Summer 2017 Activity Guide
Take a look at all the Iowa City Recreation Division can offer you and your family this season.The 2017 Summer Recreation Activity Guide is available online and in hardcopy (while supplies last) at several City facilities. Those facilities include the following locations: 
  • Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center, 220 South Gilbert Street 
  • Mercer Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gymnasium, 2701 Bradford Drive
  • Iowa City Public Library, 123 South Linn Street
  • Iowa City City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street

Online and in-person registration for summer activities begins:
Wednesday, April 26.

Supplemental registration information

Activity descriptions
Full activity descriptions are available through the online registration system. See the section below for information regarding online registration and using the Activenet system.

Special Populations
ICPR is committed to providing high quality recreation programs for all. The Special Populations Involvement (SPI) program provides leisure opportunities for persons with special needs, including those with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. Click here to view SPI programs and download the registration form visit the SPI web page.

Swim Lessons
Swim lesson information is available online through the Activenet system. For your convenience, a comprehensive list of swim lesson offerings is also available at

Online registration

Online registration gets underway first, at 12:01 a.m. (one minute past midnight) on the day registration opens. To register online, either set up your new ActiveNet account or to log in to your existing account. You’ll be able to sign up and pay for classes online through the ActiveNet system.

In-person registration

In-person registration gets underway at 8 a.m. on the day registration opens (see above) at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center at 220 S. Gilbert Street, and at the Mercer Park Aquatic Center / Scanlon Gym at 2701 Bradford Drive. Phone registrations will not be accepted on the opening day of activity registrations.

Helpful information regarding class cancelations, refunds and special accommodations can be found on the main registration page:

Come and see what new and exciting programs we have to offer!