Recreation Division


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Leisure Services Department, including offices at Bunker Hill, the Multicultural Family Center, Comiskey Park Building, and Allison-Henderson Park Building, is CLOSED to the public until further notice. 

Leisure Services Department staff continue to work and provide services to the public electronically, by phone, and by mail. Programs and registration deadlines are posted on Facebook. We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time.


Welcome to the City of Dubuque Recreation Division. It is our goal to provide this community with equitable, high quality and valuable recreational opportunities that will create lifelong memories. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and we look forward to seeing you in the parks and in our programs.

Scholarship Information

For our fourth year in a row, the Leisure Services Department has received CDBG funding so that we may provide up to 150 low-income families with $125 in scholarship credits. Find more information and/or print an applications form.

Program Registration

The Recreation Activities Brochure is published three times per year: summer, fall, and winter and spring. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a 2020 summer activity brochure was not published. All programs are currently being posted on Facebook

  • Sign up to be notified via email and/or text when the brochures are available! 

Your Opinion Matters

Your opinion matters. Share your feedback on City of Dubuque recreation programs. 

Advertise Your Business in the Recreation Activity Brochure

Want all of Dubuque to know about your business? If your answer is yes, advertising in the Recreation Activity Brochure is your best bet! The brochure is published three times per year (summer, fall, and winter/spring), and over 9,000 printed copies are mailed directly to households and distributed at various locations throughout Dubuque. Find more information

Contact Us

  1. Dan Kroger | email
    Recreation Division Manager
    Phone: 563.589.4310
    Staff Directory

    Leisure Services Office
    2200 Bunker Hill Rd. Dubuque, IA 52001
    Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.