City of Iola, KS Recreation Department
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All City of Iola Offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day; and Thursday, December 31 and Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year's 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, no basketball or organized sports at this time. 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 incorporating yoga, cardio, balance and strength training. Ages 40 and older may participate. Little Theater Room, Recreation Building in Riverside Park. Free to participate.
Breakfast with Santa: We would like to invite Recreation participants and their families to Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 12, from 8:00-10:00 am! This year we'll be set-up drive-through style on the southeast side of the Recreation Building. Kids are encouraged to write their wish lists to hand deliver to Santa and will receive a small gift. A pre-packaged breakfast of muffins and juice will be bagged and ready to go! We ask families to please bring a canned food item per person to donate and help us support the Iola Community Food Pantry.
Gift Certificates: Available at the Recreation Office. Special occasion gift for that loved one who stays active year around.
Exercise Classes: Classes are year around with ongoing sessions, please join anytime. 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. Next session begins on November 16. R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness: Total body, high-intensity program utilizing free weights, resistance bands, and body weight to strengthen your core and other major muscles. Combines the individual components that give the program its name: Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance and Diet. Next morning session begins on November 23. RUMBLE Fitness: Similar to R.I.P.P.E.D., RUMBLE has been created for everybody! You will use a Rumble Stick: creates a higher degree of training and is an extension of your body, which enhances spatial awareness and overall movement. No martial arts experience required, just a willingness to sweat, a desire to get an incredible workout, and the willingness to have fun along the way! Next morning session begins on November 24.