Guide to Cedar Rapids Area Splash Pads and Beaches: 2020 Edition

We all know that this summer is turned upside down. Most local pools are closed. However, you can still cool off at local splash pads and beaches! *Be sure to check ahead regarding closures and updates. Things can change rapidly during this time. Use at your own risk…most surfaces are not sanitized. And be respectful and kind to one another!

Cedar Rapids splash pads and beaches
Cedar Rapids Splash Pads

Cedar Valley Park: 2250 Blakely Boulevard SE
Cleveland Park: 1600 8th Avenue SW
Daniels Park: 940 Oakland Road NE
Greene Square: 400 4th Avenue SE
Hayes Park: 1924 D Street SW
Hidder Park: 10th Street and 14th Avenue SE
Jacolyn Park: Jacolyn Drive and Gordon Avenue NW
Noelridge Park: 4900 Council Street NE
Redmond Park: 3rd Avenue and 16th Street SE
Time Check Park: 5th Street and J Avenue NW
Twin Pines Park: 3500 42nd Street NE

Hiawatha Splash Pads

Tucker Park: 101 B Avenue, Hiawatha
Guthridge Park: 704 Emmons Street, Hiawatha

Marion Splash Pads

Gill Park: 3450 Hawthorne Street, Marion
Thomas Park: 343 Marion Boulevard, Marion

Cedar Rapids Area Beaches

*Some lakes are experiencing problems with e-coli. Be sure to check ahead before visiting! Also, take extra care as lakes do not have lifeguards on duty. For some personal reviews on local waterways, check out What to Do When the Pools are Closed!

Coralville Lake: (Sugar Bottom, Sandy Beach, and West Overlook Beaches): 2850 Prairie Du Chien Road Ne, Coralville Lake, Coralville
FW Kent Park: 2048 Highway 6 NW, Oxford
Lake Macbride: 3525 Highway 382 NE, Solon
Palo Beach: 4530 McClintock Road, Palo
Hannen Lake: 1949 Benton Iowa Road, Blairstown
Backbone State Park:1347 129th St, Dundee

Know of more open splash pads and beaches? Email us at info(at) to let us know!


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Kaitlyn is the founder and previous owner of Cedar Rapids Moms and is an Iowa girl who has been married to her husband, Joshua, since 2007! She’s a busy work-at-home mama to their 5 children: 3 girls and 2 boys! A true Hawkeye, she graduated from the University of Iowa with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, something that comes in handy on a daily basis while trying to raise 5 kids! Her favorite things to do include spending time with her family, cheering on the Hawkeyes, reading a good book, shopping (of course!), and checking out all the activities the Corridor has to offer!