Davenport Parks & Recreation

700 W River Dr
Davenport IA 52802

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Davenport Parks & Recreation is located in Davenport, Iowa, where it employs nearly 100 people. Major parks and recreation facilities include two 18-hole golf courses, Emeis and Duck Creek; two nine-hole courses, Credit Island and Red Hawk; the renovated Fejervary Children's Zoo, which has welcomed nearly 20,000 visitors each year since 1996; and two outdoor zero-depth leisure pools, including one outdoor traditional swimming pool. In addition, the parks and recreation facilities includes Vander Veer Botanical Park, which welcomes nearly 25,000 visitors to continuous floral shows throughout the year; Nighswander Theatre, a cultural center with programming for children, youth and adults in drama, tumbling, musical theatre, dance, four children's productions and three community theatre productions each year and a professional modern dance company. John O'Donnell field, home of the Swing of the Quad Cities, which is a class A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals is located in Davenport as well.