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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Apply Now for Arts and Culture Operating Support & Special Project Grants

The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications from all interested parties for operating support and special projects grants for the fiscal year 2020 grant cycle.

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The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications from all interested parties for operating support and special projects grants for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 grant...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Weekly Yard Waste & Food Scraps Collections Resume April 1

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The City of Dubuque will resume its regular weekly curbside collection of yard waste and food scraps on Monday, April 1, 2019. Yard waste and food scraps will be again be collected on customers’ regular curbside collection days

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The City of Dubuque will resume its regular weekly curbside collection of yard waste and food scraps on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Beginning on April 1, yard waste and food scraps will be collected on customers’ regular curbside collection day...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Washington Neighborhood Seeks Input on Improvements to Central Avenue

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The public is invited to attend "Spring Fling on Central" on Tuesday, April 2, to review the proposed plan for enhancements and amenities for Central Avenue.

Dubuque's Washington Neighborhood, in partnership with the City of Dubuque and Dubuque Main Street, is developing an overall vision and master plan for Central Avenue. Together, with assistance from RDG Planning & Design and WHKS, they have evaluated ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Apply Now for Arts and Culture Operating Support & Special Project Grants

The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications from all interested parties for operating support and special projects grants for the fiscal year 2020 grant cycle.

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The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications from all interested parties for operating support and special projects grants for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 grant...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

City’s Next Budget Adopted by City Council

Following a public hearing on March 7, the Dubuque City Council adopted an amended version the City’s recommended operating and capital budgets for fiscal year (FY) 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020).

City Portion of Property Taxes

The FY2020 budget provides a 2.43 percent decrease in the City property tax rate which exceeds the City’s goal of a 0.97 percent property tax rate reduction outlined by the FY2020 budget guidelines. The 2.43 percent...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM.  

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

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.  Application instructions and job opportunities are posted at our City of Dubuque ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships Still Available

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are available for pickup. As of March 22nd, we have scholarships still available. See below for important scholarship information:

Scholarship applications will be accepted (in person only) beginning Monday, August 20th at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road or the Multicultural Family Center at 1157 Central Avenue.  (NOTE:  Scholarships are based...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Leisure Services WINTER - SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter - Spring 2019 activities:

1. You may register ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. Payment...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Leisure Services SUMMER 2019 Activities Brochure Will Arrive on March 29th/Registration Information

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Summer 2019 activities.  NOTE:  The Summer 2019 Activity brochures will not be delivered to the Leisure Services Department until Friday, March 29th.

1. You may register ONLINE ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Bunker Hill Golf Course - Special Hours During the Off-Season / Purchase Your 2019 Season Passes

Don't forget to stop by the Pro Shop to purchase your 2019 season pass, gift certificates, etc.  During the month of March, the Pro Shop* will be open Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  (*Hours are subject to change, so please call...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

City Parks - Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Please note that City Parks are officially CLOSED* and will officially re-open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 4th.  (*NOTE:  The water has been turned off in City of Dubuque parks (restrooms, drinking fountains, pavilions, etc.), b...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Playtime for Tots - Session Dates for Winter-Spring

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.

Our Session 2 dates are March 18th - May 10th.  (1 opening remains in the morning; 2 openings remain in the afternoon)  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.   

 

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

FREE Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

Leisure Services is offering FREE Open Gyms on Monday evenings for Granny Basketball and Friday evenings for Family Open Basketball. See below for more details.

Granny Basketball Open Gym will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Roosevelt Middle School (Center Court) located at 2001 Radford Road on the following dates:

April 1st, 8th and 15th

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs held at Carver School/Sundown Mountain/Mystique Community Ice Ctr

Learn about all the possibilities of FREE Adaptive Sports in a fun, non-competitive, yet challenging environment. Each month we will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. See below for more info:

Target population is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports (open to everyone and for all ages). Limited number of sports chairs available; contact Aulanda for more information at 563-495-1575....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 20, 2019

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes held at the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA

Are you interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard?  Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 20, 2019

2019 Season Passes for Flora and Nicholas J. Sutton Pools

Pool Passes (ID cards) for the 2019 summer season are now on sale (renewal) in the Leisure Services Department.  Our office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

These passes (ID cards) will admit individuals into both Flora and Nichol...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

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 for the 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 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $250.

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

25th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament - April 5th-7th and April 12th-14th

The Alumni Basketball tournament is open to high school graduates of East Dubuque, Hempstead, Senior, Wahlert and West Dubuque.  With a consolation tournament format, all teams will play at least two (2) games.  Modern and Women's Divisi...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 6th at the Mystique Community Ice Center

The Leisure Services Department is sponsoring our 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 6th at the Mystique Community Ice Center from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.  Come join us for a FREE family-friendly Easter Egg Hunt (for children 12 years an...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

34th Annual Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament - Saturday, April 27th

Softball teams registered in our Adult Summer Leagues can get a head start on the season with our 34th Annual Slow Pitch Softball Tournament.  Tournament registration information is included within our 2019 Adult Softball League registration mate...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Adult Softball Leagues - Leagues Begin on Sunday, April 28th

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 play on Sunday, April 28th for men's, women's and coed slow pitch.

