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!
Pool Rentals
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 in advance. 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 per hour during the school year (beginning September 7) 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

$330 or $280 without turn slide 

101 - 200

$380 or $330 without turn slide  

201 - 300

$430 or $380 without turn slide

301 - 400

$530 or $480 without turn slide

401 - 500

$630 or $580 without turn slide

501 - 600

$730 or $680 without turn slide

Availability
Bever Pool: Rental times are Saturday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Mid June through first week of August)

Ellis Pool: Rental times are Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., and Saturday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Mid June through first week of August)

Jones Pool: Rental time is Sunday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Mid June through the beginning of 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, 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: $25/Open Swim on Monday - Friday 
Shelter Rental Fee: $35/Open Swim on Saturday - Sunday

 

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