Free Outdoor Yoga in Des Moines

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Free Outdoor Yoga in Des Moines 2023

Yoga. As a parent, we need a little “me” time. Yoga is the perfect way to relax, meditate, stretch, meet other people, and have fun. We are very lucky to have so many opportunities to enjoy some free yoga classes or low-cost, outdoor yoga spots in Des Moines. Whether you are a curious beginner or an advanced yogi there is something for everyone!

I have collected an awesome list of places and dates where you can enjoy outdoor classes this summer in the Des Moines area. Grab your water bottle, and a yoga mat, and enjoy these outdoor yoga classes being offered in the Des Moines metro this summer. 

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Yoga in the Park – Ankeny

Bring a yoga mat and a friend to enjoy an hour of yoga with professional instructors. Yoga in the Park will be held at the Ankeny Bandshell in Wagner Park on Saturday mornings, May 27 through Sept. 2, from 8 – 9 a.m. Families, of all ages and skill levels, are welcome at this free community event. 

Outdoor Yoga Summer Series – Clive

All Ages. All Levels. Free.

Join Clive Parks & Recreation on the Greenbelt Landing near the Clive Aquatic Center for 45 minutes of yoga under the sky. Yoga is beneficial both mentally and physically. Bring your towel, mat, and water bottle, and enjoy outdoor yoga.

  • Greenbelt Landing; 1801 NW 114th Street
  • Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
  • May 31 – August 11

Yoga on the Square – Polk City

FREE yoga on the square every Saturday from 8 to 9 a.m. Yoga begins June 3 – August 6.

Yoga in the Park – Waukee

Join local, certified yoga instructors from SPENGA-Waukee for Yoga in the Park this summer! Participants 8 years old and up are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or towel, water bottle, and $ 2 per person to Windfield Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of June-September. Classes are from 8 to 9 a.m.

Yoga on the Lawn – West Des Moines

Get your Sunday off to a great start with some Yoga on the Lawn! This FREE program put on by West Des Moines Parks & Recreation Department is a great introduction to yoga for the beginner and offers new challenges for seasoned yogis. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat and enjoy. Open to all.

  • West Des Moines City Hall
  • 9 to 10 a.m.
  • June 4 – August 28

Yoga in Des Moines Frequently Asked Questions

Are children allowed to attend outdoor yoga programs?

For the most part, yes unless age is specified. If you are looking for yoga geared toward kids take a look at our list of Kid’s Yoga Classes in Des Moines.

Is Goat Yoga offered anywhere in Des Moines?

Yes, and it is such a fun experience! Take a look at our personal experience of Goat Yoga at Howell’s Pumpkin Patch.

What Yoga poses do you recommend for kids?

If you want to skip a yoga class in Des Moines and try it at home take a look at the best yoga poses for kids!

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Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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  1. Hi! I have filled out the online form for submitting my event a couple of times now for my kids/family yoga events. They haven’t been included yet in your newsletters. Is there something else special that I need to do to get my event shared?

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