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Island Park Beach House
Beach House
Beach House
218 Center Street in Island Park
Cedar Falls, Iowa 




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.
Area to be rented       Monday–Thursday              Friday-Sunday & All Holidays
East or bridge side         $125.00                                     $200.00
Entire building               $175.00                                     $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.

Gateway Celebration Shelter
Gateway Shelter
Gateway Celebration 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
Monday - Thursday $60.00
Friday - Sunday & Holidays $100.00

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
Cedar Falls Recreation Center



Picnic Shelters
Lookout Park Shelter
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 3 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

 


Cedar Basin 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 5 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
Birdsall Park

Ball Diamond Guidelines:

  • Diamonds are not reservable for practices.
  • 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 
  • 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

Pool Rentals
Holmes Pool
Holmes Pool