Posted on: January 20, 2017

Leisure Services SUMMER 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

The Leisure Services Summer 2017 Activities Brochure will be delivered on Friday, March 31st and mailed out to elementary school students on March 31st. The brochures will also be delivered to the Holy Family Schools.

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 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 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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Posted on: November 16, 2016

After-School Track & Field for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an after-school sports program to fourth and fifth grade students conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools.

AFTER-SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD.  This intramural program will meet for 90 minutes following school dismissal and will emphasize learning track and field fundamentals, team concepts, sportsmanship, participation, improved health/fitness and fun! Practices...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

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 this fee is non-refundable. (Payment accepted by MasterCard ...

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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: March 21, 2017

2017 Season Pool Passes / Renewal Process / Fees (Season and Daily)

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: February 21, 2017

4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Mystique Community Ice Center - April 1st

The Leisure Services Department invites you to join us for a FREE family-friendly Easter Egg Hunt (children 12 years and under are eligible for the hunt).

Our 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, April 1st from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mystique Community Ice Center, 1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive.

Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by FREE open ice skating and activities. &...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Miller Riverview Campground - 2017 Information / Rates

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is currently closed. Please see Camping Reservations, July 4th Camping Reservations, New Rates, Hours and "Notify Me" information listed below.

Camping Reservations Must Be Made ONLINE.  Please go to our website at www.cityofdubuque.org/millerriverview and click on "Online Reservations" on the left or on "Reserve A Spot Today!" to make your 2017 camping reservations.  Camping reserv...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Spring Session of Playtime for Tots (March 20th-May 12th)

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 Winter-Spring Playtime for Tots is now available.

Session II (Spring).  Our Spring session started March 20th and will end on May 12th.  Playtime for Tots is held at the Comiskey Center.  Morning session is from 9:30&...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

March Open Gym - Granny Basketball - FINAL MONTH

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring Granny Basketball Open Gym Play on Monday evenings at Eisenhower Elementary School through March 27th. FREE!

Please see below for the March schedule for GRANNY BASKETBALL from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Eisenhower Elementary School located at 3170 Spring Valley Road (bring your own basketball):

March 27th  (NOTE:  March 27th is the FINAL NIGHT of Granny B...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

23rd Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament - March 31-April 2; April 7-9

Are you interested in playing in our 23rd Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament?

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring the 23rd Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament.  Our basketball tournament is open for high school graduates of East Dubuque, Hempstead, Senior and Wahlert.  We will be using a consolation tour...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

2017 Adult Summer Softball and Volleyball Leagues - Registration Deadline is April 14th

It's now time to gather your friends, family members and/or co-workers to form an adult softball and/or volleyball team to play in our recreation leagues this coming summer.

The Leisure Services Department is currently conducting Adult Softball and Adult Volleyball team registration.

Our Adult Softball Leagues will begin their 14-game schedule play at the McAleece Recreation Complex and Veterans' Memorial Park on Sund...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs

Leisure Services attempts to provide activities for mentally/physically challenged members of the community. Recreational experiences may include physical/social/creative activities, as well as, special events designed specifically for this population.

In addition, the Leisure Services Department encourages all community members that may have a disability to participate in programs, and all attempts shall be made to accommodate the individual. If you are interested in registering for any of our programs...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Leisure Services attempts to provide activities for mentally/physically challenged members of the community. Recreational experiences may include physical/social/creative activities, as well as, special events designed specifically for this population.

In addition, the Leisure Services Department encourages all community members that may have a disability to participate in programs, and all attempts shall be made to accommodate the individual.  If you are interested in registering for any of ou...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Reserving Softball Fields for Softball Practices

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

For 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: 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: October 3, 2016

City Parks Are Officially Closed / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City of Dubuque parks are officially closed for the 2016 season.

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. This web page allo...

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina

The Port of Dubuque Marina is currently closed. Please see below for additional information.

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: 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: 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: March 30, 2016

2016 Pet Park Passes Are On Sale (Valid May 1st, 2016 through April 30th, 2017)

Don’t forget to purchase your annual Pet Park season pass for 2016. 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 sta...

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