News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2018

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 563-589-4263.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground is CLOSED for the season

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is CLOSED for remainder of 2018 season.  (*effective Tuesday, October 9th)


Any questions, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.

Leisure Services
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services FALL 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2018 brochures are available! Please see information below regarding Fall registration dates for online, mail, e-mail, fax or in-person.

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2018 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 V...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 18, 2018

FREE Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

Leisure Services is offering FREE Open Gyms on Monday evenings for Granny Basketball and Friday evenings for Family Open Basketball. See below for more details.

Granny Basketball Open Gym will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Roosevelt Middle School (Center Court) located at 2001 Radford Road on the following dates:

TONIGHT (October 22nd) and October 29th

November 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) starting on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 and concluding on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. See below for more information.

FREE OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered from Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, March 3rd at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and/or Prescott School (1151 White St). 

Grades 3 thru 5 - Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kic...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are now available for pickup. See below for important scholarship information.

Scholarship applications will be accepted (in person only) beginning Monday, August 20th at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road or the Multicultural Family Center at 1157 Central Avenue.  (NOTE:  Scholarships are based...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

After School Care Program

The Leisure Services Department provides FREE after school care at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for grades K-5. See below for more information.

Our FREE after school care program began on Tuesday, September 4th for grades Kindergarten - grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, intellectual, social and recreational activities.  We aim to give students a safe and secure en...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an after school sports program for grades 4 and 5 conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. See below for more information.

VOLLEYBALL will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of October 22nd.  As of October 17th, the after-school volleyball practice schedules have been emailed to parents.

TENNIS will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesda...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Lunch with Santa at Bunker Hill - Saturday, December 8th

Make your plans now to join us for holiday cheer and celebration as Santa makes his way to the Bunker Hill Clubhouse to visit children for a special lunch on Saturday, December 8th. Pre-registration is required. See below for more info.

During the luncheon on Saturday, December 8th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, visitors are encouraged to visit with Santa, as well as stop by our holiday craft stations to decorate their own cookie or create an ornament.

This is a family event, so all ages are w...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

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 upcoming Fall 2018 Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date, except for the Halloween Costume Party - $5 fee payable at the door.

Unified Volleyball League on Tuesday evenings from O...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

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

Learn about all the possibilities of FREE Adaptive Sports in a fun, non-competitive, yet challenging environment. Each month we will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. See below for more info:

Target population is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports (open to everyone and for all ages). Limited number of sports chairs available; contact Aulanda for more information at 563-495-1575....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Playtime for Tots - 2018 Fall Registration

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 is available for our 2018 Fall session of Playtime for Tots.  Session II began on Monday, October 15th and goes through Friday, December 7th, no class on November 22nd and November 23rd.  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmid...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

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: August 16, 2018

Adult Athletics - Winter Basketball & Volleyball Leagues

If you are interested in participating in our Winter adult basketball and/or adult volleyball leagues, please contact us.  Registration materials are available.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-426...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

City Parks Are Open thru Sunday, October 28th / 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.  CLOSING DATE FOR ALL CITY PARKS FOR THE 2018 SEASON IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Bunker Hill Golf Course / Special Fall Rates

Need some stress relief?  Come tee it up for a lot of fun at the Bunker Hill Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course conveniently located in the rolling hills of central Dubuque.  Our golf course is user-friendly, as well as a test for all l...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina / Bicycles for Rent

The Port of Dubuque Marina offers free docking for up to three (3) hours on weekdays.  Transient slips are available for overnight stays in the Marina, the charge is $1.25 per foot of the boat.  Reservations can be made online at www.por...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale

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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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 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: July 2, 2018

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? 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 Flora and/or...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 2018

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 mornings/afternoons. The fac...

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