Doanes Park Youth Center

Nestled in our oldest city park, the Doanes Park Youth Center features a 200 person room suitable for meetings and catered events. It’s a great place for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, birthday and anniversary parties, holiday gatherings, and showers.

This 40-acre park is great for picture opportunities leisure walks and outdoor recreation.

IMPORTANT: Because Pleasant Hill parks are public property and open for all to enjoy, parking can be limited (especially April-October) and is first come, first served. Parking stalls may not be blocked and parking on the grass, trails and/or sidewalks is prohibited. Refunds will not be issued based on parking.

Doanes Park Youth Center Front of Building


  • 2,800 square foot open space
  • Air conditioning
  • Beautifully landscape entrance
  • Fireplace
  • Large kitchen with stainless steel appliances
  • Small meeting room
  • Wireless internet


  • 140 chairs
  • 20 round tables (5 foot)
  • 4 rectangular tables (8 foot)
  • 4 rectangular tables (5 foot)
  • Cable, DVD, VCR (upon request)

Note: Quantity of tables and chairs is not guaranteed.


For more information or to reserve the Youth Center, please call 515-262-9368. A printable reservation form can be filled out and turned in as well.


Monday through Thursday-Charged a four (4) hour minimum. 
Friday through Sunday-Charged at a daily rate.

 Rental Classifications
 Hourly Daily
Non-Profit: Including, but not limited to civic, government, religious, scouts, and youth organizations. Must have 501.C3 certificate as defined by the IRS, to determine non-profit status, a tax exempt ID number and/or organizational or event budget may be requested at the time of the reservation. (8 hour free per month on Monday through Thursday.)  $30 $190
Private: Meetings, private parties, receptions, private interest groups who charge admission and dues for their own purpose, business conducting in-house training for their own employees.  $50 $375
Commercial: Business soliciting customers for sales.  $70 $500