Parks and Recreation Department

Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation oversees the care and management of approximately 750 acres of parks and open space, including 29 parks, two aquatic centers, River’s Edge Pavilion, and the Council Bluffs Recreation Complex (CBRC). Parks and Recreation also plans several annual recreation activities, sports, and special events. The Horticulture and Grounds Division takes care of City streetscapes, landscapes, and assists with right-of-way tree maintenance.

News and Information

  • The trail south of the Lewis Central Middle School will be closed due to construction. The trail behind the Lewis Central High school has reopened.  
  • Upcoming Sports Registration Periods: 
  • Mini-pitch coming to Roberts Park Spring 2021