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Ways to Contribute

Do you know of a park that is in need of beautification or more shade? Help make our parks more attractive through the donation of one or more trees, shrubs, flowers, or any other beautification items, in the park of your choice. We purchase and plant any appropriate items on your behalf.

Park Amenities & Playground Equipment

Is your organization or civic group looking for a new project? You can make a tremendous contribution to your community, and provide enjoyment for everyone, through purchase and/or construction of many park amenities, such as:

  • Playground Equipment
  • Picnic Tables and Benches
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Trail Rest Areas
  • Restrooms
  • Accessible Pathways
  • Frisbee Golf Course


Sports Equipment
Are you a sports-minded individual? You can help promote various sports programs by donating sports equipment, such as:

  • Volleyballs, Basketballs, Bases
  • Volleyball or Tennis Court Nets
  • Gymnastics Equipment
  • Pool Tables
  • Ping Pong Tables
  • Weight-Lifting Equipment

Other Recreation Equipment & Facilities
Our current recreation facilities were designed to provide a variety of recreational and educational programs for all residents. With your help, we can expand the variety and improve the quality of opportunities now available. Which of the following are of special interest to you?

  • Potter's Wheel
  • Arts & Crafts Equipment
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Darkroom Equipment
  • Tables & Chairs


You may wish to contribute towards a scholarship fund to assist needy children to register for Summer Camp or some other recreation program.

Non-Cash Contributions

You or your company may find it advantageous to gift unoccupied land, appreciated assets such as stocks, bonds, annuities, life insurance, or gifts by will. If you would like more information on these alternative methods of gifting, please contact the Iowa City Parks and Recreation office at (319) 356-5110.

How Does One Participate?

You may send your donation with your name, address, day and evening telephone numbers with a note designating where to apply your gift. For more information contact the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department at (319) 356-5110.

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