Family Scholarship Program

The Family Scholarship Program is a $125 household credit with Leisure Services. The scholarship credits may be used for:

  • full price recreation classes
  • swim fees: lessons, registrations, etc. (not valid for daily admissions)
  • pavilion rental or swimming pool rental
  • Eagle Point Park season pass (purchased at Leisure Services)
  • Pet Park season pass

Scholarship credits may NOT be used for:

  • pool daily admissions
  • golf fees
  • daily entrance fee to Eagle Point Park
  • any other City of Dubuque services
  • a person not listed on scholarship application

Who is eligible?

  • Up to 200 qualifying low-income families residing within the Dubuque City limits (residents).
  • A family is defined as two or more related people(s) residing at the same address.
  • Foster children: If a city resident household is above income level and does not qualify for scholarship but has foster children, an individual application will be accepted for foster child and scholarship monies / credit will be put on computer account of foster child. Scholarship credit may only be used for programs for that child.

Apply Today! 

To apply for the Family Scholarship Program, complete the online income verification form or download and complete a PDF form. Return completed forms to Leisure Services via email or in-person at 1157 Central Ave. open Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Only one application per family. For questions, call 563-589-4263.