Parks and Recreation

Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department

Northwest Recreation Center
1340 11th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone: 319-286-5566, option 1
Fax: 319-538-0020
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Services Center (CSC)
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Phone: 319-286-5566, option 3
Fax: 319-540-8843

Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Department Contacts

Welcome to Jones Pool
Jones Pool features include zero-depth entry, sloping entry stairs, water slide, four 25-yard lap lanes, water play features, vending machines, shade umbrellas, family changing room and bathhouse with lockers.

Summer Season (June 10 - August 6)

This schedule is in effect June 10 through August 6, 2023. It is subject to change and may vary around the holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues. Jones Pool will close all day June 17, and at 5 p.m. on July 4. Jones Pool will close for the season at 5 p.m. on August 6.

Open Swim | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages) 
Open swim for all ages. Outside food is not allowed. Water toys, tubes, noodles, etc. are allowed - crowd permitting.

 Days  Time
 Monday-Sunday  1-5 PM

Evening Open Swim | $5 or pass
(All Ages)
 Open swim for all ages. Outside food is not allowed. Water toys, tubes, noodles, etc. are allowed - crowd permitting.

 Days  Time
 Monday-Thursday  6:30-8:30 PM

 Lap Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 15+)
Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking.

 Days   Time
 Monday-Sunday  11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Dollar Day for Dads (Father's Day) | $1 for Dad, $5.50 per child, or pass
(All Ages)
Bring your dad to the pool for his special day! Dads, accompanied by a child, swim for only $1. Regular admission for children ages six months or older.

 Days   Time
 Sunday, June 18  1-5 PM

Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Days | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages)
Have fun in and out of the water! Play on the large inflatable island, Wibit, in the pool, then climb ashore for some fun in the bouncy castle. (Some portions of the pool may be restricted.) 25¢ popcorn. Regular admission for ages six months or older.

 Days   Time
 Tuesday, June 27  1-5 PM
 Thursday, June 29  1-5 PM

Family Two-Buck Tuesday | Families: $2 per person, or pass
(All Ages)
Come as a family to a Tuesday evening swim on the dates below. Admission is only $2 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult to be considered a family.

 Days   Time
 Tuesday, June 20  6:30-8:30 PM
 Tuesday, July 11  6:30-8:30 PM
 Tuesday, July 25  6:30-8:30 PM

Fourth of July Swim | $5.50 or pass ($1 off with Freedom Festival button)
(All Ages)
Celebrate the nation's birthday with a splash at your favorite pool. Get $1 off regular admission with a Freedom Festival button.

 Days   Time
 Tuesday, July 4  1-5 PM

Jones Pool Spirit Day | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages)
Show your spirit at your neighborhood pool. Each pool will have a theme with games, activities, and prizes. Check with the pool the week before to learn what fun is planned for the special day. Regular admission for ages six months or older.

 Days   Time
 Thursday, August 3  1-5 PM


Low-Income Assistance Program
The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department offers a discount for swim passes and programs to individuals and families with financial need. To qualify for reduced fees, the individual or family must meet the annual income guidelines.



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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

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