Panoramic view of the swimming pool from the top of the water slide.

Contact Information

Decorah Municipal Pool (563) 382-2055

Decorah Parks and Recreation Office (563) 382-4158

Map to Decorah Pool

2021 Season 

Opens Tuesday, June 1


1:00-6:30pm daily with the exception of early closings due to swim lessons and home swim meets. Early closure dates are listed below. Please note that these dates may change if lessons or meets are rescheduled due to weather.

Home Swim Meet Days:  The pool will close at 4:00 pm:  June 10, 17, 24, 29

Swim Lesson Dates:  The pool will close from 5:00 to 6:30 pm on the dates below.
SESSION I:  June 14, 15, 16, 18, 21, 22, 23, 25
SESSION II:  July 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15
SESSION III:  July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30



Monday thru Friday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

Children must be accompanied by an adult to come during this time.  This is an excellent time for parents wishing to work on teaching some basic swimming techniques in a quieter setting.



FREE  3 years and under (parents must pay)
$5.00  4 to 64 years
$4.00  65 years and up, special needs patrons

Please note: The pool will immediately close when there is an electrical storm or the imminent threat of one in the immediate area.


1. If you wish to leave and return to the pool on the same day, you must be stamped for re-entry.
2. Children eight (8) years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Infants and toddlers who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper.
3. Park-Rec. is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


Lap Swim & Water Walking Hours
Lap swim hours have been expanded and lane reservations will be taken online. Patrons will be able to reserve lanes for 50 minute time slots. Lanes can be reserved one week in advance beginning Thursdays at noon.

Click here to reserve a lap swim lane for the week of June 14th.

Click here to reserve a lap swim lane for the week of June 21st.

A link to reserve lap swim lanes for the week of June 21 will be posted by noon, Saturday, June 19.

Monday thru Friday: 6:45-7:45 am, 11:00 am-11:50 am, 12:00 - 12:50 pm

Saturday & Sunday:  11:00 am-11:50 am, 12:00 -12:50 pm.

Cost for lap swim & water walking is the same as daily admission, $5 for those ages 18-64 and $4 for those ages 65 and older.  You may also purchase a season pass.


ADULT AQUACISES - 18 yrs & up

An aquatic workout using resistance to the water resulting in muscle toning for arms, stomach, hips and legs, along with flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.

Fee:  regular daily admission or season/punch pass

7:45-8:45 am class: Mon thru Fri, June 14 thru end of pool season,   JoAnn Kjome, instructor.

12:00-1:00 pm class:  Mon thru Fri, June 14 thru end of pool season
Mon/Wed/Fri:  Claire Tebbenhoff, instructor.
Tues/Thurs:  Barb Mahr, instructor.


Groups interested in renting the pool for a pool party should contact the Decorah Park-Rec. Ofice at (563) 382-4158.  Pool parties will be allowed pending pool and lifeguard availability.

Number in Attendance/Fee per Hour:
1-50/$115   51-100/$150   101-150/$185
151-200/$220   201 & up/$1.25 per person



The Decorah City Council rescinded Ordinance 1257 Mandating the use of face coverings in public places. This will be effective upon publication Thursday, May 27, 2021. In lieu of this, Decorah Parks and Recreation no longer requires the use of face coverings when participating in Decorah Parks & Recreation programs and events. The Decorah Parks & Recreation Board recommends continued use of face coverings for those who have not received the COVID19 vaccination per CDC guidelines.