Posted on: January 20, 2016

2016 Leisure Services Summer Activities Brochure / Summer Registration Information

The Leisure Services 2016 Summer Activities Brochure has arrived.

Summer activity registration per mail, email, fax or drop-off, as well as online, is now taking place. If registering online, you need to register with a MasterCard and/or Visa credit c...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

NEW Swim Passes for the Summer of 2016 - Flora & Sutton Pools Open on May 28th

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your new swim pass for the summer of 2016 . Instead of issuing swim pass tags, we will be taking your picture and you'll be receiving an actual ID card which is to be scanned prior to entry at our swimm...Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2015

Leisure Services Department - 2016 Summer Adult Softball / Volleyball Leagues

If you did not attend the softball managers' meeting on April 27th, please stop by the Leisure Services Department to pickup your softball league schedules OR download your schedules on Team SideLine. Our 14-game softball league schedule will begin play ...Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

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.

Applica...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Playtime for Tots - Spring 2016 Session ends May 13th; 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.

The Spring session of Playtime for Tots will conclude on Friday, May 13th.

The Summer session of Playtime for Tots will begin on Monday, June 6th and go through Friday, July 29th. All sessions are held at the Comiskey Center. Morning session is from ...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

City Parks Officially Open on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City parks are currently closed and will officially open for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7th.

The Leisure Services Department reminds you that you can reserve your pavilion(s) online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks and click on the Reserve a Park Pavilion button. This web page allows you to View Activities and/or select Park Pavilion to view the pa...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Bunker Hill Golf Course is Open for the 2016 Season

The Bunker Hill Golf Course is open for the 2016 season. Stop by the Pro Shop and take advantage of our Clearance Merchandise in the Pro Shop. As an added convenience, you may also purchase your season golf pass and/or gift card(s).

If you have any q...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2016

Miller Riverview Campground is Open for the 2016 Season

The Miller Riverview Campground online reservation system is live now at www.cityofdubuque.org/millerriverview. Campers are welcome to visit the site and click on the “RESERVE A SPOT TODAY” button to make your reservations for the 2016 season. Online res...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Port of Dubuque Marina / Marina Store is Open for the 2016 Season / Lighted Boat Parade - August 6th

The Port of Dubuque Marina slip reservations are available online at www.portofdubuquemarina.com. Click on RESERVE A SLIP TODAY.

Our marina/marina store is now open for the 2016 season. Hours through Memorial Day are as follows:

Friday and Saturda...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

2016 Pet Park Passes Are On Sale (Valid from May 1st, 2016 through April 30th, 2017)

Don’t forget to purchase your annual Pet Park season pass for 2016.

Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year. Fees are $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-residents OR $1.00 daily fee (self-registration station at pet ...Read on...

Posted on: December 26, 2014

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 this 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 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $275. The last day to reserve a private pool party at Flora Pool is Saturday, August 20th.

Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday ev...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Doggie Dip 2016 at Sutton Pool (August 14th) and Flora Pool (August 27th)

Following the final day of public swimming, the family dog is invited to take a dip in Sutton and/or Flora Pools. The $5 admission fee per dog includes access for immediate family members.

The Sutton Pool Doggie Dip is scheduled for Sunday, August 1...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2012

After-School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an after-school sports program to fourth and fifth grade students conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools.

AFTER-SCHOOL TRACK practice has begun. The City-wide track meet is scheduled for Thursday, May 5th at Dubuque Senior High School, Dalzell Field. (MAKEUP DATE FOR TRACK MEET, if needed, is Friday, May 6th.)

AFTER-SCHOOL FOOTBALL will be offered in t...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation) for the Spring Months (April & May)

Special Population activities are offered, but not limited to mentally and physically disabled individuals. See below for upcoming events:

- Unified Sports Night on Tuesday evenings beginning April 12th through May 10th (NOTE: April 19th was canceled due to the rainy weather.)

- Fishing Clinic on Saturday, May 21st

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Depart...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2015

After-School Programs - Last Day is Friday, May 27th, 2016

Did you know that the Leisure Services Department offers after-school programs for students at Fulton, Lincoln, Marshall and Prescott elementary schools?

The above elementary schools have the registration forms available in the Main Office. Parents ar...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Thirty (30) Ash Trees To Be Removed from Flora Park - Updated Info as of March 11th, 2016

The City of Dubuque Park Division is in the process of removing approximately 30 Ash trees from Flora Park (trees marked with white X) that are most susceptible to infestation by the Emerald Ash Borer. EAB was discovered in Dubuque in August of 2015.

