The Iola-Scandinavia area offers boundless recreation opportunities and attractions not to be missed.
IOLA COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR - March - Iola Community Fitness and Aquatic Center. The Community Health Fair is sponsored by the Iola Lions. A variety of health care professionals will be on hand from Thedacare Medical Center to do Lipid Panel (cholesterol testing) and Blood Sugar are a free service. The event will highlight family activities, including swimming from 9am-noon, a climbing wall and an inflateable bounce house. The Iola Scandinavia LEO Club's Pancake breakfast will be held from 7:30a.m.-10:30a.m. Pancakes with delicious toppings, coffee, and fruit will be available for purchase.
CITY WIDE RUMMAGE - Sponsored by the Iola Lioness, Will be held the second Saturday of May. For additional information contact Lioness Sherry at (715) 445 3482.
WORS - Wisconsin Off Road Series - America's Largest Mountain Bike racing series will be held May 3 . The Iola Winter Sports Club hosts the event at their location on Highway MM north of Iola. The Iola Bump and Jump course offers a great place to race or spectate an incredible race. For additional information go to http://www.wors.org/ or contact Phil Johnsrud at 715-445-4777 or visit http://www.iolawintersportsclub.com
ANNUAL ROAST PORK DINNER - Scandinavia Volunteer Fire Department to hold their Annual Roast Pork Dinner and Raffle Saturday, April 18th at the Scandinavia Fire Department Station, serving from 4pm-7pm. Dinners include pork, baked potato, coleslaw, roll and dessert - $10 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 6-11, 5 and under are free. Advance tickets available at: Premier Community Bank, Tomorrow Valley Co-Op Scandinavia, Silver Lake Lanes, Little Norway or any Scandinavia Firefighter.
IOLA HISTORICAL SOCIETY STRAWBERRY FEST - Fourth Sunday in June: Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the days of yesteryear while enjoying strawberry shortcake at the Iola Historical Society grounds. Just West of Main Street on Depot Street. The Iola Historical Society is also raising funds for restoring the Iola & Northern Depot. Stop in and see the antique fire station designed after the original facility on State street in Iola. Three donated fire apparatus' are housed in the new building.
SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY - Don't miss the awesome display of Fireworks on July 3. Purchase your cash raffle tickets now for a chance to win $5,000.00 limited ticket sales.
IOLA LIONESS CHRISTMAS PARADE - and Santa's Visit: First Saturday in December, 10:00 a.m. This event is certain to get you in the mood for holidays. Visit with Santa following the parade at the Iola Historical Society complex. The Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative will be collecting Toys for Tots at various location. Items can be donated the day of the parade.
GLACIER WOOD GOLF CLUB - (715) 445-3831 Now features 18 holes! Pro shop, cart rentals, beautiful newly completed restaurant with lounge and nightly specials. A beautifully-designed course will challenge the novice to expert golfer.
IOLA SCANDINAVIA FITNESS AND AQUATIC CENTER- An awesome facility for your total work out needs. 6-Lane Lap Pool, Zero-depth Entry Leisure Pool with an impressive Water Slide, Whirlpool, Meeting rooms and Gymnasium with Climbing Wall. A must see with a visit to the area. Check out the web sitefor complete schedule hours
SILVER LAKE LANES- Located in Scandinavia this place has it all. Bowling is a great recreational hobby for young and old alike. League and tournaments as well as casual bowling is just down the street
F & W PUBLICATIONS fna KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS - (715-445-2214) The world's largest hobby publisher. Tours can be arranged to see the publishing process unfold.
HUNTING - Our entire area is ideal habitat for deer, turkey, grouse and small game.
FISHING - Area lakes and streams offer everything from pan fish to trout.
RELAXING - Take a stroll by the river, a hike in the woods, or just relax in the park and watch the wildlife on beautiful Lake Iola. The pace slows when you're relaxing in Iola/Scandinavia!
SNOWMOBILING - Miles of groomed trails will lead you anywhere in the county! There are several local clubs that take great pride in maintaining trails in the area.
And much more!