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All Davenport Park Facilities Closed 3/31/23
In response to the incoming storm and high winds, all park facilities will be closed beginning Friday, March 31 at 2:30 p.m. through Saturday, April 1 at 8 a.m. Staff expect The River's Edge and Vander Veer Conservatory to reopen per normal business hours on Saturday. Any updates to this, will be posted here and on the Davenport Parks and Recreation Facebook page @davenportparksandrecreation

Work Where You Play!

Davenport Parks and Recreation is hiring and we want you to join our team! Provide the Davenport community with a positive, outgoing attitude and excellent customer service while working with residents. We are looking for candidates with diverse skills and the desire and willingness to work outside.


POSITION LOCATIONS INCLUDE: Golf Courses, Sports, The River’s Edge, Aquatics, Summer Camps, Stepping Stones, Park Operations and Maintenance, and MORE! 

Drop in for Open Interviews!

Park Operations/Golf Positions
Location: Red Hawk Golf Course | 6364 Northwest Blvd
Thursday, 3/16 | 8:30a.m. – 10:30a.m.
Recreation Positions
Location: The River’s Edge | 700 W River Dr.
Wednesdays, 3/8 or 3/22 | 2p.m. – 6p.m.
Wednesday, 3/15 | 10a.m. – 4p.m.
Saturday, 4/8 | 9a.m. – 1p.m.

Alert Iowa-Stay Connected!

To ensure you are receiving the latest program, park and facility alerts and notifications from Davenport Parks and Recreation you will need to create an account with Alert Iowa. Alert Iowa is a system used across the state so you can sign-up for alerts and notifications with other agencies, such as the National Weather Service, and communities in Scott County all with one log-in to keep you connected and informed. 
Inclement weather and program cancellations will be sent out via Alert Iowa, sending phone, text, and e-mail alerts directly to your device. Please sign-up today to stay connected!

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Parks & Recreation
700 W River Drive
Davenport, IA 52802

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