Leisure Services

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Posted on: December 5, 2013

Welcome / The Leisure Services Department Would Like To Hear From You

The Leisure Services Department is very much interested in receiving your feedback regarding our current programming, as well as what you would like to see in future brochures/programs.

In an effort to make this happen, we have created an online survey. Surveys can be very useful tools and we encourage families to complete the survey at www.cityofdubuque.org/leisuresurvey.

Thank you for your time and feedback. The Leisure Services...Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2015

Summer 2015 Brochures Available on Friday, April 3rd

Our Summer 2015 brochures will be available on Friday, April 3rd. Please see below for more information:

Our Summer 2015 brochure will be delivered some time during the day on Friday, April 3rd.

SUMMER 2015 ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY, APRIL 6TH. Beginning on April 6th, you may register ONLINE ONLY with a MasterCard and/or Visa credit card at...Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2012

NOTIFY ME - Are You Registered?

Are you interested in receiving City of Dubuque up-to-date communication regarding news releases, cancelations, upcoming registrations, agendas and minutes, newsletters, et cetera? If the answer is YES, we encourage you to register for NOTIFY ME.

NOTIFY ME is a great tool if you’re interested in receiving news regarding City of Dubuque departments.

Within the Leisure Services Department, you may select to receive information regarding our Adult Athletic Programs, the Leisure Services Brochure...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Bunker Hill Golf Course - Open for the 2015 Season

The Bunker Hill Golf Course is open for the 2015 season!

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tee time, please feel free to contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261 or www.golfbunkerhill.com.

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: December 30, 2014

3 on 3 Youth Basketball Tournament - Registration Deadline Extended to March 31st

The Leisure Services Department and the YMCA/YWCA are sponsoring a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for ages 9-14 on Saturday, April 11 beginning at 10:00 a.m.. Tournament games will be held @ the YMCA/YWCA, located at 35 N. Booth Street.

Basketball divisions will be based on age - see below:

Division I, ages 13-14
Division II, ages 11-12Division III, ages 9-10

Trophies and other prizes will be awarded to teams that place first or second in their division.

Registration materi...Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Miller Riverview Park & Campground - 2015 Registration starting in April

Miller Riverview Park, located at 1851 Admiral Sheehy Drive (adjacent to the Mystique Casino), offers camping, picnic and recreation areas, walking and biking path, and provides a great view of the Mississippi River traffic.

We will begin taking 2015 camping reservations in mid-April. We are currently working on an online reservation system with details to be announced at a later date.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-42...Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Sixth Annual Taste of The World - Celebrating Dubuque's Diversity - April 18th

The Multicultural Family Center is sponsoring the Sixth Annual Taste of the World, Celebrating Dubuque's Diversity, on Saturday, April 18th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Five Flags Center, 405 Main Street. Opening ceremony will begin at 11:3...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Opening Date for City Parks is May 2nd / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City parks are officially open and pavilions are available for rental from the first Saturday in May through the fourth Sunday in October.

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 26, 2015

Cinco de Mayo - Saturday, May 2nd

The public is invited to attend the Cinco de Mayo at Jackson Park, located at 15th & Iowa Street, on Saturday, May 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

No pre-registration necessary; everyone is welcome!

Please join us for a short bilingual presenta...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2015

30th Annual Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament - Saturday, May 2nd

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring the 30th Annual Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament to be held on Saturday, May 2nd.

Pre-season softball tournament information is available within our Adult League Softball Registration packets. Registration now in process; deadline date is Friday, April 24th. Fee is $59.

For more information, please email us at parkrec@cityofdubuqu...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2015

2015 Adult Softball League - Leagues Begin the Week of May 3rd

The Leisure Services Department is asking that you 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 will begin the week of May 3rd. See below for info.

Adult softball team registration information is now available. Feel free to stop by the Leisure Services Department between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm to pickup your softball registration information for our men's, women's and/or coed ...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2015

2015 Adult Volleyball League - Leagues Begin the Week of May 4th

The Leisure Services Department is asking that you join in on the fun and participate in the lifetime sport of volleyball outdoors this summer by forming your own men's, women's or mixed volleyball team. See below for info.

Adult volleyball team registration information is now available. Please feel free to stop by the Leisure Services Department between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm to pickup your volleyball registration information for our men's, women's a...Read on...

Posted on: December 26, 2014

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Dates Available for 2015

Have you thought about scheduling your employee outing, youth group activities or birthday party at the Flora and/or Sutton pools this summer?

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $275. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $200.

The Flora and/or Sutton Water Playgrou...Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2014

Playtime for Tots - Spring Registration

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.

Session II (Spring) will run from Monday, March 23rd through Friday, May 15th. All sessions are held at the Comiskey Center. Morning session is FULL; afternoon session is still available from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Teacher: Ms. Nancy Schmidt. Stop by the Le...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2015

Are you looking for a softball practice field?

Weather permitting, the McAleece Recreation Complex will be available to rent softball fields for softball practice times beginning on Monday, April 13th.

For further information, please email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org or contact Program Supervi...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2012

After-School Sports - Track / Flag Football / Volleyball / Basketball

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 registration for grades 4 and 5 is now complete. Practice schedules will be mailed out later this week (by Thursday, April 2nd). The Elementary School Track Meet is scheduled for Thursday, April 30th at Dubuque Senior High School, Dal...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2014

Have You Seen Our "Little Free Libraries" in Dubuque?

To promote literacy and increase access to books, the Dubuque Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and AmeriCorps VISTA recently established "Little Free Libraries" around the City of Dubuque. See below for more information and library locations.

"Little Free Libraries" can be found at the following Dubuque locations:

- Fire Station 2, located at 2180 John F. Kennedy Road- Fire Station 3, located at 3155 Central Avenue
- Fire Station 4, located at 1697 University Avenue- Fire...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2013

Bunker Hill Golf Course Clubhouse Rentals / Comiskey Center Rentals

The Bunker Hill Golf Course Clubhouse is available for party rentals and meetings during the non-golfing calendar season. A full service bar is available with seating in excess of 100.

Also, the multipurpose recreation building located in Comiskey Pa...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2014

After-School Programs Offered at Fulton, Lincoln, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools

The Leisure Services Department is offering a FREE after-school program at the following Dubuque Community School District elementary schools: Fulton, Lincoln, Marshall and Prescott.

Students will engage in character development, health and fitness, s...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2013

Attention Pet Owners - 2014 Season tags on Sale for the Pet Park

The 2014 Annual Pet Park tags are on sale and are valid through April 30th, 2015.

You can purchase your annual 2014 Pet Park tag(s) at the Leisure Services Department located at 2200 Bunker Hill Road, City Hall-Finance Department located at 50 West 11th, or print the permit form from our website at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks and mail/...Read on...