Posted on: March 28, 2017

2017 City-wide Special Events

The Leisure Services Department invites you to join us for the following FREE City-wide Special Events. See list below:

Saturday, May 27th - Marshall Island Constitutional Day at Flora Park, noon to 3 pm.

Saturday, June 10th - LGBTQ+ Pride Picnic, 4 to 6 pm (NOTE:  Site to be determined).

Wednesday, June 14th - Open House at all Playground Exploration programs.

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

2017 Season Pool Passes / Renewal Process / Fees (Opening Day is May 27th)

The Summer 2017 Swim Passes are now on sale! See below for more information.

If you are a returning season pass holder and have an existing membership card, you can RENEW your membership online (www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation; click on the blue box that states Register Now!; under the photo, click on the drop-down menu and selec...

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Posted on: March 18, 2017

Bunker Hill Golf Course

The Bunker Hill Golf Course is OPEN


If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tee time, please feel free to contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261.

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to Leisure Services.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

2.  Fax us at 563-589-4391.

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Leisure Services SUMMER 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

The Leisure Services Summer 2017 Activities Brochure is here!

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Summer 2017 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. (Payment accepted by MasterCard or...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

4th Annual Lighted Boat Parade - Saturday, August 5th

Mark your calendar for our 4th Annual Lighted Boat Parade to be held at the Port of Dubuque Marina on Saturday, August 5th.

This year's theme is Mardi Gras on the Mississippi.  At dusk, local boats of all makes and models will be on display to light up the Mississippi River.  This FREE event is open to all spectators and will take place along the Riverwa...

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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 Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Summer Session of Playtime for Tots - First Day is June 5th, 2017

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.

Registration for Summer Playtime for Tots is now available.

The Summer session of Playtime for Tots will run from June 5th through July 28th.  Morning session is from 9:30–11:30 a.m. and afternoon session is from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Teacher:...

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Posted on: October 29, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina

NOTE: Due to high Mississippi River levels, the Ice Harbor flood control gates are closed. The Port of Dubuque Marina fuel dock and transient docks will be closed until further notice; marina store is open during the holiday weekend.

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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Posted on: October 26, 2016

City Parks are OPEN for the 2017 Season / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City of Dubuque parks are officially 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...

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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: September 28, 2016

Miller Riverview Campground is CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING (See Update below)

UPDATED AS OF MAY 25, 2017:  The Miller Riverview Park & Campground remains closed through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  All camping reservations through next week have been canceled and online reservations have been disabled f...

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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 2017? 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.  The last day to reserve Flora Pool for the 2017 season will be on Friday, August 25th as the season will end on Friday, August 25th. &am...

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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 now 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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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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