Fair Fun Run Pre-Registration Deadline is June 28

The Fair Fun Run will be held Saturday, July 13.  Pre-registration must be made in the Park-Rec. Office or online  by Friday, June 28.  Entry fee is $10 with shirt included  (only pre-registered paying $10 will receive a shirt), $5 without a shirt.  This event for the whole family consists of a 3/4 mile distance for children 12 and under and a 3-mile distance for older children and adults.  Each participant is eligible for a prize drawing held during the awards ceremony (must be present to win).  Refreshments are also provided.  Awards to 1st-3rd place in each age division.

Late registration will be at the Variety Tent at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds from 7:15 to 7:45 am on race day.  The 3/4 mile run starts at 8:00 am; 3 mile at 8:30 from the fairgrounds.  The awards ceremony will be held in the Variety Tent shortly after the last participant finishes (approximately 9:30 am)

This event is made possible with the support of the Winneshiek County Fair Board and these sponsors:  Collins Aerospace, Deco Products Company, Gundersen Health System, Oneota Valley Family Eye Care, Stanley Engineered Fastening, and The Family Table.

Online Summer Registration extended to midnight on June 2

Online registration for summer recreation activities and swim lessons has been extended to midnight on Sunday, June 2.  This summer features a number of 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.

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 Opened May 26 – Do you have a pass?

Purchase a season pass or punch pass online and pick it up at the pool the following day (the following Monday if purchased on a Saturday or Sunday).  Season pass prices go up $5 after June 2.  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.

 

Online Summer Registration extended to midnight on June 2

Online registration for summer recreation activities and swim lessons has been extended to midnight on Sunday, June 2.  This summer features a number of 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.

 

 

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt Registration Deadline is April 1

Children 8 years and under are invited to participate and find plastic eggs filled with candy or toys.  They will also receive a participation gift at the close of the Hunt.  The Easter Bunny will be there, so bring your cameras!

The cost is $3 per child fee and must be paid in person at the Park-Rec. Office located at the Decorah Municipal Center.  There is a signup sheet/waiver for this event and each child who registers receives an official Easter basket which is their ticket into the Hunt.  The Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Phelps Park on Sunday, April 7, at 3 pm.

The Great Inflate & Pancake Breakfast

Join us for our second annual Great Inflate and Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, March 16, 10am-2pm in the Decorah High School gyms!

Participants can bounce, climb, slide, and run through 7 over-sized inflatables. This event features obstacle courses, a giant slide, toddler zone, and other inflatables provided by KidAgain Inflatable Fun Shows out of La Crosse. The Lions Club will be serving a pancake breakfast from 10am to 1pm for a free will offering that will support the Tree Bank and reforesting Decorah’s parks.

Registration is taken at the event, but forms can be filled out ahead of time and brought with you to speed up the process on the day of the event.  Click here to download a registration form. Cost is $5 per participant. Observers are free.

This event is sponsored by Deco ProductsGundersen Health System, The Family Table Decorah, and Viking State Bank & Trust

For additional information contact us via email (parkrec@decorahia.org) or by phone, 563-3824158.

Spring Activity Registration Begins Feb 15

Registration for spring activities begins Friday, February 15. Activities include Soccer (3 years thru 7th grade), Active in the Outdoors (K-2nd grade), Taekwondo (4 years & up), as well as a number of special events.

Registration for activities can be completed online at https://www.activityreg.com/clientpage_t2.wcs?clientid=DECORAH&siteid=1  or in person at the Park-Rec Office.  Debit and credit cards are only accepted online.

For more information contact Decorah Parks & Recreation via email (parkrec@decorahia.org) or by phone (563-382-4158).

Regular office hours are 8am-5pm, Monday thru Friday.

Ice Rink opens at 1 pm Thursday

Due to early school dismissal, the Wayside Rink and warming house will open at 1:00 pm today (Feb 7).