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All City of Iola Offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Competition: Tuesday, May 24, from 6:30-8:00 pm, at Ball Field #1 in Riverside Park. An age division competition to test baseball or softball skills. The top winner in each age division will receive a special prize! Top scorers have the opportunity to advance to the Team Championships. Youth 7-14 years of age by July 17th may participate.

Swim Team: Competitive swimming. Week day morning practices, and home and away Wednesday night meets. Youth 5-18 years of age by June 1 may participate. Register at the Recreation Office by May 25. A parent meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, at 6:30 pm, at the Recreation Building.

Iola Municipal Pool: at Riverside Park, 419 Park Ave. Opens on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30 at 1:00 pm. Discount Admission Tickets and Season Passes are available for purchase at the Recreation Office. Adult swim hours will begin on May 31. Call the Recreation Office after May 9 to reserve the pool for a private party on a Friday or Saturday evening from 7:00-9:00 pm.

Iola Municipal Pool Hours beginning on May 31. Open Swim Hours: Sun. 1:00-6:00 pm; Mon.-Thurs. 1:00-5:30 pm; Fri.-Sat. 1:00-7:00 pm. Adult Swim Hours: Mon.-Fri. 12:00-1:00 pm; Mon.-Thu. 5:30-6:30 pm. Night Swim Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 6:30-8:00 pm.

Swim Lessons: Register in person at the Recreation Office between June 7-July 7 during regular business hours, registrations will not be accepted before June 7. Youth 4-12 years of age by June 15th may participate. Public or Private Lessons will be offered during the weeks of June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 5-8 or July 11-15 at specific times. Register early, limited space available.

Tennis Camp: June 20-24, from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, at the Iola High School Tennis Courts. Register at the Recreation Office by June 16. A camp with emphasis on fundamentals and technique, as well as drills and tennis games. Boys and girls who have just finished the current school year in 3rd-8th grade may participate.

Horseshoe Pitching Tournaments: Riverside Park Horseshoe Pits. Neil Hartwig Open on Saturday, June 18; and the Roy Karr Memorial on Saturday, July 30. Tournament fees apply.

The Neosho Way Basketball Camp: Friday, July 1, at specific times, at the Recreation Building Gym. Register at the Recreation Office by June 29. The camps primary focus will be fundamentals and basic concepts of team play. Youth going into grades 1st-12th may participate. 

Open Walking: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, at the Recreation Building, excluding holidays and special events. Enjoy climate-controlled walking at your own pace.

Senior-cise Exercise Class: Monday-Friday mornings, excluding holidays and special events, 9:00-10:00 am. Low-impact aerobics class incorporating yoga, cardio, balance and strength training. Ages 40 and older may participate. Recreation Building. Free to participate. 

Exercise Equipment: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, at the Recreation Building, excluding holidays and special events. We have the Curves Total Body Workout Equipment and a few other pieces of equipment available for use in the Little Theater. Individuals 18 years of age and older may use the equipment.

Reduced Rate Tickets: Available exclusively online to Silver Dollar City Attractions. Contact the Recreation Office for information on how to receive a discount on tickets to Silver Dollar City, Showboat Branson Belle and White Water!

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. Stretch and Strength: Low impact group fitness class, using a combination of traditional yoga poses, mobility exercises, core training and breath work. Mondays and Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 pm or Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:00-9:00 am. Boot Camp: Consists of a combination of weights, cardio and resistance loops. Mondays and Wednesdays will focus on upper body areas, and Tuesdays and Thursdays will focus on lower body areas. Suggested gear: light weights (5 lbs. or less), water bottle and towel. Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:00 am.

Cancellation Policy:
In the event of a cancellation,  Iola Recreation will post the cancellation on the City of Iola - Recreation Facebook Page. If it's a specific activity with an assigned coach, Iola Recreation will also contact the head coach of each team, who in turn, should notify the players on the team.