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Rollin Recmobile sign Fun is about to roll into your neighborhood!
This summer, the Rollin’ Recmobile will take to the streets to bring recreational activities to your neighborhood. The van, loaded to the top with recreation equipment and games, brings staff to lead activities at 13 different parks. The van also has a WIFI hot spot that you can use during park visits.

Rollin' Recmobile Summer Schedule:Rollin' Recmobile Sign
June 7 - August 14, 2021

*Due to the Fourth of July holiday, the Recmobile will not be operating July 3 or July 5.*
Check the schedule for any changes and information about community organizations who may join us. You can get updates sent directly to your phone by signing up for CRNewsNow and selecting the Rollin’ Recmobile category.

Monday:

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Redmond Park, 1545 3rd Ave. SE
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Jacolyn Park, 198 Jacolyn Dr. NW

Tuesday:
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Daniels Park, 940 Oakland Rd. NE
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Hayes Park, 1924 D St. SW
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Reed Park, 618 7th Ave. SW

Wednesday:
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Delaney Park, 5150 20th Ave. SW
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Cedar Valley Park, 2250 Blakely Blvd. SE
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Cleveland Park, 1600 8th Ave. SW

Thursday:
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Time Check Park, 1131 5th St. NW
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Greene Square, 400 4th Ave. SE

Friday:
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Hidder Park, 1248 10th St. SE
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Bever Park, 2700 Bever Ave. SE

Saturday:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Kenwood Park, 900 35th St. NE
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Redmond Park, 1545 3rd Ave. SE
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Cleveland Park, 1600 8th Ave. SW

Themes and Activities

"Let's Go to the Zoo!" July 12 - July 17

  • Gather Up the Sheep
  • Potato Sack Race
  • Bounce Castle
  • Barnyard Bingo
  • Animal Cups

"Fun on the Lawn" July 19 - July 24

  • Spikeball
  • Connect 1
  • Ladder Golf
  • Lawn Bowling

"Olympics in CR" July 26 - July 31

  • Relay Race
  • Obstacle Course
  • Tug of War
  • Shotput/Javelin/Discus
  • Capture the Flag

Contact
This program is offered by the City of Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department. Contact us with questions or concerns at 319-286-5566 or email us at recreation@cedar-rapids.org.

Rollin’ Recmobile is supported by:
City of Cedar Rapids
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
Cedar Rapids Kiwanis
Cedar Rapids Parks Foundation.

Frequently Asked Questions
What does the Rollin’ Recmobile do?
Rollin’ Recmobile is a summer program that brings the fun to you. Our bright van is scheduled to stop at 13 different Cedar Rapids parks each week. Join us for activities to meet new friends and beat summer boredom.

How much does it cost?

Rollin’ Recmobile is free!

Can I only attend the stop in my neighborhood?

You are welcome to attend at any park and time that fits your schedule. You can come as many times a week as you would like.

How were the locations determined?

We have tried to balance the locations between multiple areas of Cedar Rapids and stop at as many of our larger parks as we can. Some locations were chosen due to the number of children who have limited access to transportation to other neighborhoods.

What happens if the weather is bad?

If there are storms in the area or tornado watches, we will postpone or cancel the stop until the storm has passed. Get notifications of those changes on CRNewsNow. If a storm comes up quickly, we will send children home. Please make sure your child knows what to do in the event that this happens.

Will the schedule ever change?

We plan to follow a consistent schedule that is easy to remember. However, we may occasionally have to make adjustments. Sign up for CRNewsNow to receive changes

Is the van available to be rented for parties?

The van is only used for public programs through the Parks and Recreation Department.

Where can I find the schedule?
A link to the schedule will be sent out weekly through CRNewsNow. We will also send updates on programs and guests who may be at a park visit with us.

 

 



 

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