Dog Swim Sun, Aug 26

The annual Dog Swim will be held Sunday, August 26, 12-3pm. The cost is $3 per dog and $1 per human.

Park-Rec. Fall Activities Brochure is Now Available

Park-Rec. Winter Fall Brochures are now available on or may be picked up at the Park-Rec. Office, local banks and fitness centers, and the Decorah Public Library.

Activities include Adult Coed Softball, Adult Coed and Women’s Volleyball Leagues, Men’s 3 on 3 Basketball League, Spikesters Volleyball for 3rd-6th, Flag Football for 1st-6th), Kickoff Kids for 5-6 yrs, Game Plan for 1st-2nd, Sharp Shooters Basketball for 1s -3rd, Hoopsters Basketball for 4th-6th and Intro to Taekwondo for ages 4 & up. Special events include Touch-a-Truck and Turkey Shoot for all ages, Football Clinic for 1st-6th
and Whiffle Ball and Dodgeball tourneys for 6th-8th.

Registration is available online. Go to and click on Online Registration & Activities. 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.

Kids Golf Day Mon, Aug 20


The Decorah Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Kids Golf Day at Silvercrest Golf Club Monday, August 20, 9am-12noon. This event is open to kids ages 9 and up. Cost is $10 per participant. Registration must be completed and payment by cash or check must be made in the Park-Rec Office by 5pm Friday, August 17.

This event will include a brief introduction and then participants will have the opportunity to golf. Participants may bring their own golf clubs. Decorah Parks & Recreation will also have some golf clubs available for those that do not have their own. Volunteers are needed for this event. If you are interested in volunteering to help with Kids Golf Day please contact the Park-Rec Office at (563)382-4158.

G2G Event for Adults with Special Needs

Decorah Parks & Recreation and the Luther College soccer teams are hosting a Summer Celebration for adults with special needs Thursday, August 16, 7-9pm in the Danan Lensing Building at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds. This is a free event and will include games, music, dancing, snacks and Culver’s custard. Participants should register for the event at or by calling the Decorah Parks & Recreaiton Office (563-382-4158).