Polk County Conservation

Jester Park Amphitheater

The amphitheater and mini-shelter are located east of the lower showerhouse and across the road from the playground and Shelter #3. 

Perfect for small outdoor weddings, church services and ceremonies, the amphitheater is nestled in a hillside of mature oaks. A modern restroom and playground structure are within walking distance from this shelter. Two tiers of block wall provide the seating structure, along with a stage and arbor that accommodate a speaker or performer. This site has electricity. 

Daytime rental is from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • The amphitheater/mini-shelter is available for reservations from April 15 through October 15.
  • Reservations may be made up to two years in advance.
  • Rental time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Renter must have all items removed from area by 10:30 p.m.
  • If the shelter is not reserved for a particular date, it is available on a first-come basis.
Saturday Reservations Unavilable on Following Weekends:
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day weekends.
Reservations for the amphitheater can be made online at www.mycountyparks.com.

Contact Us

Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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