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Spend your summer poolside! Here's where you can take a dip this summer in the QC

The summertime heat is here! Beat the heat poolside at these Quad Cities area parks.

MOLINE, Ill. — Summertime is here! Many Quad Cities area pools and waterparks opened Memorial Day weekend for the 2023 season, so it's time to grab your swimming suit, lather on the sunscreen and pack all the kids into the car!

Here's our list of places to take a dip and cool off this summer:

Aquatic centers:

Annie Wittenmyer Aquatic Center – Davenport

  • SEASON: June 2 through Aug. 20.
  • LOCATION: 2828 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803.
  • HOURS: Open swim is from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, and lap swim is from noon to 1 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. on those listed days.
  • ADMISSION: The price of open swim admission is $5, and lap swim admission is $2.

DeWitt Aquatic Center – DeWitt

  • SEASON: Opens May 27, weather permitting. The closing date is to be determined.
  • LOCATION: 1000 14th St., DeWitt, IA 52742.
  • HOURS: Open swim is from 1-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on weekdays, 1-6 p.m. Saturdays and 1-7 p.m. Sundays. Adult swim is 5-6 p.m. on weekdays.
  • ADMISSION: Daily admission costs $3 for those ages 5 and under, $4 for students ages 6 to 12 and $6 for those 13 and older.

Fejervary Aquatics Center – Davenport

  • SEASON: June 2 through Aug. 20.
  • LOCATION: 1900 Telegraph Road, Davenport, IA 52802.
  • HOURS: Open swim is from 1-7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and lap swim is from noon to 1 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. on those listed days.
  • ADMISSION: The price of open swim admission is $5, and lap swim admission is $2.

John & Carla Edwards Aquatic Center – Geneseo

  • SEASON: Opens May 27. 
  • LOCATION: 541 East North St., Geneseo, IL 61254.
  • HOURS: Open swim is from noon to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
  • ADMISSION: Admission to the aquatic center is $8. Kids under age 2 get in for free.

Riverside Aquatic Center – Moline

Riverside Aquatic Center is closed for this season for some upgrades. The $6.8 million project will include three new waterslides, a lazy river, splash pad, updated concessions and a shared park shelter. It is slated to open by the 2024 season.

Credit: City of Moline Parks & Recreation

Splash Landing Family Aquatic Center – Bettendorf

Splash Landing is also closed this season for upgrades. The current facility is being demolished to make way for a new community aquatic facility and ice rink, rebranded as The Landing. 

Excavation of the main activity pool has begun, with a completion date anticipated in May 2024. The 12,500-square-foot activity pool includes a zero-depth entry with spray feature, ninja-style ropes course, lap lanes, and a diving well with two diving boards and two climbing walls.

The next phase, which includes three waterslides, a lazy river and a splash pad, will commence September 2024, with a completion goal of May 2025.

Credit: City of Bettendorf

Whitewater Junction Aquatic Center – Rock Island

  • SEASON: Opened May 27.
  • LOCATION1601 Longview Dr., Rock Island, IL 61201.
  • HOURS: The aquatic center is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
  • ADMISSION: Daily admission to the center is $10 for those ages 12 and older. Kids aged 3 to 11 are $7 and those 2 and under are free with a paid adult.

Swimming pools:

Riverview Swimming Pool – Clinton

  • SEASON: May 29 through Sept. 4.
  • LOCATION: 101 South 1st St., Clinton, IA 52732.
  • HOURS: Family swim hours are 1-6 p.m. on weekdays and 1-5 p.m. on weekends.
  • ADMISSION: Daily admission costs $2 for those ages 4 and under, $4 for kids ages 5-17 and $5 for adults. Groups of 10 or more can get in for $4 per person.

Splash pads:

Know of a pool or waterpark we didn't mention? Send us an email or text us at 309-304-0888. 

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