Gerald McAleece Park & Recreation Complex

Gerald McAleece Park and Recreation Complex is located at 1801 Admiral Sheehy Drive, on Chaplain Schmitt Island. This park includes:

- 3 lighted softball diamonds with 280-foot outfield fences
- John Petrakis Field - a lighted regulation baseball field
- Electric scoreboards on all fields
- Bleacher seating for over 1,700 spectators
- Concession stand
- Playground equipment
- Picnic tables
- Skate park
- BMX biking

Skate Park

 The McAleece Recreation Area skate park was opened in 2000.  The $150,000 city funded project involves a half pipe area of 20' x 40' and another 85' x 105' area for other ramps.  The wood surface over steel frame construction was provided by American Ramp Company.  

View the park layout.

Rules and Regulations

7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

- Protective gear is recommended (helmets, elbow and knee pads and wrist guards)
- Know your abilities and skate at your own risk
- Skateboards, in-line skates, and bicycles allowed
- No food or beverages allowed inside the skate park
- Amplified music must be kept to moderate levels
- Please keep the area clean
- Allow others time to use the facility
- Spectators: Please watch from outside the fenced area
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Contact Us

Steve Fehsal
Park Division Manager

Leisure Services Department
2200 Bunker Hill Road
Dubuque, IA 52001

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

P: 563-589-4263
F: 563-589-4391