37th Annual Turkey Shoot

The “shoot” will be held in the DHS Main Gym on Tuesday, November 12, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  In this fun family event, a parent and child team up, combine their ages to determine their competition bracket, and each shoot 10 free throws in an attempt to win a certificate for a free turkey.   In addition, all teams are eligible for a prize drawing.  Winning teams will be posted on the Park-Rec. website and Facebook by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 13.  This is a free event–just show up!  SPONSORS:  Turkeys provided by DECORAH FAREWAY.  Drawing prizes provided by DECO PRODUCTS COMPANY, THE FAMILY TABLE, and TOTAL TREE CARE.




Dodgeball Tournament – Friday, November 8 (no school day)

Decorah Middle School students are invited to organize teams (3 girls, 3 boys) for this fun tournament.  Each team member must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.  Team roster/waiver forms are to be picked up from the Middle School PE teachers and turned in at the Park-Rec. Office by Friday, November 1, along with the $25 per team entry fee.  Teams must check in at the Carrie Lee Gym by 8:45 am, and games will run most of the morning.


October 18 Deadline for Sharp Shooters & Hoopsters Leagues

The deadline for two youth basketball leagues is Friday, October 18.  Sharp Shooters is for boys and girls in grades 1st thru 3rd and is held in the Carrie Lee Elementary Gym on Saturday mornings, November 9 thru December 7.  Registration fee is $25 per child and includes a reversible jersey.  Hoopsters is for boys and girls in grades 4th thru 6th and is held in the Middle School Gym on Saturday mornings, November 2 thru December 7.  Registration fee is $30 per child and includes a reversible jersey.  You may register online or  in person at the Park-Rec. Office.  Credit and debit cards are only accepted online.

School’s Out We’re In – deadline extended to Wed, Oct 16

Children ages 5 thru 8 are invited to join us for a full day of fun on Monday, October 21 (No school day)!  Program supervisors will be Erika Randall and Judy Moen.

Children will participate in outdoor play, games, crafts, and other choice activities that are sure to keep them busy and entertained on this no school day.  Participants should bring a lunch, water bottle, outdoor shoes and clothes, and an extra pair of tennis shoes to wear indoors. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided.

All participants should be dropped off in the Carrie Lee gym between 7:45am and 8:15am. All children should be picked up at 3:45pm. Please enter Carrie Lee through the gym entrance just south of the Middle School on Winnebago Street.

Cost is $20 per participant. Registration and payment are due Wednesday, October 16. Registration can be completed online or in the Park-Rec Office.