Gerald McAleece Park & Recreation Complex


  • Three 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


1801 Admiral Sheehy Drive, on Chaplain Schmitt Island
Dubuque, IA 52001

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

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Protective gear is recommended (helmets, elbow and knee pads, wrist guards).
  • Know your abilities and skate at your own risk.
  • Skateboards, in-line skaters and bicycles allowed.
  • NO food or beverages allowed inside the skate park.
  • Amplified music must be kept to moderate levels.
  • Spectators: Please watch from outside the fenced area.
  • Please keep the area clean. Allow others time to use the facility.
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