Parks and Recreation

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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.

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Welcome to Bever Pool
Bever Pool features include zero depth entry, sloping entry stairs, hydraulic chair lift, water slide, six 25-yard lap lanes, 1-meter diving board, water play features, shaded concession area, shade umbrellas, family changing room and bathhouse with lockers.

Bever Pool Schedule (June 27 - August 6)
Based on pandemic conditions, the capacity at all public swims may be limited. Not all pool water features may be open for all programs, even though the pool is open. Admission is free for infants under 6 months of age. Bever Pool closes for the season at 5:00 p.m. on August 6.

 Open Swim  M-Su  1-5pm  $5.25 or pass
 Lap Swim/Water Walking  M-Su  11:45am-12:45pm  $4.75 or pass
 Fourth of July Swim  Su (7/4)  1-5pm  $4.25 with Freedom Fest button, or $5.25 or pass
 Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Day  Tu (7/6)  1-5pm  $5.25 or pass
 Family Two-Buck Tuesday  Tu (7/6)  6:30-8:30pm  $2/person for a family or pass
 Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Day  Th (7/8)   1-5pm   $5.25 or pass
 Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Day  Tu (7/27)  1-5pm  $5.25 or pass
 Family Two-Buck Tuesday  Tu (7/27)  6:30-8:30pm  $2/person for a family or pass
 Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Day  Th (7/29)  1-5pm  $5.25 or pass
 Pool Pride Day  M (8/2)  1-5pm  $5.25 or pass
 K9Splash! Dog Swim  Sa (8/7)
 Su (8/8)
 10-11am: small dogs 
 Register at event starting at 9:30am

Special Events: (See dates in chart above.)
Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Days - Have fun in and out of the water. Play on the large inflatable "islands" (Wibit) in the pool, then climb ashore for some fun in the bouncy castle. (Some portions of the pool may be restricted.) 25 cent popcorn.
Family Two-Buck Tuesday - Come as a family and everyone gets in for $2 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult to be considered a family. This is a "families-only" swim. The dates for this event at Bever are July 6 and July 27 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fourth of July Swim - Celebrate the nation's birthday with a splash at your favorite pool. Get $1 off admission with Freedom Fest button.
Pool Pride Day - Show your pride in your neighborhood pool! Each pool will have a theme with games and prizes that match the theme. Check with your pool the week before to learn more.
K9Splash! Dog Swim - The event takes place on Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (10:00 to 11:00 a.m. for dogs under 15 inches only). Proceeds from K9Splash! benefit off-leash parks in Cedar Rapids and the City of Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department.

Registration will be held at Bever Pool on the day of the event starting at 9:30 a.m. both mornings. (Advance registration will not be offered this year.) The cost is $15 per dog per day. Proof of vaccinations is required at registration.

Participants must provide proof of Rabies, Parvo, and Distemper vaccines from a vet (rabies tag is not enough), sign a waiver, and complete a registration form. Puppies must be 4 months or older to attend. Registration forms and waivers, along with a complete list of rules, are available at For their safety, children less than 48 inches tall will not be admitted into the pool area.

2700 Bever Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

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