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
recreation@cedar-rapids.org
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

Hours
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

Phone: 
319-286-5566
Fax: 319-540-8843
parks@cedar-rapids.org

Hours
Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Department Contacts

Have a Pool Party!
Bender, Bever, Ellis and Jones Pools are available to rent during times not scheduled for public use. Cherry Hill Aquatic Center is available to rent by groups of 500 or more. Reservations are made through the Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department and must be made at least two weeks prior to the date of the event. Payment is required when you make your reservation. Food is permitted for pool rentals and lifeguards are included in the fee. 

Bender Pool Rentals

Total Number of People

2 Hour Block Rental Fee

Up to 30

$165 

31 - 60

$185 

61 - 90

$205

91 - 120

$225

Availability
Bender Pool: Rental times in two hour time blocks during the school year (beginning September 9) are Friday 8:00 - 10:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. Bender Pool is not rented during the summer.
 
Bever, Ellis and Jones Pool Rentals

Total Number of People

2 Hour Block Rental Fee 

1 - 100

$340 or $290 without turn slide 

101 - 200

$390 or $340 without turn slide  

201 - 300

$440 or $390 without turn slide

301 - 400

$540 or $490 without turn slide

401 - 500

$640 or $590 without turn slide

501 - 600

$740 or $690 without turn slide

Availability
Bever Pool: Rental times are Saturday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Mid June through 1st week in August)

Ellis Pool: Rental times are Friday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Mid June through 1st week in August)

Jones Pool: Rental time is Sunday 6:00- 8:00 p.m. (Mid June through 1st week in August)

Aquatic Center Shelter Rental
The shelters at Cherry Hill and Noelridge Aquatic Center are available to rent for your party during scheduled Open Swims. We provide the shelter. You supply the cake, presents and party guests. Food and drink, other than cake or cupcakes, must be purchased at the concession stand.

Reservations and payment must be made at least one week in advance. Reservations can be made by contacting the Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department.

Shelter Rental Fee: $27/Open Swim on Monday-Friday 
Shelter Rental Fee: $37/Open Swim on Saturday-Sunday

 

Related Links
Pool Policies
Pool Rental
Swim Lessons
Online Pool Pass Renewal

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