Recreation Division

We've Moved! 

The Leisure Services staff is now available to help you with all in-person walk-in services including program registration and pavilion rentals at the Ruby Sutton Building located at 1157 Central AveA drop-box will continue to be located at Bunker Hill for turning in registrations or other paperwork, but no staff will be on-site to provide assistance. For questions, call 563.589.4263.


Welcome to the City of Dubuque Recreation Division. It is our goal to provide this community with equitable, high-quality, and valuable recreational opportunities that will create lifelong memories. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and we look forward to seeing you in the parks and in our programs.

Family Scholarship Information

The Leisure Services Department provides up to 150 low-income families with $125 in scholarship credits. Learn more about the program and/or print an application form. (Español)

Recreational Programs

The Recreation Activities Brochure is published three times per year: summer, fall, and winter/spring.

Advertise Your Business in the Recreation Activity Brochure

Want all of Dubuque to know about your business? If your answer is yes, advertising in the Recreation Activity Brochure is your best bet! The brochure is published three times per year (summer, fall, and winter/spring), and over 9,000 printed copies are mailed directly to households and distributed at various locations throughout Dubuque. Learn more!

Contact Us

  1. Dan Kroger | email
    Recreation Division Manager
    Phone: 563.589.4310
    Staff Directory

    Leisure Services
    Ruby Sutton Building
    1157 Central Ave. Dubuque, IA 52001

    Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.