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Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department
Golf Office
City Services Center
500 15th Avenue SW

Phone: 319-286-5588
Fax: 319-540-8843

Administrative Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Department Contacts

Golf Lessons and Leagues

We offer a wide variety of lesson and league opportunities to meet every need. Descriptions are listed below.  Call 319-286-5588 for more information.

League Schedules

Group Golf Lessons 
We are the leader in Eastern Iowa in offering the national golf lesson initiative, "Get Golf Ready." Class sizes meet an 8:1 student-teacher ratio. Learn more

Get Golf Ready-Beginner (18-100 years)
Are you returning to the game or just getting started and want to play on a course? Work on full swing development and short game development (pitching, bunker play, course management). 

Boy learning to play golf

Get Golf Ready-Women's Group Lessons
These lessons are open to women ages 18 years and older who are interested in improving their game or learning the game for pure enjoyment. Get more than five hours of instruction.

Private Golf Lessons
The following individuals may be contacted to set up private golf lessons:
Ellis Golf Course 319-286-5589; Mark McMahon, PGA 
Gardner Golf Course 319-286-5586; Steve Charters, PGA 
Twin Pines Golf Course 319-286-5583; Steve Charters, PGA 

Cedar Rapids/Optimist Junior Golf Academy 1.0 
This fun and energetic program is designed to introduce or enhance your junior golfers (age 6-17) skill set in all facets of the game.  By the end of the camp golfers will have a basic skill set of putting/chipping/full swing to take their game to the golf course.  Golfers will also be taught the proper etiquette to follow on the golf course.  

Two classes to pick from:  June 17,18,19  and July 15,16,17. 
New this year-sessions are designated by age.  Please choose the appropriate session for the age of your child.
Cost: $80 each class. Golfers will receive a program gift and a golf punch card.

Click HERE to register online (Preferred)
Click HERE for more info and the registration form
To check class availability call or email the golf office at, 319-286-5588 or golfemail@cedar-rapids.org


Two kids with golf clubs
Women’s Golf League  **2024 info to come**
CRWGA - Cedar Rapids Women’s Golf Association

Ellis Park (319-286-5589) Sign up on May ?, first day of play.  Wednesday morning 
Ellis Women's League Contact - Mark McMahon

Gardner Golf Course (319-286-5586) Sign up May ?, first day of play
Thursday morning 8:00-8:30 a.m. and
Thursday evening 5:20-5:44 p.m.
Gardner Women's League Contact - Diane Folkmann, dfolkmann@usa.net
Spring kick-off meeting 

Twin Pines (319-286-5583) Sign up May ?, first day of play
Thursday morning 7:30-9:40 a.m.
Twin Pines Women's League Contact - Jan Armstrong, jjarmy@southslope.net
Spring kick off meeting 

 Dues and registration will be taken on the first day at each course.  League fee's are $25 per league.**

Senior Men's Golf League   

League contact - Joe Geier
League meeting - March 28, 10am - 11am.  Ellis Golf Course Event Center
First day of play - 
Last day of play - 
League tee times - first tee time is at 7:00 am on Thursday's.
League Fee - $35 (check or cash only)
To register -  email league chair, Joe Geier at,  jdowjgie@msn.com

League tee times - first tee time is at 7:00 am on Monday's
League meeting - March 25, 9:00 am.  Gardner Clubhouse
League fee - $35, dues to be paid on your first day of play
For more league information call Steve Charters at Gardner at 286-5586

Twin Pines 
League tee times -  first tee time is at 7:00 on Tuesday's
League meeting - March 19, 9am - 11am.  Ellis Golf Course Event Center
League fee - $35, dues to be paid on your first day of play
For more league information call 


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