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Posted on: November 7, 2019

‘Holiday Tags’ Available for Solid Waste Collection Customers

The City of Dubuque is continuing its annual distribution of a complimentary “holiday tag” for extra garbage to its solid waste collection customers. The tags will be available until Jan. 3, 2020.

Customers requesting a holiday tag will need to present the original top portion of their November 2019 utility bills, which have holiday tag information printed on them. Renters in housing units where the owner pays the City utility bill will need to req...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Fall Fun: Multiple Options for Disposal of Leaves

The City is reminding residents of their options for leaf and yard debris disposal. The City encourages mulching, mowing, and backyard composting as economical and beneficial choices but offers several other options.

As part of the City’s April-November collection service, leaves and other yard waste may be placed in:paper yard waste bags that display a single-use yard waste sticker; a rigid solid waste container with either a single-use yard waste sticker l...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Fall State of the City Focuses on Goals

Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol has released his “State of the City” for fall 2019 and it focuses on the importance of goals while summarizing the City Council’s five-year goals and previewing efforts to update the City’s Climate Action and Resiliency Plan.

“Establishing strategic goals is critical for Dubuque to continue the positive momentum of the past into the future,” said Buol.  “As Dubuque does with all strategic plans, robust community engagement will be an esse...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Annual Luncheon Connects Arts and Business Communities

Arts and Business Luncheon 2019 stamp

The City of Dubuque’s 4th Annual Arts & Business Luncheon will be held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Grand River Center at 500 Bell Street.

Local businesses, creative entrepreneurs, artists, and arts organizations are invited to attend to learn more about the relationship between arts and business and the shared impact they have on the community.

The theme for the event is, “Creative...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM.  

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

2. &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

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.  Application instructions and job opportunities are posted at our City of Dubuque ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Community Movie Night at the Five Flags Theater

The Leisure Services Department invites you to attend our FREE Community Movie Night. See below for more information.

Come join us for Community Movie Night at the Five Flags Theater, located at 405 Main Street.  Movie will begin at 6:00 pm; FREE admission.  See movie schedule below:

Wednesday, December 11th - Christmas Vacation  (movie rated PG...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Scholarships Are Still Available!

Scholarship applications are available at the Leisure Services Department or at the Multicultural Family Center.  Up to 150 qualifying low-income resident families may receive a scholarship.  Recipients will be given $125 in scholarship ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Bunker Hill Golf Course - 2020 Season Passes on Sale / "Stocking Stuffer" Sale

Don't forget to stop by the Bunker Hill Golf Course and visit our Pro Shop to purchase your 2020 season passes (on sale through December 27th).  Ask about our "Stocking Stuffer" Sale!  Bunker Hill Golf Course gift cards make gr...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Complimentary Holiday Bag Tags - Available at the Leisure Services Department

The City of Dubuque is continuing its annual distribution of a complimentary "holiday tag" for extra garbage to its curbside collection customers.

Customers must request a holiday tag by presenting their November utility bill that has the holiday tag information printed on it.  Holiday tags will be available for pickup until Friday, January 3rd.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

"Wags at the Flags" - Dubuque's Indoor Dog Park at Five Flags

During the winter months, we welcome all to attend the "Wags at the Flags" - Dubuque's Indoor Dog Park located at the Five Flags Center, 405 Main Street.

Admission is $4.00 per dog (humans are free).  Please see the following "Wags ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

City Parks - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance; Port of Dubuque 15 Months in Advance

Our City parks are true winter wonderlands...

Our City parks will remain open and accessible to visitors year-round, however, water will be turned off so restrooms and drinking fountains will not be available, and pavilions will not be available to rent/utilize until the 2020 park season opens up on ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

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 Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 3170 Spring Valley Road on the following dates:

TONIGHT - November 18 and November 25

December 2, 9 and 16

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

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) through Sunday, March 8th, 2020. See below for more information:

FREE OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 8th, 2020, at Audubon Elementary School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and/or Prescott School (1151 White Street).

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

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Leisure Services FALL 2019 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2019 activities. Our Winter-Spring Activities brochure will be released prior to the Christmas holiday.  

