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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Miller Riverview Campground - CLOSED FOR THE 2019 SEASON

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department has announced that the Miller Riverview Park and Campground is CLOSED FOR THE 2019 SEASON.

With the Mississippi River currently at 17.58 feet and rising, along with the prediction of the Mississippi River going over 18 feet, the campground is CLOSED FOR THE 2019 SEASON.

For more information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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: October 11, 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: October 11, 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: October 11, 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: October 11, 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: October 11, 2019

Leisure Services FALL 2019 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

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 is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refund...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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:

October 21

November 4, 11, 18 and 25

December 2, 9 and 16

January 6, 13, 20 and 27

Febru...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Bunker Hill Golf Course - Special Fall Rates

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: October 11, 2019

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program - Starts November 1st

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) starting on Friday, November 1st, 2019 and concluding on Sunday, March 8th, 2020. See below for more information:

FREE OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered from Friday, November 1st 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 inclu...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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: October 11, 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 TODAY - Friday, October 11th.  Session II will begin on Monday, October 14th an...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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/information:

Winter 2019-2020 Adult Basketball League ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 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: October 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.

Bowling on Saturday, October 12th  (LAST DAY)

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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, November 13th - The Goonies  (movie rated PG)

Wedne...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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: October 11, 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 Fall hours are as follows:

Sundays, 9 am to 5 pm

Mondays - Thursdays, 10 am to 5 pm

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 am to 6 pm

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

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 11, 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: October 11, 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: October 11, 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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