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Posted on: September 13, 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.

2. &a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Miller Riverview Campground is OPEN

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department has announced that the Miller Riverview Park and Campground is open.

Park maintenance staff has worked diligently to get the park open for the remainder of the 2019 season, weather permitting.  Due to the prolonged flooding damage to the park this season, most sites do not have grass.  "We appreciate...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Fall Fun Weekend at the Miller Riverview Park & Campground - October 5th and 6th

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is hosting a "Fall Fun Weekend" on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th. See below for more details.

Come camp and join us at the Miller Riverview Park and Campground the weekend of Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th as we celebrate "Fall Fun Weekend".  See below for details:

*SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 2019:

Trick or Treat at 4:0...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 13, 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: September 13, 2019

Leisure Services FALL 2019 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

The Fall 2019 Activity brochure is now available!  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2019 activities.  

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

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Fall 2019 Scholarships

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: September 13, 2019

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: September 13, 2019

Playtime for Tots - 2019 Fall Registration

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.

Please see below for the dates of our Fall 2019 sessions of Playtime for Tots

Session I began on Monday, August 19th and continues through Friday, October 11th.  Session II will begin on Monday, October 14th and contin...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Adult Athletics - 2019 Winter Basketball & Volleyball Leagues

Team registration for Adult Basketball and/or Adult Volleyball Leagues is currently taking place in the Leisure Services Department.  See below for team fees and registration deadlines:

Winter 2019-2020 Adult Basketball League registratio...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

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. (Park opened Monday, July 15th.)  Our Skate Park is open 7 days per week from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

The skate park may only be used for skateboards, in-line skates, bicycles and non-motorized scooter...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

After-School Sports for Grades 4 and 5 - BASKETBALL

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

BASKETBALL will be held two days per week at each elementary school starting the week of September 16th and running through October 10th.  All participants will receive eight 90-minute instructional sessions from members of the Loras College men'...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Bunker Hill Golf Course - Special Fall Rates Begin October 1st

The Bunker Hill Golf Course will be offering Special Fall Rates.  Effective Tuesday, October 1st, weekday 9-hole rate is $15.00 (price does not include golf cart), applies all day, seven days per week.

Reserve your tee time online at www.golfbunke...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

City Expo - Thursday, October 17th

Mark your calendar and join us for City Expo 2019 to be held on Thursday, October 17th from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Five Flags Civic Center, 405 Main Street.

This FREE event is an opportunity to engage with City departments/divisions, as well as community partners.  Learn about new and upcoming projects/experience demonstrations/discover community resources!  Learn more about City Expo at www...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

City Parks are OPEN until October 27th - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance

The City of Dubuque offers 50 parks covering 973 acres and features trails, camping, disc golf, fishing, in-line hockey, picnicking, playgrounds, tennis, trails, skateboarding, softball and baseball, and more.  An online map of Dubuque's parks is...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Adaptive Sports Fall Open Gym Programs held at Carver School / Loras College

Learn about all 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.

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...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Special Population Fall 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.

Listed below are our upcoming Fall 2019 Special Populations Programming.  Pre-registration is required for all except for the Halloween Costume Party, which $5 fee is payable at the door.

Unified Mixed-Sports Nights on Tuesday evenings through Oc...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Community Movie Nights at the Five Flags Theater

The Leisure Services Department invites you to attend our FREE Community Movie Nights. See below for more information.

Come join us for Community Movie Nights at the Five Flags Theater, located at 405 Main Street.  All movies begin at 6:00 pm; FREE admission.  See movie schedule below:

Wednesday, October 9th - Beetlejuice  (movie rated PG)

Wednesd...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

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: September 6, 2019

Port of Dubuque - Marina Store Hours / Boat Slip Reservations

Please see below for our Port of Dubuque Marina Store operating hours and Boat Slip Reservation information.

The Marina Store regular season hours are as follows:

Sundays, 8 am to 7 pm

Mondays - Thursdays, 9 am to 7 pm

Fridays and Saturdays, 8 am to 8 pm

Online boat slip reservations for the Port of Dubuque Marina can be made at www.portofdubuquemarina.com. Easily a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 6, 2019

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: September 6, 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: September 6, 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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