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COVID-19 Cancellations, Closures, & Updates

Parks and Recreation

*Updated 5/11* Softball/Baseball Fields

Our parks and trails remain open, please enjoy them responsibly! Conditions change quickly, so check back for updates.

Open park amenities must follow the guidelines below (failure to comply will result in park closure).

PARK CLOSURES (Open ✔️ | Closed )
❌ Pools and Aquatic Centers
Drinking Fountains
Park Restrooms
Reservable Park Shelters

Indoor Meeting Spaces:
Credit Island Lodge
Duck Creek Lodge
Roosevelt Community Center

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
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

Fairmount Window open for pickup.
Scheduled Curbside Pickup available at Main (321 Main) and Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) for limited hours beginning on Tuesday, May 26th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Curbside will be available Monday- Friday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm for hold pick-ups only

Police Department
Ride-a-longs: Suspended
Station Tours: Suspended
Police Officer Applicant Workshops (March 24 and April 2): Cancelled

Ground transportation center
The Ground Transportation Center (GTC), located at 300 W River Dr, will be closed to the public beginning at 5 P.M. Wednesday, March 18, due to CDC guidance on social distancing and COVID-19.

The buses will be 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.This change is in effect until further notice.

Davenport CitiBus is temporarily suspending its Sunday bus service effective this Sunday, March 29th until further notice.  The suspension will continue until such time that concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus are minimized or eliminated. 

Beginning Tuesday, April 7, CitiBus is limiting the maximum number of passengers on a bus to one person per row per side.  That is approximately 12 to 14 people on the bus at one time. If a bus passes you at a stop, it is because the maximum number of riders has been reached.  You will need to wait for the next bus in this case. Protective masks or face coverings are encouraged.

Waste Commission of Scott County
Drop-off of household hazardous materials has been suspended at the Waste Commission of Scott Facilities. Keep these materials secured until they can be safely disposed of

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