Activities

    • Basketball Courts: Oskaloosa Urban Park (200 High Ave. West), Mahaska YMCA (inside, 414 N 3rd Street)
    • Bowling: Mahaska Bowl, 1799 A Ave. East (Hwy. 92 East) 641.673.6788
    • Biking/Trail: When completed will encircle Oskaloosa and University Park; currently 13 miles of 15 planned; visit the Recreation Trail Page for more information and a printable map
    • Fitness: Anytime Fitness (209 Cornerstone Drive, 641.673.8411); Mahaska YMCA (414 N 3rd Street, 641.673.8411)
    • Golf: Choose from Edmundson • Harvest Point • Oskaloosa Golf • Prairie Knolls • Mini-putt • Disc Golf at Edmundson Park
    • Gymnasium: Mahaska YMCA, 414 N 3rd Street, 641.673.8411
    • History: Nelson Pioneer Farm is a walk in the past; buildings, equipment, demonstrations (2211 Nelson Lane, 4 miles northeast of Oskaloosa)
    • Oskaloosa Public Library:  This restored Carnegie library is located just one block off the square and is continuing its 100+ year history of serving as an educational and informational resource. 301 South Market, 641.673.0441
    • Playgrounds: Edmundson Park (1608 Edmundson Drive), Elementary School playgrounds(1801 Orchard Avenue), Grant Park (C Avenue East)
    • Roller Skating: Spinning Wheels Skate Center (1717 3rd Ave. East), call 641.673.4482 for hours and rates
    • Skate Park: Oskaloosa Urban Park, contemporary lighted concrete park, gazebo viewing area, open to the public, located on High Avenue East by Penn Central Mall
    • Swimming: Edmundson Municipal Pool (1405 S F Street), and Mahaska YMCA (414 N 3rd Street)
    • Tram Tours: Call MCRF (641.672.2499) to schedule a tram tour of Oskaloosa via the recreation trail
    • WiFi: Complimentary WiFi is available at several coffee houses, restaurants, and downtown
    • Winery Tours: Call Tassel Ridge Winery (641.672.9463) for tour details, located at 1681 220th Street, Leighton (only 6-7 miles from downtown Oskaloosa)