Staying Healthy In Waukee

Chiropractic West Des Moines IA Staying Healthy In Waukee

Living a healthy lifestyle in Waukee is easy to do with all of the amazing parks, activities and healthy food choices available!

Not only does daily physical activity and fueling your body with essential nutrients help boost a healthy lifestyle, but it helps build a strong immune system. These two things also help support a healthy spine and reinforce the chiropractic work we are doing in our West Des Moines chiropractic office.

Parks & Outdoor Recreation In Waukee

Exercise and moving your body play a vital role in chiropractic and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Waukee is known for an abundance of parks, trails and opportunities to get outside and get moving!

Here is a list of parks, trails, playgrounds and more located all in Waukee….

Centennial Park
Centennial Park offers a wide range of recreational opportunities. The 33-acre park is equipped with two sand volleyball courts, three ball diamonds, a 12-hole disc golf course, three playgrounds, one basketball court, a Gaga Ball pit, a creek, a covered bridge, one open shelter and one enclosed shelter.

1255 Warrior Lane
Waukee, Iowa 50263

Grant Park
Grant Park is a one-and-a-half-acre neighborhood park. It was remodeled in 2015. The improved park includes increased walking paths, new playground equipment and a half-court basketball area.

605 SE Driftwood Lane
Waukee, Iowa 50263

Ridge Pointe Park
Ridge Pointe Park is a 21-acre park that serves as a flat open field for soccer practice and open play. It features two playgrounds, a sand volleyball court, a walking path, a backstop, a pavilion (available to rent year round with heat and A/C) and a “Little Free Library” where you can share your books with others in the neighborhood.

655 SE Legacy Pointe Blvd.
Waukee, IA 50263

Trail Side Dog Park

The four-acre site is located just east of Alice’s Road, directly south of the popular Heart of the Warrior Trail. The Trailside Dog Park includes public restrooms, 21 parking stalls, separated large/small dog areas, a drinking fountain, dog waste stations, a shade structure, concrete walking paths and open greenspaces. It also features a trail connection and bicycle racks.

590 SE Brick Drive
Waukee, Iowa 50263
(515) 978-0007

Westown Meadows Park
Westown Meadows Park is a new neighborhood park being developed at 2445 SE Willowbrook Drive. Construction will occur spring and summer 2019, with an anticipated opening of fall 2019, weather permitting. The park will feature a playground, paved walking paths, landscaping, parking and a restroom/storage room building. This modern park project also includes a water play feature and shaded picnic table areas.

2445 SE Willowbrook Drive
Waukee, Iowa 50263

Windfield Park
Windfield Park was renovated in 2015 and features many new and exciting amenities. The park is equipped with a full basketball court, a new backstop for baseball or softball, age-appropriate play areas including an accessible swing, a “Little Free Library” and an open shelter. Walking and biking paths make it easier to connect from the park to the Heart of the Warrior Trail.

114 Windfield Parkway
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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Places To Workout In Waukee

Being active is great, but if you are ready for an extra challenge, finding a gym in the area is another way to reinforce a healthy lifestyle. Luckily, in Waukee there are a wide variety of places you can workout meeting you at your own personal fitness goals.

Krave Gym of Waukee
735 SE Alice’s Rd, Waukee, IA 50263
The core feature of our program is the coach-led functional training circuit with a team-like feel. There is no better way to get in shape. We love our workout and so will you.

Anytime Fitness Waukee
790 Alice's Rd, Waukee, IA 50263
Affordable and convenient, one membership gives you access to thousands of our 24/7 locations worldwide. Try us for free today!

Mission Fitness
75 NE Venture Dr., Waukee, Iowa
MISSION: FITNESS strives to activate the mind & body with our workouts & Coaching.
By offering nutrition tips & the Direction needed to help you succeed.

Elite Edge Fitness
495 SE Alice’s Road, Waukee, Iowa 50263
Find real results at Elite Edge! After beginning their free week, thousands of other people just like you have gotten a glimpse of the transformation that is actually possible for them. These people have gone on to lose 20 – 180 pounds, get their lives back, and feel better with personalized nutrition counseling and ongoing training.

Waukee Family YMCA
210 N. Warrior Lane Waukee, IA 50263
The Y is not just a top-notch fitness facility. Relationships with individuals, schools, local government, nonprofits and churches have made the Waukee Family YMCA a thriving community of people committed to strengthening the foundations of community.

Eating Healthy In Waukee

Eating a diet rich in plant-based foods is essential for building your immunity and reinforcing a healthy lifestyle. While it’s easy to eat healthy while at home, it can be difficult to find healthy offerings while out and about.

Luckily, there are quite a few healthy places to eat in the Waukee / West Des Moines area. Here are a few of our favorite spots to dine and grab a nutritious meal while on-the-go.

Fresh Mediterranean Express
15 NE Carefree Lane Waukee, IA
Fast and fresh mediterranean inspired food!

Gastro Grub Pub
1378 East Hickman Road, Waukee, IA 50263
Healthy, gourmet food.

Vero Health Center :: Best Local Chiropractor, Des Moines and Central Iowa

At Vero Health Center, we focus on neurologically-based chiropractic care. We administer the best and most specific type of chiropractic care, addressing the master control system of the body. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology to pinpoint and locate the root cause of your health concerns. The next step for you and your family is to schedule a comprehensive evaluation with our office, so we can better understand your unique needs. Click here or call (515) 422-9552 to book your no obligation appointment TODAY!