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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Dubuque Launching New Smart Parking Meter Pilot Program

The City will pilot new parking metering technology across three downtown areas to provide additional conveniences for customers and will feature more payment options, license plate recognition, and the ability to select more precise time intervals.

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The City of Dubuque will pilot new parking metering technology for three months across three downtown areas. The new technology, which will be installed by Feb. 1, is designed to provide additional conveniences for customers and will feat...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Event Returns for Third Year

Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Festival logo from 2019

The City's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Dubuque Museum of Art are pleased to partner to present the 2020 Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Festival, a free community event, on Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at Washington Park, 700 Locust St.

The snow sculpting festival/competition will feature three professional teams: the “Slacktastic Four” of Rockford, Illinois; “Perfect Strangers” of Dubuque, Iowa; and the “Driftless Snow Sculptors&rdqu...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

City Begins Public Input Process to Re-imagine Comiskey Park

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is launching a campaign called “Re-imagine Comiskey” to get input on how to improve Comiskey Park.

The park, located at 255 E. 24th St., has been expanded from 3.6 acres to 5.7 acres and will be updated to meet current recreation demands.“This is our opportunity to go to the community and hear what their ideas and priorities are for the space...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

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.

2. &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

FREE Community Movie Nights at the Five Flags Theater

The Leisure Services Department invites everyone to join us for FREE Community Movie Nights at the Five Flags Theater, located at 405 Main Street.  All movies begin at 6:00 pm.  See movie schedule below:

Wednesday, February 12th - Footloo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

"Wags at the Flags" - Dubuque's Indoor Dog Park at Five Flags

During the winter months, we welcome all to attend the "Wags at the Flags" - Dubuque’s Indoor Dog Park located at the Five Flags Center, 405 Main Street.

Admission is $4.00 per dog (humans are free).  Please see the following &...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

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: January 24, 2020

Scholarships Are Still Available!

Scholarship applications are available at the Leisure Services Department or at the Multicultural Family Center.  Up to 150 qualifying low-income resident families may receive a scholarship.  Recipients will be given $125 in scholarship ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, March 28th

The Leisure Services Department is hosting a FREE, family-friendly Easter Egg Hunt (children 12 years and under are eligible for the hunt) at the Mystique Community Ice Center, located at 1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive on Saturday, March 28th from 10:30 am to ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

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

Through videos/group discussion/hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid, CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Successful completion results in a 2-year certificate. See below.

FEES:  $180 (resident); $218 (non-resident)

LOCATION:  American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes are held at the Dubuque Community YMCA / YWCA located at 35 North Booth Street in Dubuque on the following dates/times:

DATES (three separate se...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

2020 Season Pool Passes Are On Sale at Leisure Services

Swim Passes (NEW and Renewal) for the 2020 summer season are now available in the Leisure Services Department.

These passes will admit individuals into the Flora and Sutton swimming pools during the 2020 summer season.  Tentative 2020 opening date...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Winter-Spring Activities brochures have arrived.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your upcoming Winter-Spring activities:  

1. ONLINE REGISTRATION can be processed at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Winter-Spring Playtime for Tots / Registration Information

This Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Monday-Friday) for 3 and 4 year-olds. This is a structured recreation program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

The Winter-Spring 2020 Playtime for Tots registration fliers are available and registration has begun.  See below for session dates:

Session I - started on Monday, January 13th through Friday, March 6th 

Session II - Monday, March...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Adult Athletics

Please see information below regarding our 26th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament, Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament, 2020 Adult Summer Softball Leagues and our 2020 Adult Summer Volleyball Leagues.

Registration materials are available at the Leisure Services Department for the following:

26th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament.  This tournament is open to Hempstead, Senior, East Dubuque and West Dubuque High School alumni.  There i...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Bunker Hill Golf Course - 2020 Season Passes on Sale

Don’t forget to stop by our Pro Shop to purchase your 2020 season passes.

For further information, please contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261 or the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

City Parks - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance; Port of Dubuque 15 Months in Advance

Our City parks are true winter wonderlands...

Our City parks will remain open and accessible to visitors year-round, however, water will be turned off so restrooms and drinking fountains will not be available, and pavilions will not be available to rent/utilize until the 2020 park season opens up on ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

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 Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 3170 Spring Valley Road on the following dates:

January 27th

February 10th and 24th

March 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th

Family Open Basketbal...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program - Audubon & Prescott Elementary Schools

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) through Sunday, March 8th. See below for more information:

FREE OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 8th at Audubon Elementary School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and/or Prescott School (1151 White Street).

Grades 3 thru 5 - Organized activities planned, which may include games, basketball, kickball, d...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

After School Care Program - Fulton / Marshall / Prescott Elementary Schools

After-School Care Programs are offered for students at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools.

The Leisure Services Department will be providing FREE After-School Care (started on Tuesday, September 3rd) at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for students in Kindergarten thru grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, in...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Flora Park Skate Park

Looking for a place to ride your bicycle, in-line skate, or skateboard? Visit the brand new Flora Park Skate Park!

The Flora Park Skate Park is open for free skate. Hours for the Flora Park Skate Park are from 7:00 am - 10:00 pm, 7 days per week.

The skate park may only be used for skateboards, in-line skates, bicycles and non-motorized scooters. The use of protective ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

After-School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - VOLLEYBALL

The Leisure Services Department provides an After-School Sports program to fourth and fifth grade students at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools.

After-School Sports - VOLLEYBALL program for grades 4 and 5 will begin on Tuesday, February 4th thru Thursday, March 5th.  Practices are held immediately after-school for 90 minutes following school dismissal.

For further information, please conta...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Special Populations 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.

Our Winter-Spring 2020 Activity brochures have arrived.  See below for our upcoming activities; pre-registration required for all activities except the *Valentine Dance.  NOTE THE NEW DATE OF OUR VALENTINE’S D...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

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

Learn about all of the possibilities of 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. FREE! See below for more information.

Target population of Adaptive Sports Open Gym is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports.  This is open to EVERYONE, whether you have a disability or not, and all ages.  Limite...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 11 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 eleven (11) 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.

The Flora and/or...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Pet Park Passes on Sale (valid from May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020)

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.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-resid...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 24, 2020

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: January 14, 2020

Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Suspects.

Suspects by vehicle

Police are seeking assistance in identifying two subjects who allegedly committed a theft at Best Buy, 801 Wacker Dr, in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 12/17/19 around 10:50 a.m. The suspects are possibly associated with a red Hyundai Elantra.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.      

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

Theft Suspects

Police are seeking assistance in identifying two subjects who allegedly committed a theft at Hy-Vee, 3500 Dodge St, in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 12/06/19 around 9:24 PM. The suspects are possibly associated with a red truck. If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.      

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