Dug Road Closed

Due to safety concerns Dug Road is closed to thru traffic until conditions improve. Thank you for obeying our signage and staying off the trail.

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 west of John Cline School.

Bring your own mat or towel (limited supply available). No need to register, just show up!

Yoga in the Park is sponsored by Gundersen Health Clinic and Winneshiek Medical Center.


Please see below for a complete schedule and list of instructors. 

June 1: Laree Shouweiler with Reefuel

June 8: Odette Bruneau with Discover Happy

June 15: Steve Hornbacher with Yoga with Thea and Steve

June 22: No Yoga in the Park due to Driftless Yoga Festival

June 29: Mikah Jaschke with Root to Rise Community Yoga

July 6: Libby Abbas with Reefuel

July 13: Nina Smock

July 20: Molly Gallagher with The Yoga Room

July 27: No class due to Nordic Fest weekend

August 3: Steph Hughes with Discover Happy

August 10: Laura Ollendick with Reefuel and The Healing Shack

August 17: Thea Satrom with Yoga with Thea and Steve

August 24: Hallie Evans with Root River Yoga

August 31: Hallie Evans with Root River Yoga

The Pool Opens May 26 – Do you have a pass?

Purchase a season pass or punch pass online and pick it up at the Park-Rec. Office by May 24, or pick it up at the pool starting May 26.  Season pass prices go up $5 after June 1.  Credit and debit cards are only accepted online.  For more information on passes, daily admission prices, pool schedule, and swim classes,  go to https://parks.decorahia.org/decorah-municipal-pool.


Free Kids Track Meet May 14

The annual Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championships will be held at 4:30pm Tuesday, May 14 at the Decorah High School Track. This free event is open to all children age 7 to 14 as of December 2019. Children are allowed to compete in three events. Participants are divided by age/gender and the first place finishers in each event will be invited to participate in the State Meet in Marshalltown, Iowa on Saturday, June 22.

Registration for the Decorah Live Healthy Iowa Track Championships should be completed online or in the Park-Rec Office by Monday May 13. If you wish to register in the Park-Rec Office you may click here to download a  paper registration form. Late registration will be accepted at the Decorah High School track on the day of the event, but pre-registration is much appreciated by our staff.

Please direct any questions to the Decorah Parks and Recreation Office at 563-382-4158.



Summer Registration begins Wednesday, May 1

Registration for summer recreation activities, swim lessons, and the sale of swim pool passes begins Wednesday, May 1 at 8am.

This summer features a number new activities and events including Free Yoga in the Park, Golf Camp, Drama Show Camp, and Pickleball Clinics. A complete list of all summer activities and swimming lessons is available in our Summer Activities Brochure and also on our online registration page.

Registration for swim lessons, summer activities, and the purchase of swim pool passes can be completed online or in the Decorah Parks and Recreation Office. The registration deadline for most activities is Thursday, May 23 however due to class limitations we suggest registering early for best availability.