Van Meter, Iowa
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Van Meter, located just 10 minutes west of the Des Moines Metro area, provides proximity to all the city offers while inviting a daily escape from the hustle and bustle that comes from a large city.
More than its close location to West Des Moines and the capital city, Van Meter is a beautiful community with its own identity. With a school that offers unique, quality education, plenty of recreational opportunities as it sits along the beautiful Racoon River, and has an established community built on common values.
Few Iowa small towns have preserved the beauty of their natural landscape more than Van Meter. Nestled along the banks of the Racoon River, Van Meter provides access points for fishing, rafting, and swimming.
The Van Meter Recreational Complex
Located on the north side of town along the Raccoon River, The Van Meter Recreational Complex provides a place for fun for the entire family. This beautiful park with its two softball fields, two baseball fields, and four soccer fields, actually speaks more about the community of Van Meter itself than just being a beautiful sports facility. Constructed with gratitude and thanks to many Van Meter residents’ hard work, all of whom volunteered their time with the Van Meter Recreation Foundation.
The Heater From Van Meter
Van Meter’s most famous resident is Baseball Hall Of Fame Pitcher Bob Feller. Baseball legend, war hero, and known to be the hardest-throwing pitcher of all time. Feller’s emergence as a baseball icon while still, a teenager fascinated baseball fans young and old, and his accomplishments, both on and off the diamond, have withstood the test of time. In addition, his service to his country in World War II, putting his career on hold in his prime while being the envy of baseball fans everywhere at the time, still astounds people today. Bob Feller is a true legend. And his legacy started right here in Van Meter.
The Van Meter School District serves Van Meter and the surrounding rural areas in a unique setting as it serves all three schools, elementary, middle-school, and high school, from a single location.
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