Posted on: December 8, 2017

City of Dubuque to Open Housing Voucher Waiting List

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The City of Dubuque Housing & Community Development Department will OPEN the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program (formerly known as Section 8) from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb.14, 2018, until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental assistance for income-eligible households.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sets income limits that determine eligibility for assisted housing programs, including the t...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

City's FY2019 Budget Public Meetings Under Way

The Dubuque City Council is holding a series of six public meetings to review City department/division budget details as part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 recommended budget review process.

The City Council will then hold a final public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 28, to adopt the FY2019 Operating and Capital Budgets.

The public is invited to attend and provide input at these meetings as City staff from each department and division present FY2...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Traffic Shift/Detour in Effect on US20 Westbound

Due to SW Arterial/US52 and US20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 is being shifted onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

Full Annoucement:

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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Dubuque News

Posted on: August 28, 2017

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.   

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Winter-Spring activities brochure has arrived.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter-Spring activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Leisure Services SUMMER 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Summer 2018 activities brochure will be delivered to our office some time during the work day on Friday, March 30th.  The Sumer 2018 activities brochure will also be placed on our website on Friday, March 30th, for viewing purposes only.&nb...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 2, 2017

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.  Please visit our City of Dubuque website at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.

Appl...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 24, 2017

Bunker Hill Pro Shop Hours

During the month of February, the Bunker Hill Pro Shop hours will be as follows:  Monday / Wednesday / Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  (The Pro Shop hours and times may vary during the months of February and March.  Be sure to chec...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 24, 2017

Playtime for Tots

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.

The Leisure Services Department is offering two sessions of Playtime for Tots this Winter-Spring.  Winter-Spring Session I began January 8th and continues through March 2nd; Winter-Spring Session II will begin on March 19th and continue ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Open Swimming/Water Walking at the Hempstead High School Swimming Pool on Sunday Afternoons

Please see the information below for dates, times and fees of open swimming, as well as adult swimming/water walking at the Hempstead High School swimming pool.

The Hempstead High School swimming pool will be open on Sunday afternoons through and including March 18th, 2018.  Adult swim and/or water walking will be from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, with open swimming from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

Admission fees are as f...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes held at the Dubuque Community Y

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 need to work as a professional lifeguard.  Successful completion of the American Red Cross L...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 16, 2017

2018 Season Pool Passes - Renewal Date Starts on Monday, March 5th

Season swim passes (I.D. cards) for the 2018 summer season will be available at the Leisure Services Department beginning on Monday, March 5th.

Season swim passes (I.D. cards) will admit individuals into the Flora and Sutton swimming pools.  Tentative opening date is Saturday, May 26th, 2018.  See below for pricing:

HOUSEHOLD:

Resident - $135

Non-resident - $162

Low income - $67

ADUL...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

24th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament

The alumni basketball tournament is open for high school graduates of East Dubuque, West Dubuque, Hempstead, Senior and Wahlert.

With a consolation tournament format, all basketball teams will play at least two games.  Maximum of 16 teams per division on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Modern and Women's divisions will play the weekend of April 6th ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 18, 2017

33rd Annual Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament - Saturday, April 28th

Teams registered in our summer leagues can get a head start on the season with the 33rd Annual Slow Pitch Softball Tournament.  Details are now available with our 2018 softball league registration packet.

For further information, please contact Su...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Adult Softball Leagues - Play Begins on Sunday, April 29th

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 begins on Sunday, April 29th for men's, women's and co-ed slow pitch teams.  Registration information and forms are now available on our website at www.cityofdubuque.org/adultathleticsor in the Leisure Services Department. &a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

2018 Softball Field Practices

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 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org. 

The McAleece Recreation Complex will b...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Adult Summer Volleyball Leagues - Play Begins the week of April 30th

Join the fun and participate in the lifetime sport of volleyball outdoors this summer by forming your own women's or coed team.

Our 14-match schedule begins play the week of April 30th at the Flora Park lighted outdoor hard surfaced courts.  Registration information and forms are now available on our website at www.cityofdubuque.org/adultathletics or in the Leisure Servic...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

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

Learn about all of the possibilities of Adaptive Sports in a fun non-competitive, yet challenging environment! Each month will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport.

Target population for Adaptive Sports Open Gym is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports.  This is open to EVERYONE, whether you have a disability or not, and all ages.  A lim...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 15, 2017

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 our Winter - Spring activity listing.  Pre-registration is required.

UNIFIED BASKETBALL.  On Tuesday evenings through February 27th.  Unified basketball will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at Marshall Elementary Schoo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 1, 2017

Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

The Leisure Services Department is offering FREE Open Gyms. See below for more information.

GRANNY BASKETBALL.  Granny Basketball (ages 50+) will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 3170 Spring Valley Road.  FREE Admission.  Bring your own basketball.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 27, 2017

FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs thru Sunday, March 4th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs through March 4th at Audubon Elementary School and Prescott Elementary School. Please see below for schedule:

Grades 3 thru 5.  Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kickball, dodgeball, crafts and more!

SATURDAYS, 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Audubon Elementary School, located at 605 Lincoln Avenue.

SUNDAYS, 1:00 to 2:15 pm at Prescott E...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 8, 2017

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - BASKETBALL and TRACK

The Leisure Services Department provides an After School Sports program to grade 4 and grade 5 students, conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. (Sports programs meet for 90 minutes following school dismissal.)

BASKETBALL game schedules have been emailed to parents.    

TRACK registration for grades 4 and 5 will begin on March 1st.  Practices will meet for 90 minutes following school dismissal and will emphasize learning track fundament...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 5, 2017

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 of 2018? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $250.  The Flora and/...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2016

2017 Pet Park Passes On Sale (Valid May 1st, 2017 through April 30th, 2018)

Our 2017 Pet Park season passes are on sale. Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-residents or $1.00 daily fee (self-registration station at pet park).

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 5, 2016

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 afternoons. The facility is ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

"Shop With A Cop" Returns to Dubuque

Starting in February, and running until the end of July, 2018, Key Services will be seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association in preparation for the 7th annual Shop With A Cop

Starting in February, and running until the end of July, 2018, Key Services will be seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association (the bargaining unit for Dubuque Police Officers) in preparation for the 7th annual Shop With A Co...

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Police
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying two suspects who allegedly stole merchandise at Hy-Vee, 3500 Dodge St.

The incident occurred on 01/12/18 at around 4:50 PM.  The merchandise is valued at $10.46.  The suspects may be associated with a silver Hyundai four door.  If you have information or want to view more pictures, please click her...

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Police
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol

Police are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly stole a bottle of alcohol valued at $33.99 from Beecher Beverage Co, located at 1691 Asbury Rd.  The incident occurred on 01/20/18 at 7:55 PM.  If you have information ...

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Police

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.

Full Annoucement:

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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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Seippel Road and Cousins Road Closure

With construction starting on the Southwest Arterial / U.S. Hwy 20 interchange grading project, the intersection of Seippel Road and U.S. 20 in Dubuque will require closing Seippel Road and Cousins Road to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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