Weekend Recreation Hours Resume, Registration Opens for Swim Lessons and More

The Recreation Department will again offer weekend hours for members beginning Feb. 6, 2021, at the North Liberty Community Center. The rec center will operate weekdays from 6:15 a.m. to9 p.m. and weekends from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Use will continue to require appointments and be subject to our COVID-19 protocols, including a health screening.

To reserve your time slot, members visit northliberty.recdesk.com;  go to Programs (current & future), use Category Filter to select Lap Swim, Weight and Cardio Area, Track, Basketball, Pickleball or Volleyball Times, select Sub-category dropdown to select the desired date range (by week), click on the green Register Now button to right of select days and timeslots to reserve, and complete transaction to Process Now and to create invoice (no fees are assessed). If you are experiencing issues, please feel free to contact the staff at (319) 626-5716 for assistance.

Upon entry members need to scan their membership cards at the desk, answer health questions and get temperatures checked.

Swim Lesson & Program Registration

Swim lesson registration for North Liberty residents begins 6 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2021, and at 6 a.m. on Feb. 3 for all others. Swim lessons are scheduled to begin March 1.

Registration is open for programs offered in February and March. Registration windows are set one month prior to program start dates to adjust to potential changes or cancellations. Classes set to begin in February include Tippi Toes Dance classes, Pee Wee Basketball, Lil Chefs and multiple fitness classes. Programs and operations are subject to change at any time. In-person classes include Aqua Aerobics/Toning, Aqua Boot Camp, Barre, Body Blast, Body Sculpt, Cardio Pump, Easy Does It, and Water Resistance. Leagues taking place in the facility are Adult Basketball, Co-ed Volleyball, NLC Youth Basketball and Youth Competitive Basketball Leagues.

Additionally, our partners at North Liberty Coralville Baseball & Softball, or NLCBS, have opened registration for recreational leagues scheduled to begin in April. The league, run by parents using City of North Liberty facilities, serves more than 2000 children from 4 years old to 8th grade. Register online at nlcbs.org by March 15.

COVID-19 Mitigation & Safety Protocols

Safety protocol remains in place for our patrons. This mitigation includes requiring face masks at all times, social distancing, limiting large gatherings and practicing proper hygiene, such as frequent hand washing. Please: stay home if you’re sick. Everyone will be health screened upon arrival with health questions and temperature checks. Participants must be on class roster to enter into a class and facility users must be registered for specific time slots for use of such areas as track, weight and exercise, lap swim and gymnasiums. There is no drop-in use. Restrooms remain open for use, but main locker rooms will have limited access, with showers closed at this time. Patrons who are not following protocols will not be permitted into the facility, class or program. Patrons are asked to arrive with limited personal items, five minutes prior to class times, and leave immediately after use, class or program. Please bring own water bottle as drinking fountains remain closed.

Recdesk, Registration & Online Accounts

We have switched to primarily online operations for registrations and reservations, and rec staff are available to help patrons through this process. If you do not have internet access, we have a terminal in our lobby for patron use, in addition to appointment times available by calling the North Liberty Library at (319) 626-5701. Please make sure you have an online account at northliberty.recdesk.com. A video walking you through steps of registering online account, visit northlibertyiowa.org/recreation. Currently we require online registrations and do not permit drop-ins. Please review program notes and expectations at time of registration as classes may be altered with fewer participants, safety protocols or other COVID19 measures. Please select the Programs button, to see programs currently taking registration or in session.


The North Liberty Community Center offers a variety of annual and monthly membership packages including

  • Black & Gold includes access to weight and cardio equipment, indoor pool and outdoor pool.
  • Gold includes facility access and weight and cardio equipment use.
  • Silver includes facility access and indoor and outdoor pool use.
  • Facility includes access to open-gym activities such as basketball, pickleball and volleyball.
  • Track includes access to our indoor track.

Fees vary depending on type of pass chosen, and if you choose monthly versus annual memberships. Residents are those who live within North Liberty’s corporate limits. County residents and others outside city limits with a 52317 are classified as non-residents. Please be prepared to show IDs. Financial Aid is available for residents on a sliding scale for annual memberships and programs based on income verified by the HACAP.

Please make sure you have an online account at northliberty.recdesk.com. Once you have an online account you can go to Memberships, choose Category (Black & Gold, Facility, Gold, Silver or Track), choose 1 month or Annual option, choose Description (Couple, Discounted, Family, or Individual), then click on green Enroll Now button and follow steps to make payment and complete transaction. Next time in the facility ask for your ID scan card.

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