**All recreation activities have been suspended until April 30th. All activities at the Recreation Building are suspended until April 30th. At which time we’ll re-evaluate any recommendations or orders we receive regarding closures.**
City of Iola, KS Recreation Department
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The City of Iola is now accepting applications for summer seasonal positions for the Iola Pool, Ball Field Maintenance, Parks & Cemetery Maintenance, Umpires or Scorekeepers through April 3. Seasonal job application forms are available at the Recreation Office, 500 Park Ave. in Riverside Park. (Print Application)
Open Walking: Monday-Friday, excluding holidays and special events, from 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Enjoy climate controlled walking at your own pace. Recreation Building in Riverside Park.
Senior-cise Exercise Class: Monday-Friday mornings, excluding holidays and special events, from 9:00-10:00 am. Low-impact aerobics class. Ages 40 and older may participate. Little Theater Room, Recreation Building in Riverside Park. Free to participate.
Open Gym: Monday and Wednesday evenings, excluding holidays and special events, at the Recreation Building Gym in Riverside Park. 7:45-9:30 pm for 18 years old and older. This is a time for basketball and walking. Please enter the northwest door of the gym.
Kansas Old Time Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: 3rd Sunday of each month, from 1:00–4:00 pm. All ages are welcome to attend. Dr. John Silas Bass Community Center, 505 N. Buckeye St. Free.
Quilting Group: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 6:00-8:00 pm. All ages & skill level welcome. Dr. John Silas Bass Community Center, 505 N. Buckeye St. Free, need quilting supplies.
Gift Certificates: Available at the Recreation Office. Special occasion gift for that loved one who stays active year around.
Pickleball Club: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings, 5:30 PM, and Sundays at 4:00 PM, at the LaHarpe City Building (Old School). Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 5:45 PM, at Jefferson Elementary School, Iola. Ages 15 and older may participate. For first time players equipment will be available. Free.
Exercise Classes: Classes are offered at various times throughout the year. Ages 18 and older may participate. Recreation Building, 500 Park Ave., Riverside Park. Yoga: Build strength, increase flexibility & balance with focused breathing, holding yoga poses, & moving through flows. SH1FT - HIIT: workouts focus on three core areas of fitness: cardio, strength and mobility. Transform LIVE: Workout utilizing a step with a combination of cardio & body-weight strength-training moves. The class is music-driven and the moves are pre-designed to follow the beat. Insanity: Cardio-based, total body conditioning program based on the principals of MAX Interval Training.