Weather permitting, Dubuque’s Sutton and Flora swimming pools are scheduled to open on Saturday, May 27, with special hours of operation until June 3 when regular pool hours begin.

From Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, adult water walking is scheduled from 11 a.m. –1 p.m., with open swim from 1–5 p.m. From Tuesday, May 30, through Friday, June 2, adult water walking will be held from 7–9 a.m. and again from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Open swim will be from 4–8 p.m. from May 30-June 2.

Regular pool hours begin Saturday, June 3. Regular open swim hours for the Flora Park Swimming Pool are Sunday through Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.  Regular open swim hours for the Nicholas J. Sutton Swimming pool are Monday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.  Adult lap swim and water walking hours vary for Flora and Sutton pools; please visit or call 563-589-4263 for information.

Swim passes are available for purchase at the Leisure Services office at 2200 Bunker Hill Rd. A household pass is $135 for residents and $162 for nonresidents; plus $6 per person above six persons. Youth passes are $50 for residents and $60 for nonresidents. Adult passes are $85 for residents and $102 for nonresidents. Season swim passes are now individual photo ID cards. New pass purchases require a photo taken and ID card printed by the Leisure Services Department. Renewals may be paid for online at, by mail, or in person. These passes will admit individuals during the period of May 27, 2017, through winter/spring season of 2018. Low-income passes are available; must present valid documents to obtain discount.

For additional pool information, visit or call 563-589-4263.