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Posted on: December 9, 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.  (NOTE:  The Leisure Services Department will be CLOSED on Tuesday, December 24th an...

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Posted on: December 9, 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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Posted on: December 9, 2019

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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Posted on: December 9, 2019

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 for persons who live within the city limits of Dubuque and who meet the income guidelines  For those persons who are above the income g...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Bunker Hill Golf Course - 2020 Season Passes on Sale / "Stocking Stuffer" Sale

Even though the Bunker Hill Golf Course is closed for the 2019 season, don't forget to stop by our Pro Shop to purchase your 2020 season passes (on sale through December 27th).  Ask about our "Stocking Stuffer" Sale!  Bunker Hi...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Complimentary Holiday Bag Tags - Available at the Leisure Services Department

The City of Dubuque is continuing its annual distribution of a complimentary "holiday tag" for extra garbage to its curbside collection customers.

Customers must request a holiday tag by presenting their November utility bill that has the holiday tag information printed on it.  Holiday tags will be available for pickup until Friday, January 3rd.

The Leisure Services Department is open Monday...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

"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 "Wags ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 9, 2019

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: December 10, 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 Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 3170 Spring Valley Road on the following dates:

December 16

January 6, 13, 20 and 27

February 10 and 24

March 2, 9, 23 and 30

Family Ope...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

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, 2020. See below for more information:

FREE OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 8th, 2020, 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, kick...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Leisure Services FALL 2019 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2019 activities. Our Winter-Spring Activities brochure will be released during the work day on Friday, December 20th 

1. ONLINE REGISTRATION can be processed at www.cityo...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Leisure Services WINTER-SPRING Activities Brochure / Upcoming Registration Information

Our Winter-Spring Activities brochure will be delivered during the work day on Friday, December 20th.  (NOTE:  The Leisure Services Department will be CLOSED on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th in observance of the Chr...

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Posted on: December 9, 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: December 6, 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. (Our Skate Park opened back on Monday, July 15th.)  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...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

After-School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

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

Thanks to all grade 4 and grade 5 students who participated in our After-School Sports - BASKETBALL program (ended on October 10th).  Many thanks to the members of the Loras College men's and women's basketball teams for being our coaches.

For all...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Adaptive Sports Fall Open Gym Programs held at Carver Elementary School, 2007 Radford Road

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: December 6, 2019

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 will be released on Friday, December 20th.  Upcoming Winter and Spring activities will be released soon.  In the meantime, don't forget to mark your calendar for the Special Olympics Win...

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Posted on: December 9, 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: December 9, 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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Posted on: December 9, 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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