Parks & Recreation

Register for the Muscatine Walking Club!

Visit the Muscatine Walking Club page and register to be part of the "Million Minute" challenge!

Special Event Schedule

The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates!

Special Event Schedule (PDF)

Emerald Ash Borer Plan

View the City of Muscatine’s Emerald Ash Borer Plan (PDF)


The Parks and Recreation Department oversees various area recreational facilities including:


The Parks and Recreation Department is also responsible for the following areas:

Adopt A Park

If you would like to offer assistance in taking care of a park please fill out the Adopt a Park form (PDF). Return it to the Parks and Recreation Department office in City Hall and begin helping keep your community beautiful and clean!

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    Aquatic Center closed June 9 for required maintenance

    The Muscatine Aquatic Center is closed today (June 9) for Iowa State Code required maintenance following a contamination incident that occurred Tuesday afternoon. The Aquatic Center will reopen to the public at 12 p.m. Thursday. Read on...
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    Gas dock hours are adjusted

    The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department will operate the Gas Dock on Fridays from 5-7 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10-2 p.m., weather permitting. Read on...
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    Gas Dock to open for the season Friday (May 28)

    The Gas Dock, located on the Muscatine riverfront in the channel just upriver from the Muscatine Boat Harbor, will begin serving customers at 5 p.m. Friday (May 28), weather permitting, according to the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Read on...
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    Muscatine Aquatic Center to open May 29 for Summer 2021

    After a year and a half of sitting idle, the Muscatine Aquatic Center in Weed Park will swing open the gates and welcome back patrons on Saturday (May 29) when the facility opens for the 2021 season, weather permitting. Read on...
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    First quarter winners announced in Muscatine wellness challenge

    Three local businesses outperformed all others to claim the top spots after the first quarter competition in the #workingwellmuscatine wellness challenge. Read on...
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    Closed for repairs - Mississippi Mist to reopen once repairs completed

    Mechanical problems has forced the closure of the Mississippi Mist interactive fountain in Riverside Park until further notice. Read on...
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    Mississippi Mist is misting again on Muscatine riverfront

    The riverboat smokestack-themed jets of the Mississippi Mist interactive fountain have cascaded for the first time this summer on Friday (May 21) as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department opened the splash pad for the 2021 season. Read on...
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