Posted on: June 22, 2016

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Feel free to stop by our office located at 2200 Bunker Hill Road (Bunker Hill Golf Course), contact us per email at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org or call us during open hours at 563-589-4263.

You may also view our department information at any one of the...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: January 20, 2016

2016 Leisure Services Summer Activities Brochure / Summer Registration Information

The Leisure Services 2016 Summer Activities Brochure is available and you may register for your summer activities per mail, email, fax, in person, as well as online. If registering online, you need to register with a MasterCard and/or Visa credit card at...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

NEW Swim Passes for the Summer of 2016

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 swimmi...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Playtime for Tots - Summer Session

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 Summer session of Playtime for Tots is now in session and will end on Friday, July 29th. All sessions are held at the Comiskey Center. Morning session is from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and afternoon session is from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Teacher: Ms. Nancy Schmi...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

2016 Leisure Services Fall Activities Brochure / Fall Registration Information

The Leisure Services 2016 Fall Activities Brochure will become available on Friday, August 19th.

ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY will begin on Monday, August 22nd.

Starting on Monday, August 29th, you may register for your fall activities per mail, email,...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

City Parks Officially Open / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City parks officially opened 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 / Schedule your Golf Outings at Bunker Hill

Listed as one of Golf Digest's Best Places To Play, enjoy a fun and challenging round of golf at our 18-hole facility conveniently located in the rolling hills of central Dubuque. We provide all your golfing needs in our fully stocked pro shop, as well a...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2016

Miller Riverview Campground is Open / Upcoming Special Events

We welcome you to come camp with us during the 2016 season...

The Miller Riverview Campground online reservation system is live at www.cityofdubuque.org/millerriverview. Campers are welcome to visit the site and click on the “RESERVE A SPOT TODAY” but...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

Port of Dubuque Marina / Marina Store is Open / Lighted Boat Parade is Saturday, 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 open for the 2016 season.

While at the marina, check out the Guided Group Paddling Events, D...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

2016 Pet Park Passes Are On Sale (Valid 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: June 20, 2016

Leisure Services Department - 2016 Fall Softball Leagues

Registration materials for our 2016 Fall Softball Leagues will become available on Monday, July 11th. Men's, women's and mixed leagues will tentatively begin the week of August 29th; seven games guaranteed.

Team registration deadline is Friday, August...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Leisure Services Department 2016-2017 Adult Winter Basketball / Volleyball Leagues

Registration information and forms for our 2016-2017 Winter Adult Basketball and/or Winter Adult Volleyball Leagues will be available in mid-August at the Leisure Services Department located at 2200 Bunker Hill Road and/or may be obtained online at www.te...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 SOCCER will be offered in the Fall of 2016. Registration forms will be available after the start of the 2016-2017 school year. (NOTE: After-school flag football is not offered this Fall.)

AFTER-SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL will be offered in the F...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...