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Parks and Recreation

Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department
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

Get Involved! 
Cedar Rapids Parks and Greenhouse use volunteers for a variety of positions including:
  • Greenhouse Volunteer (Hours Vary Based on Availability)

    Duties include clipping, repotting, transplanting, taking cuttings, and maintaining the greenhouse and outdoor plants. Shifts are 10 AM - Noon and 1 - 3 PM, Monday - Friday (no Thursday afternoons).

  • Greenhouse Special Events Volunteer (Hours Vary)
    Assist with Noelridge Greenhouse events. Duties include greeting the public, set up, and clean up.

  • Trail Steward (Hours Vary Based on Availability)
    Large and small groups of all ages. Duties include, but are not limited to, picking up litter, removing debris, and trimming branches.

  • Park Steward (Hours Vary Based on Availability)
    Large and small groups of all ages. Duties include, but are not limited to, picking up litter, cleaning, painting, mulching, and weeding.

  • Prairie Steward (Hours Vary Based on Availability)
    Assist Parks staff with identifying and removing noxious or problem weeds.

If you are interested in being a volunteer, you must submit an application. You may either submit the online form below via email to parks@cedar-rapids.org or by mail to Parks Office, City Services Center, 500 15th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Parks/Greenhouse Application Form
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