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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Winter Art in the Park Snow Sculpting Event Returns

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The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Museum of Art will sponsor the second Winter Art in the Park Snow Sculpting Event, a snow sculpting competition and a community snow sculpting event, on Saturday, Jan. 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at Washington Park.

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In partnership with the Dubuque Museum of Art, the City of Dubuque Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs will sponsor the second Winter Art in the Park Snow Sculpting Event, a snow sculpting competition and a community snow sculpting event...

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Posted on: January 19, 2019

Odd/Even Snow Route Parking Policy in Effect Sunday and Monday

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Parking will not be allowed on the even-numbered side of the streets on Sunday and parking will not be allowed on the odd-numbered side on Monday. The only streets affected are those identified with snow route signs.

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The City of Dubuque's odd/even snow route parking policy will be in effect on Sunday, January 20, and Monday, January 21.

Parking will not be allowed on the even-numbered side of the streets on Sunday and parking will not be allowed on th...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

City Offices Closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This includes City Hall and other City offices and facilities.

January’s second City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Historic Federal Building, 350 W. 6th St., rather than Monday. 

There will be no refuse and recycling collection on Monday, Jan. 21. Instead, these ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Winter Art in the Park Snow Sculpting Event Returns

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The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Museum of Art will sponsor the second Winter Art in the Park Snow Sculpting Event, a snow sculpting competition and a community snow sculpting event, on Saturday, Jan. 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at Washington Park.

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In partnership with the Dubuque Museum of Art, the City of Dubuque Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs will sponsor the second Winter Art in the Park Snow Sculpting Event, a snow sculpting competition and a community snow sculpting event...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Input Sought for Eagle Point Park Restoration Project

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The City of Dubuque is seeking online public input for the environmental restoration planned to address severe erosion, invasive vegetation, and degraded natural habitats in 2019 at the historic, 164-acre Eagle Point Park.

The environmental restoration work planned for Eagle Point Park involves implementation of the park’s Environmental Restoration Management Plan, adopted by the Dubuque City Council in 2017.  The plan addresses the park’s recre...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Dubuque’s Winter 2019 State of the City

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Mayor Roy D. Buol is now offering residents and stakeholders a quarterly State of the City update, available in multiple formats and channels, rather than an annual public presentation.

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Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol is now offering residents and stakeholders a quarterly State of the City update, available in multiple formats and channels, rather than an annual public presentation. The Winter 2019 State of the City was recent...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Input Sought for Eagle Point Park Restoration Project

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The City of Dubuque is seeking online public input for the environmental restoration planned to address severe erosion, invasive vegetation, and degraded natural habitats in 2019 at the historic, 164-acre Eagle Point Park.

The environmental restoration work planned for Eagle Point Park involves implementation of the park’s Environmental Restoration Management Plan, adopted by the Dubuque City Council in 2017.  The plan addresses the park’s recreational and natural ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Bald Eagle Watch - Saturday, January 19th

Come join us for our Annual Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday, January 19th at 9:00 am at the Grand River Center.  Admission is FREE!

Experts showing live eagles, hawks and owls will be featured.  On-going features include children's activitie...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Leisure Services Department - CLOSED on Monday, January 21st

The Leisure Services Department will be CLOSED on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Our office will re-open on Tuesday, January 22nd at 9:00 am.

Thank you.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

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.  (PLEASE NOTE:  The Leisure Services Department will be CLOSED on Monday, January...

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Posted on: January 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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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Leisure Services WINTER - SPRING Activities Brochure Is Available / Registration Information

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter - Spring 2019 activities:

1. You may register ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. Payment...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships Still Available

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are available for pickup. As of January 18th, we have several scholarships still available!! 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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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Bunker Hill Golf Course - Special Hours During the Off-Season / Purchase Your 2019 Season Passes

Thank you for a great 2018 golf season at the Bunker Hill Golf Course.  We look forward to seeing you all in the Spring.

Don't forget to stop by the Pro Shop to purchase your 2019 season pass, gift certificates, etc.  During the month of ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

City Parks - Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Please note that City Parks are officially CLOSED* for the 2018 season and will officially re-open on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.  (*NOTE:  The water has been turned off in City of Dubuque parks (restrooms, drinking fountains, pavilions, et...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Adult Swim/Waterwalking & Open Swimming at Hempstead High School Swimming Pool on Sunday Afternoons

UPDATE AS OF JANUARY 8TH, 2019:  The Hempstead High School swimming pool, located at 3715 Pennsylvania Avenue, will be available for Adult Swim / Waterwalking on Sunday afternoons from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m. through Sunday, February 17th (exclud...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Playtime for Tots - Session Dates for Winter-Spring

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.

Winter-Spring 2019 session dates are:  January 7th - March 1st and March 18th-May 10th.  Registration is in process; few openings remain.  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.   

 

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Posted on: January 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 the Roosevelt Middle School (Center Court) located at 2001 Radford Road on the following dates:

January 28th

February 4th, 18th and 25th

March 4th, 11th and 18th

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) through Sunday, March 3rd. See below for more information.

FREE WEEKEND OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 3rd at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and/or Prescott School (1151 White Street). 

