These facilities have closed: City Hall, the Iowa City Public Library, City Park Pool, the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center, the Animal Care and Adoption Center, as well as Parks and Recreation's Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gym, Terry Trueblood Lodge, and Ned Ashton House. They will be closed from Sunday, March 15, 2020, until further notice. The City continues to monitor COVID-19's impact, and will review opening facilities as this develops.
We'll be sharing lots of ideas for remote engagement and lifelong learning opportunities while The Center is closed in the coming weeks. Browse our informal archive of links and recommendations for staying engaged and connected from home.
To provide more protection for older adults in our community and reduce potential spread of COVID-19, we are closing the Senior Center and suspending all in-person programming until further notice.
- The closure will impact all members of the community, including members of the Center.
- Alternative options will be provided for those that use the meal service.
- Follow the Center website and social media outlets for activity suggestions during the closure.
We will continue to provide updates as we get information and follow guidance from our federal, state, and local experts. We gather information daily and change course as needed.
Center members can register for classes, renew memberships and parking permits through the Senior Center's registration site. View the registration instructions learn how to get started.