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.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 locker rooms are open and available at this time. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed to swim. Everyone must social distance. Please limit your time in the locker room to a few minutes.

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. 

Spring Season (April 1 - May 21)
This schedule is in effect through May 21, 2022. It is subject to change and may vary around the
holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues.

Open Swim | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages)
Fun for all and affordable! Food is not allowed. Water and float toys may be used, crowd permitting

 Days   Times
 Friday (Ends 5/8)   3:30-7:30 PM
 Sunday (Ends 5/10)   1:00-4:00 PM 


Adult 18+ Swim | $5.00 or pass

(Ages 18+) 
Open swim for adults only. 

 Days   Times 
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday   10:00-10:55 AM 
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  1:00-3:00 PM



Lap Swim | $5.25 or pass

(Ages 15+)
Take time for yourself. This is a good time for water walking. The baby pool is closed. Noodles are not permitted.

 Days   Times 
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday   11:00 AM-12:45 PM 
 Monday/Wednesday   6:30-7:25 PM 
 Saturday (Ends 5/9)   7:00-8:15 AM 
 Sunday (Ends 5/3)   11:15 AM-12:45 PM 




Water Exercise | $6.00 or pass

(Ages 15+) This instructor-led class concentrates on stretching, strengthening, flexibility, and range of motion exercises. This is a drop-in program; no registration required. A current season pass or punch pass may be used.

 Days   Times 
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  9:00-9:55 AM 
 Monday/Wednesday   5:30-6:25 PM 




Summer Season (May 23 - August 5)
This schedule is in effect through August 5, 2022. It is subject to change and may vary around the
holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues.

Water Exercise | $6.00 or pass
(Ages 15+)
 This instructor-led class concentrates on stretching, strengthening, flexibility, and range-of-motion exercises. This is a drop-in program, no registration required. Current season pass or punch pass may be used.

 Days   Time 
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  9:00-9:55 AM


Adult 18+ Swim | $5.00 or pass
(Ages 18+)
 
Open swim for adults only.

 Days  Time
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  10:00-10:55 AM
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  1:00-3:00 PM


Lap Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 15+)
 Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking. Noodles are not permitted.

 Days   Time
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  11:00 AM-12:45 PM

 

Summer Post Season (August 29 - September 2)
This schedule is in effect through September 2, 2022. It is subject to change and may vary around the
holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues.

Water Exercise | $6.00 or pass
(Ages 15+)
 This instructor-led class concentrates on stretching, strengthening, flexibility, and range-of-motion exercises. This is a drop-in program, no registration required. Current season pass or punch pass may be used.

 Days   Time 
 Monday-Friday  9:00-9:55 AM
 Monday/Wednesday  5:30-6:25 PM


Adult 18+ Swim | $5.00 or pass
(Ages 18+)
 
Open swim for adults only.

 Days  Time
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  10:00-10:55 AM
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  1:00-3:00 PM


Lap Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 15+)
 Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking. Noodles are not permitted.

 Days   Time
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday  11:00 AM-12:45 PM
 Monday/Wednesday  6:30-7:25 PM


Location
940 14th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

Phone Number
319-286-5790

Related Links
Pool Policies
Pool Rental
Swim Lessons
Purchase Season Pass



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