GRADES 3 THRU 5 - Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kickb...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs held at Carver School/Sundown Mountain/Mystique Community Ice Ctr

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: January 10, 2019

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes held at the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA

Are you interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard?  Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 10, 2019

2019 Season Passes for Flora and Nicholas J. Sutton Pools

Passes (ID cards) for the 2019 summer season will be available in the Leisure Services Department starting on Monday, January 14th.  ONLY RENEWALS MAY BE PROCESSED ONLINE with additional convenience fees charged by the hosting company.  ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

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.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

25th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament - April 5th-7th and April 12th-14th

The Alumni Basketball tournament is open to high school graduates of East Dubuque, Hempstead, Senior, Wahlert and West Dubuque.  With a consolation tournament format, all teams will play at least two (2) games.  Modern and Women's Divisi...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 6th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring our 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 6th at the Mystique Community Ice Center from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Come join us for a FREE family-friendly Easter Egg Hunt (for children 12 years an...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

34th Annual Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament - Saturday, April 27th

Softball teams registered in our Adult Summer Leagues can get a head start on the season with our 34th Annual Slow Pitch Softball Tournament.  Details available with our 2019 Adult Softball League registration materials.

For further information, p...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Adult Softball Leagues - Play Begins on Sunday, April 28th

Gather your friends and/or co-workers to form an adult softball team to play in our recreational leagues this summer!  Our 14-game schedule will begin play on Sunday, April 28th for men's, women's and coed slow pitch.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Softball Field Practices

Athletic Field Usage Applications are available at the Leisure Services Department.  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...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Adult Summer Volleyball Leagues - Play Begins on May 1st-2nd

Join the fun and participate in the lifetime sport of volleyball outdoors this summer by forming your own men's, women's or mixed team.  Our 14-match schedule will begin play on Wednesday, May 1st or Thursday, May 2nd at the Flora Park lighted ou...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Winter - Spring 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 Winter - Spring Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date, except for Valentine Dance* which fee is payable at the site.

Unified Basketball League on Tuesday evenings through...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Teen / Adult Classes Offered

The Leisure Services Department is offering Teen and Adult Classes during the Winter and Spring months. Please see list below.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES available at the Bunker Hill Clubhouse:

We welcome all Teens and/or Adults to join us for the following Winter - Spring classes.  NOTE:  Pre-registration is required.

Teen Yoga held on Thursday evenings during the months...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

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

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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Posted on: January 18, 2019

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - Basketball / Track

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.

BASKETBALL will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of February 18th.  Fee is $20

TRACK will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of April 8th.  Fee is $20

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale (season is May 1, 2018-April 30, 2019)

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 f...

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Posted on: January 7, 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, Saturday afternoons/evenings and Sunday mornings/afternoons. The fac...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who was allegedly involved in a hit and run accident while leaving the Q Casino, 1855 Greyhound Park Rd, in Dubuque.

The suspect was operating a black SUV. The incident occurred on 8/11/18 at approximately 10:50 PM. If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying three subjects who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Dick’s Sporting Goods, 555 JFK Rd in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 01/04/19 at approximately 3:40 PM.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly used a stolen debit card at the Diamond Jo Casino, 350 Bell St in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 10/17/18.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Applications Being Accepted for the 23rd Annual Citizen's Police Academy

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The Dubuque Police Department is currently accepting applications from Dubuque citizens wishing to participate in the 23rd annual session of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA).

The purpose of this program is to build a better understanding between citizens and police through education. The CPA does not certify participants as law enforcement officers. All sessions are taught by law enforcement professionals and other members of ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

D.A.R.E. Ski/Snowboard Nights at Sundown Mountain

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This season's D.A.R.E. Ski and Snowboard Nights have been announced. D.A.R.E. students and their families can take advantage of D.A.R.E. Night pricing for lift tickets, rentals and lessons.

D.A.R.E. Ski and Snowboard Nights will be held on Friday, December 21st, 2018, Friday, January 11th, and Friday February 8th, 2019, at Sundown Mountain, 16991 Asbury Rd.  

Registration is open from 4 PM to 6 PM in the Group Office.  Group...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Kohl’s, 2595 NW Arterial in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 07/07/18 at approximately 11:45 AM.  The subject is possibly associated with a maroon 2006 Chevy Trailblazer.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Parking Lane / Sidewalk Closure - 1000 block of Jackson Street

The parking lane and sidewalk will be closed on the east side of Jackson Street in the 1000 block starting on Monday, Jan. 21st. for equipment/material staging related to a private building rehabilitation project.

The parking lane and sidewalk will be closed on the east side of Jackson Street in the 1000 block starting on Monday, Jan. 21st. for equipment/material staging related to a private building rehabilitation project. This closure will last approximately 6 to...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Fifth Street closed between Main and Locust, Wednesday - Friday

Fifth St. will be closed between Main and Locust on Wed., Jan. 23 beginning at 6 p.m. and will remain closed until 3 a.m. on Fri., Jan. 25 due to a permitted special event at Five Flags Center. The closed area will be used for event vehicle parking.


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

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

East 16th St. Closure Between Sycamore St. &US 61/151 Overpass (Jan. 14-Feb. 1)

East 16th St. will be closed between Sycamore St. and the US 61/151 overpass for approximately three weeks beginning on Monday, Jan. 14.

A portion of Dubuque’s sanitary sewer along Kerper Blvd. will be reconstructed and re-routed from Fengler St. to Sycamore St. as part of a multi-phased project.  The new sanitary sewer will replace a section of a failed gravity sewer system along...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Alternating Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts on US20 Westbound on Wednesday

Beginning Wed, Jan. 31, due to SW Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift & detour traffic onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

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Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in preparation for construction for the Southwest Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift and detour traffic onto the newly constructed westboun...

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