Ankeny Library Playground – Ankeny, Iowa

Ankeny Public Library, Ankeny Library Playground, Ankeny, Iowa, Des Moines Parks

The Ankeny Library Playground is a smaller playground with a  fun interactive arch just outside the library. A fun space to play before or after visiting the Ankeny Public Library!


Name: Ankeny Library Playground
Address:1250 SW District Drive Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Type: Places to Play
Bathrooms: Bathroom inside the library next door.
Shade: Limited shade. There is one small shelter that offers shade.
Playground: Handicapped accessible with rubber footing

Hours: Not listed

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The kid’s favorite feature of the Ankeny Library Playground was the interactive arch! The kids would press a button and it would play different activities to do such as play music, jump on certain numbers, walk certain ways, freeze dance, and more. Learn more about this fun feature here.

The playground is small, but a perfect place to climb and burn off energy. It is perfect for all ages and also handicapped accessible.

There is not much shade at this playground. They do have one small shelter with two picnic tables that have a cover. There is no other seating around the playground.

Make sure you stop by the Ankeny Library to play and check out some books before you leave!

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