|Keep busy all summer long with Parks and Recreation!|
|News Releases - Sports & Recreation|
|Written by Davenport Parks & Recreation|
|Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:48|
Learn to Swim Lessons
Swimming Lessons Begin the week of June 4 at Dohse, Annie Wittenmyer and Fejervary Pools and continue throughout the summer. Check our website (left) for dates, times and swim level information. Lessons are $30 for each 2-week session.
Lap Swim and Water Walking
Need a productive way to relax at the end of a day? Swim laps! The water is calming and the exercise is good for you? Don't swim? Lanes will be available to walk - try this minimal weight bearing exercise to help relieve stiffness and improve muscle movement.
Monday-Friday 5:00-6:00 pm Dohse Pool $1.50/visit
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 5:00-6:00 pm - Fejervary Family Aquatic Center $1.50/visit
Spray Parks are Now Open!
Davenport Parks and Recreation is now offering spray features in four parks (Centennial Park, Cork Hill, Goose Creek and Peterson Park). FREE to the public and open from 10 am - 8 pm, weather permitting.
Wednesday/Friday Family Nights
at Annie Wittenmyer and Fejervary Family Aquatic Centers
Want some quality family time but on a tight budget? Take the family for a swim at half the price of normal daily admission. This is the perfect time to enjoy the evening as a family and it's affordable! Only youth accompanied by a parent/guardian will be allowed to enter on these evenings. The cost is $1.50/youth, $2/adults.
Flick and Float - June 23
Watch a movie from the comfort of the lawn at Annie Wittenmyer Family Aquatic Center and cool off during intermission by splashing around! The movie will begin at 8:30pm. Regular evening admission rates apply. Call 326-7828 for movie listings
Thursday Teen Nights
at Annie Wittenmyer Family Aquatic Center -
Join us Thursday evening for swimming with your friends. We will play music and have contests throughout the evening. All are welcome, but contests will be geared toward the 13-17 year olds. Regular admission rates apply.
Father's Day Fiesta at the Pools - Sunday June 17 1-6pm
Regular admissions for youth/dads are FREE!
Special Events and Programs
Learn the history of clowning, the clown code of ethics, proper makeup application, juggling, balloon basics, improvisation, and more! Students between the ages of 10-110 will be part of a final skit along with Quad City Clown Troupe members in our theatre. Come clown around with us this summer!
Coach Reece Summer Hoops League June 15-17
Davenport Parks and Recreation is proud to partner with the Friends and Family of Reece Morgan for the 3rd Annual event. We will host a skill builder night n Friday at Central High School to kick things off and then Saturday is a day full of games and Jamboree and Sunday is a final tournament, both days at Centennial Park basketball courts for kids in 6th - 9th grade! This is followed by 6 weeks of free Open Basketball on Tuesday nights beginning June 19.
Centennial Park Summer CRAZE! June 17
Calling ALL families in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas to come celebrate with Davenport Parks and Recreation at Centennial Park. We will enjoy an array of FREE activities in one of our finest parks from 3-6 pm. Enjoy touch a truck, exhibition rugby, the Spray Park and dog off leash area. End the night by attending the FREE River Bandits baseball game.
Juneteenth- June 23rd
Come join us as we celebrate our country's true freedom. This is a FREE community event that commemorates the ending of slavery in our country. The celebration highlights cultural diversity in the Quad Cities through educational programs, activities, and performances. It is located at LeClaire Park, Saturday June 23rd, 10:00am-9:00pm. Family area 12pm-7pm
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