Welcome to the Drake Neighborhood Association, located in the heart of
Des Moines, Iowa. Please take a few minutes to read more about us and our history. We would love to have you join the Association and sign up to volunteer.
Neighborhood plan

The plan outlines a number of goals in the areas of housing, parks and trails, commercial development, infrastructure, marketing and communications.

About the DNA

Founded in 1979, the Drake Neighborhood Association is the second oldest and one of the largest neighborhood associations in Des Moines.


FRESH FRUITS – FRESH VEGETABLES – BAKED GOODS – PREPARED FOOD NEW LOCATION – 26th St and University Ave (on 26th street) SAME TIME – Wednesdays

A great time was had by all Thursday evening at the 2016 Alice Rodine – Bob Mickle Volunteer Awards Dinner! Congrats to Drake Neighborhood Honorees: Sergeant

The next Drake Neighborhood Association board meeting will be Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at St. Catherine of Sienna at 7:00 P.M. Hope to see you there!

The Drake Neighborhood Association membership will be voting to fill 4 Board positions at its first quarterly meeting held at 7pm on Thursday, February 25th, 2016