Public Input requested: Creekside Park plan

ICPR is currently soliciting public feedback on the Creekside Park plan. Public comments will be accepted through April 28, 2017. To offer your feedback visit our parks planning page:

Summer 2017 Activities

Take a look at all the Iowa City Recreation Division can offer you and your family this season. The Recreation Activity Guide is now available online and in hard copy at Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center, 220 South Gilbert Street; Mercer Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gymnasium, 2701 Bradford Drive; and Iowa City Public Library, 123 South Linn Street; Iowa City City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street.

View the 2017 Summer Activity Guide here:

Ready to sign up? Visit our activity registration page:

The summer activity guide will be released the week of April 17. Registration for summer activities will open Wednesday, April 26.

2017 Summer Camp Information

Looking for a fun and educational outlet for your child this summer? Look no further than the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Camp. Camps will run weekly starting on June 12 and ending August 11. The camp day runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with optional supervised play from 7:30 – 9 a.m. and from 4 - 5:30 p.m. at no additional cost. 

Registration begins March 29, 2017. 

For more information visit our camps page:





Arts and attractions Services
Park Services
Parks and Recreation
220 S. Gilbert Street
Iowa City, IA
Phone Number: 
Office Hours: 
April 24, 2017
Mercer Park Aquatic Center: 82°
Robert A. Lee Rec Center: 83°
City Park Pool: Opens June 3rd
For pool hours, see "General Pool Info" web page.

Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center &
Mercer Park Recreation Center/ Scanlon Gym
Facility Hours:
Monday- Friday, 6:30 a.m.*- 9 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

*Customer service hours start at 8 a.m.

Special hours/closures notifications listed at top of P&R page.