News and Happenings

  • Fall Rec Activities Registration begins August 15

    Click on Online Registration & Activities. Credit and debit card payments are only accepted online.  We are still accepting registrations by mail or in person at the Park-Rec. Office, but payment must be made by check or cash.  You may download a brochure online or pick one up at the Park-Rec. Office, local banks and … [READ MORE]
  • Decorah Pool End-of-Year Schedule

    REGULAR SEASON HOURS THRU AUGUST 22  Monday thru Friday: 1:00-8:30 pm public swim.  Saturday and Sunday: 1:00-8:00 pm public swim.  Lap/aquacise as regularly scheduled. EXTENDED SEASON HOURS  Friday, August 23: morning/noon lap & aquacise only.  Saturday, August 24: noon lap, 1:00-8:00 pm public swim.  Sunday, August 25:  noon lap, 1:00-6:00 pm public swim. [READ MORE]
  • G2G Summer Celebration

    Decorah’s Get-2-Gether Committee and Decorah Parks and Recreation are hosting a free Summer Celebration for adults with special needs from 5:30-7:30 pm on Friday, August 16 at Whalen Cabin near Phelps Park.  Adults with special needs are invited for an evening of music, games, bingo, a hot dog supper provided by the Elks, and Culver’s Custard. … [READ MORE]
  • Free Yoga in the Park

    Decorah Parks and Recreation is partnering with local yoga instructors to offer Free Yoga in the Park on Saturdays, 10-11am, June thru August. This program will be held in the green space just west of John Cline School. Bring [READ MORE]

Contact/Follow Us

Decorah Parks and Recreation Office
PO Box 513
400 Claiborne Drive (City Hall)
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: (563) 382-4158
Fax: (563) 382-6525
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Click here for a map to the Park-Rec. Office

Park Maintenance Shop
(563) 382-8256

Municipal Swimming Pool
(563) 382-2055

Pulpit Rock Campground
(563) 382-9551 |


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Your Gift Will Keep on Giving

The Decorah Parks and Recreation Endowment Fund is a permanent fund with the Winneshiek County Community Foundation, therefore the donated dollars are invested and only interest income from the fund is granted out. Your contribution to this endowment fund will forever help to maintain and enhance Decorah’s parks, trails, recreational facilities, campground, swimming pool and all programs offered through Decorah Parks and Recreation.

To read our news release on the ENDOWMENT FUND, click here:

Special Events Trail Use Registration

All individuals, businesses or non-profit groups must register special events that take place on any portion of the Trout Run Trail. This registration form must be fully completed and filed no later than one month prior to the event date. This allows for Decorah Parks and Recreation and Winneshiek County Conservation to review and approve/deny the request and rule out scheduling conflicts.

To download the REGISTRATION FORM, click here:


A Glimpse at Decorah Park-Rec

Decorah Park-Rec Through the Eyes of the Kids