Davenport Parks and Recreation Memorial Day Weekend Actvities PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 25 May 2012 07:04

Parks and Recreation
Memorial Day Weekend Actvities

Splash Bash starts the pool season

Friday, May 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Annie Wittenmeyer Pool

2828 Eastern Avenue

Kick off the Summer with the Splash Bash! Enjoy half price admission to Annie Wittenmyer Family Aquatic Center from 6:00 - 8:00
pm. Water games will be played and door prices will be given away!
We will have our instructors and camp counselors at the event to
offer a sampling of our summer offerings. You can ask questions
and register at the pool. Come enjoy a night of family water fun!


FREE Learn to Swim - try it day

Join us at Annie Wittenmyer Family Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 26 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am for a FREE try it swim lesson day.  FREE try it sessions will begin at 10, 10:30 and 11:00.  Students will be given a basic swim skills assessment for 10 minutes and then divided into appropriate classes and taught swimming skills for 15 minutes.  A 5 minute free time will end each session.  This will be a great opportunity to see if your child is ready for swim lessons or to see what the appropriate swim level is for them.  Space is limited - register online!


Davenport Municipal Aquatic Facilities 2012 opening dates:

Annie Wittenmyer Family Aquatic Center - Saturday, May 26

Fejervary Family Aquatic Center - Tuesday, May 29

Dohse Pool - Saturday, June 2

Centennial Park Spray Park - Saturday, May 26



Midwest BMX Fest

Saturday, May 26, 11am - 7pm, Centennial Park Skate Park

This FREE family event is to promote BMX and all types of cycling. We will have a vintage bike show, BMXX and cycling vendors, concessions and more. Race, freestyle, new and old, custom bikes and more are ALL invited. Ride your bike down to the skate park down town to check it out!

River Drive near Marquette Street.

At The River's Edge

Cool off this HOT weekend with some ice skating!

If summer like 90 degrees temperatures are too warm for you, The River's Edge offers cool indoor ice skating for only $5 admission and $3 skate rental.  Come on down to 700 West River Drive for some skating fun.


Saturday, May 26

Public Skate Sessions at the River's Edge:

1:30pm - 3:30pm

3:45pm - 5:45pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm


The River's Edge will be closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 to allow our employees to spend holiday time with their families.


Quad City Amateur Golf Championship

May 25, 26 and 27th

at Emeis Golf Course in Davenport, Iowa.


Flights for everyone: men, women, seniors and super seniors.

More information and entry forms are available at www.qcamtour.com

or at Emeis Golf Course

Entry form also available by clicking here


Vander Veer Update

Summer Theme at Vander Veer
Due to construction at Vander Veer Conservatory, the Summer Theme that was scheduled to launch this weekend will be delayed until Tuesday, June 5.













Sign up now!


Click here to browse our online catalog and to register for any of our programs


Or visit us in person at:


The River's Edge,

700 W River Dr.,

8am - 8pm,

7 days a week.

(Closed May 27 & 28)


Vander Veer Conservatory,

215 W Central Park,

10am - 4pm, Tue - Sun.



2012 Spr Sum Catalog

Pick up one of our catalogs at the River's Edge, Vander Veer, Junior Theater, or any public golf course
















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