Fly Fishing Workshop – Postponed to Sat, Feb 22

The Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Decorah Parks & Recreation, and Winneshiek County Conservation will co-host this workshop Saturday, February 22, 10am-12pm in the Decorah High School Gym. Local casting instructors will discuss equipment, demonstrate basic casts, and work with participants on their fly casting skills. Participants can watch experts and learn how to tie their favorite flies. This workshop is to anglers of all ages and levels of experience. 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a free, open house event, no registration required, just show up!

This event was originally scheduled for Saturday, February 8, but was postponed to Saturday, February 22 due to Decorah High School being selected to host district wrestling Saturday, February 8.

Ice Rink Open for the Season

The ice rink opened for the season Friday, January 17. The ice rink is located at Carl Selland Wayside Park, which can be found at the intersection of 5th avenue and College Drive in Decorah.

The ice rink is always open for skating unless signs are posted otherwise. Warming house hours are listed below. Stay updated with rink conditions by visiting the Decorah Parks & Recreation Facebook page.


Warming House Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 3pm-7pm

Friday: 3pm-9pm

Saturday: 1pm-9pm

Sunday: 1pm-7pm

No School Days: 1pm-7pm


Superhero Sunday – February 23

Young boy dressed as superman


Decorah Parks & Recreation is hosting its third annual Superhero Sunday!

Children are invited to come dressed to impress as their favorite superhero and join us for this open house event Sunday, February 23, from noon to 2:00 pm in the Carrie Lee Gym. Superhero Sunday will feature games, crafts, and an opportunity to meet some of the local heroes who keep our town safe. No pre-registration will be taken for this event, but participants will be asked to sign in when they arrive. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please use the gym entrance just south of the Middle School on Winnebago Street. If wet or snowy please bring a change of shoes.