Posted on: September 22, 2017

Five Flags Center Implements Additional Security Measures

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Beginning Sept. 23, Five Flags Center will implement additional security measures at all ticketed events. Bags no larger than 14” x 14” x 6” or backpacks will be permitted inside the venue.

Guests who have bags larger than this size will be asked to return them to their vehicle. This is in addition to the existing policy that all bags, purses or personal items of any size are subject to search. An exception will be made for medically necessa...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Workplace Stability Workshop on Oct. 20

A new initiative to support local businesses that employ low-wage and/or employees experiencing personal instability will kick off with a free breakfast and workshop on Friday, Oct. 20.

Low-wage workers often experience personal instability that leads to absenteeism, health problems, and violations of workplace expectations.  These consequences of instability lower workplace morale, decrease employees’ attention to work and job ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Burbach Named Assistant City Manager

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City Manager Mike Van Milligen has named Cori Burbach assistant city manager. Burbach has served as the City’s sustainable community coordinator since September 2009.

Her appointment follows an internal search and fills the assistant city manager vacancy created in June when Cindy Steinhauser accepted the city manager position in Frankfort, Kentucky.

“Cori has spent many years in Dubuque working on the top priority for ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Housing Department Offering Home Ownership Workshop in October

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The City of Dubuque Housing & Community Development Dept. will host a “Home Ownership Made Easy” (HOME) workshop in October to provide information on City programs, credit and basic banking/insurance, and energy savings for those who rent or own a home.

The workshop is comprised of four classes that span four consecutive Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The first class begins Monday, Oct. 2.

Workshop courses will be held in Suite 312 on the third floor of the Historic Federal Building, 350 W. Sixth St....

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Catfish Creek Watershed Authority Announces New Soil Quality Restoration Grant Program

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The Catfish Creek Watershed Management Authority (CCWMA) and the City of Dubuque have partnered to create a new cost-share program that offers all Catfish Creek Watershed landowners financial incentives to install conservation practices on their property.

The CCWMA board of directors recently finalized a watershed management plan for the entire 46,000-acre watershed which includes the implementation conservation practices throughout the watershed.

The CCWMA is now accepting applications for Soil Quality Res...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Dubuque's 10th Annual Sustainability Conference Slated for Oct. 3-4

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque on Oct. 3-4, 2017.

Registration is now open on the conference website at www.GSCDubuque.com.

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference is the largest and longest-standing sustainability conference in the Midwest, according to City of Dubuque officials who have hosted th...

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Dubuque News

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  Currently the Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  STARTING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH, THE LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT WILL BE OPEN MONDAY THR...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 28, 2017

NEW Office Hours at the Leisure Services Department

Starting on Monday, August 28th, the Leisure Services Department will be OPEN from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 563-589-4263.  Thank you.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 4, 2016

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.

If you are interested in applying for a position within the City of Dubuque, Leisure Services Department, all job applications need to be completed electronically.  Please visit our City of Dubuque website at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Leisure Services FALL 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2017 brochure is available.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2017 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-r...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Leisure Services Department - Open Gyms starting late October

The Leisure Services Department is offering FREE Open Gyms. See below for more information.

GRANNY BASKETBALL.  Granny Basketball will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 3170 Spring Valley Road.  FREE Admission.  Bring your own basketball.

October dates are: &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs held at Carver Elementary School, 2007 Radford Road

Learn about all of the possibilities of Adaptive Sports in a fun non-competitive, yet challenging environment! Each month will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport.

Target population for Adaptive Sports Open Gym is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports.  This is open to EVERYONE, whether you have a disability or not, and all ages.  A lim...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Special Population programs provide sports/recreation/leisure/outreach services to people with physical/mental/emotional disabilities. Our goal is for participants to engage in activities that promote socialization/skill development/physical activity.

See below for our activity listing.  Pre-registration is required; except for the Halloween Costume Party ($5 payable at the door).  NOTE:  Dates/Menus subject to change.

BOWLING.  On Saturdays, September 23rd and 30th; ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Adult Basketball and Volleyball Leagues / Players' Pool

Registration materials are available for our Adult Basketball and Adult Volleyball winter leagues!  See below for further information, including our Players' Pool.

BASKETBALL.  14-game schedule begins play the week of October 23rd for age...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an After School Sports program to grade 4 and grade 5 students, conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. (Sports programs meet for 90 minutes following school dismissal.)

SOCCER will begin the week of September 18th.  Practice schedules have been released to parents.  If you did not receive a Soccer practice schedule, please contact Stacy at 589-4311.

