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July 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM @ Aquatic Center
A special time for the little ones to enjoy the water
July 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM @ Aquatic Center
July 29, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM @ Aquatic Center
July 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM @ Aquatic Center
July 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Indianola Public Library
Stories, rhymes, and music - and plenty of wiggle time! Join us for 30 minutes of fun for toddlers and their caregivers.
Ages 18 to 36 months.
July 25, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library
Join the discussion of great books. Each month's selection is available for checkout at the front desk.
July 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Indianola Public Library
Books, music, and movement add up to fun for preschool-aged children in this 30-minute storytime.
Ages 3 to 5 years.
July 28, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Indianola Public Library
Fridays during Summer Reading (June & July)
June 2 – Board & Video Games July 7 – Life-Size Foosball
June 9 – Life Size Guess Who July 14 – Board & Video Games
June 16 – Board & Video Games July 21 – Ultimate Werewolf
June 23 – Human Tic-Tac-Toe July 28 – Board & Video Games
June 30 – Board & Video Games
July 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Buxton Room
This popular deep muscle-toning program develops muscular tone and skeletal strength so you look good and feel great. Measure your progress! After only 3-4 one-hour sessions, you can expect to trim as much as 1 to 2 inches from the hips, thighs, and abdominal areas. No impact based with isotonic and isometric principles for fast toning results. Also great for helping with aches and pains.
July 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Warren County Fairgrounds
All Ages invited to join us on the Free Entertainment Stage! Special Fair ribbons and trophies will be given to contest winners and participants!
10 am - Bubble Gum Blowing
11 am - Pie Eating
1 pm - Big Wheels and Giant Trikes
July 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fridley Paramount Theaters, Indianola
Purchase a punch card for $30 and get 10 admissions to Thursday matinees, plus a free bag of popcorn for each visit! Open to all ages. Valid Thursday matinee times only. Partial proceeds from ticket sales are donated to the Key Card Scholarship program for recreation scholarships.
July 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Indianola Activity Center
This 5 week action-centered sports sampling program exposes children to a variety of sports while they explore and develop their natural abilities. Professional coaches create enjoyable experiences for children that emphasize fitness, fun, and play to foster motivation for lifelong participation in sports. Sports will include volleyball, flag football, soccer, baseball, and rugby. Children should wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Class will be outside but indoor space will be available in case of inclement weather.
July 29, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Buxton Park
Relax and invigorate at the same time as our volunteer instructor leads you through exercises in the park! Improve your flexibility, balance, and strength in a unique setting. Calm your mind and reduce stress as you work through the exercises amidst the fresh air, blooming flowers, and peaceful setting. Instructors will vary each week to provide variety. All you need is your own mat, towel, and water bottle.
Thank you to our volunteer instructors listed below for their dedication to this program!
Instructor Olivia Kvitne June 3, July 1, August 19, and Sept 2
Instructor Jamie Purviance June 10, July 8, August 12 and Sept 9
Instructor Lynn Marie Nelson June 17
Instructor Cassandra Spring June 24
Instructor Laura Drees July 15 and Sept 16
Instructor Cathy Struecker July 22, August 5, Sept 23 & 30
Instructor Jessica Pontier July 29 & August 26
July 31, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ National Balloon Classic Field & Indianola YMCA
Day camp held during the 2017 National Balloon Classic. Learn the history of ballooning, the physics & science of how balloons operate, safety and weather issues, the regulations and requirements for becoming a pilot, and rules and contests for competitive flying. These camps offer a unique opportunity for hands-on activities and learning with licensed balloon pilots, experienced crew members, and staff from the National Balloon Museum.
Activities take place at the Balloon Field from 9:00 am-Noon each day. A visit to the balloon museum will also be included. Transportation will be provided from the balloon field to the YMCA midday for more fun balloon-themed and recreational activitiesin the afternoon. Parents can pick up their students at the YMCA at 5:00 pm or before. Participants need to bring a sack lunch each day and a swimming suit and towel. Each participant will receive a 2017 National Balloon Classic T-Shirt and two VIP passes to an evening at the National Balloon Classic.
July 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ CanoeSport Outfitters
Every Monday night we’ll meet to ride all or part of the Summerset Trail. Ride to Banner Lake (10 mile round trip) or to Carlisle (21 mile round trip). Any level of cyclist is welcome! Led by CanoeSport Outfi tters and sponsored by Friends of Indianola Trails (FIT) and Indianola Parks & Recreation.
July 25, 2017, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Buxton Room
A gentle workout that can be done sitting or standing. Good for mobility & balance.
July 25, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Buxton Room
Men & women enjoy moving to music, and the steps are easy to learn. New dancers always welcome! This group performs at care centers, ball games, and more.
July 26, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Activity Center
Get fit the old-fashioned way! When it comes to outdoor activity, there is no better way to stay in shape than an active stroll down one of our newest stretches of trail in Indianola. We will meet at the Indianola Activity Center and walk a portion of the trail along West 2nd Ave.
So if you're tired of walking alone or want to meet other walkers, put on your walking shoes, grab your water bottle, and come ready to have fun!
Choose your distance:
Approximately 2/3 of a mile west to Y Street and back
1 3/4 miles west to R63 and back
1/4 mile east to Spruce Street and back
2/3 mile east to Kenwood and back
Come for the walk...then stay for a cup of coffee!
July 26, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Buxton Room
Yoga is one of the most youth-enhancing exercises around. You’ll regain flexibility and stamina as well as muscle strength in this instructor-led class
July 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Indianola Activity Center
Stretch, relax, breathe, move, laugh! Gentle workout improves balance, flexibility, immunity, strength, stamina, bone density, calmness & breathing.
July 27, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Buxton Room
July 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Buxton Room
July 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Indianola Activity Center
July 28, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Shull Conference Room
Meet other knitters and share patterns and tips.
July 28, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Buxton Room
We play penny bingo every Friday afternoon. On the fourth Friday of the month, Vintage Hills provides prizes!
July 31, 2017, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Buxton Room
July 31, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Indianola Activity Center