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: October 9, 2017

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Winter-Spring activities brochure has arrived.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter-Spring activities:

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

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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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Posted on: December 24, 2017

Bunker Hill Pro Shop Hours

During the month of January**, the Bunker Hill Pro Shop hours will be as follows:  Monday / Wednesday / Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  (The Pro Shop hours and times may vary during the months of January, February and March.  Be s...

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Posted on: December 24, 2017

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 sessions of Playtime for Tots this Winter-Spring.  Winter-Spring Session I began January 8th and continues through March 2nd; Winter-Spring Session II will begin on March 19th and continue through M...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Open Swimming/Water Walking at the Hempstead High School Swimming Pool on Sunday Afternoons

Please see the information below for dates, times and fees of open swimming, as well as adult swimming/water walking at the Hempstead High School swimming pool.

The Hempstead High School swimming pool will be open on Sunday afternoons through and including March 18th, 2018.  (Pool not available on Sunday, January 28th or Sunday, February 4th)  Adult swim and/or water walking will be from 12:00 n...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes held at the Dubuque Community Y

Are you interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard?

Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard.  Successful completion of the American Red Cross L...

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Posted on: December 16, 2017

2018 Season Pool Passes - Renewal Date Starts on Monday, March 5th

Season swim passes (I.D. cards) for the 2018 summer season will be available at the Leisure Services Department beginning on Monday, March 5th.

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: December 15, 2017

24th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament

The alumni basketball tournament is open for high school graduates of East Dubuque, West Dubuque, Hempstead, Senior and Wahlert.

With a consolation tournament format, all basketball teams will play at least two games.  Maximum of 16 teams per division on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Modern and Women'sdivisions will play the weekend of April 6th through A...

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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.  Details are now available with our 2018 softball league registration packet.

For further information, please contact Su...

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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 on Sunday, April 29th for men's, women's and co-ed slow pitch teams.  Registration information and forms are now available on our website at www.cityofdubuque.org/adultathletics or in the Leisure Services Department. &a...

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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. 

The McAleece Recreation Complex will b...

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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.  Registration information and forms are now available on our website at www.cityofdubuque.org/adultathletics or in the Leisure Servic...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 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: December 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 Winter - Spring activity listing.  Pre-registration is required (excluding the Valentine Dance).

UNIFIED BASKETBALL.  On Tuesday evenings through February 27th (no program on February 13th).  Unified basketball ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 1, 2017

Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

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

GRANNY BASKETBALL.  Granny Basketball (ages 50+) 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.

January dates...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 27, 2017

FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs thru Sunday, March 4th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs through March 4th at Audubon Elementary School and Prescott Elementary School. Please see below for schedule:

Grades 3 thru 5.  Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kickball, dodgeball, crafts and more!

SATURDAYS, 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Audubon Elementary School, located at 605 Lincoln Avenue.

SUNDAYS, 1:00 to 2:15 pm at Prescott E...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 8, 2017

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - BASKETBALL and 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.)

BASKETBALLpractice schedules will be emailed to parents the week of January 22nd.  Practices (90 minutes following school dismissal) will be held twice per week on a combination of Monday through Thursday dates beginning the week of January 29t...

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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 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $250.  The Flora and/...

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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 park).

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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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