Chesterfield Park a STEM-Focused Sprayground
Chesterfield is a newly renovated playground and sprayground near the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The sprayground is a STEM-focused sprayground with multiple cause-and-effect elements that are unique to central Iowa. This sprayground is spread out in a larger area with a stream connecting the elements, giving kids lots of room to explore.
Chesterfield Park is located at 2719 Scott Ave in Des Moines, one mile from the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
Basic Park Details
Type: Places to play, places to play in water, places to play futsal, basketball, table tennis.
Bathrooms: Yes, flushable toilets and drinking fountain
Shade: Very few trees
Playground: 5-12 year old playground, 2-5 year old playground, swings
Trails: One paved loop
Official website: https://www.dsm.city/business_detail_T6_R32.php
- Open-air shelter, first come first serve
- Basketball court – Full
- Futsal Court
- Permanent Table Tennis
- Parking lots
- Benches around sprayground
- Rubber surfacing
Open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 1st to September 31st, free of charge.
Make sure your matchbox car lover brings one to this playground. The 2-5-year-old playground is one of the cherished matchbox car track playgrounds in central Iowa. The 5-12 structure has a climbing tower with a double slide. There are also swings, spinners, and musical elements found here.