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. 

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.