Recreation Department Staff and Programs

Recreation Director:

Dave Ellis

Recreation Coordinator:

Amy Douglas



  • Basketball (Jan-Mar)
  • Speedminton (Feb-Mar)
  • Disc Golf League (Apr-Sept)
  • Softball (May-Aug)
  • Sand Volleyball (Jul-Aug)
  • Co-Ed Volleyball (Oct-Feb)
  • Women's Volleyball (Oct-Feb)
  • Badminton (Nov-Dec)



  • Indoor Soccer (Feb-Apr) Registration open in January
  • Father, Daughter Dance (Feb)
  • Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet (Apr-May) Registration open in March
  • Tennis (Jun-July) Registration open in May
  • Swim Lessons (Jun-Jul) Registration open in May
  • Soccer (Aug-Oct) Registration open in July
  • Flag Football (Aug-Oct) Registration open in July
  • Basketball (Nov-Jan) Registration open in October
  • Gillette Park Playground
  • Spring Lake Park Playground


Watch for press releases, flyers in backpacks, the Cherokee electronic sign and Facebook(Cherokee Parks and Recreation) for updated information or call 225-2715 for more information.


416 West Main Street, Cherokee IA 51012 (712) 225-5749