Activities

**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.

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.