  • When: Saturday, May 11, from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Why: To discover new areas of North Liberty — and burn some energy!

The stops

Listed in no particular order. Hop around to the parks between 2 and 5 p.m. in whatever order you wish. In addition to exploring the play structures at each park, kids will be offered a complimentary snack (all allergy conscious) and drink at each location, and are invited to participate in an activity led by the organizations noted below.

Penn Meadows Park, 310 N. Dubuque St
Parking lot on-site

  • Dance to tunes with Z102.9.
  • Test your skills with an Egg Balance Spoon Contest with the North Liberty Food Pantry.
  • Have a snack with Collins Community Credit Union.

Centennial Park, 1565 St Andrews Drive
Parking lot on-site

  • Dig into sensory play bins with binSpire.
  • Challenge yourself with an obstacle course with the Rec Center staff.
  • Grab Let’s Plan a Playdate notepads (for the parents) and snacks (for the kids) with Urban Acres.

Quail Ridge Park, 921 W Zeller St
Parking lot on-site 

  • Get your picture drawn by a speed sketch caricature artist.
  • Pick up some fun foam, colored pencil set and snacks with MidWestOne.
  • Talk with United Action for Youth and pick up some bubbles and chalk (2-4pm)

Deerfield Park, 1415 Browning Drive
Parking available on residential streets

  • Play with the Iowa Children Museum’s larger-than-life Imagination Playground blue blocks and assorted loose parts for a hands-on building experience.
  • Have a snack and build cardboard airplanes with The Eastern Iowa Airport.

Beaver Kreek Park, 218 S Chestnut St
Park on residential streets (Birch Court, Juniper Court or Chestnut Street, and access park via the walking trail)

  • Face painting by Lindsay.
  • Crafts with the Girl Scouts.
  • Play giant yard games and grab a snack with the North Liberty Library staff.

Getting around

Feel free to visit the parks with your own vehicle in whichever order you choose. Here’s a map to help you plan your route.

  • Lot parking available at Penn Meadows, Centennial, and Quail Ridge parks.
  • Residential street parking available at Deerfield and Beaver Kreek parks.

Food and drink

Kids will be offered a complimentary snack (all allergy conscious) and drink at each location. You are welcome to pack your own snacks as well.

What to bring

Sunscreen, water bottles and anything else your party might need playing outside. Complimentary snacks and drinks will be provided at each location as supplies last.

You also might be wondering

  • Any cancellations or delays will be posted in the Facebook event.
  • Yes, there will be permanent or portable toilets available at each park.
  • Yes, dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash and you clean up after them.
  • The use of tobacco, nicotine, vape and other electronic smoking devices are prohibited in North Liberty parks, trails and public recreation areas.

Who to thank

This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of free events is made possible by A2Z Heating & Plumbing, Centro, Inc, Collins Community Credit Union, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Urban Acres Real Estate and Veridian Credit Union.

Stay in the loop

Any cancellations or delays will be posted in the Facebook event.
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Stay connected with the City by subscribing to the North Liberty Bulletin or signing up for news alerts.

Accessibility

We’re committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation at our events for individuals with disabilities.

For accommodations, please reach out to [email protected] or call (319) 626-5755.

More City Slate Fun

This event is part of the City Slate, a compilation of North Liberty’s largest and free city-produced events, with more than 40 events planned in 2023. Explore the schedule at northlibertyiowa.org/cityslate.

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