SENIORS COFFEE & CARDS
Noon - 4:00 PM
Northwest Recreation Center
WITH LEADERS, BELIEVERS, ACHIEVERS
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Northwest Recreation Center
Come to the NW Rec Center for basketball contests, kickball, art projects, ping-pong, pickleball, dance, volleyball, and more. Snacks will be provided.
For more information, see the pool schedules at https://bit.ly/CRpools.
JUMPIN' JACK 'N' JILL DAYS
Tuesday, July 26 | Thursday, July 28
1:00 - 5:00 PM Jones Pool
FAMILY TWO BUCK TUESDAY
Tuesday, July 26
6:30 - 8:30 PM Jones Pool
POOL SPIRIT DAYS
Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Bever (8/1), Jones (8/2), Cherry Hill (8/3), Ellis (8/4), Noelridge (8/5). Themes will be posted at the pools.
K9SPLASH! DOG SWIM
Saturday, August 6 | Sunday, August 7
Small Dogs: 10 AM - 11 AM
All Dogs: 11 AM - 4:00 PM
Noelridge Greenhouse 50th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, August 12th
While the Parks Department has been producing flowers for public spaces in Cedar Rapids since 1930, the greenhouse at Noelridge Park just turned 50 this year. The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating this milestone with an open house at Noelridge Greenhouse, 4900 Council Street NE, on Friday, August 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In addition, visitors will be able to purchase face painting, food, crafts, and pressed flower cards. Available vendors will be Sparkles the Clown, Kettle Corn, Beverly’s BBQ, Peppy’s Ice Cream, Good Morals Pizza, Goods from the Woods, and Revive Family Chiropractic.
K9Splash! Dog Swim
Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th
August 6 and 7 is the weekend that goes to the dogs! K9Splash! is a great way for pups to run free and have fun swimming in the enclosed area of Bever Pool. The event on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 is co-sponsored by K9COLA and is open to dogs four months and older. Each day, the pool will be open for small dogs only from 10am-11am, and for all dogs from 11 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Current certification of Rabies and Parvo/Distemper vaccinations from your vet are required and must be presented to enter. Rabies tags or off-leash permits do not qualify.
Jones Park FitLot Classes
Now that our community has a new outdoor fitness park, we want to make sure that you know how to use it! Join us for an intro class, a one-hour circuit training workout, or an 8-week series to get into a regular active routine. All FitLot classes are 100% free to attend and led by certified fitness professionals. Register today for a no-cost class at https://fitlot.org/cedar-rapids/
What to bring:
Comfortable shoes, water, towel, hand-sanitizer
Jones Park, 201 Wilson Ave. Dr. SW, Cedar Rapids
Free Fitness in CR Parks: Monday Workouts, Friday Bike Rides
Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation is offering free, once-a -month Monday Workouts and Friday Bike Rides. The Monday Workouts are body-weight workouts: step-ups, walking or running, jumping jacks, high knees, planks, and push-ups. Classes are August 29, September 26, and October 31 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at McGrath Amphitheatre. Take an hour-long bike ride (about six to eight miles) on Fridays, August 5, September 2, and October 7. Meet at McGrath Amphitheatre at 12:15 p.m.