City park playgrounds are now open once again

Muscatine parks are now open.

The playgrounds in all City of Muscatine parks are now available for use by the public. Most facilities have reopened including Pearl City Station, the Riverview Center, shelters in the various parks, the Musser Skate Park, and the ball diamonds at Kent Stein Park.

Rest room facilities are open and are being cleaned daily but drinking fountains will not be turned back on as yet. The Soccer Complex also remains closed at the present time.

Parks and Recreation officials urge all members of the public enjoying the City of Muscatine facilities to practice social distancing, wear a mask as needed, and to wash hands for at least 20 seconds as part of a personal hygiene regime.

Registration for summer programs is currently underway. You can download a PDF version of the Parks & Recreation 2020 Summer Brochure by clicking HERE.

RiverfrontThe Parks & Recreation page has links to a variety of activities and facilities including links to rent a boat slip in the Muscatine Boat Harbor, rentals for Pearl City Station, Riverview Center, and park shelters, and a special event schedule to keep you up to date on what is happening.

Upcoming this weekend is a 65 team softball tournament and a 20 team baseball tournament at Kent Stein Park from Friday through Sunday, the Farmer’s Market will start for the season on Saturday, June 6, in the parking lot across from City Hall (visit the Farmer’s Market Facebook page for guidelines for vendors, attendees), and the JDRF Car Show will be held in Riverside Park Sunday, June 7, in the area west of the Iowa Avenue entrance.

For more information, contact the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department by phone at (563) 263-0241 or via email at parksoffice@muscatineiowa.gov.

— City of Muscatine