Deadline for Adult Leagues is Fri, Oct 20

Adult Volleyball Leagues:  Matches are played in the evenings in the Carrie Lee Gym.  League play starts in November with Coed on Sundays (Nov 5) and Women’s on Wednesdays (Nov 8).  Cost per team is $75.

Men’s 3 on 3 Basketball League:   League play is Thursday evenings beginning Nov 9.  Game play provides a good workout with two 12-minute halves.  Cost per team is $50.

Click here for a roster form.
Click here for more info and to register online.

Campground Closes Sun, Oct 29

Phhoo of white camper with overhang and picnic table underneath.

Pulpit Rock Campground in Decorah will close for the season on Sunday, October 29. The last night of camping will be Saturday, October 28. All campers and tents will need to be removed from the campground by regular check out time on Sunday, October 29. Thank you for a wonderful camping season, we hope you will visit us again next spring.

Decorah Dog Park

The new Dog Park will be located on a 2-acre plot of land behind the Decorah Walmart.   Donations are being collected for this new park and will be matched dollar-for-dollar if received by  Thursday, October 26.  The Phase 1 Goal of $30,000 is within reach as contributions and matching dollars currently total $22,000.  Upon reaching the $30,000 goal, work can begin on Phase 1  of this project which includes seeding, fencing and signage.  This project was initiated by community members.  Charitable donations can be sent to:  Decorah Parks and Recreation Dog Park, 400 Claiborne Drive, Decorah, IA 52101.  All checks must be made out to: Decorah Parks & Rec Dog Park.

2017 Touch-a-Truck on Sat, Oct 7th

Join us for a fun, free, open house event for the whole family in the parking lot behind the Fire Department on Saturday, October 7, from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Kids will have the opportunity to explore their favorite vehicles including police, fire and emergency vehicles, construction equipment, and city maintenance vehicles. This event is hosted with the Fire Department in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, and includes a free hot dog lunch. For more information, contact the Decorah Parks and Recreation Office at (563) 382-4158.

Decorah Bank & Trust makes $50,000 challenge gift for newly established Decorah Parks and Recreation Endowment Fund

The Decorah Parks and Recreation Board has established a new permanent endowment fund with the Winneshiek County Community Foundation (WCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa (CFNEIA), to support the future of the Decorah Park System. The purpose of the endowment fund is to help maintain and enhance Decorah’s many parks and trails, its recreational facilities, the campground and swimming pool. The Parks and Recreation Board established the fund with an initial $10,000 investment.

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