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
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

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

Fax: 319-540-8843

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. 

Summer Season (June 2 - September 3)
This schedule is in effect through August 8. It is subject to change and may vary around the
holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues. Bender will be closed Memorial Day (May 31).

 Activity   Days  Times  Cost
 Adult 18+  M/W/F  1-3pm  $4.50 or pass
 Adult 18+  M/W/F  10-10:55am  $4.50 or pass
 Lap Swim  M/W/F  11am-12:45pm  $4.75 or pass
 Lap Swim (Begins 6/7)  M/W  6:30-7:25pm  $4.75 or pass
 Water Exercise  M/W/F  9-9:55am  $5.25 or pass
 Water Exercise (Begins 6/7)  M/W  5:30-6:25pm  $5.25 or pass

940 14th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

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