2018 Spring Recreation Activities

Spring brochures are available at the following link Online Registration & Activities Info or may be picked up at the Park-Rec. Office, local banks, and the Decorah Library.  Activities include Adult Softball Leagues, Youth Soccer Leagues for ages 3 thru 7th grade, Water Wizards for kindergarten thru 2nd grade, and Intro to Taekwondo for ages 4 and up.  Special events include The Great Inflate & Pancake Breakfast, the Easter Egg Hunt, and the Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship.

Credit and debit card payments are only accepted online.  If you don’t have computer access, we are still accepting registrations by mail or in person at the Park-Rec. Office, but payment must be made by check or cash.



January 2018 Newsletter

Check out the January 2018 Newsletter featuring highlights from the 2017 calendar year.



G2G St. Patrick’s Day Party

Adults with special needs are invited to join the Luther College Men’s Soccer Team for a St. Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday, March 17, 2-4pm at the UCC Church (209 W Broadway St.) in Decorah. This event will feature music by Tom Hauber, games, crafts, bingo, a photo booth, snacks, and Culver’s custard. Participants are encouraged to wear green and dress in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day.


This is a free event that is made possible through sponsors and community donations, but registration is required. Participants should register for this event by Wednesday, March 14, to allow volunteers to plan accordingly.  Registration can be completed online at www.get2g.com or by contacting the Decorah’s Parks and Recreation office, (563) 382-4158 or parkrec@decorahia.org.

Free Tree Workshops

The Decorah Tree Board , the Iowa State University Extension Office, Trees Foreever, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are hosting two free workshops.

Ash Trees and Emerald Ash Borer – Learn to identify Ash trees on your property and how to look for signs of Emerald Ash Borer.  Volunteers will also answer your questions & Concerns. 6pm Tuesday, February 27th in the City Hall Council Chambers. Led by Emma Hannigan

Pruning and Tree Care 101 – Learn the basic pruning techniques to help keep your trees healthy. Hands on lesson and practice on young trees. 6pm Monday, March 12 in the Decorah Parks & Recreation Maintenance Shop near Whalen Cabin. Led by Meredith Borchardt.