Rentals & Services

Island Park Beach House

Beach House

218 Center Street in Island Park
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Beach House Layout
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The rental season for the Beach House is May 1st - October 15th
When renting the facility for private events here are your options to choose from:
• The East or bridge side, which can hold up to 120 people in a banquet style seating if desired.
• The entire building with banquet style seating for around 180.

Each side has a stainless steel serving counter and a sink with hot and cold water available for use.  The facility comes with the appropriate number of tables and chairs located in storage rooms on either side of the facility. A garage door separates the two sides. Men’s and women’s rest rooms are located on the east side of the building with access from the outside of the building and are available to the general public using the trails or park. Windows open easily for great ventilation and an enjoyable view of the park and river. Ceiling fans will help move the air in an effort to keep the inside of the building cool on the hot summer days ahead. A small deck/patio is available with the respective ends on the river side of the building.

Rentals can be made up to one year in advance in person at the Cedar Falls Recreation Center located at 110 East 13th Street in Cedar Falls. Those interested in inquiring about available dates can call the Rec Center at 319-273-8636 to obtain that information.

Fees
The following is the current rental fees and deposits.
East or bridge side: 
Mon–Thurs  $125.00
Fri-Sun & All Holidays  $200.00
Entire building
Mon–Thurs  $175.00
Fri-Sun & All Holidays   $275.00

Keys/Deposit

  • A deposit check of $500.00 is required for east side or $750.00 for the rental of the entire building.
  • You may pick up your electrical key at the Rec Center up to 36 hours in advance of a rental and leave your deposit.
  • Deposits can be picked up 3 business days after your rental if no damage is done and your KEY IS RETURNED.
  • Please remember the park, and thus the building by ordinance, closes at 10:30pm so plan accordingly. 

Beach House Renters

  • Must be at least 21 years of age to rent the facility.
  • Understand the facility can only be used from 8:00am thru the park closing at 10:30pm.
  • Understand they are responsible for picking up all refuse and removing all bags of trash by closing time the day of the rental and placing it in the dumpster provided.
  • Understand that they may NOT use any form of tape, nails, hooks, thumb tacks, staples, sticky tacky substance or like products on walls, windows, doors, ceiling, or fans.
  • Understand they may not enter the building before 8:00am, store items overnight either before the rental or after the rental and must remove all items by 10:30pm.

Picnic Shelters

Lookout Park Shelter

  • Reservations for the any Cedar Falls Park Shelters are taken at The Cedar Falls Recreation Center, 110 E. 13th St, Cedar Falls.
  • The parks close and you must be out of the facilities at 10:30pm.
  • Anyone planning on having amplified music must get a noise variance from Cedar Falls Police Operations, which can take up to one week to receive. 
  • You must be 21 years old to rent the facility.

    Keys/Deposit  IF your park has electricity, you may pick up your electrical key 1 Day prior to your rental and leave your deposit.  Your deposit can be picked up Business days after your rental if no damage is done and your KEY IS RETURNED.
    Fees: $22.00 per day
    Location and detailed listing of Cedar Falls Parks

 

 

Gateway Celebration Shelter

Gateway Shelter

  • Reservations for the the Gateway Celebration Shelter are taken at The Cedar Falls Recreation Center, 110 E. 13th St, Cedar Falls.
  • The shelter is located at Gateway Park on N. Main & 1st St.
  • Detailed information about Gateway Park.  
  • You must be 21 years old to rent the facility.

Fees
Mon-Thurs $70.00
Fri-Sun & Holidays $110.00

Keys/Deposit

  • A deposit check of $250.00 is required.
  • You may pick up your electrical key at the Rec Center up to 1 Day in advance of a rental and leave your deposit.  
  • Deposits can be picked up 3 Business days after your rental if no damage is done and your KEY IS RETURNED.


