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COVID-19 Cancellations, Closures, & Updates

Parks and Recreation

💦 Splash Pads and Centennial Spray Park open this weekend!

Centennial Spray Park
Address: 315 S. Marquette St.
Our spray park at Centennial Park has 4-water features for children and parents alike to have fun playing in the water. The spray park is free and open to the public seven days a week (weather permitting). There are picnic tables and large grassy areas to dry off with restrooms nearby.
Open: through Labor Day, 10 a.m. -8 p.m.

Splash Pads
Addresses: 1100 Farnam St., 6000 Scott St., 3005 W. Central Park Ave.
Our splash pads at Cork Hill Park, Goose Creek Park, and Peterson Park offer a refreshing water features for hot days. Splash pads are free and open to the public seven days a week (weather permitting).
Open: through Labor Day, 10 a.m. -8 p.m.

As we continue the re-opening process, please remember to follow the guidance of public health officials.

PARK CLOSURES (Open ✔️ | Closed )

✔️Drinking Fountains
✔️Park Restrooms
✔️Reservable Park Shelters (New rentals only, beginning 7/1, 50% capacity)

Indoor Meeting Spaces:
❌Credit Island Lodge
✔️Duck Creek Lodge (New rentals only, beginning 7/1, 50% capacity)
✔️Roosevelt Community Center (New rentals only, beginning 7/1, 50% capacity)

Performing Arts Facilities:
✔️Nighswander Junior Theatre (Annie Wittenmyer Center)

Park Sites:
✔️Boat Ramps
✔️Dog Parks
✔️Duck Creek Stampe Lilac Gazebo
✔️Fejervary Park Nature Learning Center
✔️Vander Veer Conservatory
✔️Vander Veer Enabling Garden 

Athletic Fields/Courts/Courses:
✔️Basketball Courts
✔️Davenport Soccer Complex
✔️Disc Golf (Credit Island, Eastern Ave, Slattery)
✔️Golf (Duck Creek, Emeis, Red Hawk)
✔️Pickleball/Tennis Courts
❌Pools and Aquatic Centers (Closed for summer)
✔️Sand Volleyball Courts
✔️Softball/Baseball Fields
✔️The River's Edge


Davenport Parks and Recreation is continuing to observe the current COVID-19 health crisis and adhering to recommendations from public health authorities. As always, our primary concern is for the safety of our patrons and staff. 

Golf patrons must:
■  Practice social distancing (6 feet away)
■  Limit gathering in groups (less than 10 people)
■  Play and move on (leave after round is complete)
■  Avoid physical contact (refrain from touching one another)
■  Reside in the state of Iowa (no out-of-state residents)
Current precautionary measures in place:
■ Golfers are limited to single rider carts (unless playing with family member)
■ Each golf cart will be sprayed with disinfectant following round
■ Credit card sales only, with terminals located outside (no physical contact with cashiers)
■ Clubhouses are closed and locked
■ Restrooms are accessible from the outside only
■ Increased frequency of cleaning/disinfecting other high touch points such as countertops, credit card devices, door handles, etc.
■ Cups are filled with foam insert (no removal of flagstick)
■ Ball washers are empty to avoid any other touch points
Please call before arriving to the course: Emeis 563-326-7825 | Duck Creek 563-326-7824.

Junior Theatre 

 All Junior Theatre Summer Camps will be cancelled for Summer 2020.  This includes:

Performing Arts Camp I : Local Legends (already cancelled)
Performing Arts Camp II : Wonders of the World
Dance Camp
Performing Arts Camp III : Extreme EcoExplorers
Mini Camp : Shifting Seasons
Other Junior Theatre Opportunities
DJT’s Free Learning Channel – A free collection of theatre, dance, lessons, tours, performances, and more!  Access this anytime. 
Virtual June 4-Week Session – Starting June 1-4, we have programs in theatre & dance for kids ages 3-18 years.  ZOOM in with us and have some fun! Average cost for four week class is only $25.  We are offering 50 classes, 8 topics are all new.

Davenport public library

Davenport Public Library Reopening with Limited Service

Beginning June 8th, 2020, the Main Street Branch will be open Monday-Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and Wednesday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Eastern and Fairmount Branches will be open regular hours. All locations will be offering limited services. At this time, the Richardson Sloane Special Collections Center will remain closed to the public.

Public computers will be available on a limited basis and must be reserved a day in advance by calling 563-326-7832. Each computer session is for an hour period and is limited to one reservation per day.

Patrons are encouraged to use Curbside Delivery at Main and Eastern and Fairmount's drive-up window to pick-up holds. Please visit Hours & Locations page to see availability. 

Additionally, the following services are unavailable:

Meeting and study rooms
TechKnow items
Instrument & board games
Community Experience passes  

Police Department
All of the following are still postponed/cancelled until further notice.

  • Ride Alongs
  • Station Tours
  • Explorer Program
  • Birthday Requests/Invites
  • Event Requests/Invites
  • Car Seat Check Events (DFD only)
Ground transportation center

The following COVID restrictions will remain in place for Davenport’s CitiBus Transit system until further notice, updated June 30, 2020. 

  • The Quad Cities Transit Systems, Davenport Citibus, the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (Metro), and Bettendorf transit are suspending fare collection until further notice. 
  • The Ground Transportation Center (GTC), located at 300 W River Dr, will remain closed to the public until further notice. Buses are staged on 2nd St instead of the GTC. Temporary parking and route signage has been placed to accommodate rider pick-up and drop-off on 2nd St.
  • Sunday bus service is suspended until further notice.
  • Passenger limits of one person per row per side will remain in effect until further notice.
  • We continue to encourage riders to wear protective face coverings.
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Mayor's Job Fair on April 16 postponed
Davenport U Citizen's Academy postponed
Housing Authority closed to walk-in traffic
Harrison Parking Ramp Downtown is free until further notice. Two-hour on-street parking continues to be enforced and parking in the Redstone and RiverCenter ramps is still paid

Solid Waste will begin pickup at 6:30am on regular scheduled routes


All branches closed through March 31. The drive-up window at Fairmount Branch, 3000 Fairmount St., will  be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. , Monday-Saturday for hold pickups only.
All branches closed through March 31. The drive-up window at Fairmount Branch, 3000 Fairmount St., will  be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. , Monday-Saturday for hold pickups only.

Davenport Parks and Recreation Closures Covid Guidlines