1. ONLINE REGISTRATION can be processed at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Upcoming Registration Information

Our Winter-Spring Activities brochure will be delivered during the work day on Friday, December 20th.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your upcoming Winter-Spring activities:  

1. Beginning on Monday, December 30th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

After School Care Program - Fulton / Marshall / Prescott Elementary Schools

After-School Care Programs are offered for students at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools.

The Leisure Services Department will be providing FREE After-School Care (started on Tuesday, September 3rd) at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for students in Kindergarten thru grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, in...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Playtime for Tots - 2019 Fall Registration

This Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Monday-Friday) for 3 and 4 year-olds. This is a structured recreation program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

Please see below for the dates of our Fall 2019 sessions of Playtime for Tots

Session II began on Monday, October 14th and will continue through Friday, December 6th (no program on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, N...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Flora Park Skate Park

Looking for a place to ride your bicycle, in-line skate, or skateboard? Visit the brand new Flora Park Skate Park!

The Flora Park Skate Park is open for free skate. (Our Skate Park opened back on Monday, July 15th.)  Hours for the Flora Park Skate Park are from 7:00 am - 10:00 pm, 7 days per week.

The skate park may only be used for skateboards, in-line skates...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

After-School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an After-School Sports program to fourth and fifth grade students at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools.

Thanks to all grade 4 and grade 5 students who participated in our After-School Sports - BASKETBALL program (ended on October 10th).  Many thanks to the members of the Loras College men's and women's basketball teams for being our coaches.

For all...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

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

Learn about all the possibilities of 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.

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...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Special Population Fall 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.

Listed below are our upcoming Fall 2019 Special Populations Programming.  Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Unified Volleyball League on Tuesday evenings through November 19th.  

"Cookies Galore" on Wednesday, Decembe...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 11 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 eleven (11) 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: November 18, 2019

Pet Park Passes on Sale (valid from May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020)

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2019 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-resid...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

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 (5:00-9:00 pm), Saturday afternoons/evenings (12:00 noon-9:00 pm)&...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

Both Suspects

Police are seeking assistance in identifying two subjects who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Hobby Lobby at 3925 Dodge St, in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 09/25/19 around 4:00 PM.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.      

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

W 9th St Closure

Due to emergency water main repair W 9th St between Iowa St and Main St will be closed from Monday Nov 18th at 8:00 AM to Wednesday Nov. 20 at 5:00 PM.

Click here to see a map of the closure/detour. A map of all current road closures and detours is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Water Department at 563-58...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Grace Street Closure - between N. Algona and Auburn

Grace Street will be closed between N. Algona and Auburn for private utility disconnects from Monday November 18th to Thursday November 21st.

Grace Street will be closed between N. Algona and Auburn for private utility disconnects from Monday November 18th to Thursday November 21st. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour route. Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you hav...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Fifth Street closed between Main and Locust, Monday - Thursday

Fifth St. will be closed between Main St. and Locust Street on Monday, November 18 beginning at 6 p.m. and will remain closed until 3 a.m. on Thursday, November 21 due to a permitted special event.

If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque City Clerk's Office at 563-589-4122.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Tanzanite Dr Traffic Narrowing

Tanzanite Dr will be narrowed to allow for water distribution improvement work from Monday Nov. 11 at 8:00 AM to Friday Nov. 22 at 5:00 PM. Two Lanes of traffic will be maintained in the remaining roadway.

Click here to see a map of the closure/detour. A map of all current road closures and detours is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Water Department at 563-58...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

10th St. Closure between Jackson St. and Washington St.

10th St. will be closed between Jackson St. and Washington St. from 7 am Tuesday, November 19th to 5 pm Friday, November 22nd for construction staging.

10th St. will be closed between Jackson St. and Washington St. from 7 am Tuesday, November 19th to 5 pm Friday, November 22nd and Jackson Street will be closed between 10th and 11th on Tuesday, November 19th all for construction staging.   If you...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Salem St Road Closure

Salem St will be closed from Monday Nov. 4 at 7:00 AM to Friday Nov. 22 at 5:00 PM for water distribution improvements

Traffic will be detoured on Peru Rd, to Toledo St, to Inwood Ave, to Salem St.  The intersection of Peru Rd and Roosevelt St will remain open, but will have temporary traffic signals for the duration of the project.

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