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Recreation Programs in Cedar Grove to Remain Outdoors Through Early Winter

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — With COVID-19 remaining a presence in Essex County, the Cedar Grove Recreation Department will be offering outdoor programs that would, normally in late fall and winter, be conducted indoors.

Winter basketball clinics will be offered for kids in grades 3-8 at the outdoor Bowden Basketball Courts from Nov. 21-Dec. 19. Clinics will be coached by the Suburban Travel Basketball coaching staff. It is an opportunity for kids to practice with their peers at a recreational level. 

Winter tennis clinics for kids ages 7-14 at the new courts on Little Falls Road from Nov. 23-Dec. 21.

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Winter soccer clinics for kids grades 3-8 at Panther Park Field will be running from Nov. 19-Dec. 19.

All these clinics will operate weather permitting. Register via Community Pass by clicking here.

o All children will keep 6-feet social distancing 

o If broken into groups, children will be placed in the same group each day

o Please send your child with a clearly marked water bottle 

o Personal items will be kept separated

o Outdoor bathroom facilities will not be available

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IMPORTANT NOTICE Due to the COVID 19 virus, the City of Cedar Rapids has closed facilities and several amenities in the parks


Due to the COVID-19 virus, the City of Cedar Rapids has closed facilities and several amenities in the parks. Recreation programs have been cancelled or postponed. For a list of the affected facilities, amenities, events and programs, click on the link below. 

Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Updates



The Parks and Recreation Department manages over 4,171 acres of city-owned property. In addition to 96 areas formally named, there are hundreds of acres held in reserve as undeveloped green space for future park expansion and flood control. The department operates and maintains facilities for public use including four municipal golf courses, six swimming pools, splash pads, 25 pavilions, Ushers Ferry Historic Village, Old MacDonald’s Farm in Bever Park, Tuma Sports Complex, Tait Cummins Sports Complex, Noelridge Park Greenhouse, and trails. The parks system receives countless visits each year.

Also offered are more than 1,500 recreation programs annually. There is something of interest for every age and ability level. Programs are listed in the Play! guide which appears in the March, August and November issues of Our CR magazine. Attendance for aquatic and recreation programs totals more than 300,000 annually.

Meet Scott Hock, Parks & Recreation Director.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE Several Parks amp Recreation Facilities and Amenities are Closed, and Recreation Programs and Events are Cancelled or Postponed Due to the COVID 19 virus, the City of Cedar Rapids has closed facilities and several amenities in the parks


Due to the COVID-19 virus, the City of Cedar Rapids has closed facilities and several amenities in the parks. Recreation programs have been cancelled or postponed. For a list of the affected facilities, amenities, events and programs, click on the link below. 

Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Updates



The Parks and Recreation Department manages over 4,171 acres of city-owned property. In addition to 96 areas formally named, there are hundreds of acres held in reserve as undeveloped green space for future park expansion and flood control. We operate and maintain facilities for public use including four municipal golf courses, six swimming pools, splash pads, 25 pavilions, Ushers Ferry Historic Village, Old MacDonald’s Farm in Bever Park, Tuma Sports Complex, Tait Cummins Sports Complex, Noelridge Park Greenhouse, and trails. The parks system receives countless visits each year.

We offer more than 1,500 recreation programs annually. There is something of interest for every age and ability level. Programs are listed in the Play! guide which appears in the March, August and November issues of Our CR magazine. Attendance for aquatic and recreation programs totals more than 300,000 annually.

Meet Scott Hock, Parks & Recreation Director.

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Parks & Recreation Organizational Review

 Rate our service by completing this Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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