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Posted on: December 9, 2019

City of Coralville Indoor Facilities Offer Programs & Warmth

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City Facilities

The City of Coralville offers several public facilities where residents can warm up when outdoor temperatures dip down.

Coralville Public Library
Discover the Coralville Public Library (1401 5th Street), which offers a variety of services, programs, and materials for all ages including reading programs, book discussions, and more. To learn more, call 319.248.1850, visit, or stop by the Library during the following hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am-8:30 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Coralville Recreation Center
The Recreation Center (1506 8th Street) features a number of indoor recreation opportunities and programs. To learn more, call 319.248.1750, visit, or stop by:  

  • Monday-Friday: 7:30 am-9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Indoor Pool
Coralville's Indoor Pool (1506 8th Street) includes times for lap swim, open swim, and family swim, and features a climbing wall, separate wading pool, and a whirlpool spa. To learn more, call 319.248.1750 or visit for a calendar with pool hours. Admission is $4.00 per person; free admission for children under the age of two.

Area Shelters

If your home is not heated, go to the home of a friend or family member, or go to a local shelter. 

Shelter House
Shelter House (429 Southgate Avenue, Iowa City) is Johnson County’s 70-bed homeless shelter with a men's dorm, women's dorm, and family rooms. If you are seeking emergency shelter, call 319.351.0326 or come to 429 Southgate in person to access the Coordinated Entry system. Staff will assess your options and let you know what is available.

Low-Barrier Winter Emergency Shelter
The Low-Barrier Winter Emergency Shelter (821 S. Clinton Street, Iowa City, at the corner of Clinton Street and Benton Street) is open daily from 5:00 pm-8:00 am in December through March. It provides minimal overnight accommodations for individuals experiencing homelessness during the coldest months of the year, despite barriers they may have such as substance abuse.

For more information about Shelter House and the Low-Barrier Winter Emergency Shelter, visit or call 319.351.0326.

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