A component of the City of Dubuque’s Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan, adopted in January 2015, calls for the selective removal of poor-condition Ash trees. Tree removal is an important strategy in attempting to contain the spread of EAB* because removal ...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Marshallese Constitutional Day at Flora Park - Saturday, May 28th

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center invites everyone to attend and participate in this cultural celebration - Marshallese Constitutional Day Celebration on Saturday, May 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Flora Park, loca...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Movie Night (The Smurfs) at Comiskey Park - Tuesday, June 14th

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are sponsoring a Movie Night in Comiskey Park on the following dates:

Tuesday, June 14th
Tuesday, July 12thTuesday, August 2nd (which is also National Night Out).

FREE; no pre-...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Come Join Us - Open House at all Playground Explorations/Adventures Programs - Wednesday, June 15th

The Leisure Services Department invites all parents to attend a Parent Open House on Wednesday, June 15th at all of our Playground Explorations and Playground Adventures Parks.

Come meet the leaders and discover what kids will be exploring this summer....Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Juneteenth Celebration at Comiskey Park - Saturday, June 18th

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center invite everyone to join us for the Juneteenth Celebration which will take place on Saturday, June 18th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Comiskey Park, located at 24th and Jackson Street.
...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Water Carnival at Sutton Pool - Wednesday, June 22nd

The Leisure Services Department invites you to attend our Water Carnival to be held on Wednesday, June 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Nicholas J. Sutton Swimming Pool located at 1900 Hawthorne Street. This FREE event for children ages 5-14 is conducted by the ...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Sidewalk Chalk Art at Allison-Henderson Park - Wednesday, June 29th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring a Sidewalk Chalk Art at Allison-
Henderson Park for children ages 3-14, plus a Family Division. Everyone is invited to attend this FREE event and to decorate a sidewalk square.

Registration begins at 6:00...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Independence Day Kids' Parade at Comiskey Park - Thursday, June 30th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring an Independence Day Kids’ Parade on Thursday, June 30th at the Comiskey Park playground.

Preparations begin at 9:30 a.m., with the parade to follow.

For more information, please contact the Leisure Servi...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Tot Olympics at Allison-Henderson Park - Wednesday, July 6th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring Tot Olympics at the Allison-Henderson
Park, for Tot Lot (ages 3 through 5).

Registration begins at 6:00 p.m., with event to follow.

For more information, please contact the Leisure Services Department a...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Music in the Park at Jackson Park - Sunday, July 10th

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are sponsoring Music in the Park in Jackson Park on Sunday, July 10th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

This is a FREE family-friendly event and will feature live entertainment, children's activi...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Movie Night (Paddington) at Comiskey Park - Tuesday, July 12th

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are sponsoring a Movie Night in Comiskey Park on the following dates:

Tuesday, July 12th
Tuesday, August 2nd (which is also National Night Out).

FREE; no pre-registration is nece...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

City-wide Playground Carnival at Allison-Henderson Park - Wednesday, July 13th

The Leisure Services Department invites you to attend our City-wide Playground Carnival to be held on Wednesday, July 13th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Allison-Henderson Park. Fun-filled evening for all ages.

For more information, please contact the Le...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Water Carnival at Flora Pool - Wednesday, July 20th

The Leisure Services Department invites you to attend our Water Carnival to be held on Wednesday, July 20th at 6:30 p.m. at the Flora Park Swimming Pool located at 2525 Green Street. This FREE event for children ages 5-14 is conducted by the department's...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

City-wide Dodgeball Tournament at Allison-Henderson Park - Wednesday, July 27th

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring a City-wide Dodgeball Tournament at Allison-
Henderson Park for children ages 8-14. Tourney begins at 6:30 p.m. Sign up at your neighborhood playground to participate in this FREE event.

For more informa...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Movie Night (Minions) at Comiskey Park - Tuesday, August 2nd

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are sponsoring a Movie Night in Comiskey Park on Tuesday, August 2nd (which is also National Night Out).

FREE; no pre-registration is necessary. Popcorn and soda will be available to ...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

City-wide Amateur Night at Allison-Henderson Park - Wednesday, August 3rd

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring a City-wide Amateur Night at Allison-
Henderson Park, upper patio area. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your blanket, talent and join in the fun.

For more informat...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina Third Annual Lighted Boat Parade - Saturday, August 6th

The Third Annual Lighted Boat Parade is scheduled for Saturday, August 6th. This year's theme is "Holiday in August".

There will be daytime family activities in the Port of Dubuque leading up to the parade and musical performances on the Mississipp...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

India Independence Day at the Five Flags Center - Saturday, August 13th

The Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center invites the public to join us to celebrate India Independence Day on Saturday, August 13th from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Five Flags Center located at 405 Main Street.

This FREE event w...Read on...