Welcome to the City of Dubuque Recreation Division. It is our goal to provide this community with both 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.

To view an interactive pdf of the 2016 Leisure Services Summer Brochure, click on the cover page below or click here to download a pdf.
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If you currently do not receive a brochure in the mail and would like to, please click here to be added to the mailing list. 

Online Registration Available

To register for the current City of Dubuque recreation programs, click on the "Register Now!" button above.  You may also download a registration form here
Park Locations Map (including the 9 Pesticide-Free Parks)
Park Summaries (address list of all parks including acreage and origin)

To view the Recreation Division FY2016 city council budget presentation, including Multicultural Family Center and AmeriCorps, click here.
  1. NEW Swim Passes for the Summer of 2016 / Extended Office Hours on Wednesday, June 1st

  2. 2016 Leisure Services Summer Activities Brochure / Summer Registration Information

  3. 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. Read on...
  4. Playtime for Tots - Summer Session begins June 6th

    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. Read on...
  5. City Parks Officially Open / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

    All City parks officially opened for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7th. Read on...
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