City of Dubuque to Open Flora and Sutton Pools This Summer

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department announced it will open both Flora and Sutton pools for the 2023 season! Opening day at both pools is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 30, depending on weather.

Swim passes will become available and registration for swim lessons at Flora and Sutton pools will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 28. Aquatots class will be offered for children 1 – 3 years of age accompanied in the water by a guardian who is age 14 or older. Group swim lessons for ages 3 and older will be held in two-week sessions starting June 12 through Aug. 3. Private swim lessons and adapted swim lessons for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities will also be available.

Swim pass information and the 2023 swim lessons schedule and registration options will be published online in the Leisure Services Let’s Go! Summer Activities Guide on Friday, April 21. WebTrac is the Leisure Services online registration system for swim lessons, swim passes, recreation programs, and more. Residents are encouraged to create an account in advance to save time when registering. To view the activities guide and create a WebTrac account, visit

Leisure Services Family Scholarship funds may be used to purchase swim lessons and swim passes when they become available. The Family Scholarship is a $125 household credit for income-qualified families (two or more related people from the same address). In addition to swim passes, scholarship credits can be used for program registration, pavilion rentals, and other services. In addition, those who qualify for a Leisure Services Family Scholarship automatically qualify for a Creative Adventure Lab Scholarship which includes a complimentary one-year Family Play Membership. To apply for a Family Scholarship, complete the online application form at

For additional information or questions regarding the pools or Family Scholarship Program, visit or contact the Leisure Services office at 563.589.4263.

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