2015 was a year of many FIRSTS! January – released department’s first newsletter. May – the first slide at the swimming pool was removed with plans of installing a new slide in time for the 2016 season. July – for the first time ever, Decorah was selected to host the Iowa Parks and Recreation Association Fall Workshop. It will be held in September 2016. September – Hosted Decorah’s first Touch A Truck event. Over 500 individuals attended this free, open house event featuring vehicles and machinery from many city departments and local businesses. November – launched our first online registration system and our first Park-Rec. video.