Aquatics & Pools

34 lifeguards as of March 13, 2023

Now Hiring Lifeguards and Pool Staff for the 2023 Season

To safely open both Flora and Sutton pools this summer we will need a staff of approximately 70 to 80 lifeguards. 

As of March 13, we have 34 lifeguards on our team with more going through the hiring and certification process. We plan to share an update every two weeks throughout the hiring season.

Interested in lifeguarding? 

Find out why lifeguarding is the best summer job! You must be 15 years old to apply. The hourly wage is $15 for first-year lifeguards and $17 for returning lifeguards.

Pool Rentals

Reservations for summer pool rentals will open in Spring 2023. The exact date is not yet set. Learn more about pool rentals.

Concession Stands

Concession stands are available at the outdoor pools. Carry-in food and beverages are not allowed.

Locker Rooms

There are coin-operated lockers available that cost $0.25. Patrons may still bring their own padlocks to secure personal property, which must be removed daily.

Children who are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper. The pool sells swim diapers at the front desk for $1. Diaper changes must occur in the locker rooms.

Breastfeeding Policy

Breastfeeding is allowed at both Flora and Sutton Pools. Bottle feeding of infants is also allowed on the pool deck or concession areas only. Bottles are not allowed in the water. Glass bottles are not allowed in the facility.  View the full breastfeeding policy.


  1. Janna Beau | email
    Recreation Supervisor
    Phone: 563.589.4315
    Fax: 563.589.4391

    Bunker Hill
    2200 Bunker Hill Rd. Dubuque, IA 52001
    Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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