Projects

Park and Recreations facility closures due to COVID-19

  • Closures includes Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gym, Terry Trueblood Lodge, and Ned Ashton House.
  • Spring Break Camp will be canceled. All participants will be refunded.
  • All recreation programing canceled through at  least April 5, 2020, including swim lessons.
  • Outdoor park restrooms will remain closed.
  • Follow the Parks and Rec website and social media outlets for activity suggestions during the closure.

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2020 Winter/Spring Activity Guide
 

The Recreation Activity Guide is available online and in hard copy at several Iowa City locations: 
The cover of the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Winter/Spring 2020 Activity Guide.
  • 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.

View the 2020 Winter/Spring Activity Guide online. Registration for fall activities opens at 6:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. 

Visit our activity registration page to sign up for programs at www.icgov.org/activityregistration


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Services

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Parks and Recreation
Address: 
220 S. Gilbert Street
Iowa City, IA
Phone Number: 
319-356-5100
Office Hours: 
Pool Temperatures
Mercer Park Aquatic Center: 81°
Robert A. Lee Rec Center: 85°
City Park Pool: Closed for season

For pool hours, see www.icgov.org/pools.

Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center &
Mercer Park Recreation Center/ Scanlon Gym
Facility Hours:
Monday- Friday, 6:15 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Saturday, 6:15 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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