Cedar Rapids Ultimate is recognized by the IRS as a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Our History

Cedar Rapids Ultimate was founded in 2013 with the goal of organizing the Ultimate community in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. What started as a group of friends playing Ultimate, has now grown into a community of Ultimate players of all experience levels. CRU now offers opportunities to play throughout the year, including youth leagues, tournaments, and pick-up games.

Our Board

Eric Hart

Eric Hart played his college Ultimate at Winona State University and after graduating moved to Cedar Rapids with his wife (another Ultimate player). Eric offers a decade of experience as an Ultimate player, coach and organizer. Eric’s favorite Ultimate activities include, skying people, cutting deep, and being tall….really tall.

Greg Zarse

Greg Zarse played his college Ultimate at Purdue University (Cookie Monsters) and moved to Cedar Rapids after graduating. He enjoys being the tallest person on the field a majority of the time and throwing hammers.

Janessa Weightman

Janessa played her college Ultimate at Cornell College.


Jake Nelson

Jake Nelson played his college Ultimate at Western Illinois University.

Get Involved

If you want to support the Ultimate community in Cedar Rapids there’s lots of ways you can help. Check out our Volunteer tab to see how you can give back.


Cedar Rapids Ultimate’s Programming is made possible through the generous support of the public. 100% of any donation made to Cedar Rapids Ultimate goes directly to the programs that help grow the Ultimate Community in Cedar Rapids. Any and all contributions are appreciate, and will be acknowledged. Thank you.