Registration information and ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Softball Field Practices

Athletic Field Usage Applications are available at the Leisure Services Department.  If you are interested in making a softball field reservation for a team practice, game and/or tournament, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Adult Summer Volleyball Leagues - Play Begins on May 1st-2nd

Join the fun and participate in the lifetime sport of volleyball outdoors this summer by forming your own men's, women's or mixed team.  Our 14-match schedule will begin play on Wednesday, May 1st or Thursday, May 2nd at the Flora Park lighted ou...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Winter - Spring Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Special Population programs provide sports/recreation/leisure/outreach services to people with physical/mental/emotional disabilities. Our goal is for participants to engage in activities that promote socialization, skill development & physical activity.

See below for upcoming Winter - Spring Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date.

 

Bowling League on Sunday afternoons through March 31st

Unified Indoor Soccer / Kickball on Tuesday evening...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Teen / Adult Classes Offered

The Leisure Services Department is offering Teen and Adult Classes during the Winter and Spring months. Please see list below.

We welcome all Teens and/or Adults to join us for the following Winter - Spring classes.  NOTE:  Pre-registration is required.

Teen Yoga held on Thursday evenings during the months of March through May at Challenge To Change.  Fe...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

After School Care Program - Fulton/Marshall/Prescott Elementary Schools - Last Day is May 24th

The Leisure Services Department provides FREE after school care at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for grades K-5. See below for more information.

Our FREE After School Care Program began on Tuesday, September 4th for grades Kindergarten - grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, intellectual, social and recreational activities.  We aim to give students a safe and secure en...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - Basketball / Track

The Leisure Services Department provides an after school sports program for grades 4 and 5 conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. See below for more information.

BASKETBALL game schedules and informational letters have been emailed to parents.

TRACK will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of April 8th.  Practices will be held for 90 minutes following school dism...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Pet Park Passes on Sale (season is May 1, 2018-April 30, 2019)

Beginning on Monday, April 1st, stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2019 Pet Park* season passes.  (NOTE:  *Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Comiskey Center Rental / Bunker Hill Clubhouse Rental

Are you looking for a place to host a baby shower, birthday party, retirement party or a holiday party?

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is available to rent on Friday evenings (5:00-9:00 pm), Saturday afternoons/evenings (12:00 noon-9:00 pm)&...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Weekly Yard Waste & Food Scrap Collections Resume April 1

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The City of Dubuque will resume its regular weekly curbside collection of yard waste and food scraps on Monday, April 1, 2019. Yard waste and food scraps will be again be collected on customers’ regular curbside collection days

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The City of Dubuque will resume its regular weekly curbside collection of yard waste and food scraps on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Beginning on April 1, yard waste and food scraps will be collected on customers’ regular curbside collection day...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Construction on E. 17th St. to Resume on Monday, Mar. 25

Last year, Bee Branch Project-related storm sewer improvements were constructed on E. 17th St. between Elm St. and Heeb St. Construction of the remaining sidewalk and curb work associated with the project will resume on Monday, March 25.

Construction will begin at Elm St. and progress west to Heeb St. No more than two blocks of E. 17th St. will be closed at one time. Closures will not impact northbound and southbound traffic on Elm St., Washington St., Jackson St., White St., or Central A...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

E 16th Street Lane Closure - between Sycamore and HWY 61/151 Overpass

A lane of E. 16th Street will be closed for pavement repair between Sycamore Street and the HWY 61/151 overpass starting on Monday, March 25th.

A lane of E. 16th Street will be closed for pavement repair between Sycamore Street and the HWY 61/151 overpass starting on Monday, March 25th. This pavement repair is anticipated to last approximately two weeks. Two-way traffic will be maintained and all...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Kerper Blvd. Southbound Lane Closure

Both southbound lanes between the HWY 61/151 Entrance Ramp and just north of Fengler Street will be closed for approx. eight weeks beginning on Monday, March 25. All traffic will be shift into the two northbound lanes. Business access will be maintained.

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The on-going Kerper Boulevard Sanitary Sewer Reconstruction Project will transition to its next phase requiring the closure of both southbound lanes, with all traffic being shifted into the two northbound lanes, between the HWY 61/151 Ent...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

E. 22nd St. Closure between White and Central

Due to Bee Branch Project-related storm sewer improvements, E. 22nd St. will be closed between White St. and Central Ave. starting on Monday, March 25, for approximately three months.

Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour route. Click here to see a map of the area.In addition, there will be a lane closure with flaggers on Kaufmann Ave. at Division St. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27. A map of all current road clo...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Alternating Lane Closures on 22nd St./Kaufmann Starting Mar. 19

Due to private utility work, there will be alternating lane closures with flaggers on E. 22nd St. and Kaufmann Ave. for approximately seven weeks starting Tuesday, Mar. 19.

The work will be performed in phases starting with E. 22nd St. between White St. and Central Ave. Work will progress west, up Kaufmann Ave., to Kane St.Please note, this work is not expected to impact traffic on Central Ave. Motorists are urged to use cau...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Sycamore Street Lane Closure at E. 16th Street

A lane of Sycamore Street will be closed at E. 16th Street for approximately one week due to street repair work starting tomorrow, Tuesday March, 19th

A lane of Sycamore Street will be closed at E. 16th Street for approximately one week due to street repair work starting tomorrow, Tuesday March, 19th. Two-way traffic will be maintained during this time and motorists are urged to use caution in the area ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Alternating Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts on US20 Westbound on Wednesday

Beginning Wed, Jan. 31, due to SW Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift & detour traffic onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

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Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in preparation for construction for the Southwest Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift and detour traffic onto the newly constructed westboun...

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