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Posted on: August 26, 2009

[ARCHIVED] Fall 2009 Leisure Programs

Our Fall 2009 Leisure Programs are now available and registration has begun! See below for some of our programs that are available:

Just for Kids. Children ages 3-5 will experience the fun of learning using music, art, language, movement and much more. Let the Leisure Services Department enhance your child’s other preschool (if attending one), expand their knowledge, and of course have fun! Just for Kids classes are held at the Allison-Henderson Center, 1500 Loras Boulevard, starting September 15th. Register your child for one, two or three sessions from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Fee is $50 per session.

Playtime for Tots at Comiskey Center or St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. This special Uptown Recreation Program is a 5-day program for preschool aged children, ages 3-5 (not enrolled in kindergarten). Session I begins on September 8th – October 30th; Session II begins on November 2nd – December 18th. Morning session is held at the Comiskey Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; afternoon session is held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Dog Training Classes. The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring Dog Training Classes held on Saturday mornings at the Bergfeld Recreation Area, Seippel Road and Chavenelle Drive. Classes begin September 12th through October 17th for Basic Obedience Class and/or Intermediate Obedience Class. Fee is $25.

Are you interested in swimming lessons? The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring swimming lessons for ages 1-3 and 6+. Aquatots is a class for ages 1-3, where a parent and child can share in the water experience! Classes are held on Sunday afternoons from 4:15-4:45 p.m. at Hempstead High School beginning September 20th through November 8th. Swimming lessons for age 6 and older are also held at Hempstead High School on Sunday afternoons at 1:30, 2:10, 2:50 and 3:30 p.m. beginning September 20th through November 8th.

After-School Sports. The Leisure Services Department provides an after-school sports program to fourth and fifth grade students at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. Flag football will be held after school beginning the week of September 21st. Volleyball will be held after school beginning the week of September 28th. Fee is $13. Fliers are available at the public schools or the Leisure Services Department.

Fall Youth Beginner Tennis Lessons. There is still time to learn the fast paced game of tennis this fall. This beginner class is for ages 7 and older. Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Murphy Park tennis courts on September 12th, 19th, 26th and October 3rd. Fee is $16.

Call the Leisure Services Department for more information or register online at

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