City of Iola, KS Recreation Department 

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All City Offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This includes the Recreation Office and Building.

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. 6:45-7:45 pm for 17 years old and younger accompanied by an adult; and 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. Dates: January 19 & February 16.

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. Dates: January 13 & 27.

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.

Spring Soccer League Registration: Register online or at the Recreation Office by February 7 for Early Bird fees; February 8-21 late fees apply. Ages 4 years old (by cutoff date) through 8th Grade may participate. Games on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Davis Athletic Fields, possibly a Saturday morning, tentatively scheduled to begin March 24.

Co-ed Volleyball League Registration: Games are Sunday evenings, beginning March 1, at the Recreation Building Gym. Register a team at the Recreation Office by February 21. Ages 18 and older.

Exercise Classes: Classes are offered at various times throughout the year. Ages 18 and older may participate. Yoga: Build strength, increase flexibility & balance with focused breathing, holding yoga poses, & moving through flows. Next Session begins January 6. SH1FT - HIIT workouts focus on three core areas of fitness: cardio, strength and mobility. Next Session begins January 6. 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. Recreation Building, 500 Park Ave., Riverside Park. Next Morning Session begins January 7. Next Evening Session begins January 8. Next Saturday Morning Session begins January 11.

Online Registration

Visit the Iola Recreation Department's Website for current activities offered and online registration. Online registration available for select activities.

Cancellation Policy:
In the event of a cancellation due to weather conditions, Iola Recreation will post the cancellation on the City of Iola - Recreation Facebook page and call the KIKS 101.5 Iola Radio Station to air an announcement. 
Specific activities with individual coaches such as Spring Soccer, Summer Ball or Flag Football, Iola Recreation will also contact the head coach of each team, who in turn, should notify the players on their team.