Posted on: August 28, 2017

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM.   

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 2, 2017

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: January 30, 2018

Leisure Services SUMMER 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Summer 2018 activities brochure has arrived and has been placed on our website.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Summer 2018 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is cha...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 30, 2017

Playtime for Tots - Spring Session / 2018 Summer Session

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 a Spring session of Playtime for Tots which began on March 19th and will continue through Friday, May 11th.  Teacher: Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.  Morning classes are held 9:30 to 11:...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Bunker Hill Golf Course

The Bunker Hill Golf Course is OPEN for the 2018 season, weather permitting.

Feel free to stop by the Pro Shop to purchase golf merchandise, gift cards, as well as your 2018 Bunker Hill Golf Course season membership.  Don't forget to reserve your 2...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground

The Miller Riverview Campground is open for the 2018 season, weather and Mississippi River level permitting.

Reservations for the 2018 season can be made online by visiting www.cityofdubuque.org/millerriverview.  Some mobile devices are not supported by the reservation site; use a laptop or desktop to make a reservation or check your mobile device's com...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2016

2018 Pet Park Passes

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2018 Pet Park season passes.  (NOTE:  Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.)

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-reside...

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Posted on: December 16, 2017

2018 Season Pool Passes Go On Sale Monday, April 23rd

Season swim passes (I.D. cards) for the 2018 summer season will be available at the Leisure Services Department beginning on Monday, April 23rd.

Season swim passes (I.D. cards) will admit individuals into the Flora and Sutton swimming pools.  Tentative opening date is Saturday, May 26th, 2018.  See below for pricing:

HOUSEHOLD:

Resident - $135

Non-resident - $162

Low income - $67

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 19, 2018

City Parks Officially Open for the 2018 Season on May 5th / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Pavilions/Council Ring Areas are available to rent in A.Y. McDonald, Eagle Point, Flora, Jackson, Miller Riverview, Murphy, Port of Dubuque and Washington Parks.

Reservations may be made online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks (for most pavilions) o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Kids to Parks Day - Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Saturday, May 19th is Kids to Parks Day.

Celebrate the day by taking your kids to one of the city parks, the great Dubuque county parks and/or State of Iowa Mines of Spain!

The vehicle entrance/admission fee into Eagle Point Park will be waived all day on Saturday, May 19th, in celebration of Nat...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina - 5th Annual Lighted Boat Parade

The Port of Dubuque Marina presents...Retro Boat Show. This is the theme for our 5th Annual Lighted Boat Parade to take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

Come join us on Saturday, August 4th at dusk (around 9:00 pm) in the Port of Dubuque for our 5th Annual Lighted Boat Parade.

A FREE musical performance on the River Museum Plaza will begin at 6:00 pm.  At dusk, boats of all makes and models will b...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

2018 Softball Field Practices

If you are interested in making a softball field reservation for a team practice, game and/or tournament, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org. 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 18, 2017

33rd Annual Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament - Saturday, April 28th

Teams registered in our summer leagues can get a head start on the season with the 33rd Annual Slow Pitch Softball Tournament.  

For further information, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubu...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Adult Softball Leagues - Play Begins on Sunday, April 29th

Gather your friends and/or co-workers to form an adult softball team to play in our recreational leagues this summer!

Our 14-game schedule begins play on Sunday, April 29th for men's, women's and co-ed slow pitch teams.  Games will be played at the McAleece Recreation Complex.  (NOTE:  Registration deadline was Friday, April 13th.)   &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Adult Summer Volleyball Leagues - Play Begins the week of April 30th

Join the fun and participate in the lifetime sport of volleyball outdoors this summer by forming your own women's or coed team.

Our 14-match schedule begins play the week of April 30th at the Flora Park lighted outdoor hard surfaced courts.  (NOTE:  Registration deadline was Friday, April 13th.)  

For further information, please contact Supervisor Brian F...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 8, 2017

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - TRACK

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.)

TRACK registration is now complete for grades 4 and 5.  Practices will meet for 90 minutes following school dismissal and will emphasize learning track fundamentals, team concepts, sportsmanship, participation, improved healthy/fitness and fun. &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 5, 2017

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 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $250.  The F...

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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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