Never skated before? Not to worry! The Learn to Skate program offers a variety of classes for people of all ages seeking to learn. The traditional 8-week sessions run year-round. This season the following levels will be offered: Beginner Snowplow, Basic Skills, Free Skate, Hockey, and Adult classes. Continued small class sizes throughout the Fall. Registration deadline is 8/23. Classes begin 8/26 and 8/28. Fee: $80-96 Res / $100-120 Non-Res Back by popular demand, Home School Learn to Skate has added an 8-week midday class on Mondays specifically for Home School students. Registration deadline... Read More
Join Davenport Parks and Recreation’s Sports Leagues by the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center
Join us Friday, July 2nd at 2:30 pm to explore and learn about the curious world of archives and manuscripts at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. July’s topic is an introduction to our Archives and Manuscript Collections. We are going to delve into a collection of local sports leagues facilitated by the Davenport Parks and Recreation. We will examine materials in our collections that will help us learn more about these items and how they were made. This presentation is open to any interested in learning more about our archives and manuscript collections. This program will... Read More
Hey Quad-Cities Families! Looking For Fun Things To Do With Your Little Bunnies This Easter Weekend?
From Eggstravaganzas to citywide egg hunts, from Easter bunny sightings to visits with baby animals, if you’re looking for fun stuff to do with your family to celebrate Easter festivities this weekend, we’ve got you covered. It’s Easter weekend, and of course there are plenty of egg hunts for you and your little ones to check out this weekend. Here’s a rundown of some of the ones the bunny is rolling in: Camden Park in Milan is holding an Easter celebration, complete with the aforementioned bunny, an egg hunt, and more, this Sunday at 2 p.m. For more details, see here. Trinity Lutheran... Read More
With summer right around the corner, it has become more difficult to stay indoors on the weekends. But family movie night is so rewarding, as well. Now you can combine the two! The Friends of Vander Veer and Davenport Parks and Recreation have teamed up together to bring Movies in the Park to Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 E Central Park Ave Davenport), beginning this Friday May 24. Admission is FREE to this event! Blankets and lawn chairs are highly recommended, and the movie will begin at sunset. Friends of Vander Veer will have snacks for sale and food trucks will also be on-site. Don’t worry... Read More
Enjoy the Quad Cities’ biggest youth extravaganza of the summer! Hosted by Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department, YouthFest 2018 is happening this Wednesday Jul 11 at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport) from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. And it’s FREE! YouthFest is a yearly celebration sponsored by Davenport Parks & Recreation and Davenport Community Schools to encourage youth involvement in constructive summer activities. Participants will enjoy hands-on games, activities, and interactive displays at Fejervary Park Come explore the natural play features and enjoy music, food,... Read More
Kids around the Quad-Cities are celebrating the end of the school year, and that means that parents around the Quad-Cities are asking themselves what they’re going to do with their kids now that school is out. Junior Theater offers some solutions that are entertaining, artistic and educational for kids this summer. Founded in 1951, DJT is the second-oldest children’s theatre in America that produces theatre “For Kids, By Kids”. Programming is available for kids ages 3-18. With a goal of teaching kids to present themselves clearly, confidently, and creatively. Summer classes start the... Read More