Parks and Recreation

Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department

Northwest Recreation Center
1340 11th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone: 319-286-5566
Fax: 319-538-0020
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sun, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

City Services Center (CSC)
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Fax: 319-540-8843

Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Department Contacts

Welcome to Bender Pool
A girl slides down the indoor water slide at Bender Pool.Bender Pool is an indoor pool, open year-round. The pool is disabled-accessible and is equipped with a hydraulic chair and sloping steps in addition to traditional pool ladders.

The pool also has a slide and a basketball hoop. Bender Pool's locker rooms are equipped with showers, hair dryers, electrical outlets, baby changing tables, and lockers. Bring your own padlock or rent one. 

The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department offers swimming lessons for all ages, special swims for youths, as well as water programs for adults at Bender Pool. The pool is available to rent for parties and special events during times not scheduled for public use.

Individual and Senior 60+ Passes (Valid 5/20/19 - 9/2/19)
These passes may be used for water exercise, lap swims, open swims, adults swims and holiday swims as age appropriate. Purchase your pass on or before May 18, 2019, and get the Early Bird price.
Non-refundable, non-transferable.
Individual: $135 (R $127)   Early Bird: $119 (R $111)
Senior 60+: $107 (R $99)   Early Bird: $107 (R $99)

Bender Interim Pass (Valid 5/20/19 - 7/19/19)
This pass may only be used at Bender Pool and is valid only from May 20 through July 19. Senior, Individual and Early Bird discounts do not apply. Non-refundable, non-transferable. $93 (R $85)

Punch Pass (Valid 5/20/19 - 9/2/19)
This pass may be used by an individual, tranferred to another person, or used by a family or group. No photo required. Non-refundable. $72 - 16 punches

Passes may be purchased at the Northwest Recreation Center or City Services Center (CSC).

Bender Pool Schedules

Summer Season (May 20 - July 19)

Bender Pool will be closed May 25-27, July 4 (Independence Day), and July 20-September 2. Patrons may pay admission on a drop in basis or use their season pass or punch card.

Activity Days Time Cost
Lap Swim M/W/F  11 AM-12:45 PM  $5.00 or pass 
Lap Swim (Ends 5/29)  M/W  6:30-7:25 PM  $5.00 or pass 
Adult 18+ Swim  M/W/F  1-3 PM  $4.50 or pass 
Water Exercise  M/W/F  9-9:55 AM  $5.25 or pass 
Water Exercise (No class 7/4)  Tu/Th  7:45-8:40 AM  $5.25 or pass 
Water Exercise (Ends 5/29)  M/W  5:30-6:25 PM  $5.25 or pass 
Aquatherapy  M/W/F  10-10:55 AM  $4.25 or pass 


940 14th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

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