News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Leisure Services Closures Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

As per a City of Dubuque news release dated May 29, 2020, the City of Dubuque is extending current building closures to the public until JULY 6, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City services to the public are still operational and available either online or via telephone or email. Departments are making efforts to ensure minimal disruption to public services during this time.  City officials will continue to evaluate sa...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Work 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, gym supervisors, 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: June 22, 2020

Summer 2020 Activities Brochures / Registration - DELAYED

The release date of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure, as well as registration dates for summer programs is being delayed.

The release date of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure, as well as registration dates for summer programs is being delayed. We will keep everyone updated on the status of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure and registration dates as soon as they become a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Eagle Point Park and Murphy Park Open Early / Playgrounds Are Open in City Parks

Please see below for updated park information.

Those visiting the parks and other outdoor recreational areas are reminded of the importance of social distancing and staying 6-10 feet apart from others as instructed by the Centers for Disease Control and the Iowa Department of Public Health.  ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

All Recreational Equipment Within City Parks

Dubuque Re-Opens Park Playgrounds as of June 17th. Please see information below pertaining to the Leisure Services Departmental Impacts and Closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UPDATED AS OF JUNE 17TH, 2020:

Effective immediately, the City of Dubuque is re-opening the playgrounds in City parks, but reminds residents to take recommended precautions to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Signage currently posted in parks...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Flora Pool and Sutton Pool - CLOSED for the 2020 Season

After thoughtful consideration and discussion of safety and budget concerns, City officials have decided that the Dubuque public pools (Flora Pool and Sutton Pool) will not open for the 2020 season due to the Coronavirus pandemic. See below:

Although the Centers for Disease Control recognizes that well-balanced pool water should eliminate the spread of the Coronavirus through water, high-traffic areas and high-touch surfaces at the pool facilities are constantly touched by patrons.  ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Bunker Hill Golf Course - OPEN

The Bunker Hill Golf Course is open.

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is pleased to announce that the Bunker Hill Golf Course is OPEN.  Any questions, please contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Miller Riverview Campground - OPEN

The Miller Riverview Park & Campground is OPEN. Please see below for more information:

Park Maintenance Staff have been working to prepare the campground for use, as well as implementing best practices for COVID-19 related safety protocols for operation.A variety of new protocols/practices will be in place at the campground to minimize the ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Pet Park - OPEN

The Pet Park is open.

Dubuque’s Pet Park on North Grandview Avenue is OPEN (re-opened on Wednesday, June 3rd) with social distancing guidelines. The park’s portable restroom has been removed as a budget-reduction measure.Any questions, please CALL the Leisu...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

2020 Pet Park Passes

See information below on how to purchase your Season Pet Park Pass/Pass(es):

If you are wanting to purchase your 2020 Pet Park* season pass(es), please contact our office at 563-589-4263.  *Pet Park Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.  FEES:  $25.00 for resi...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Skate Parks - OPEN

Please see information listed below on our Skate Parks:

The skate parks/amenities at Flora Park*, McAleece Recreational Area, and Comiskey Park are OPEN (re-opened on Wednesday, June 3rd).

No picnic tables will be in the areas to reduce social distancing concerns.

Hours for the Skate Parks are from 7:00 am - 10:...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

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

Please see information below on our City Parks:

Our City parks are open and accessible to visitors year-round, however, park restrooms will remain closed. The requirement is that they be sanitized once daily. The current full-time staff only have enough hours available to mow, remove garbage, and perfo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Family Scholarships

Please see information below regarding our Family Scholarships:

Due to the State of Emergency regarding COVID-19, the Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are CLOSED.  You may turn in your Family Scholarship Application by mail to 2200 Bunker Hill Road, fax to us at 563-589-4391, em...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 22, 2020

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?

ATTENTION:  Rentals are not available during the Covid-19 pandemic due to social distancing.

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is avail...

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Leisure Services