Youth Recreation

Spring Recreation

Youth Soccer Program

The Waukon Park & Rec. Dept. is starting the Youth Soccer Program for 1st thru 6th graders, boys & girls. Their games will be Saturday mornings at 8:30 or 9:30 starting April 8. Register by March 20 or it costs more after that. They will have practice after school or in the early evening during the week, 2 times a week. We need volunteers to coach or officiate the games to make this program successful. If you need a registration form you can download one or pick one up at the Waukon Wellness Center. For more information call 568-6420 or 568-7131. Get your son or daughter registered right away.


Kindergarten Soccer

The kindergarten soccer program is for boys & girls. Their games will be Saturday mornings at 10:30am starting April 8 for 5 weeks. Register by March 20 or it costs more after that. They show up at the designated time and will be shown different soccer drills that they will do with their teammates and then they will play a game for about 30 minutes. No practice any other time. They will play on a small field and it will be 5 on 5 games. We need volunteers to make this program successful. If you need a registration form you can download one or pick one up at the Waukon Wellness Center. For more information call 568-6420 or 568-7131. Get you son or daughter registered right away.




Hershey Track Meet

The 6th annual Hershey's Youth Track Meet is scheduled for Thursday, May 23 in Waukon. This is for local boys & girls from 9 to 14. Official age will be the age of the child on Dec. 31, 2013. Each contestant can paricipate in one field event and two track events or two field events and one track event. Events will include the 50 meter dash, 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, 1600 meter run, 4x100 meter relay, standing long jump, and softball throw.
Registration will start at 4 pm with field events beginning at 5 pm and running events at approximately 5:30 pm. All events will be held on the Waukon High School Track.
Winners are eligible to participate in the state meet.
Volunteers are needed to run this meet. Anyone willing to help in any role should contact the Waukon Park & Rec. (568-6420) or Marcia Hesse (568-6297).
For more information contact the Waukon Park & Rec. Dept. at 568-6420.
Hershey's Track and Field Games are designed to encourage physical fitness among youth and emphasize participation and sportsmanship.

Summer Recreation

Youth Archery Clinic

The Waukon Park & Rec. Dept. is hosting a Youth Archery Clinic. This is for kids going into 4th - 12th grades. The clinic will start August 1 and be held on Mondays & Wednesdays and run for 3 weeks. Each session will be for one hour starting at 5:30 PM. The youth will be taught how to properly use the bow and arrows. The registration fee is $15.00 for the clinic. Registration forms will be available on our website (www.waukonparkandrec.com), in the lobby of the Waukon Wellness Center, and on Facebook. For more information contact the Waukon Park & Rec. Dept. at 563-568-6420.




Youth Disc Golf League

The Youth Disc Golf League is being formed for 13 through 18 year olds to play in an organized league. Matches will be played on Thursday evenings. The teams will consist of 2 players and each week they will be scheduled to play against a different team. Disc will be for sale at the pool concession stand. A small fee will be charged to play in the league. Sign up for the league by May 22. Starting the league May 31. To register or for more information contact the Waukon Park & Rec. Dept. at 568-6420.


Teen League-Slow Pitch Softball


Sign up day is May ?, 3:30 to 5:30.
Teen League Softball is for teens just finishing grades 6-12. Teams play in each league play one night a week at the City Park.  Players must have own glove.  No steel spikes allowed.  Jr. Boys & Girls are for 6 - 8 grades; Coed, Sr. Boys & Girls are for 9 - 11 grades.



  • Team Fees:  Coed - $235.00, All others - $230.00
  • Registration Deadline:  May 18
  • Beginning Date:  June 11
  • Tentative Ending Date: End of July


Summer Little League Program Schedules


Summer Little League Baseball

Practice Schedule

Practice starts Thursday, May 25. This practice schedule will be used the whole season. At the end of May, the players will be divided into teams and will receive game schedules. Games will be on Sunday nights at the city park for Kindergarten/1st grade, Monday nights at the city park for 2nd/3rd grade, and Wednesday nights at the complex for 4th/5th grade. Games will start in June and run until the week of July 10.

  • Kindergarten: 8:30 - 9:25  T,Th
  • First: 10:30 - 11:25 T,Th
  • Second: 8:30 - 9:25 M,W,F
  • Third: 10:30 - 11:25 M,W,F
  • Fourth: 9:30 - 10:25 M - F
  • Fifth: 11:30-12:25 M - F
  • Sixth: 1:15 - 2:45 M - F
  • Seventh: 2:45 - 4:15 M - F



Baseball coaches: 

*Andy Sires

*Colin Waters

*Wyatt Wille


Cancellations will be announced on Facebook, the City of Waukon website, text message through REMIND, or call 563-568-6420 or 563-568-7131. A decision will be made by 7:30am, if it can be. If you live some distance from town, please use your own judgment.  We will understand.


