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Young Arena
West 1st and Commercial Streets, Waterloo
(319) 291-4300
Indoor ice hockey rink and is home to the United States Hockey League's Waterloo Black Hawks; 2004 Clark Cup & Tier 1 National Champions. Youth hockey leagues, figure skating clubs and special events.

Waterloo Leisure Services
1101 Campbell Avenue, Waterloo
(319) 291-4370
The City of Waterloo Leisure Services Commission provides the best possible recreational activities, special events, facilities, and services that encourage lifelong learning, fitness and fun. Programs Include: football, basketball, swimming, volleyball, track, golf, softball, baseball, t-ball, indoor soccer, tennis, cheerleading, ice skating, hockey, bowling, rowing, waterskiing, and much more!

Lost Island Adventure Park
2225 E. Shaulis Road, Waterloo
(319) 233-8414
Iowa's largest water park featuring: nine major slides, lazy river, wave pool, two toddler areas, gift shop, great food, adventure golf, go-karts and much more!

Black Hawk Tennis Club
1005 Black Hawk Road, Waterloo
(319) 232-7512
The Black Hawk Tennis Club is a private indoor and outdoor club offering men's, women's, and junior's leagues as well as USTA Team Tennis and private tennis lessons.
Cedar Valley Youth Soccer Association
(866) 771-6474
Recreational and competitive soccer teams and tournaments for youth.

Family YMCA of Black Hawk County
669 South Hackett Road, Waterloo
(319) 233-3531

Horseback Riding
2482 Grand Avenue, Waverly
Boy Scouts Camp Ingawanis
(319) 234-2867
Spring and fall, weekends only. Reservations required.

Cedar Valley Recreational Trails
Over 80 miles of hard-surfaced recreational trails that wind through wooded areas, along lakes, downtown areas, and along the beautiful Cedar River.

Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
1927 East Orange Road, Waterloo
(319) 234-2229
Recreational, cultural and educational opportunities abound at this developing 74-acre site. The gardens showcase a variety of plants and trees native to this area. Open Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm, May - Mid October.

Hartman Reserve Nature Center
657 Reserve Drive, Cedar Falls
(319) 277-2187
295-acre nature area featuring lakes, valleys, prairie, and open meadow, all teaming with wildlife. The Hartman Interpretive Center is on a bluff above the Cedar River and linked to the forest by a 6-mile web of trails. The Trail Team, an open-air trailer pulled by a tractor, makes some of the trails handicapped accessible. Interpretive Center open year round Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm; Sunday, Labor Day to Memorial Day, 1 - 5pm. The trail system is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Heritage Farm
7731 Zaneta Road, Hudson
(319) 988-3734
Horse drawn wagon rides during the spring, summer and fall months, and a scenic sleigh ride in winter. The Cabin in the Woods and Pa Daddy's Barn are fun for groups, and annual events on the farm include Bunny Brunch, Fall Fest, Breakfast with Santa and Plowing Match. Reservations required.

Sunrise Exchange Club Children's Petting Zoo
Cattle Congress Grounds
257 Ansborough Ave., Waterloo
(319) 234-4110
Open May - September, this zoo features a variety of farm animals. Hours are Tuesday - Friday, 2 - 7pm; Saturday, 11am - 6pm; Sunday, 12 - 6pm. Closed Monday. Free admission.