News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department. Please see below for our recent State of Emergency regarding COVID-19:

For the protection of the residents, program participants, their families, City staff and the contractors teaching ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Dubuque Playground Areas / Flora Park Skate Park / McAleece Skate Park - CLOSED

The City of Dubuque is closing its playground areas and play structures, as well as the Flora Park Skate Park and McAleece Skate Park to the public as a precaution during the COVID-19 pandemic. See below for more information.

As of Friday, March 27th, City parks will remain open but the more than 50 playground areas containing over 250 play units within those parks, as well as the Flora Park Skate Park and the McAleece Skate Park will be CLOSED.  These areas are extre...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Leisure Services SUMMER 2020 Activities Brochures / Registration - DELAYED

The release date of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure, as well as registration dates for summer programs is being delayed.

We will keep everyone updated on the status of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure and registration dates as soon as they become av...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 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: April 3, 2020

Pet Park is CLOSED until Sunday, April 12th, 2020

The Pet Park, located adjacent to the Bunker Hill Golf Course on North Grandview Avenue, will be CLOSED until Sunday, April 12th, 2020.

Any questions, please CALL the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes - April 18th & April 19th

Through videos, discussions, 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.

Openings remain in our upcoming American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes* being held on Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th.  Fees are $180 for residents; $216 for non-residents.  *Prerequisites:  Must be at least 15 year...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Family Scholarships Are Still Available

UPDATE:  Due to the State of Emergency regarding COVID-19, the Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are closed through at least Sunday, April 12th, 2020.  You may turn in your Family Scholarship Application by ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Adult Athletics / Registration Deadline for Summer 2020 Leagues

Please see information below regarding our Pre-Season Adult Softball Tournament, 2020 Adult Summer Softball Leagues and our 2020 Adult Summer Volleyball Leagues.

If you are interested in registering for our pre-season softball tournament, our adult softball or adult volleyball league(s), please CALL the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email Program Supervisor Brian Feldott at bfeldott@cityofdubuque....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Spring Session of Playtime for Tots - SESSION IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED

The March 16th, 2020, start of our Spring session of Playtime for Tots has been suspended.  For questions or further information regarding Playtime for Tots, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263. 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

26th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament - CANCELED

As of Monday, March 16th, 2020, the City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department has CANCELED the 26th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

All team entry fees have been refunded.

Any questions, please contact P...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Winter 2019-2020 Adult Volleyball Leagues - CANCELED

As of Monday, March 16th, 2020, the City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department has CANCELED the remaining weeks of our Adult Volleyball Leagues that are being played in the Dubuque Community School District in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

After School Care Program Temporarily Closed

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced that she is recommending that all Iowa schools CLOSE to assist in reducing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).  Schools in the Dubuque Community School District will remain CLOSED until Thursday, April 30th....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

2020 Pet Park Passes on Sale (valid from May 1st - April 30th)

If you are wanting to purchase your 2020 Pet Park* season pass(es), please contact our office at 563-589-4263.  *Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.  **FEES:  $25.00 for residents; ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

2020 Season Pool Passes

If you are wanting to purchase a NEW Swim Pass or Renew your Swim Pass(es) for the upcoming summer season, please CALL our office at 563-589-4263 as our offices are closed to public access through at least Sunday, April 12th.

Swim passes will admit individu...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 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: April 3, 2020

Bunker Hill Golf Course - 2020 Season Passes on Sale

If you are interested in purchasing your 2020 Bunker Hill Golf Course Season Pass, please call the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261, as the Bunker Hill Golf Course is currently closed and will not open through at least April 12th, 2020, (even if golf course condi...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

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

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: April 3, 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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