Algona IA
Youth Programs

2nd-6th Grade Youth Baseball & Softball2013 Baseball field

Open to all kids currently in  2nd-6th grades.  Algona plays in a traveling league with Emmetsburg, Bancroft, West Bend, Ruthven, Pocahontas, Whittemore and Graettinger.  Practices will begin in late April/early May. 

Games begin the week of May 22 through June 29 for 3rd-6th grades. 2nd grade Coach Pitch games are May 30-June 29. Games are held Monday-Thursday at 6:00 & 7:15 PM. Parents are responsible for transportation of their children to and from games. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. 

Leagues are split as follows (current grade):

  • 2nd grade, Coach Pitch
  • 3rd & 4th grade, Minor League
  • 5th & 6th grade, Major League

Cost is $25 per child. Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 15.  Late signups accepted only if teams are not already full.

Print schedules for all leagues here

Arts & Activities

Arts & Activities Program

at Bertha Godfrey Elementary Gym

June 5-July 14, 9:00-11:00 AM

  • Age 4 & 5 - Monday & Wednesday
  • Age 6, 7 & 8 - Tuesday & Thursday
  • Fields Trips for all ages on June 23 & July 14

Open to all kids age 4-8 years old
Cost:  $45

Tennis lessons

Tennis Lessons

at South Park tennis courts
June 5-16, Monday through Friday 
Girls: 10:00 AM
Boys: 11:00 AM
Age 10-14 years old
Cost: $18 plus a new can of tennis balls

Golf lessons

Golf Lessons

at Veteran's Park

June 19-30, Monday - Friday
Boys: 10:00 AM
Girls: 11:00 AM
Age 10-14 years old
Cost: $18. Must have own clubs.


Day Camps at Smith Lake

Home of the Waters Edge Nature CenterCamp canoe


Algona Recreation Department, Kossuth County Extension Service and Kossuth County Conservation Board

Bugs & Butterflies Day Camp

Kindergarten & 1st grade (grade completed) 

2 dates available: Thursday, June 15 and Thursday, July 27
12:30-5:00 PM

Explore beautiful Smith Lake and the Nature Center in this afternoon camp adventure that provides a variety of outdoor activities including forest and prairie exploration, games, crafts and story time. 

Print registration form here and mail to:
Water's Edge, 1010 250th St., Algona, IA  50511



Camp Critter Day Camp

2nd & 3rd grade (grade completed)
Thursday, June 8
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Come experience the great outdoors by taking part in a variety of activities such as fishing, birds, games, crafts, swimming and pond scumming at this one day adventure camp.

Print registration form here and mail to:
Water's Edge, 1010 250th St., Algona, IA  50511


Nature’s Detectives Day Camp

4th – 6th grades (grade completed) 
Thursday, July 13
1:00-11:00 PM 

Outdoor activities for campers include fishing, canoeing, games, crafts, swimming, Geocaching and star gazing! 

Print registration form here and mail to:
Water's Edge, 1010 250th St., Algona, IA  50511


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