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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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Posted on: February 15, 2019

11th Annual Dubuque Area Watershed Symposium Feb. 27

The public is invited to attend the 11th Annual Dubuque Area Watershed Symposium: “The True Value of Clean Water” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque.

The symposium will focus on both urban and agricultural watershed concerns, challenges, and solutions. Several different presentations focusing on conservation practices, land-use practices, soil health, and water quality will be given throughout the afte...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Recommended Budget Submitted to City Council

Dubuque City Manager Mike Van Milligen submitted the City of Dubuque’s recommended fiscal year 2020 budget to the Dubuque City Council at their Monday, Feb. 4, meeting. Public meetings will be held throughout February.

City Portion of Property Taxes

The FY2020 recommended 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 ...

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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: January 22, 2019

City's FY2020 Budget Public Meetings Start Feb. 7

The Dubuque City Council will hold a series of six public meetings to review City department/division budget details as part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 recommended budget review process.

The City Council will then hold a final public hearing on Thursday, March 7, to adopt the FY2020 Operating and Capital Budgets.

The public is invited to attend and provide input at these meetings as City staff from each department and division present FY20...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

2019 Campground Manager

The City of Dubuque, Leisure Services Department, is seeking a request for qualifications for management of Miller Riverview Park and Dubuque Water Sports Club located at 1851 Admiral Sheehy Drive, Dubuque, Iowa.

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is currently seeking a Campground Manager for the Miller Riverview Park and Dubuque Water Sports Club for the 2019 camping season.For more information please contact our Leisure Services department at 563 58...

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To view Request for Qualifications, click here! Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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 February 21st, we have several 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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: February 21, 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 February and March, the Pro Shop* will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  (*Hours are s...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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.

Winter-Spring 2019 session dates are as follows:  Session 1 - January 7th - March 1st; Session 2 - March 18th-May 10th.  Registration is in process; few openings remain for Session 2.  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Frit...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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:

February 25th

March 4th, 11th and 18th

April 1st, 8th and 15th

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) through Sunday, March 3rd. See below for more information.

FREE WEEKEND OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 3rd at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and/or Prescott School (1151 White Street). 

GRADES 3 THRU 5 - Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball, kickb...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 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: February 21, 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: February 21, 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 through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

These passes (ID cards) will admit individuals into both Flor...

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Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 2019

6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 6th

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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Adult Softball Leagues - Play Begins 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.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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, except for Valentine Dance* which fee is payable at the site.

Unified Basketball League* on Tuesday evenings throug...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES available at the Bunker Hill Clubhouse:

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...

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Leisure Services
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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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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 registration is now complete.  Parents have been emailed practice schedules; practices begin the week of February 18th.

TRACK will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of April 8th.  P...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 2018

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

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2018 Pet Park* season passes.  (NOTE:  *Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.  We will begin to sell the 2019 Pet Park Season ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 21, 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: February 18, 2019

Shop With A Cop Returns To Dubuque

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Starting today, February 18th, and running until the end of July 2019, Key Services will be seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association

(the bargaining unit for Dubuque Police Officers) in preparation for the 8th annual Shop With A Cop event at Target, 3500 Dodge St. Last year, the DPPA raised approximately $40,000 which allowed officers to take nearly 100 area kids shopping for back to s...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Best Buy, 801 Wacker Dr in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 12/19/18 at approximately 4:10 PM.  The suspect is possibly associated with a dark blue Honda. If you have information, or if you want to see more photos, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.   &...

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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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