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 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.

Regular Season Swimming (June 4 - August 5*)
*Bever Pool closes for the season at 5:00 PM on Friday, August 5.

Lap Swim | $5.00 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  Time
 Monday - Sunday   11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Open Swim Day | $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Fun for all and affordable! Food is not allowed. Water and float toys may be used, crowd permitting.

 Days   Time 
 Monday - Sunday  1:00 - 5:00 PM

Open Swim - Evening | $4.75 or pass
(All Ages) Fun for all and affordable! Food is not allowed. Water and float toys may be used, crowd permitting.

 Days   Time 
 Monday - Friday   6:30 - 8:30* PM *8:00 PM starting 8/1/22

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   Time 
 Tuesdays/Thursdays (Begins 6/14/22)   5:20 - 6:15 PM

Dollar Day for Dad Swim | $1.00 for Dad - $5.25 for Children or pass

(All Ages) Bring dad to the pool for his special day. Dads swim for only $1 when accompanied by children. Admission is $5.25 or a pass for children.

 Day  Time 
 Sunday (June 19)  1:00 - 5:00 PM

Fourth of July Swim | $4.25 with a Freedom Festival Button, or $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Celebrate the nation's birthday with a splash at your favorite pool.

 Day  Time
 Sunday (July 4)  1:00 - 5:00 PM

Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Days | $5.25 or pass

(All Ages) Have fun in and out of the water. Play on the large inflatable islands (Wibits) in the pool, then climb ashore for some fun in the bouncy castle. (Some portions of the pool may be restricted.) 25¢ popcorn.

 Days  Time
 Tuesday/Thursday (July 12 & 14)  1:00 - 5:00 PM

Family Two-Buck Tuesday | $2/person or pass
(Families) Come to the pool with your family and everyone gets in for $2 per person! Children must be accompanied by an adult to be considered a family.

 Day  Time 
 Tuesday (July 12)  6:30 - 8:30 PM

Pool Spirit Day | $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Show your pride for your neighborhood pool! Each pool will have a theme with games, activities, and prizes that match the theme. Check with your pool the week before to learn about the special fun planned for that day.

 Day   Time
 Monday (August 1)  1:00 - 5:00 PM

K9Splash! Dog Swim
Bever Pool goes to the dogs with this social outing for our canine friends. It's a swim just for dogs. (Sorry, only wading for the humans.) For rules, registration, vaccination requirements, and costs, see

 Days  Times
 Saturday (August 6)  9:30 - 10:30 AM Small Dogs
 Saturday (August 6)  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM All Dogs
 Sunday (August 7)  9:30 - 10:30 AM Small Dogs
 Sunday (August 7)  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM All Dogs


2700 Bever Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

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