Recreation Center

Recreation Center

All fees listed are based on availability and for open hours, after hours rentals will require fee plus staff costs.Reservations may be made by calling the Recreation Center at (319)273-8636 Monday-Thursday 8:30am-2:30pm or emailing  christine.anderson@cedarfalls.com

Fees: 
Meeting Room
  $10.00 per hour
Multi-Purpose Room
  $25.00 per hour
Fit Gym
  $35.00 per hour
Gymnasium
  $70.00 per hour-after hours rental available only
Activty Room
  $25.00 per hour
Full Facility:  
  All Above Listed Rooms
  First 2 hours $100.00
  Each Additional Hour $25.00

Cedar Basin Band Shell

Sturgis Park Band Shell

  • Applications to use the Cedar Basin Band Shell may be Picked up at the Rec Center.
  • Must be at least 21 years old to rent the facility.
  • May not be used for a profit making event.
  • The park closes and you must be out of the park at 10:30pm.
  • Please allow up to 14 days after form submission before a decision will be made on your request.
  • Anyone planning on having amplified music must get a noise variance from Cedar Falls Police Operations, which can take up to one week to receive.

    Keys/Deposit You may pick up your electrical key 1 Day prior to your rental and leave your deposit.  Your deposit can be picked up Business days after your rental if no damage is done and your KEY IS RETURNED.
    Fees:  Daily $75.00
    Damage Deposit: 
     $200.00

 

Softball Field Rentals

Birdsall Park Softball Fields

Ball Diamond Guidelines:

  • Game diamonds are reserved through league or organization management.
  • Fees for a 1 or 2 day tournament require a $250.00 damage deposit.
  • Weekend Rental Fee:  
    Birdsall Park Complex $110.00, Pfeiffer Park Diamonds $130.00
  • Reservations for Ball Fields; may be made by calling the Rec Center at (319)273-8636 Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm or emailing brock.goos@cedarfalls.com
  • Diamonds are prepared at various times throughout the day for Recreation Center Leagues, stay off infields that are game ready.
  • The Cedar Falls Recreation Division Maintains the following ball parks if you have any questions:  
        • Birdsall Park Baseball & Softball Diamonds
        • Pfeiffer Park Diamonds
        • Washington Park Diamond
        • Lions Field Diamond
        • Orchard Hill Diamond
        • Robinson Dresser Turf Diamond
  • In the spring the ball fields are available for AS IS Rentals for practices.  Contact Brock Goos for more information.

POOL RENTALS
The Falls





The Falls Aquatic Center

Booking Availability: Starting at 8:45pm for a 2 Hour Party

Fees: *Lifeguards are Provided

  • Safari Falls  $200.00
  • Rock Falls  $325.00
  • Safari Falls & Adventure Falls  $425.00
  • Rock Falls & Adventure Falls  $525.00
  • Entire Facility  $625.00
  • + Open Concession Stand  $25.00 per hour
  • Fees are for a 2 hour private party outside regular rec swim hours

More Information on The Falls Aquatic Center

Holmes Pool
Holmes Pool and Peet Pool

Booking Availability: Outside Open Rec Swim Hours
*Holmes Pool is available year round
*Peet Pool is available during the Cedar Falls school year

Fees: *Lifeguards are Provided 

  • $60.00 per hour for parties up to 75 people
  • $75.00 per hour for parties over 75 people

More Information on Holmes and Peet Pools

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Birthday Party Options

Themed Party Birthday Party
Fee: $135.00
Ages 4-12
Guests vary on theme
Includes:

  • Cake
  • Punch
  • Paper Products
  • Supervisor to lead Party
  • Pizza Add-On Add 3 Large 1 Topping Pizzas for $25
  • Themes Available

Standard Party
Fee: $115.00
Ages 7-12
20 guests
Includes:

  • Cake
  • Punch
  • Supervisor NOT included in party
  • 2 hour available time slot which will include the Multi-Purpose Room and FitGym
  • Pizza Add-On Add 3 Large 1 Topping Pizzas for $25

Times Available
June - July
Saturdays 12:00-1:30pm
September - May
Saturdays: 1:00-2:30pm or 3:00-4:30pm
Sundays: 1:00-2:30pm


All party dates and times are based on availability. We recommend you book a date at least several weeks in advance. Once you have booked your date - you will have 48 hours to pay your fee in full.

Questions: call the Rec Center at 319-273-8636 to book the party email: christine.anderson@cedarfalls.com  

Bookings can be made Monday-Thursday 8:30am-2:30pm