VOLLEYBALL registration deadline is Thursday, ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 26, 2016

Fall Session of Playtime for Tots

This special Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Mon-Fri) for 3 and 4 year-olds. It is designed to be a structured recreational program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

The Leisure Services Department is offering two (2) Fall sessions of Playtime for Tots.  Session I started August 21st and goes through October 13th.  Session II will begin October 16th and go through December 8th (no program on...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Fall Scholarship Forms Available

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is offering Fall 2017 Scholarships for resident low-income qualifying families.  Completed forms must be submitted in person* at the Leisure Services Department or the Multicultural Family Center to...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Dubuque County Kids Expo - Saturday, October 7th

A Family Resource and Fun Fair will be held on Saturday, October 7th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Grand River Center, located at 350 Bell Street in Dubuque.

This FREE event will connect families to organizations and businesses offering programs, service...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fall Festival at the Upper Bee Branch Amphitheater - Saturday, October 21st

Come join us for this year's Fall Festival at the Upper Bee Branch Amphitheater on Saturday, October 21st from 10:00 am to noon.

This family friendly event will feature Halloween arts and crafts, games and activities, pumpkin painting and a rubber duck rac...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 26, 2016

City Parks are OPEN thru October 22, 2017 / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City of Dubuque parks are open for the 2017 season through Sunday, October 22nd.

The Leisure Services Department reminds you that you can reserve your pavilion(s) online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks and click on the Reserve a Park Pavilion button. Th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Lunch With Santa - Saturday, December 9th

Make your plans now to join us for holiday cheer and celebration as Santa makes his way to the Bunker Hill Golf Course to visit children for a special lunch on Saturday, December 9th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

During the lunch, visitors are encouraged to vi...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Miller Riverview Park and Campground

Don’t forget to subscribe to "Notify Me" for Miller Riverview Camping Reservations Updates to get email alerts, as well as any information pertaining to the Miller Riverview Park and Campground.

Camping reservations must be made ONLINE....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina

The Port of Dubuque Marina is a 70 slip transient marina in downtown Dubuque, Iowa, located at mile 579.4 of the upper Mississippi River inside the protected Ice Harbor. Guests can spend a day, night or a few hours enjoying the many downtown and/or Port o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 23 Months in Advance

Have you thought about scheduling your employee outing, youth group activities or birthday party at the Flora and/or Sutton pools for the summer of 2018? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $300.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $225.  The F...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 16, 2016

Have You Reserved A Softball Field for Practice?

As of January 3rd, the Leisure Services Department will be accepting Athletic Field Usage applications.

For softball reservation fees and further information, please contact Program Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityof...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2016

2017 Pet Park Passes On Sale (Valid May 1st, 2017 through April 30th, 2018)

Our 2017 Pet Park season passes are on sale. Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-residents or $1.00 daily fee (self-registration station at pet par...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 5, 2016

Comiskey Center Rental / Bunker Hill Clubhouse Rental

Are you looking for a place to host a baby shower, birthday party, retirement party or a holiday party?

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is available to rent on Friday evenings, Saturday afternoons/evenings and Sunday afternoons. The facility is ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Permit Required for Door-to-Door Solicitation

As a reminder, door-to-door solicitation in Dubuque requires a permit. That permit must be carried on the person conducting the solicitation and presented upon request (by a citizen or law enforcement officer).

As a reminder, door-to-door solicitation in Dubuque requires a permit. That permit must be carried on the person conducting the solicitation and presented upon request (by a citizen or law enforcement officer). We have received several reports of individu...

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Police

Posted on: September 24, 2017

E 11th Street Closure - between Jackson and Washington

E 11th Street will be closed between Jackson and Washington for private storm sewer connection from 8 AM Monday 9/25 to 5 PM Friday 9/29. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour routes. Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have q...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Loras Blvd. and N. Grandview Ave closure - Traffic Signal Intersection Improvement Project

Loras Blvd. will be closed at N. Grandview Ave. for approximately eight weeks for traffic signal intersection improvements starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Loras Blvd. traffic will be detoured to University Ave. and Nowata St. This project also req...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Elm St. and 17th St. Intersection Road Closure

The intersection of Elm St. and 17th St. will be closed for Bee Branch-related work starting Monday, August 21, for approximately 90 days.

This first phase of the 17th St./W. Locust St. Storm Sewer Improvement Project includes the installation a new 12 ft. x 7 ft. square concrete box culvert, high-capacity catch basins, the relocation of underground utilities, and street and sidewalk reconst...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

E. 30th Street closure – between Jackson and Washington

E. 30th Street remains closed between Jackson and Washington for private building reconstruction work. This closure will be on-going until further notice.

Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Seippel Road and Cousins Road Closure

With construction starting on the Southwest Arterial / U.S. Hwy 20 interchange grading project, the intersection of Seippel Road and U.S. 20 in Dubuque will require closing Seippel Road and Cousins Road to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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Click here to view a map of the area. Street Detours & Closures