Things to Do in The Community

Strike a Balance at The Barclay

Life is all about striking a balance between keeping active and luxuriating in privacy. The Barclay offers the best of both worlds. You can enjoy the vitality of the Altoona and Des Moines areas’ social opportunities or nestle in and relish the quiet of your apartment home.

Fun for Every Season

Residents of The Barclay are fortunate to have 4 seasons of fun at their doorsteps. With nearby access to over 800 miles of trails, staying fit is easy for people and pets alike; spend time hiking, biking, snowshoeing, or cross-country skiing. The area also boasts fantastic parks that offer the perfect opportunity to swim, canoe, paddleboard, picnic, fish, or just relax. You also won’t want to miss the local adventure park and zoo.

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry!

With little effort, you’ll discover many opportunities to get together with family or friends over food or drinks. Whether you’re looking for a burger and fries, something fresh and local, or an upscale dining experience, we have it all. Plus, we’re home to an eclectic mix of breweries, distilleries, wineries, and coffee and tea shops, so you’re sure to find a spot to quench your thirst.

Festivals of Fun

An abundance of festivals rejoicing in nature, people, and love are spread throughout the year in Altoona and the surrounding region. Do you love live music? So does Des Moines! From water fun and hot air ballooning to art and vintage goods, and from multi-culturalism to patriotism, you’ll discover a reason to celebrate every weekend of the year!

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