Glidden Iowa Real Estate and Information

Glidden Iowa Real Estate and Information

Glidden, Iowa, located just 8 miles from the city of Carroll, offers a small town feel accompanied by the services of larger city. With quality schools, growing businesses, entertainment options, and a great library, Glidden is a great town to plant your roots.

The town of Glidden may be small, but there are plenty of recreational options. The Glidden Aquatic center is a highlight of the town. With a zero depth entry, flume slide, family slide, lap swimming, diving boards, water basketball, and a children’s play area, the pool fits those of all ages. If you’re not a fan of swimming, Glidden has three parks to offer, one located just next to the pool. The Pool Park has several playground pieces and a shelter with the capability of fitting 80 people. Towards the center of the town lies the largest park, the City Park. It has an indoor and outdoor shelter along with updated playground equipment. The shelters together hold 88 people. The last park, Northland Park, is tailored more towards adults with a one-mile trail, open grasslands, and a butterfly garden. It also has a shelter that fits 48 people. For the sports oriented, Glidden is home to two lighted softball/baseball fields and a soccer field.


Glidden provides its children with recreational programs including softball and baseball, t-ball, soccer, swim team, and swim lessons. Throughout the year, there are events for the whole town to enjoy. These include a 5K fun run/walk, the Fall Family Festival, the Winter Holiday Night, a euchre tournament, an Easter event, and Senior Social Time. The Lincoln Club provides a venue for fine events. The town’s library offers over 10,000 books, DVDs, periodicals, internet access, and home book delivery. No matter what your age, you will find entertainment perfect for you in Glidden.



When it comes to schooling in Glidden, you’ll have the peace of mind that your children are receiving a quality education. The teacher to student ratio is almost unbeatable. In fact, at the high school, there are 9 teachers for every 8 students. Glidden’s public schools also offer a variety of extracurricular activities to provide students with ranging opportunities. If you would prefer a private school setting, the Kuemper Catholic School system is about ten minutes away in Carroll. Carroll is also home to a Des Moines Area Community College campus, so taking college classes nearby is a tangible possibility.


Churches. Living, Health

Glidden offers a wide variety of churches. Whether you’re Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran, Methodist, Non-Denominational, or Presbyterian, you will find a place of worship in the town. For your health care needs, Glidden offers The Village Clinic. Just a short drive away, Carroll offers multiple health care options, too, including St. Anthony Regional Hospital, physician’s offices, and chiropractic practices. Whatever your health care needs, you will be taken care of.

Contact Information

Mid Iowa Team
Mid Iowa Insurance & Real Estate
603 US Highway 30 W.
Carroll IA 51401
Office: 712-792-4324
Cell: 712-830-0942
Fax: 712-792-4840

Mid Iowa Real Estate and its licensees are licensed to sell real estate in the State of Iowa