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

Welcome to Bender Pool
A girl slides down the indoor water slide at Bender Pool.Please Note: All activites below have been suspended due to COVID-19.
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, hairdryers, 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 9/3/19 - 5/16/20)
These passes may be used for water exercise, lap swims, open swims, adult swims and holiday swims as age-appropriate. Non-refundable, non-transferable.
Individual: $166 (R $156)
Senior 60+: $140 (R $130)

Punch Pass (Valid 9/3/19 - 5/16/20)
This pass may be used by an individual, transferred 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).


Please Note: All activites below have been suspended due to COVID-19.

Bender Pool Schedules

Winter-Spring Season (12/1 - 5/2)
Bender Pool will be closed December 24 (Christmas Eve), December 25 (Christmas Day), January 1 (New Year's Day), February 17 (Presidents' Day), April 12 (Easter Sunday). Patrons may pay admission on a drop-in basis or use their season pass or punch card.

Activity  Days  Time  Cost 
Open Swim  3:30-7:30 PM  $5.25 or pass 
Open Swim (No swim 3/8, 4/12) Su  1-4 PM  $5.25 or pass 
Lap Swim (No swim 1/1/, 2/17)  M/W/F  11 AM-12:45 PM  $5 or pass 
Lap Swim (No swim 1/1, 2/17)  M/W  6:30-7:25 PM  $5 or pass 
Lap Swim (Ends 2/8) Sa  7:30-8:45 AM  $5 or pass 
Lap Swim (Begins 2/15)  Sa  7-8:15 AM  $5 or pass 
Lap Swim (No swim 3/8, 4/12)  Su  11:15 AM-12:45 PM  $5 or pass 
Adult 18+ Swim (No swim 2/17)  M/W/F  1-3 PM  $4.50 or pass 
Water Exercise (Ends 3/29 - No class 1/1, 2/17)  M-F  9-9:55 AM  $5.25 or pass 
Water Exercise (Ends 3/27 - No class 1/1, 2/17  M/W  5:30-6:25 PM  $5.25 or pass 
Aquatherapy (No class 1/1, 2/17)  M/W/F  10-10:55 AM  $4.25 or pass 
Holiday Swim Th (12/26) 1-4 PM $5.25 or pass
Spring Break Swim Tu (3/17) 1-4 PM $5.25 or pass
Spring Break Swim Th (3/19) 1-4 PM $5.25 or pass
Open Kayak/Canoe Practice Su (11/17, 12/1, 12/15, 1/12, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23) 4:30-6:30 PM $10/person/day
Paddles in the Pool Kayak Clinic Su (3/8) 12-3 PM $10/person

 


Location
940 14th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

Phone Number
319-286-5790

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



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