Urbandale, Iowa is more than a city. It is a modern suburb that has not forgotten its small-town charm and is known for safe streets and neighborhoods, rich parks and recreational trails, business opportunities, and places to work. If you're looking for a variety of things to do, Urbandale is bustling with attractions and recreational opportunities. From getting out on the extensive trail system, enjoying dinner and drinks on the town, to hitting the golf course, Urbandale has something for everyone. Beat the summer heat by taking a dip in the Urbandale pool or three of the wading pools located at local parks. Another option is to take in the breathtaking scenery with a stroll along the city's trail system that features more than 16 miles of maintained trail, with connections to many of the other trails in the Central Iowa Trail System. The many parks throughout Urbandale also host tennis, soccer and baseball games, or check out the skateboard park located at Walker Johnson Park. In the winter, Urbandale residents enjoy outdoor activities such a sledding and ice skating or head over to Bucs Arena for a Des Moines Buccaneers hockey game. If you're looking for something indoors, the Urbandale Community Theater features great performances throughout the year. Fall is a busy time for Urbandale. The first weekend of October celebrates all things Urbandale with the Fall for Urbandale community event that offers entertainment for children and adults. Urbandale is also conveniently close to all of the Des Moines Metro area events and attractions.