Activities

The Recreation Building is closed until further notice due to the flooding of the building on October 9th. We have been able to reschedule some of our activities at other facilities in the community, but not all. The Recreation Office is temporarily set up at the Utilities Office located at 2 W. Jackson St. with the office hours of 8:30 am-4:30 pm. The office phone is still 365-4990.

City of Iola Recreation Department 

Youth and Adult Recreation Sports and Activities Information


Quilting Group: Year around. 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 6:00 pm–8:00 pm. All ages and skill level may participate. Dr. John Silas Bass North Community Center, 505 N. Buckeye St. Free to participate, will need quilting supplies.

Kansas Old Time Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers: Year around. 3rd Sunday of each month, from 1:00 pm–4:00 pm. All ages are welcome to attend. Dr. John Silas Bass North Community Center, 505 N. Buckeye St. Free to participate.

Exercise Classes with Sarah Noah: Seasonal. Classes are offered in six week sessions, at various times throughout the year. Ages 16 and older may participate. PiYo: Combination of Pilates and Yoga with athletic conditioning. Yoga: Build strength, increase flexibility and balance with focused breathing, holding yoga poses, & moving through flows. Recreation Building, Riverside Park. Registration fee to participate.

Co-ed Volleyball: Winter. Games on Sunday evenings. Team registration begins in January; season concludes in April. Ages 18 and older may participate. Recreation Building, Riverside Park. Team registration fee to participate.

Youth Soccer Program: Spring. Play outdoor soccer on age division teams. Games on week nights and occasional Saturdays. Enrollment begins in January; season concludes in April. Ages 5 years old (as of March 25, current year) through 8th grade may participate. Davis Athletic Fields, North of Riverside Park. Registration fee to participate.

Easter Candy Hunt: Spring Annual Event. We welcome recreation participants to come to an Easter Candy Hunt! Ages 12 & younger may participate. Prizes to be given away in each age group. Recreation Building, Riverside Park. Bring a basket or bag for your goodies!

The Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run: Spring Annual Event. An age division competition to test baseball or softball skills. Winners in each division will advance to Team Championships. Boys and girls, ages 7-14 may participate. Ball Field #2, Riverside Park. Free to participate.

Youth Baseball and Softball Program: Summer. Play ball on age division teams. Games on week nights. Enrollment begins in March; season concludes in July. Boys ages 3-13 & Girls ages 3-15 (by age cut-off dates). Riverside Park Ball Fields. Registration fee.

Activities and Online Registration

Visit the Iola Recreation Department's Website for a complete listing of 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.