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COVID-19 Cancellations, Closures, & Updates

Parks and Recreation

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 )

❌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 (Opening 6/16)
❌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

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
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 through July 1, 2020 or as noted.

  • The Quad Cities Transit Systems, Davenport Citibus, the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (Metro), and Bettendorf transit are suspending fare collection through July 1.
  • The Ground Transportation Center (GTC), located at 300 W River Dr, will remain closed to the public through July 1. 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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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