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Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department
Golf Office
City Services Center
500 15th Avenue SW

Phone: 319-286-5588
Fax: 319-540-8843

Administrative Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Department Contacts

Golf Lessons and Leagues

We offer a wide variety of lesson and league opportunities to meet every need. Descriptions are listed below, however, registration for the 2018 season will not begin until April 1. Call 319-286-5588 for more information.

League Schedules

Group Golf Lessons
We are the leader in Eastern Iowa in offering the national golf lesson initiative, "Get Golf Ready." Class sizes meet an 8:1 student-teacher ratio. Learn more>

Get Golf Ready-Beginner (18-100 years)
Are you returning to the game or just getting started and want to play on a course? Work on full swing development and short game development (pitching, bunker play, course management).

Get Golf Ready-Family (Adult with Children 6-14 years) Boy learning to play golf
This program offers large group instruction plus separate instruction for adults and children. Enjoy on course experience each week.

Get Golf Ready-Women's Group Lessons
These lessons are open to women ages 18 years and older who are interested in improving their game or learning the game for pure enjoyment. Get more than five hours of instruction.

Get Golf Ready-Short Game 
This class offers strictly short game instruction to improve your skills within 60 yards of the green. Score around the greens. Classes are available for men and women or for just women ages 18 years and older.

Junior Golf
Learn basic swing techniques and etiquette. Improve your motor skills and meet new friends. Classes are held at Twin Pines Golf Course and begin June 12. Classes run for five weeks. Instruction is offered on Tuesday with play on the course on Wednesday. Learn more>


Two kids with golf clubsPGA Junior Golf League
This team golf event for kids, ages 8 to 13, is to golf what Little League is to baseball! Participants take lessons, practice and play in June, July and August with the potential for post-season play. Teams (maximum of 12 players) are available at Ellis and Twin Pines Golf Courses. To register, contact Steve Charters at 319-286-5586 or Mark McMahon at 319-286-5589.

Women’s Golf League
CRWGA - Cedar Rapids Women’s Golf Association

Ellis Park (286-5589) Sign up on May 2nd, first day of play.  Wednesday morning 7:10-8:20 am and Tuesday evenings 5:30-5:50 pm.
Ellis Women's League Contact - Marsi Pedelty

Gardner Golf Course (286-5586) Sign up on May 3rd, first day of play.
Thursday morning 7:30-8:00 am and Thursday evening 5:28-5:45 pm.
Gardner Women's League Contact - Diane Folkmann

Twin Pines (286-5583) Sign up @ Spring Meeting at the LongBranch April 26th, 11:30 am.
Thursday morning 7:30-9:40 am.
Twin Pines Women's League Contact - Donna Franks


Senior Men's Golf League
Choose from Thursday morning at Ellis, Monday morning at Gardner, Tuesday morning at Twin Pines.  For more info call your course of interest.  Ellis-286-5589, Gardner-286-5586, Twin Pines-286-5583.



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