Nicholas J. Sutton Swimming Pool

Admission Fees 

  • Age three and younger- FREE
  • Age 4-17- $2.00
  • Age 18 and older - $4.00
  • Senior Citizens, age 62 and retired- $2.00
For more information on Swim Passes, click here.

Hours of Operation: 

Monday through Friday:  1:00 to 5:00 and 6:30 to 8:30 pm 
Saturday and Sunday:  1:00 to 5:00 pm 

Adult Lap Swim / Waterwalking: 

Monday-Friday:  8:00-9:30 am; 12:00-12:55 pm, 5:15-6:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday:  11:00 am-12:55 pm, 5:15-6:15 pm 

Preschool Play Group 

For parents and their children age 6 and younger. Regular admission applies and pool passes are valid. Children must be accompanied by a parent at all times. 

Weekdays, Noon to 12:55 p.m. 

Doggie Dip

Saturday, August 17th: Sutton Pool 
Saturday, August 24th: Flora Pool 

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.: Dogs 30 lbs and smaller 
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Dogs 31-60 lbs 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.: Dogs 61 lbs and larger
Sutton Pool


1900 Hawthorne Street
Dubuque, IA 52001

Contact Information

For more information during the season, contact the pool office at 563.589.4247.  
After end of season, contact the Leisure Services Department at 563.589.4263.


The facility includes a water slide, zero depth beach pool, wading pool with interactive water feature, diving boards, mushroom waterfall, concessions and sunbathing area.
Sutton Staff
Leisure Pool Rentals
Schedule your employee outing, youth group activity or birthday party at the Sutton leisure pool this summer. Rentals include swimming areas, water slides, water playgrounds, water volleyball and basketball equipment and lifeguard staff. Sutton Pool is available to rent on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for a $250 rental fee.
Kids' Birthday Parties / Family Rentals
Rent the Sutton water playground pool on Saturday or Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a fun place for a young child's birthday, or playgroup party for your toddler and friends. We provide the lifeguard and pool for $100. For $40 more you may also include the use of waterslides.