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 Servic...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

CITY PARKS ARE OPEN FOR THE 2014 SEASON THROUGH OCTOBER 26TH/RESERVE PAVILIONS 23 MONTHS IN ADVANCE

All City parks are open for the 2014 season through and including Sunday, October 26th.

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 ...Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

MILLER RIVERVIEW CAMPGROUND IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 26TH, 2014

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.

The Leisure Services Department announces that the last night for camping at the Miller Riverview Park and Campground is Sunday, October 26th, 2014.

For further information and/or to make reservations, please call the campground manager at 563-589-42...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

PORT OF DUBUQUE MARINA - OPEN THROUGH OCTOBER 31ST, 2014

The Port of Dubuque Marina is open for the 2014 season. Easily accessible boat services including gas and pump-out available at our fuel dock. Slip rentals available for 3-hour and overnight stay which includes bathrooms, showers and laundry. Don’t forget...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2014

BUNKER HILL GOLF COURSE IS OFFERING SPECIAL FALL RATES

The Bunker Hill Golf Course will be offering Special Fall Rates. Weekend 9-hole rate of $14.25 applies all day, seven days per week.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tee time, please feel free to contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-42...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - 2014 FALL BROCHURES

Our Fall 2014 brochures are available and online, mail-in, drop-off, email and/or faxed registration is now in process.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org.Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - WINTER/SPRING BROCHURE

The Leisure Services Department will be releasing the Winter/Spring brochure on Friday, December 19th.

Early online registration will begin on Monday, December 29th at 8:00 a.m. Mail, e-mail, fax and/or walk-in registrations will begin on Monday, Janu...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

FALL ADULT LAP SWIM/WATERWALKING AT THE HEMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING POOL

The Leisure Services Department is pleased to announce Fall adult lap swim/waterwalking at the Hempstead High School swimming pool on SUNDAYS ONLY through November 2nd from 12:00 noon - 1:25 p.m.

Fee is $3 per person or free with your 2014 season pool ...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2013

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT IS OFFERING FALL SWIMMING LESSONS

The Leisure Services Department is offering swimming lessons this Fall at the Hempstead High School swimming pool.

Swim lessons for ages 6+ will be held on Sunday afternoons through November 2nd at 1:30, 2:10 and 2:50 p.m. Aquatots (for ages 1-3 w/parent) will be held on Sunday afternoons through November 2nd at 12:45-1:15 p.m.

The following swim skill levels wi...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - 2014-2015 WINTER ADULT BASKETBALL / VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES

DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUES WAS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10TH. NOTE: THE BASKETBALL MANAGERS' MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22ND) AT 6:00 PM AT THE BUNKER HILL CLUBHOUSE.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR ADULT VO...Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - 2014-2015 NEIGHBORHOOD RECREATION OPEN GYM PROGRAM - NOVEMBER 2014

The Leisure Services Department announces FREE open gymnasium programs at Audubon Elementary School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and Prescott Elementary School (1151 White Street) from November 7th, 2014 through March 8th, 2015. Please see below for times:

GRADES 3 THRU 5: (Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kickball, dodgeball, crafts and more!)

Saturdays1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Audubon

Sundays
1:00 to 2:15 p.m. at Prescott

GRADES 6 THRU 8: (Open gym play avail...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - GRANNY BASKETBALL OPEN GYM - NOVEMBER 2014

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring Granny Basketball Open Gym Play for ages 50+ on Monday evenings, 6:30-9pm at Lincoln Elementary School, 555 Nevada Street, beginning November 3rd through March 30th, 2015. See below for the November schedule:

November 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th

FREE admission! Please bring your own basketball.


For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org.

Posted on: September 30, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - ADULT VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM - NOVEMBER 2014

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring Adult Volleyball Open Gym Play on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9 pm at Fulton Elementary School, 2540 Central Avenue, beginning November 4th through March 31st, 2015. See below for the November schedule:

November 4th, 18th and 25th
(NOTE: Volleyball net at 7'4".)

Admission is $1.00 per person. Please bring your own volleyball.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at park...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - "BABY BOOMER" BASKETBALL OPEN GYM - NOVEMBER 2014

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring “Baby Boomer” Basketball Open Gym Play for ages 50+ on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9 pm @ Roosevelt Middle School, 2001 Radford Road, beginning November 5 through March 18. See below for the November schedule:

November 5th, 12th and 19th

FREE admission! Please bring your own basketball.


For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org.

Posted on: October 1, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - FAMILY BASKETBALL OPEN GYM - NOVEMBER 2014

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring a Family Basketball Open Gym Program on Friday evenings from 6:30-9 pm at Roosevelt Middle School, 2001 Radford Road, beginning November 7th through March 20th, 2015. See below for the November schedule:

November 7th, 14th and 21st

Admission is $1.00 per person. Please bring your own basketball.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org. 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: 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: July 26, 2012

AFTER-SCHOOL FLAG FOOTBALL / VOLLEYBALL / BASKETBALL / TRACK

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 FLAG FOOTBALL game schedules were mailed out on Wednesday, October 15th.

AFTER-SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL game schedules were mailed out on Friday, October 17th.

AFTER-SCHOOL BOYS' AND GIRLS' BASKETBALL will be offered in the Win...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT IS OFFERING AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

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: August 6, 2014

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT - FALL 2014 PLAYTIME FOR TOTS

The Leisure Services Department is currently accepting registrations for our Fall 2014 sessions of Playtime for Tots to be held at the Comiskey Center, 255 East 24th Street.

This special Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Monday through Friday) for 3 year-olds and 4 year-olds (not enrolled in Kindergarten). It is designed to be a structured recreational program which includes activities such as ga...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 mai...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2013

RENTALS AT THE BUNKER HILL GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE AND COMISKEY CENTER

The Bunker Hill Golf Course Clubhouse is available for party rentals and meetings. A full service bar is available with seating in excess of 100.

Also, the multipurpose recreation building located in Comiskey Park is available for rent on Friday eveni...Read on...