Live Healthy Iowa Track Meet Results!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years Live Healthy Iowa Track Meet!

Below are the results for the Top 3 finishers in each event.

6 & Under Results

7-14 Results

Anyone between the ages 7-14 who placed 1st or 2nd in an event has qualified for the State Meet on Saturday, June 1st,  in Bondurant, Iowa. Participating in the State Meet is OPTIONAL.

Please let the Park-Rec office know if you plan to participate or not! This will allow the next kiddo the opportunity to attend the State Meet and represent Decorah in your place. Information regarding the State Meet can be found here.

Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet 2024

This event will be held Tuesday, May 14, 4:30 pm, at the Decorah High School Track. IMPORTANT: The only participation restriction is age. A participant’s age is as of December 31, 2024.
Born in 2016-2017 (7 & 8 y/o) Born in 2014-2015 (9 & 10 y/o)
Born in 2012-2013 (11&12 y/o) Born in 2010-2011 (13 & 14 y/o)
***6 and Unders can participate, just do not attend state meet***

Online Registration Link (Copy and Paste into Browser):

Star Wars 5K May 4-5th

May the Fourth Be With You!

Run or walk in Decorah Parks & Recreation’s FREE pop-up 5k Saturday May, 4th thru Sunday May, 5th!

Participants will start/finish at the Dunning Springs Parking Lot, and will follow the signs along Ice Cave Road and into the lower portion of Palisades Park.

Participants will loop back around in Palisades following the paved section back to Ice Cave Road. From there you will have the option to follow Ice Cave Road back to the start, OR challenge yourself by following the River Trail just below Ice Cave Road!

Costumes are encouraged and we hope you share photos of your journey with us by emailing, or posting to our Facebook page!

Ice Cave Scavenger Hunt

Event Details

Join us in a family-friendly scavenger hunt along Ice Cave Road!

Search for Gnomes and other creatures that may be hiding along the trail.

Participants can start their hunt at the Dunning Springs Parking Lot and head towards Ice Cave. The trail will have riddles and clues for you to solve along the way. Once you have reached Ice Cave, follow the trail back towards Dunning Springs to solve new challenges on the way back!

Submit photos of your adventures to our social media pages (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) to show off your hunting skills.

This event will end Monday, April 1st!

Easter Egg Hunt (8yrs and Under)

**Weather and location changes will be emailed out to parents, and will be posted on Facebook**

Join us on Sunday, March 24th, beginning promptly at 3:00 pm, at Will Baker Athletic Fields. Children find plastic eggs filled with candy or prizes and all egg hunters receive participation gifts at the close of the Hunt. The Easter Bunny will also be there so bring your cameras! After you register online, please stop into the Park Rec office to pick up your Easter basket before the 24th!

FEE: $5 per child


Spring Brochure 2024

Registration is NOW OPEN!

You can register for activities by clicking the Online Registration & Activities Info button. 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.

Click Here to see the 2024 Spring Park Rec Brochure with all of our offerings!

Tuesday Morning Open Gyms

A free, drop-in event for families to enjoy!

Join us Tuesdays in Luther College Regent’s Center North Gym, from 11:00am-12:00pm to enjoy open play during the winter weather. *All children must be accompanied by an adult*

Please use the North Entrance by the racquetball courts to enter the building.

Also note that if Decorah Community Schools are cancelled on any of the following dates due to weather, open gym will also be cancelled that day.

Below are the tentative dates, January thru February:
January 9th
January 16th
January 23rd
January 30th
February 6th
February 13th
February 20th
February 27th

March 5th

March 12th

Wayside Ice Rink and Warming House Hours

The ice rink will stay open as long as conditions are favorable, please obey signage while at the rink.

The Wayside Warming House will be open for season starting Wednesday, January 17th.

Times below indicate the Warming House Hours:

Monday – Thursday  3:00pm – 7:00pm

Friday   3:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday   1:00pm – 9:00pm

Sunday   1:00pm – 7:00pm