“Your Hometown. Your Lifestyle” — that’s the welcome message from Grimes, Iowa. Located on the northwest threshold of the Des Moines metro area, Grimes is an easy commute for downtown employees. Although incorporated in 1894, Grimes is a modern and growing town.
Dallas Center-Grimes School District includes character education at the elementary level and a wide variety of course offerings, including computer classes, talented and gifted programs, and an industrial technology program in the high school.
Grimes Parks and Recreation leaves no hobby behind. Options include scrapbooking, golf clinics, football, volleyball, and trips for seniors. Grimes recently opened the Grimes Sports Complex, a 44-acre facility with skating, soccer, volleyball, baseball, tennis, and walking trails.
Local celebrations such as Eggstravaganza and Funtastic Days attract both young and old. Saylorville Lake and Big Creek State Park are just minutes away — great locations for boating, swimming, hiking, and camping.
Family-friendly neighborhoods and a strong sense of community make Grimes “Your Hometown.” Within minutes of museums, fine arts, theaters, shopping, and restaurants and surrounded by some of the best outdoor recreation in central Iowa, Grimes also fits “Your Lifestyle.”