Parks & Recreation


The Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department seeks to support and promote diversity and inclusiveness through the provision of a wide variety of high quality leisure programs and services that aim to serve the recreational needs of the community in an enjoyable, healthy and safe environment.

Pavilions and Community Center: To access information on Hiawatha's Guthridge, Tucker or Fay M. Clark Memorial Parks click here; about the Hiawatha Community Center click here.

Renting Pavilions or Community Center:

1.     Check the facility calendar to see what dates are open for rentals - click here

2.     Reserve pavilions or the Community Center through our online system - click here
        If you are new to the system, you will need to Create an Account.

Recreational Programs: There are a variety of recreational programs and special events to meet the community's needs. To access information about Hiawatha's special events and recreation programs, please click here

1.     You can now register for Hiawatha's recreation programs online - click here. If you are new to the system, you will need to create an account and enter each user from your household.

2.     Programs available to the user will show based on the date of birth and grade.

"Dreams (parks) are the world's most valuable renewable resource.  No matter our age, ability or desire, every day presents new opportunities (for play).  Amazing possibilities (programs and parks are) within us waiting to be awakened, confronted and achieved. " - unknown

Parks and Recreation Director:
Kelly Friedl
Office Location: City Hall
101 Emmons St.                       
Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: 319-393-1515
Fax: 319-393-1516

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Click here to make your pavilion reservation, community center reservation or to register for one of our many programs.


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