Summer Little League Softball


Practice starts Thursday, May 25. This practice schedule will be used the whole season. At the end of May, the players will be divided into teams and will receive game schedules. Games will be on Sunday nights at the city park for Kindergarten/1st grade, Monday nights at the city park for 2nd/3rd grade, and Wednesday nights at the complex for 4th/5th grade. Games will start in June and run until the week of July 10.

  • Kindergarten: 8:30-9:25  T,Th
  • First: 10:30-11:25 T,Th
  • Second: 8:30-9:25 M,W,F
  • Third: 10:30-11:25 M,W,F
  • Fourth: 9:30-10:25 M - F
  • Fifth: 11:30-12:25 M - F
  • Sixth: 1:15-2:45 M - F
  • Seventh: 2:45-4:15 M - F



Softball Coaches:

*Thea Meyer

*Emma Hatlan

*Deana Schlitter

*Kaley Benzing


Cancellations will be announced on Facebook, the City of Waukon website, text message through REMIND, or call 563-568-6420 or 563-568-7131. A decision will be made by 7:30am, if it can be. If you live some distance from town, please use your own judgment.  We will understand.


Swim Team

Chlorine is my perfume.  ~Author Unknown



On days when there is a swim meet, there is no practice.  Practice schedule is as follows:

  • 13 and over: 7:00am - 8:30 M-F
  • 9-12 yr olds: 8:30-9:30  M-F
  • 8 and under: 9:30-10:15  M-F  (Nemos also practice at this time)
  • Additional (optional) practice times will be: M,W,F from 5-6pm - swim team will have 3 lanes reserved for them.  This is open to anyone on swim team - any age - who wants additional practice time.  A coach will always be there to help or answer questions.


IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, CALL the pool at 568-2514.

Coaches: 

*Miranda Reinhardt

*Mason Hermeier

*Allie Hagensick

*Katie Hagensick

*Laurel Keenan

*Logan Van Ruler

*Leah Riese


The Aquatic Center phone number is 568-2514.

Public swim lesson times
Please contact the Waukon Aquatic Center at 568-2514 to sign up for swim lessons.

Fall Recreation

Nerf Flag Football
This program is for 1st & 2nd grade boys & girls. The kids show up at the designated time and practice for about 20 minutes and then play a game for about 30 minutes. This will be on Saturday mornings starting September 10 on the fields across from the wellness center. Registration forms are due by Friday, August 26 at the very latest.





Youth Flag Football
This program is for 3rd & 4th grade boys & girls. The players will be split up into teams and practice a couple times a week after school or early evenings. The games will be played on Saturday mornings and maybe some evening games. The first games will be on September 10 on the fields across from the wellness center. Registrations forms are due by Friday, August 26 at the very latest.




Youth Volleyball
This program is for 3rd & 4th grade boys & girls. The players show up at the designated time and practice for about 20 minutes and then play games for about 30 minutes. This will be on Saturday mornings starting September 24. Games will be at either the Waukon Middle School or High School Gym. Registration forms are due by Friday, August 26 at the very latest.



Youth Volleyball (Travel)

This program is for 5th & 6th grade girls. The Waukon Park and Rec is organizing volleyball teams to play in the Postville YMCA League. The games will be on Sunday afternoons (2pm) in September & October and will be in a different town in NEIA each Sunday. Practice will be one night a week on a weeknight in the evenings starting in August when school begins. More information will be given out later to everyone that registers. Registration forms are due by Friday, August 26 at the very latest.

Winter Recreation

Ice Skating Rink
The Waukon Ice Rink is located at the city park, west of the maintenance shed.  An Announcement will be in the paper and on our website about when it opens and the hours for the warming house.


Biddy Basketball Program
The Biddy Basketball Program is for boys & girls in Kindergarten thru 3rd grade. Basic fundamentals of basketball will be taught along with team participation. Teams are grouped according to age/grade and game rules are modified to accommodate the lower ages and skill levels. Smaller basketballs, lower baskets, and fun learning techniques are used with special emphasis on sportsmanship. If the child is old enough to be in kindergarten then they may participate. Their games will be on Saturday mornings starting in February for 5 weeks. They show up at designated time and will be shown different basketball drills that they will do with their teammates for about 30 minutes and then they will play a game for about 30 minutes. No practices at any other time. They will play on a smaller court. 2 volunteer coaches are needed for each team. The new high school gym will be used. Registration forms will be passed out to the kids at the schools or downloaded from this site or can be picked up and dropped off at the Waukon Wellness Center. For more information, call 563-568-6420 or 563-568-7131.