Bettendorf Recreation

If you’re a fan of outdoor activities of all kinds, Bettendorf recreation options are definitely for you! Lovers of golf, soccer, biking, hiking, swimming, boating, indoor and outdoor volleyball, and other forms of exercise will find plenty of fun things to do in Bettendorf all year round. Bettendorf is only minutes away from the Quad Cities’ premier entertainment facilities. So whether you’re craving movies, professional or amateur sports, live music, theater, shopping, museums, or any other form of entertainment, they can be found just outside Bettendorf’s border with Davenport or a stone’s throw across the Mississippi River in Moline or Rock Island, Illinois.

Bettendorf Parks

Although Bettendorf is the most residential of the Quad City communities, the city has over 20 different parks for citizens and visitors to enjoy which are all very well maintained by the Bettendorf Parks & Recreation Department In the colder months, Bettendorf’s state-of-the-art Life Fitness Center is a beehive of activity with indoor sports leagues, fitness classes for all ages, swimming, tennis, exercise equipment, and a full slate of activities on their events calendar.

Summer and Winter Sports Leagues

Bettendorf is home to leagues for several sports and most age groups every month of the year. Indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball, and tennis are popular choices in the winter months with several programs to choose from for getting out of the house. In warmer weather, there are leagues for baseball, softball, golf, and many other sports. There is also an extensive network of trails throughout Bettendorf’s parks for biking and hiking which connect with Davenport, Iowa’s biking and hiking trails.

Splash Landing Family Aquatic Center

For fun in the sun, it’s hard to beat Bettendorf’s Splash Landing Family Aquatic Center during the warmer months. This facility on Middle Road features a wading pool for kids, a variety of water slides, swimming pools, and exercise areas. The facilities are monitored by lifeguards and there are lots of different programs throughout the summer for kids of all ages.

No matter what your idea of fun entails, there’s a Bettendorf recreation option for every age nearly every month of the year. From organized group sports to pickup games in the parks to nature walks along the river, you’re never far from something fun and healthy to do in Bettendorf!