News and Happenings
- Decorah Parks and Recreation is challenging the community to Explore Decorah throughout the month of April. Explore Decorah is an opportunity for individuals and families to enjoy some of Decorah’s trails. Participants are eligible to enter a drawing to win a free individual or family season pool pass for the summer. Participate in Explore Decorah … [READ MORE]
- Decorah is fortunate to have a number of parks and trails accessible year-round. The natural landscapes, springs, streams, and waterfalls in the Decorah Parks System are still open for your family to explore, along with 15 miles of paved trails and 20 miles of off-road trails. To help maintain and improve one’s mental and physical … [READ MORE]
- Our regularly scheduled programs and activities have come to a halt, but we hope to continue to provide you and your children with ideas of fun activities and games while we all practice social distancing from home. We will regularly update ideas on our website and on our Facebook page. [READ MORE]
- Decorah Parks & Recreation provides many opportunities for swim lessons, recreation programs, baseball and softball leagues, and special events. More information will be released and registration for all programs and activities will begin at 8am Friday, May 1. [READ MORE]
13 hours 8 minutes ago
Here's a chance for kids to enjoy the outdoors, have some fun, and maybe even practice a little math while playing and creating.
2 days 11 hours ago
The sunshine is calling us to enjoy some time outside.
3 days 5 hours ago
Are you looking for outdoor fun? Join our new adventure game, Explore Decorah! Walk designated trails in the City of Decorah for your chance to win an individual or family swimming pool pass for the summer. #ExploreDecorah
For more information visit parks.decorahia.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Explore-Decorah.pdf
6 days 12 hours ago
Join the fun and chalk the walk (driveways, sidewalks, etc.) for all to see. An easy way to brighten someone's day. Use #ChalkDecorah to show us your creations.
If you don't have chalk or are up for an experiement you can make your own sidewalk puffy paint. funlearningforkids.com/sidewalk-puffy-paint/
1 week 10 hours ago
Calling all kids, teens, and all others interested. We challenge you to build your own park model!
1 week 1 day ago
The forecast calls for rain, and we're calling for a day of 'underwater adventures.' Join the fun, there's something for everyone!
Cosmic Kids Underwater Adventure Yoga: youtu.be/0hvwLdk5D5g
1 week 2 days ago
Trails and parks in the City of Decorah are open. Your adventure awaits.
1 week 3 days ago
We know fresh air is good for everyone, we hope you enjoy today's suggestions of fun outdoor adventures.
Update: If you would like a fun indoor activity, join Laurie Walter live at 3pm on her Crave Dance Studio Facebook page for a some Monday dance moves.
1 week 6 days ago
Today is World Flour Day and we've got some fun activities to help you celebrate!
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: