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Winter/Spring Programs

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Sport Schedules

Tot Time

Tot Time is a fun, open play program for children ages 1-6 years old. 
Tot Time takes place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at Mercer Park Aquatic Center* 
Admission is $1.00 per child. Tot Time punch passes are available: $10/13 punches
View the monthly Tot Time calendar below for the most up-to-date schedule. 

Birthday Parties

Bring the party to us! Let us help you celebrate. 
Finally, there is an alternative to hosting birthday parties in your home. Eliminate the mess and leave the activity planning to us. 

Available at Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gymnasium

  • Tot Play Party (Ages 6 and under)
  • Sports Play or Combo Party (Ages 3-12)

View Mercer Park Aquatic Center birthday party packages

Available at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center and City Park Pool 

  • Private Pool Rentals

View pool party packages

Information and forms

RainOut Line - program cancellation information


Iowa City Parks and Recreation affiliate groups

Iowa City Boys Baseball serves Iowa City youth with an opportunity to learn baseball, teamwork and meet new friends. Games are played at City Park, 200 E. Park Rd. The Spring season runs April through June.

For more information, visit www.iowacityboysbaseball.org.

Iowa City Girls Softball was established in 1973, and provides girls in grades K-12 with the opportunity to learn about the game of softball and have fun while playing it. Games are played at Napoleon Park, 2501 S. Gilbert St. The Spring season runs April through June.

For more information, visit http://icgs.siplay.com.

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Iowa City Eels Swim Club is a competitive swimming program committed to helping each swimmer reach their potential as an athlete, a team member, and a model of good sportsmanship.
For more information, visit http://iceels.org/index.php.


Iowa City Kickers Soccer is a recreation soccer program that exists to prove opportunities for all youth to develop a love for soccer, soccer skills, sportsmanship, and new friendships through equal participation for all players in grades K-12. All games are played at the Iowa City Kickers Soccer Park, 4400 Soccer Park Rd. The Spring season runs April through May.

For more information, visit www.ickickers.org.