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
recreation@cedar-rapids.org
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
parks@cedar-rapids.org

Hours
Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Department Contacts

Have a Pool Party!
Bender, Bever, Ellis and Jones Pools are available to rent during times not scheduled for public use. Cherry Hill Aquatic Center is available to rent by groups of 500 or more. Reservations are made through the Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department and must be made at least two weeks prior to the date of the event. Payment is required when you make your reservation. Food is permitted for pool rentals and lifeguards are included in the fee. 


Bender Pool Rentals

Total Number of People

2 Hour Block Rental Fee

Up to 60

$175 

61 or more

$215 

Availability
Bender Pool: Rental times in two hour time blocks during the school year (beginning September 9) are Friday 8:00 - 10:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. Bender Pool is not rented during the summer. Large inflatables are also available for $75 per two hour time block.
 
Bever, Ellis and Jones Pool Rentals

Total Number of People

2 Hour Block Rental Fee 

1 - 100

$350 or $300 without turn slide 

101 - 200

$400 or $350 without turn slide  

201 - 300

$450 or $400 without turn slide

301 - 400

$550 or $500 without turn slide

401 - 500

$650 or $600 without turn slide

501 - 600

$750 or $700 without turn slide

Availability
Bever Pool: Rental times are Saturday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (June 11 through July 31 - No rentals June 19, July 2, July 3)

Ellis Pool: Rental times are Friday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (June 12 through August 6 - No rentals July 1, July 3)

Jones Pool: Rental times are Saturday 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Sunday 6:00- 8:00 p.m. (June 11 through August 6 - No rentals June 18, July 2, July 3)

Aquatic Center Shelter Rental
The shelters at Cherry Hill and Noelridge Aquatic Center are available to rent for your party during scheduled Open Swims. We provide the shelter. You supply the cake, presents and party guests. Food and drink, other than cake or cupcakes, must be purchased at the concession stand.

Reservations and payment must be made at least one week in advance. Reservations can be made by contacting the Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department.

Shelter Rental Fee: $25/Open Swim on Monday-Friday 
Shelter Rental Fee: $35/Open Swim on Saturday-Sunday

 

Related Links
Pool Policies
Pool Rental
Swim Lessons
Online Pool Pass Renewal

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