Leisure Services

The Leisure Services 2017 Winter Brochure is here! For a PDF, click on the brochure cover to the right.

If you currently do not receive a brochure in the mail and would like to, please click here to be added to future mailing lists.
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Winter 17 cover (178x230) 


The Leisure Services Department, through the Park Division and Recreation Division, provides quality services to the entire community with diverse recreational programs for all ages and an integrated, efficient, and safe system of parks, trails, and recreational facilities.

The department also plans, develops, and maintains the formal public landscaping and natural areas in and around the City, demonstrating an appreciation for the environment. 

Park & Recreation Facility Map

Click here to view our City of Dubuque map indicating park and recreation facility locations within the community. 

Online Registration Available

To register for the City of Dubuque recreation programs, visit the Recreation Registration Information page or click here to go to the online registration.

FY 2017 Leisure Services Budget Presentation

To view the FY2017 Budget Presentation video to the city council for the Parks, Recreation (including Multicultural Family Center and AmeriCorps), Five Flags and Grand River Center  please click here

FY 2017 Leisure Services Budget
To view individual PowerPoint presentations for Fiscal Year 2017 budget click on name below.
Park Division
Multicultural Family Center
Recreation Division
Five Flags Center
Grand River Center
  1. Leisure Services Winter-Spring Activities Brochure / Registration Information

    The Leisure Services Winter-Spring Activities Brochure has arrived and was mailed out to elementary school students on December 16th. The brochures have also been delivered to the Holy Family Schools on December 16th for distribution. Read on...
  2. Family Scholarship Program

    The Leisure Services Department will be providing scholarships for resident low-income qualifying families. See below for details. Read on...
  3. Limited Sledding at Bunker Hill Golf Course

  4. Are You Interested in Working for the Leisure Services Department?

    Throughout the year, the Leisure Services Department has job openings for seasonal employment in a variety of areas such as after-school sports/program leaders, swim instructors, gym supervisors, officials, playground leaders, et cetera. Read on...
  5. American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes held at the Dubuque Community Y

    The Leisure Services Department is offering a Lifeguard Certification class at the Dubuque Community Y in February. Read on...
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